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Health Informatics Analyst I

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Resp & Qualifications

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:  Under the direction of a Lead Health Informatics Analyst or Supervisor, the principal duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Work with multiple systems to extract, integrate, and use large volumes of data for deeper analysis. With guidance from Senior and Lead Health Informatics Analysts, complete ad hoc and production analyses and reports in support of major corporate programs such as Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH), Account reporting, quality and cost of care, provider performance, clinical outcomes, care program operations and efficiency. Also support external audits and special investigation inquiries, legal inquiries, operational support.  Responsible for monthly report production. Develop requirements for developers to include outcomes in software solutions.

Provide on-going tracking and monitoring of application performance and recommend improvements to methods and algorithms. Contribute to the continual improvement of the department by developing efficient methods for extracting data from source systems, interpreting and summarizing results, and developing neat and accurate end-user reports.  Generate clear and concise documentation for all projects.  Demonstrate excellent organizational skills and ability to set priorities and handle multiple projects concurrently.  

Assist colleagues with assignments. Expand technical and business knowledge through individual research and on-the-job training.  Participate in meetings and facilitate information exchange with people in other departments and/or external customers.

Perform team administrative duties including status reporting, daily project time reporting and self/peer/project assessments.

Minimum Qualifications:
Required: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Data Science, Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics, or a closely related field or equivalent combination of transferrable experience and education
  • 0-2 years of experience in data analysis, modeling, and reporting


Abilities/Skills: 

  • Beginner programming experience with R, SQL, SAS, or similar stack
  • Excellent research, analytical, written and oral communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Willingness to work with new technologies
  • Intermediate design work and/or use of relational databases including experience working with dimensional modeling, star schemas and time-series data
  • Demonstrated proficiency with multiple reporting applications and tools, including MS Excel, Access, Word, SQL/database querying, SPSS, business intelligence applications


Preferred: 

  • Experience with healthcare data and systems
  • Agile software development experience
  • Experience with large data sets and distributed computing (Hive/Hadoop) a plus

Department

Department: HealthCare Analytics Account

Equal Employment Opportunity

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is an Equal Opportunity (EEO) employer.  It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Hire Range Disclaimer

Actual salary will be based on relevant job experience and work history.

Where To Apply

Please visit our website to apply: www.carefirst.com/careers

Closing Date

Please apply before: 8/15/2018

Federal Disc/Physical Demand

Note:  The incumbent is required to immediately disclose any debarment, exclusion, or other event that makes him/her ineligible to perform work directly or indirectly to Federal health care programs.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position successfully.  Requirements may be modified to accommodate individuals with disabilities.

The employee is primarily seated while performing the duties of the position.  Occasional walking or standing is required.  The hands are regularly used to write, type, key and handle or feel small controls and objects.  The employee must frequently talk and hear.  Weights of up to 25 pounds are occasionally lifted.

Sponsorship in US

Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without Sponsorship

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