Position Details

Department: Phx Children's Care Network
Category: Accounting & Finance
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 470067
Date Posted: 9/4/2019
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

The Health Informatics Analyst may perform comprehensive financial modeling, predictive analytics, and population health reporting of health care data using spreadsheet and database management software. Modeling and analytics include gathering data from multiple data sources, evaluating and synchronizing resulting data, benchmarking key financial and quality indicators, adjusting for market conditions and strategic objectives, checking for reasonableness using independent judgment, and interpretation of various types of health care data including claims data, encounter data and financial reports. The Health Informatics Analyst develops communications, proposals, reports, spreadsheets, and presentations as well as participating in research, strategy and implementing solutions.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Data Analytics
    • Proactively identifies data anomalies and exceptions as observed in summarized health care data; independently benchmarks data from different sources to determine market indicators for financial and quality metrics; develops core department deliverables and ad-hoc analysis. Understands the reasons and impacts of data anomalies, exceptions, and changes in benchmarks on desired analytics in order to explain these issues to senior staff or project lead.
  2. Modeling
    • Independently and with input from senior staff summarizes, analyzes and creates predictive models of health care financial and quality data to be used for negotiations/contracting, population health management, and strategic enterprise-wide initiatives. Such processes should be created using industry standards along with a strong sense of self-interpretation and validation through other data sources.
  3. Internal and External Interactions
    • Participates in meetings with internal and external parties, including but not limited to health plans, providers, and leadership to provide data expertise. Provides insight on defining the data analysis, including knowledge of the capabilities and flexibility of different approaches. Takes detailed notes to ensure accurate information is collected to determine project and data scope.
  4. Project Management
    • Serves as a project lead on small to midsized department projects. Coordinates project efforts. Volunteers and promotes active leadership. Provides appropriate written and verbal communication as project lead to team members, manager and customers regarding project status, issue identification and resolution, and analytical results. Manages multiple tasks on different projects simultaneously to include the following: organize project work flow; manages the quality and timeliness of project deliverables; ensures team deliverables are accurate and easy to interpret.
  5. Data Maintenance
    • Assists Senior Health Informatics Analyst with data management including file transfer and processing, data integrity review, and ongoing data maintenance using various tools including SAS, SQL, and MS Office products.
  6. Coordination
    • Consults internal teams and external stakeholders to understand objectives, decision-making processes and need for analysis/interpretation of information to ensure information provided is aligned with needs.
  7. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. BS or BA in Healthcare or Business Administration, Mathematics, Finance, Statistics, Actuarial Science, or another business-related field of study Required
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Three (3) years of experience in healthcare data analytics Required
2. Knowledge of healthcare managed care principles. Required
3. Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Internet. Required
4. Proficiency with data management and tools such as SAS EG and SQL Preferred
5. Experience with state and federal programs such as Medicare and Medicaid. Preferred
6. Proficiency with business intelligence tools such as Power BI, Tableau or similar. Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
Special Skills
1. Excellent written and oral (presentation) skills. Required
2. Strong analytical, mathematical, and project management skills. Required
3. Ability to work both independently and in a dynamic team environment with rapidly changing priorities and demands. Required
4. Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a demanding work environment. Required
5. Demonstrated organizational skills. Required
6. Ability to work effectively under deadlines and produce accurate work. Required
7. Ability to communicate complex issues effectively. Required
8. Maintain confidentiality and privacy. Required
9. Must have a strong understanding of health care delivery systems, specifically commercial and government-sponsored programs, such as Medicaid. Understand healthcare markets, advanced financial skills, Health & Benefit products, and services. Required
10. Demonstrated ability to drive results and take initiative. Required
11. Strong understanding of the local managed care environment, including, but not limited to, managed care policies and procedures, reimbursements mechanisms, billing principles, and practice management/medical office procedures. Required
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Occasionally
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Occasionally
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Occasionally
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching Occasionally
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting Frequently
8. Physical Requirement - Standing Frequently
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Occasionally
10. Physical Requirement - Talking Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling Occasionally
12. Physical Requirement - Walking Frequently
13. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Constantly
14. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Frequently
15. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Occasionally
16. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Constantly
17. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
18. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
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