Data Analyst III - Healthcare

Job Title
Data Analyst III - Healthcare
Job ID
27736120
Location
Dallas,  TX
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Description
Data Analyst - Healthcare
Dallas, TX

@Orchard LLC is retained by a not-for-profit corporation that partners with public and private sectors to create high quality, safe, and efficient delivery of health care and human services programs. We have multiple lines of business including population health, utilization review, managed care organization quality review, and quality assurance for programs serving individuals with developmental disabilities. Our Client is also a national leader in fighting fraud, waste and abuse for large organizations across the country. In addition, our Foundation provides grant opportunities to those with programs for under-served communities.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Data Analyst to join the team in Dallas, TX. Our Client will consider junior to mid-level professionals performing study design, data analysis, and report preparation.  Studies originate from preliminary data analysis (trends), literature review, experience and expertise of the team, and mandated projects.  Data analysis, including data preparation and presentation of findings is performed in conjunction with other analysts.  Reports are drafted by teams with leadership of Scientists.

  
Essential Duties and Responsibilities for the Data Analyst:
  • Trend data to identify potential opportunities (e.g., variances, significant outliers, percentile ranked groups) for quality improvement or focused investigations.
  • Aid in design data analysis strategies to identify potential areas for quality improvement or focused investigation.
  • Analyze data, draw conclusions, and summarize into quality indicator values
  • Develop tabular and graphical presentations of data, which clearly and concisely illustrate current levels of care.
  • Populate tabular and graphical presentation of data.
  • Contribute to the development of interventions (i.e., develop educational materials for doctors and nurses) which will improve healthcare processes and outcomes.
  • Facilitate design re-measurement strategies (after intervention) of healthcare processes and outcomes to effectively quantify impact of interventions for improvement.
  • Analyze re-measurement data and summarize into quality indicator values.
  • Support development of reports concerning all of the above.
  • May mentor junior Data Analysts in technical aspects of their work.
  • Assist in preparing findings for publishing in peer reviewed journals.
  • Familiar with commonly used concepts, practices and procedures, relying on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.
 
Required Education and/or Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree (BA or BS) in Statistics, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Public Health or related discipline (e.g., Economics, Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science) required.
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship.
  • Minimum of 2 years of hands-on SAS or other statistical programming work experience (Python, SQL or R), or demonstrated combination of education and experience.
  • Must possess familiarity with statistical and/or epidemiological methodologies, and automation techniques for analytic tasks.
  • 6 months experience with health-related analytic research and quality improvement methodology (ISO, CQI, TQM, Six Sigma, Lean, Etc.) preferred.
  • Working knowledge of healthcare systems, Medicare/Medicaid preferred, healthcare databases and coding systems preferred.
 
Language Skills
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical and professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. 
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills
  • Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. 
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.
 
Reasoning Ability
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Established in 2010, @Orchard has an exceptional reputation, providing staffing solutions to time-sensitive, talent scarcity issues to deliver better talent management ROI.  Our specialty lies in the critical area of program talent acquisition and resource management, not in one narrow skillset, but across many areas of technical and functional delivery. To learn more about our other exciting opportunities, visit our Jobs Page at www.atorchard.com.
 

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