Data Consultant

Less than 5 years experience  •  Patient Care

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17
San Francisco, CA
Less than 5 years experience
Patient Care
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17

Description: 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.

Essential Functions:

  • 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.
  • 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 (internal SAS, DB2, VSAM; external: Adobe, Excel, SAS parsing routines, COBOL).
  • 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 partners (and physicians for TPMG departments).
  • May coordinate team/project activities and schedules.
  • 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 (including physicians for TPMG departments).


Basic Qualifications:
Experience

  • Minimum three (3) years of programming in SAS, SQL, VBA, .net or equivalent statistical analytical programming language.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of related analytical consulting experience.
    Education
  • 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.
    Licenses, Certifications, Registrations
  • N/A.

    Additional Requirements:
  • Broad familiarity with medical practices, especially population management and process and outcomes measurement.
  • Experience with MVS/TSO operating systems required
  • 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 or to audiences with clinical training.
  • Must be an independent self-starter.
  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Job Number: 629287

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