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Healthfirst Clinical Analyst, HEDIS in New York, New York


Our team of analysts is responsible for the timely delivery of data driven analytical work products ranging from reporting and dashboards to exploratory analysis and data storytelling. The Clinical Analytics & Informatics group supports strategic teams such as population health, utilization management, behavioral health, and care management among other areas of the Clinical Services organization by providing data that drives quality decision making for our members.

Clinical Analysts work on parallel projects and must be self-directed and able to adhere to high personal standards of work. We interpret requirements that can range from detailed specifications to time sensitive ad hoc requests with minimal guidance; analysts are required to pull data together from multiple sources in order to arrive at the correct answer and deliver the final product in a timely and accurate manner.

This particular Clinical Analyst will be supporting programs related to Clinical Quality.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Learn and interact with both legacy data systems and newly curated datasets hosted on Amazon Web Services

  • Collaborate closely with client Relationship Managers who will hand off projects, set the priorities and inspect the output of the final analysis

  • Effectively blend and clean the data to get to the right insight based on the requirements

  • Create an accurate report or insightful and user friendly dashboard that meets the stakeholders’ needs and leads to business insight

  • Set delivery expectations accurately and relentlessly communicate the status of high priority items

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution

  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge in R, SAS or SQL programming languages.

  • Intermediate knowledge of MS Office products (Excel, Access, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with cleaning data from both internal systems and external endpoints such as open data initiatives and/or government agencies

  • Experience using SQL to build queries and obtain quick solutions

  • Experience preparing and wrangling data using libraries such as tidyverse or pandas, or tools such as Alteryx or Tableau Prep

  • Experience creating dashboards and data visualizations to tell a data story with a visualization platform such as Tableau.

  • Experience and knowledge of health care, health policy or health insurance

  • Prior HEDIS experience.

  • Willingness to learn new systems and technical language.

Compliance & Regulatory Responsibilities: N/A

License/Certification: N/A

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