Senior Data Analyst (Consulting Research Analyst Sr.)
Cambia Health

Tacoma, Washington
$1,200.00 - $2,500.00 per year

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Senior Data Analyst (Consulting Research Analyst Sr.)

Work Remotely from Oregon, Washington, Idaho or Utah

Primary Job Purpose

Provides consultation on the design, testing and enhancement of corporate programs. Achieves actionable insights and solutions using analytical and statistical methods, project management and business knowledge. Researches and evaluates programs and outcomes to determine performance against stated objectives. Documents and communicates recommendations and solutions to business partners.

Minimum Requirements

Competencies and Knowledge:

For all levels

  • Experience with analytical / statistical programming tools for data extraction and summarization, statistics, visualization and analysis (Alteryx, SAS, SQL, R, Tableau, etc.). Ability to develop and modify queries to extract large amounts of data for standard and ad-hoc data requests.
  • Experience with pre-processing of data, such as cleansing, aggregating, sorting, and combining data. Ability to combine multiple sources of data.
  • Experience or coursework in advanced analytics such as analytic discovery, descriptive statistics, forecasting, experimental design, statistical inference, or predictive models.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret complex quantitative and qualitative data, independently or as part of a team. Ability to synthesize analytic insights with business questions, literature, judgment, and policy knowledge to develop options, action plans, and solutions for internal business partners.
  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills to effectively interface and communicate with customers.
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate or coordinate activities or projects, including the ability to identify business requirements, resolve issues, and build consensus among groups of diverse stakeholders.

Additional Minimum Requirements for Consulting Research Analyst
  • Deeper experience than Consulting Research Analyst Associate in analytical / statistical programming tools and in the ability to extract, summarize, and visualize data for requests. Demonstrated ability to thoroughly and accurately pre-process and combine multiple sources of data.
  • Demonstrated application of advanced analytic skills in one or more areas including analytic discovery, descriptive statistics, forecasting, multivariate modeling, experimental design, statistical inference, or predictive models.
  • Ability to provide analysis and data interpretation in support of strategy development, program implementation, and evaluation. Ability to develop and recommend innovative solutions by synthesizing literature, expert opinion, policy, and analytic insights.
  • Ability to serve as a Cambia resource for current programs and new opportunities by combining business knowledge with program evaluation concepts and methodologies.
  • Ability to present to and communicate with a broad array of internal and external customers, including leadership.
  • Ability to coordinate across teams or functions to drive solutions and to resolve issues in a timely and effective manner. Assists with training and staff development activities.
  • Applies knowledge of healthcare and interventions to improve member experience and achieve cost containment and other corporate objectives.
  • Designs, develops or oversees acceptance testing of new reports, programs, and models. Reviews reports and other deliverables with end customer in mind to ensure outputs meet expectations prior to being put into production.

Additional Minimum Requirements for Senior Consulting Research Analyst I
  • Expert level in using analytical / statistical programming tools and querying complex data sources.
  • Demonstrated application of advanced analytic skills to business problems in two or more areas including analytic discovery, descriptive statistics, forecasting, multivariate modeling, experimental design, statistical inference, or predictive models.
  • Proven ability to use analysis and data interpretation to drive strategy development, program implementation, and evaluation. Demonstrated ability to develop and recommend innovative solutions by synthesizing literature, expert opinion, policy, and analytic insights.
  • Demonstrated ability to combine business knowledge with strong knowledge and skills in program evaluation to drive program strategy and achieve business objectives.
  • Proven ability to document business requirements and present complex analytical concepts to business stakeholders, thereby ensuring outcomes and methodologies are understood.
  • Demonstrated strong facilitation skills, including the ability to resolve issues and build consensus among groups of diverse stakeholders.
  • Strong business acumen and knowledge of business goals and objectives that enhance the likelihood of recommending solutions that align with expected outcomes.
  • Applies advanced knowledge of healthcare and interventions to improve member experience and achieve cost containment and other corporate objectives.
  • Leads projects and establishes objectives and timeliness to ensure initiatives are delivered on time and meet customer expectations. May lead company-wide programs and projects. Able to direct the work of other analysts or assist with staff training and development.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage cross-functional team from project ideation, problem identification, analytics design, solution development, program implementation, and project evaluation.

Additional Minimum Requirements for Senior Consulting Research Analyst II
  • Applies advanced knowledge of healthcare operations and strategies to influence strategies and programs, including cost containment strategies such as medical management interventions, provider contracting methodologies, and benefit design alternatives.
  • Expert ability to use a combination of business knowledge, analysis, research methods and literature, policy, and healthcare best practices to drive strategy development, program implementation, and evaluation.
  • Applies expert knowledge of healthcare and interventions to improve outcomes in quality, cost, member experience, or other critical metrics, or to achieve key corporate objectives.
  • Demonstrates exceptional success in leading projects and teams, including contributors and customers in diverse areas of Cambia. Ability to lead company-wide programs and projects in full project cycle through project ideation, design, execution, implementation, and evaluation.
  • Comfortably supervises other analysts. Provides practical and thought leadership to the team or department.

