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EMC Analytic Specialist

Location: Aurora, CO Job Number: 689215 Date posted: 06/08/2018
Description: Supports the Resource Stewardship Department and the External Medical Cost (EMC) Unit's goals and accountabilities by providing analytic expertise which promotes understanding of external medical costs, cost drivers and opportunities for cost structure improvement. Accountable for creating a culture of compliance, ethics and integrity. Maintains knowledge of and assures departmental compliance with Kaiser Permanente's Principles of Responsibility and policies and procedures, and applicable regulatory requirements and accreditation standards. Responds appropriately to observed fraud or abuse.

Essential Functions:
  • Builds queries using SQL in one or more tools (e.g. Business Objects, SAS, SQL Assistant, Crystal) to extract data from mainframe and server-based data repositories based on client requests.
  • Performs intermediate to advanced spreadsheet analyses using SAS, Excel or Business Objects; develops reporting processes and standard reports.
  • Utilizes critical thinking skills with regard to measurement and data; makes recommendations to management based on interpretation of data.
  • Coordinates data extraction, testing, and development of proposals for the annual operating forecast of professional, technical, other benefits and hospitalization expenses.
  • Makes decisions that involve complex problems, requiring extensive research, analysis and evaluation of multiple variables.
  • Grows expertise in KP data systems.

  • Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum four (4) years of experience performing business analytics and report development.
  • Demonstrated experience developing action-based scorecards and other reporting processes using tools such as Business Objects, SAS or Crystal Reports.
  • Demonstrated experience in data extraction, spreadsheet analyses (e.g., pivot tables, statistical analysis) and database solutions using tools such as MS Excel or Access, Business Objects or SAS.
  • Bachelor's degree in business, health care administration, computer services or related field required.
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  • N/A

    Additional Requirements:
  • Intermediate to advanced PC proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Access and graphics.
  • Proficient with complex data sets such as health care claims, research data or similar data sets.
  • Demonstrated customer service skills, customer focus abilities and the ability to understand Kaiser Permanente customer needs.
  • Candidate must demonstrate knowledge of key influences impacting the business and implications.
  • This position may be filled at a higher grade, provided the candidate possesses appropriate qualifications.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in financial, operational and claims data analysis.
  • Skilled in various applications including SAS, Tableau, MS Excel, SQL and KP Health Connect.

    Primary Location: Colorado,Aurora,Waterpark I 2500 S. Havana St. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 9:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Consulting Services / Project/Program Management (Non IT) Department: External Medical Cost Analytics Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
    Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
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