Principal Analyst

Emergent Holdings

The Principal Analyst is responsible for 1) using healthcare data, such as Medicare Advantage claims, to support targeting and decision-making 2) comprehensive analysis of data using statistical analysis software 3) assuring data quality when performing analyses 4) evaluating initiative effectiveness 5) interpreting data and preparing reports for non-analysts and leadership. RESPONSIBILITIES/TASKS: Compiles data from a variety of sources and conducts analytics using software including, Excel, Data Bricks, Power BI, SQL and SAS. Independently develops code, reports and/or other materials in a clear and concise manner. Conducts extensive and thorough analysis of Stars, HEDIS and/or other initiatives to inform overall strategy. Provides expertise and guidance to team members. Analyzes data to support prospective business decisions. Provides expertise in analytical methodology, including data analysis, used to facilitate data driven decision making, including the collection and monitoring of metrics used to assess, prioritize, and select improvement projects. Creates reports and presents analytics to upper management and executive leadership. Summarizes data in a way that is easily ingestible by non-analysts. Develops documentation to assist in the performance of tasks and ensure there is no interruption in team deliverables. Initiates and leads problem solving efforts working closely with internal and external stakeholders. Leads in the research, analysis, identification, and evaluation of data from assigned problems to evaluate existing and potential trends and issues. Develops lines of communication to discuss/review results of analysis to management via reports/presentations. Investigates, reviews, recommends, communicates, and implements solutions that identify problems/root cause of issues. Identifies and responds to challenges and initiates the actions needed to resolve the issue. This position description identifies the responsibilities and tasks typically associated with the performance of the position. Other relevant essential functions may be required. EMPLOYMENT QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION: Bachelors degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Business Administration, Health Care Economics, Population Health, Statistics, Health Informatics or a related field. Masters degree in a related field is preferred. Relevant combination of education and experience may be considered in lieu of degree. Continuous learning, as defined by the Companys learning philosophy, is required. EXPERIENCE: Seven years experience in a related field, typically in two subject areas (e.g., epidemiology,, health care, population health, programming, data/systems analysis, statistical modeling, or statistical analysis). SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES (SKA) REQUIRED: Advanced knowledge of SAS, SQL and various programming data languages. Experience managing the programming/analysis of large healthcare datasets (e.g., claims) Knowledge of Medicare Advantage Programs (such as: Stars, HEDIS, Risk Adjustment) Excellent analytical, planning, problem solving, verbal, and written skills to communicate complex ideas. Ability to work independently, within a team environment, and communicate effectively with employees at all levels. Excellent organization skills and ability to effectively multitask in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. Ability to independently and correctly assess what needs to be done, perform job responsibilities and carry out day-to-day activities with minimal supervision. Ability to generate original thoughts and ideas while also being aware of the needs and perspectives of others. Ability to lead and facilitate cross functional team meetings. Strong working knowledge of existing software packages (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, etc.). Knowledge of business intelligence solutions (Tableau, PowerBI, etc.) Ability to understand and apply statistical inference. WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed

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