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POST DATE 8/18/2016
END DATE 10/21/2016

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Winston Salem, NC

Company
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
RQ0000959
Location
Winston Salem, NC
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree
AJE Ref #
575913926

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB DESCRIPTION

Provide advanced consultative analytical support, modeling and forecasting to customers on various projects; conducts complex ad hoc analysis as directed by management to include the evaluation of operational, clinical, quality and general business programs and processes. Independently design and/or implement inferential data modeling techniques, solve business problems through analysis and communicate the outcomes of analysis to business owners and BCBSNC senior management

Independently:

* Perform all aspects of data analysis and evaluation, to include:

* quantitative and qualitative data analysis,

* data modeling and forecasting

* interpretation and synthesis of outcomes and conclusions,

* data acquisition and data management,

* advanced SAS, SQL programming; Tableau reporting

* annual trending control for confounding,

* prepare documentation and communication of results and recommendations for business owners and senior management.

* Provide analytical support and ad hoc analysis including design and database queries to extract necessary data.

* Provide direction and/or consultation on statistical methodology to peers and customers.

* Use business knowledge to determine project requirements, resolve business issues and identify changes or barriers to success.

* May serve as supervisor for less experienced Informatics Analysts.

* Develop and maintain statistical models to support business area operations.

* Negotiate requirements with customers to ensure optimal value.

* Provide direction and/or consultation on statistical methodology.

* Determine project requirements, resolve business issues and identify changes or barriers to success.

* Provide consultative services to management in support of all business strategies.

HIRING REQUIREMENTS

* Bachelor s degree and 5 year of data management experience and analyzing large data sets in a business environment.

* Evidence of independent research, and analytical, problem solving skills.

* If no degree, 7 years of data management experience and analyzing large data sets in a business environment.

* Advanced programming in SAS (Base and Stat) / SQL Query Construction)

* Experience with Tableau

* Demonstrated ability to take initiative

* Self-motivated

HIRING PREFERENCES

* Bachelor s degree in biostatistics, epidemiology, quantitative social science, computer science, math, statistics, or finance

* Advanced skill with Business Objects

* Advanced understanding of relational database systems and uses

* Advanced degree.

* Experience in an operational and/or clinical environment (Operations Informatics only).

* Experience in the health care industry.

* Experience with analytical groupers (i.e. Diagnostic Cost Groupers, Episodic Treatment Group s).

* Prior project management experience.

* Evidence of independent research, and analytical, problem solving skills.

* Documentation of programs and processes (suitable for internal and external communication).

* Knowledge of operations systems (Amisys, Macess, etc.)

* Knowledge of tactical and strategic strategies

* Demonstrated strong business acumen

* Knowledge of coding structures and payment methodologies

* Effective verbal and written communication and presentation skills

* Strong Microsoft Office Excel skills

* Working knowledge of other Microsoft Office applications (Word, Access, PowerPoint)

* Strong time management and organizational skills

* Ability to serve department and division as a statistical subject matter expert..