Informatics Analyst - AZ
Health Services Advisory Group, Inc. - Phoenix, AZ

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Under limited supervision, the Informatics Analyst performs acquisition, validation, warehousing, and statistical analysis of health care data. Data types include, but are not limited to, survey, case review, medical and prescription drug claims, eligibility, disease management, vital statistics, and electronic health record (EHR) data. The Informatics Analyst will also assist in designing statistical analysis plans, case selection criteria, and reporting parameters. The Informatics Analyst will work in a team environment with team members including project managers, project support staff, other analytic staff, and Informatics leadership. Each analyst will be assigned to a number of data projects, many of which involve working directly with policy makers at the state and Federal level.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Proficient in evaluating a wide array of data types, including survey, case review, medical and prescription drug claims, eligibility, and EHR data.
Proficient in the use of SAS, conducting and interpreting primary analyses, conducting secondary and exploratory analyses, developing appropriate statistical models, determining sample sizes, manipulating complex databases, and tracking and evaluating patterns of care and outcomes. SAS certification preferred.
Responsible for generating reports supported by tables, charts, and variable text.
Upon request, performs critical review and synthesis of the health care literature.
Proficient in summarizing the primary literature with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Verifies and ensures the accuracy of all assigned tasks, including the documentation and validation of SAS and other programs. Identifies problem areas and develops effective solutions.
Attends and participates in team, project, staff, and training meetings. Ability to make presentations and communicate project results to staff. Represents HSAG in a professional manner at all times.
ACCOUNTABILITY
Accountable for the timeliness, accuracy and quality of all assigned functions and tasks.
WORK CONDITIONS
Office/Technical Work - In this position, the employee is not exposed to adverse environmental conditions.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS/COMPETENCIES
Ability to use and sit at a computer terminal for extended periods of time.
Ability to work independently with minimal direction.
Ability to communicate face-to-face and through telecommunications and written correspondence with individuals using the English language.
Ability to understand presentation information.
Ability to travel occasionally by motor vehicle and/or aircraft.
Ability to adhere to established company confidentiality policies.

QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelors degree in a quantitative discipline such as public health, related social science, business, economics, math, or statistics. Masters degree preferred.
A minimum of one (1) year of recent experience performing health care data analysis using SAS, including experience analyzing eligibility, claims/encounter, provider, health care survey, and other forms of health care data.
Experience evaluating systems, with experience evaluating health care systems using a systems' approach.
Knowledge of the SAS programming language, including Base SAS, SAS/MACRO, SAS/STAT, and SAS/GRAPH. SAS certification preferred.
Knowledge of visual basic for applications (VBA) and at least one other programming language.
Experience with relational databases, SQL, and other reporting tools.
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to handle several projects simultaneously and work with multiple teams.
Some experience in managing projects, including identifying requirements, determining priorities, and tracking and resolving issues.
Our immediate benefits package is one of the most generous in the industry. We offer paid holidays and PTO, medical/dental, sick leave, flexible spending account, term life and disability insurance, 401 (k) plan, and tuition reimbursement. Additionally, youll enjoy our business casual dress environment, credit union membership and growth opportunities. Salary will be dependent upon experience and education.

DISCLAIMER
This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current position, management reserves the right to revise the position or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs or technological developments.
If you have special needs and require assistance completing our employment application process, please feel free to contact us.
EOE M/F/D/V

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