Normally to be proficient in the competencies listed above:

Consulting Research Associate I would have a BA/BS degree in social science, public health, economics, statistics, actuarial science or equivalent related field with less than 3 years of related work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master's degree preferred.

Consulting Research Associate II would have a BA/BS degree in social science, public health, economics, statistics, actuarial science or equivalent related field and a minimum of 3 years of related work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master's degree preferred.

Consulting Research Analyst would have a BA/BS degree in social science, public health, economics, statistics, actuarial science or equivalent related field and a minimum of 5 years of related work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master's degree or PhD preferred.

Senior Consulting Research Analyst I would have a BA/BS degree in social science, public health, economics, statistics, actuarial science or equivalent related field and minimum of 8 years of related work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master's degree or PhD preferred.

Senior Consulting Research Analyst II would have a Master's degree in social science, public health, economics, statistics, actuarial science or equivalent related field and minimum of 12 years of related work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. PhD degree preferred.

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registration, Etc.

None

Responsibilities

For all levels
  • Perform complex analyses on programs and initiatives and creates visual representations and summary reports of findings. Develops meaningful dashboards and presentations that use information to inform and influence business activities and strategies.
  • Applies knowledge of state and federal regulatory policies and procedures to program analysis and recommended actions.
  • Extract, sort, cleanse, aggregate and process data from multiple sources, developing queries and reports based on business requirements.
  • Work both independently and as part of a larger team supporting various internal customer groups on identifying business challenges and evaluating solutions to achieve objectives.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop business cases, identify business problems and understand desired business outcomes.
  • Completes analysis and applies judgment to derive recommendations for complex challenges and initiatives.
  • Ensures the appropriate identification of root causes through effective use of data analysis tools and techniques.
  • Prepares and presents standard and ad-hoc analysis to business partners that help guide decisions and support results.

Additional General Functions & Outcomes for Consulting Research Analyst
  • Perform responsibilities above with an increased degree of independence and self-direction.
  • Provide higher level consultation on findings and recommendations.
  • Works and interacts across the organization with a variety of business units.

Additional General Functions & Outcomes for Senior Consulting Research Analyst I
  • Perform responsibilities above with an increased degree of independence and self-direction. Works on projects and analyses that have a broad company impact.
  • Provides higher level analysis, data interpretation, and consultation to drives strategy development, program implementation and analysis.
  • Develops meaningful dashboards and presentations that use information to inform and influence business activities and strategies, including senior leaders.
  • Acts as an analytics, evaluation, or statistics subject matter expert on teams brought working toward the development and execution of strategic initiatives.
  • Serve as mentor for junior members of the team.

Additional General Functions & Outcomes for Senior Consulting Research Analyst II
  • Provides expert analysis and data interpretation in support of strategy development, program implementation and evaluation. Acts as leader within the team.
  • Advanced knowledge of health plan cost containment strategies including medical management interventions, provider contracting methodologies and benefit design alternatives.
  • Perform responsibilities with a high degree of independence and self-direction. Take initiative to pursue widely scoped projects, impacting several business units or enterprise-wide activities.
  • Understands and leverages industry performance trends and their potential effect on performance: develop models and processes to capitalize on industry and market inefficiencies.
  • Demonstrated ability to oversee visualization of data and analytical results, proven record of reporting program results a broad array of stakeholders including executive leadership.
  • Provides expertise, leadership, and consultation with business partners to understand the needs of the business and deliver actionable results derived from analysis.

Work Environment

Work primarily performed in corporate and home office environment.

Travel may be required, locally or out of state.

May be required to work outside of normal hours.

Base pay is just part of the compensation package at Cambia that is supplemented with an exceptional 401(k) match, bonus opportunity and other benefits. In keeping with our Cause and vision, we offer comprehensive well-being programs and benefits, which we periodically update to stay current. Some highlights:

  • medical, dental, and vision coverage for employees and their eligible family members
  • annual employer contribution to a health savings account ($1,200 or $2,500 depending on medical coverage, prorated based on hire date)
  • paid time off varying by role and tenure in addition to 10 company holidays
  • up to a 6% company match on employee 401k contributions, with a potential discretionary contribution based on company performance (no vesting period)
  • up to 12 weeks of paid parental time off (eligible day one of employment if within first 12 months following birth or adoption)
  • one-time furniture and equipment allowance for employees working from home
  • up to $225 in Amazon gift cards for participating in various well-being activities. for a complete list see our External Total Rewards page.

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug and tobacco-free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law. A background check is required.

If you need accommodation for any part of the application process because of a medical condition or disability, please email CambiaCareers@cambiahealth.com. Information about how Cambia Health Solutions collects, uses, and discloses information is available in our Privacy Policy. As a health care company, we are committed to the health of our communities and employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please review the policy on our Careers site.


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