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Quantitative Analyst III Pharm.

Quantitative Analyst III Pharm.

Job Description

QUANTITATIVE ANALYST III   Pharm.                                  

At New Directions Behavioral Health, we hire the best and brightest.  If you believe that healthcare should address the needs of the whole person, body and mind, we are looking for you!  We are the fastest growing behavioral health care company and with good reason, we deliver results.  We are dedicated to helping people find a healthy balance and improve their total health through positive change.  We succeed because we are a team of creative, compassionate and talented individuals that believe in balance and a healthy lifestyle for ourselves and for those we serve.  Join our team and be appreciated for your ideas and creativity.  At New Directions, we embrace quality, innovation and risk-taking – all of the elements that drive change and support our mission: Improving health through change.

We are seeking a Quantitative Analyst III for our office in Kansas City, MO.  The Quantitative Analyst III identifies pharmacy-rated operating problems, performs, and directs the required analysis to assist in creating an effective solution. Creates complex analysis for problems or opportunities require considerable research to comprehend all aspects of the issue.  Ability to independently analyze information as requested by managers and give cogent, useful advice.*CB

The Quantitative Analyst III Key Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborates with internal management staff, customers and regulatory groups to identify problems and design effective solutions using the company’s information resources.
  • Researches on the availability of data required for a project and the time required to satisfy a request.
  • Develops an analysis plan and analyzes data either independently or in a group setting as required for the project.
  • Identifies and documents changes to the companies IT systems required to advance the analytics process.
  • Performs project management to ensure that goals and deadlines are met.
  • Actively participates in technical training as required to meet job requirements.

Job Requirements

  • Knowledge of NCPDP standards and national drug codes (NDC).
  • Experience using a national drug database such as First Data Bank.
  • Possess an understanding of the Medication Possession Ratio (MPR) and how it is calculated within an enterprise data warehouse environment.
  • 3 years’ experience developing and interpreting pharmacy analytics including medication adherence and medication alerts.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical materials and financial data.
  • Must be able to present information in a large group setting with internal and external customers.
  • Ability to perform complex arithmetic and intermediate algebra required to develop advanced analysis of clinical and operational information.
  • Creates reports, using advanced graphical skills that can be quickly understood by the customer.
  • Intermediate keyboard skills
  • Advanced MS Excel experience including ability to use a variety of Excel functions such as: VLOOKUP, ROUND, SUBTOTAL and SUMPRODUCT
  • Ability to use MS Word and MS PowerPoint to convey results to customers and internal staff.
  • Should have 8+ years of relevant experience
  • Ability to identify and define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw conclusions.
  • Demonstrates ability to manage multiple large projects in a changing environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree
  • Intermediate/Advance proficiency in SQL, Crystal Reports or other data access tools.
  • 3-5 years of experience using a BI Tool such as Tableau

New Directions Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer AA/M/F/Vet/ Disability

We offer a very competitive compensation and benefits package.

For consideration, please apply on-line at

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 383
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Quantitative Analyst III Pharm.

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