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University of Utah Health Managed Care Data Analyst in Murray, Utah

Overview

For this position, we are open to a level 1 or 2 Managed Care Data Analyst. The requirements for each level individually are listed below...with experience in claims data being preferred.

As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This position for use in Health Plans Departments only. This position is responsible for overseeing the collection, compilation, and input of data; analyzing and summarizing data; the development and/or preparation of reports; validation of reports to ensure accuracy and completeness of data; and for presenting findings and/or recommendations to Health Plans leadership, as well as internal and external customers. This position is not responsible for providing care to patients.

Corporate Overview: University of Utah Healthcare is an integrated academic healthcare system with four hospitals including a level 1 trauma center, twelve community health centers, over 1,600 providers, and a health plan serving over 200,000 members. University Healthcare is nationally ranked and recognized for our academic research, quality standards and overall patient experience. In addition to our clinical delivery system, we have a School of Medicine, School of Dentistry, College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, and College of Health providing education and training for over 1,250 providers annually. We have over 2 million patient visits annually and research grants exceeding $350 million.

Responsibilities

  • Oversees the collection and organization of data that is entered into databases.

  • Ensures the accuracy of data, analyzes conflicting data, and verifies and collects missing information.

  • Utilizes computer programs and software to analyze and determine trends and changes in data.

  • Develops and presents recommendations for a course of action based on the analysis of data.

  • Works with end users to determine business needs, develops and provides timely and accurate reports to management and internal/external customers as required.

  • Handles special projects and creates special reports as needed.

  • Makes suggestions for process improvements and supports their implementation.

  • Develops a thorough understanding of data sources used within the department, including how the data is obtained/stored, appropriate use of data from different information sources, complexities involved with certain types of data, and how to validate different types of data.

  • May serve as the subject matter expert of the department in analytical disciplines such as managed care analytics, provider profiling, and disease management, or in the utilization of specific programs or software.

  • May provide guidance to more junior staff.

  • May train staff.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to perform the essential functions as outlined above.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to determine the type and nature of analysis to be used to obtain the desired information or results including data to be collected, analysis methods, presentation, and format and report structure.

  • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize multiple projects, determine the best course of action or appropriate resources needed to complete a project or address a problem, and obtain valid data and create clear and understandable reports that reflect the data being sought.

  • Ability to work well alone or in a team setting.

  • Must be a self starter / self motivated.

  • Excellent communication (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills, including ability to present information to a variety of audiences with differing knowledge levels.

Qualifications

Qualifications Level 2 Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field, or the equivalency.

  • THREE years of direct experience in collecting, organizing, validating and analyzing data, and in the development and presentation of clear and concise reports.

  • Advanced user of Microsoft Excel (VBA programming, pivot tables, charts, advanced formulas) and/or Microsoft Access.

  • Previous experience in the development of SQL queries and stored procedures in Oracle/MS SQL or other mainstream database.

Level 1 Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field, or the equivalency.

  • ONE year of direct experience in collecting, organizing, validating and analyzing data, and in the development and presentation of clear and concise reports.

  • Experience working with Microsoft Excel pivot tables, charts, advanced formulas and/or Microsoft Access.

Qualifications (Preferred)

Preferred

  • Experience in health care, particularly reporting and analysis of claims data, and working knowledge of the health care industry, such as CPT/HCPCS, DRG and revenue codes and basic medical terminology.

  • Experience with business intelligence software such as R, Tableau, Power BI, or Business Objects.

  • Experience in the development of specialized reports, such as provider profiling and/or disease management reports.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This is a sedentary position that may exert up to 10 pounds and may lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. This position involves sitting most of the time and is not exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Physical Requirements

Listening, Near Vision, Sitting, Speaking, Walking

EEO Statement

University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics, a part of The University of Utah, values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

University of Utah Heath Hospitals and Clinics, a part of The University of Utah, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran's status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources office at 801-581-6500.If you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Sherrie Hayashi

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (OEO/AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

801-581-8365

oeo@utah.edu

Online reports may be submitted atoeo.utah.edu/

For more information: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

To inquire about this posting, email: careers@hsc.utah.edu

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources at (801) 581-6500 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources at (801) 581-6500 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

Requisition Number 46249
Reg/Temp Regular
Employment Type Full-Time
Shift Day
Work Schedule 8 - 5
Location Name University of Utah Health Plans
Patient Care? No
City Murray
State UT
Department UIP CST 01H UUHP SYSTEMS DEPT
Category Insurance / Health Plans