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Healthcare Analyst II - AZ

Healthcare Analyst II - AZ

Job Description

Under limited supervision, the Healthcare Analyst performs acquisition, validation, warehousing, and analysis of data, with particular focus on survey, case review, medical and prescription drug claims, eligibility, and related absence, disease management, and disability data. The Healthcare Analyst will also assist in designing statistical analysis plans, case selection criteria, and reporting parameters. Initially, the Healthcare Analyst’s primary project responsibility will be analytic support on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) MIDS (Measure & Instrument Development and Support) Proposal, Development, Maintenance and Support of Hospital Clinical Quality Measures for ARRA HITECH.




1.  Proficient in evaluating a wide array of data types, including survey, case review, medical and prescription drug claims, and eligibility data.

2.  Proficient in the use of SAS, conducting and interpreting primary analyses, conducting secondary and exploratory analyses, developing appropriate statistical models, determining sample sizes, manipulating complex databases, and tracking and evaluating patterns of care and outcomes.

3.  Responsible for generating reports supported by tables and charts and variable text.


4.  Upon request, performs critical review and synthesis of the health care literature.

5.  Proficient in summarizing the primary literature with excellent written and verbal communication skills.


6.  Verifies and ensures the accuracy of all assigned tasks, including the documentation and validation of SAS and other programs.  Identifies problem areas and develops effective solutions.

7.  Attends and participates in team, project, staff, and training meetings.  Ability to make presentations and communicate project results to staff.  Represents HSAG in a professional manner at all times.


Job Requirements

1.  Bachelors degree in public health, related social science, business, economics, math, or statistics.  Masters degree preferred.


2.  A minimum of three (3) years of recent experience performing health care data analysis using SAS, including experience analyzing eligibility, claims/encounter, provider, health care survey, and other forms of health care data.


3.  Experience evaluating systems, with experience evaluating health care systems using a “systems" approach.


4.  Knowledge of the SAS programming language, including Base SAS, SAS/MACRO, SAS/STAT, and SAS/GRAPH. SAS certification preferred.

5.  Experience with relational databases, SQL, and other reporting tools.


6.  Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access.


7.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


8.  Ability to handle several projects simultaneously and work with multiple teams.


9.  Some experience in managing projects, including identifying requirements, determining priorities, and tracking and resolving issues.


10.  Ability to type 50 words per minute with minimal errors.



This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the position.  While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current position, management reserves the right to revise the position or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs or technological developments.


HSAG is an EEO Employer of Veterans protected under Section 4212.

If you have special needs and require assistance completing our employment application process, please feel free to contact us.

EOE M/F/Vet/Disabled





Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care, Government, Research
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 3 year(s)
Manages Others No
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
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Healthcare Analyst II - AZ

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