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Data Analyst

Job Description

Payment Integrity – Data Analyst @ Large Healthcare Organization in Oakland, CA

This job's purpose and primary focus

Under general supervision, this position exists to assist the organization in making strategic data-related decisions by analyzing, manipulating, tracking, internally managing and reporting data. This position functions both as consultant and as a high-level statistical analytics programmer. UNCTIONS Estimated

The primary job duties

• Designs and enhances databases. Designs menu systems that are effective and user-friendly. Develops reports with accurate, easy to read, useful information. Designs and generates tracking and monitoring tools.

• Designs and executes ad-hoc and daily analytics across multiple databases (internal, DB2, Excel, Access) to support Kaiser Permanente’s business decision making processes.

• Participates in the development of outcomes and process measures, including technical specifications, to enable population measurement, guideline implementation, and evaluation.

• Builds and maintains complex statistical routines using macros, vendor software, and software written by self and others. Tests and maintains data integrity across multiple databases (DB2, CDW; external: Excel, MS Access). Builds sophisticated statistical models and forecasting tools using these databases.

• Defines and frames complex multi-dimensional healthcare issues and develops time tables/processes for decision making. Translates needs, issues, and ideas into effective strategies and action plans. Formulates specific implementation plans and evaluates the effectiveness of actions/programs implemented. Develops creative alternative solutions.

• Works closely with IT and outside business vendors for management of business and operational relationships.

• May coordinate team/project activities. May assist in the determination of goals and priorities with team, clients, or project management sponsors. May provide leadership to multi-disciplinary project teams.

• Communicates results/recommendations to project sponsors, clients, and various senior level audiences.

• Assists with department tasks related identifying payment issues in claims processing.

Job Qualifications


Minimum Education (Indicate minimum education or degree required.)

• Bachelor's degree in economics, finance, health care administration, public health administration, statistics, mathematics, operations

research, or related field required OR four (4)  years of experience in a directly related field.

• High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

Preferred Education (Indicate preferred education or degree required.)

• Master's degree preferred.

Minimum Work Experience and Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

• Minimum three (3)  years of programming in MS Access, SQL, VBA, or equivalent statistical analytical programming language.

• Minimum of three (3)  years of related analytical consulting experience.

Additional Requirements:

• Experience with analytical manipulation and interpretation of large databases required.

• Microsoft Office skills required.

• Very strong analytic and critical thinking skills, writing skills, communication skills, consulting skills, and ability to work within a team.

• Ability to express complex analytical and technical information to senior management.

• Must be an independent self-starter.

• Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Work Experience and Qualifications (Indicate preferred  years of job experience, skills or abilities required for the job.)

• Analytical consulting experience in the healthcare claims administration

• Broad familiarity with medical practices, especially operations management and process and outcomes measurement.

• Knowledge of JCL strongly preferred.

If you are interested in this role, please send your most recently updated resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé].

EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Contractor
Job Type Research, Information Technology
Education High School
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 1006003
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Data Analyst

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