Senior Consulting Data Analyst - SAS

Kaiser Permanente   •  

Oakland, CA

Industry: Patient Care

  •  

Less than 5 years

Posted 395 days ago

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 a senior analyst and as a high-level statistical analytics programmer.

Essential Functions:

  • Designs and enhances databases.
  • Designs effective and user-friendly menu systems.
  • Develops accurate, easy to read, and useful information reports.
  • 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.
  • Tests complex statistical routines using macros, vendor software, and software written by self and others.
  • Tests and maintains data integrity.
  • May assist with sophisticated statistical models and forecasting tools using these databases.
  • Assists with the definition of complex multi-dimensional healthcare issues and develops time tables/processes for decision making.
  • May translate needs, issues, and ideas into effective strategies and action plans.
  • May formulate specific implementation plans and evaluates the effectiveness of actions/programs implemented.
  • Develops creative alternative solutions.
  • May assist in the determination of goals and priorities with team, clients, or project management sponsors.
  • May communicate results/recommendations to project sponsors, clients, and various senior level audiences (including physicians for TPMG departments).


Basic Qualifications:
Experience

  • Three (3) years of programming in SAS, SQL, VBA, net, or equivalent statistical analytical programming language.
  • Minimum two (2) or more 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:
  • Experience mainframe operating systems.
  • Microsoft Office skills required.
  • 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: 630957