Quality Research Analyst in Milford, CT at Beacon Health Options

Date Posted: 4/2/2020

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We Help People Live their Lives to the Fullest Potential!

For more than 30 years, Beacon has changed the way people live with behavioral health conditions. Today, we are the undisputed leader in behavioral health management, serving 40 million people across all 50 states. At Beacon, we are committed to delivering a ‘world-class’ candidate experience from the moment you click ‘Apply’! Our goal is to help you reach your fullest potential, while utilizing your talents and expertise to help us deliver on our promise.

Do you have a passion for helping others? If so, we are looking for you!

We are currently seeking a dynamic Quality Research Analyst to join our Rocky Hill, CT office.

The Quality Research Analyst provides analytical support for clinical informatics, program evaluation, quality improvement, and outcomes projects including but not limited to data related to a state administered setting for adolescents with complex behavioral health needs. Responsibilities include developing methods for standardizing data collection and reporting; database management and design; quantitative and qualitative analysis; and dashboard development and/or presentation of results to support quality assurance and improvement activities. Major focus of the role will include creation of data visualizations, reports, and dashboards using Tableau for internal and external use.

What does a typical day look like?

  • Review and manipulate data and reports from multiple sources
  • Design and maintain databases, data, reports, and dashboards for tracking and reporting of clinical, quality, outcome, and research projects
  • Develop functional and technical specifications for data extracts to be used for data analysis and reporting
  • Incorporate quality improvement methods via all data dashboards, score cards, and presentations
  • Collaborate closely with SQL Programmers to interpret, define, and document data extraction specifications 
  • Develop easy-to-understand charts, tables, and graphs for diverse audiences using Tableau
  • Monitor and quickly address data issues as they arise; escalate issues and support resolution in collaboration with the Director of Quality Analytics and Data Visualization
  • Primary tools will be Tableau in addition to Excel, SAS EG, and SAS EM
  • Complete analyses and prepare written reports that summarize methodology and analysis of study data; present interpretations and recommendations
  • Shift priorities when necessary to support urgent business needs
  • Collaborate with other departments in order to interpret and assess needs of data requests
  • Ensure the quality and timeliness of assigned deliverables; manage multiple, concurrent projects
  • Strong interest in adolescent behavioral health
  • Detail-oriented with an understanding of quality improvement processes and related data skills.
  • Limited local travel several times per week

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Expert and proficient knowledge, skill and ability in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, Tableau.   
  • Expert and proficient knowledge, skill and ability in Analysis and problem solving, Collaboration and team-oriented work philosophy, Ability to manage and prioritize tasks
  • Intermediate level knowledge, skill and ability in Interpersonal communication, Verbal and written communication, Group presentation/public speaking, and SAS EG and/or EM skills

What you Contribute?

Education:Bachelors degree required

Experience:  Preferred work experience in the behavioral healthcare/insurance data field; Minimum of 2-5 years’ experience with data analysis and statistical principles required, preferably in a behavioral healthcare field. Experience in data analysis and data presentation preferably related to behavioral health and managed care. Required proficiency in Tableau. Preferred proficiency in Excel and SAS EG. Ability to work on cross-functional teams to support quality management/data analysis needs.

What Makes Us Different?

  • Here, it’s not just a job – it’s an opportunity to change lives.
  • Our employees are learners, innovators and original
  • Our mission and values guide the way we treat our members, providers and each other.

What We Have to Offer:

  • Healthcare benefits available starting day 1!
  • Health & wellbeing incentives, such as gym membership reimbursement
  • 401K with company match to help reach your future financial goals
  • Generous PTO, because we know life happens outside of work
  • Tuition reimbursement so you can keep reaching your fullest potential

If Beacon sounds like the place for you, what are you waiting for? Apply with us today to get started!

Beacon Health Options is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer as well as a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Work Environment. EOE/AA/M/F/Veterans/Disabled

At Beacon Health Options, our candidate's data privacy is a top priority. Our recruiting team conducts all communications using official company email (@BeaconHealthOptions.com). Only candidates who have applied for an open position through our Careers page (careers.beaconhealthoptions.com) will be engaged in our interview process. Beacon conducts all interviews in person or over the phone. At no time during the recruiting process will any Beacon recruiter request any financial or personally identifiable information from you.

Beacon Health Options is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer as well as a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Work Environment. EOE/AA/M/F/Veterans/Disabled.

At Beacon Health Options, our candidate's data privacy is a top priority. Our recruiting team conducts all communications using official company email (@BeaconHealthOptions.com). Only candidates who have applied for an open position through our Careers page (careers.beaconhealthoptions.com) will be engaged in our interview process. Beacon conducts all interviews in person or over the phone. At no time during the recruiting process will any Beacon recruiter request any financial or personally identifiable information from you.

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