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Accounting, Actuarial & Finance

Support the Bottom Line — and the Big Picture

Create the financial strategies that affect our patients, medical centers, and future. On this team, you'll provide the strategy recommendations that drive operational and process improvement, as well as face challenging opportunities to influence the future of health care.

Health Data Analyst I

Location: Oakland, CA Additional Locations:

Corona Data Center 1850 California Ave., 1850 California Ave., Corona,California, 92881
Kaiser Permanente Building 500 NE Multnomah St., 500 NE Multnomah St., Portland,Oregon, 97232
Regional Offices-Walnut 393 E. Walnut St., 393 E. Walnut St., Pasadena,California, 91188
Waterpark I 2500 S. Havana St., 2500 S. Havana St., Aurora,Colorado, 80014
Job Number: 814192 Date posted: 08/06/2019

Supports payment from government programs, which enables accurate reimbursement for care and services provided. Primarily for the risk adjustment payment mechanism for Medicare Advantage (MA) and Affordable Care Act (ACA) plans. This is a collaborative effort with other departments and all regions across Kaiser Permanente.

The Risk Adjustment Reporting & Analytics department includes 30 individuals located across several KP regions. Our work includes Analytics & Consulting; Performance Reporting; Data Production & Tool Development; (system) Infrastructure; Intake; and Training & Staff Development. This opening will report to the manager of performance reporting along with 5 other analysts.

Provide quantitative measurement and data analysis expertise for the Utility for Care Data Analysis. Responsible for implementing established, as well as developing and applying innovative techniques for measuring, analyzing, and reporting on healthcare processes, health outcomes, and health costs.

Essential Functions:

- Employs specified analytical methods and tools to access data from JP HealthConnect information systems (e.g. Clarity).
- Prepares descriptive data summaries using established tabular or graphical templates and formats.
- Applies specified analytical methods to assess the significance of observed changes, identify associations among measured quantities, or forecast trends.
- Contributes to written reports and presentation materials describing project or task objectives, methods, data, and results.

Basic Qualifications:
- Minimum three (3) years of work experience (preferably in health care) although not necessarily in a technical capacity.
- Bachelor's degree in a technical, scientific,or related field OR four (4) years of experience in directly related field.
- High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
- N/A

Additional Requirements:

- Substantial experience with Microsoft Excel and Access applications.

- Demonstrated effectiveness in written and verbal communication. Creativity, critical thinking, and excellent problem-solving skills.
- Excellent written and verbal communication and effective interpersonal skills.
- Basic understanding of relational database concepts.
- Knowledge of fundamental statistical concepts.
- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Knowledge of healthcare industry preferred.
- Familiarity with Kaiser Permanente health care system preferred.

- Analytic and critical thinking skills, writing skills, communication skills, and ability to work within a team.

- Proficiency in SQL, bachelors degree, knowledge of healthcare industry, risk adjustment, and/or familiarity with KP healthcare system are a plus.











Primary Location: California,Oakland,1800 Harrison 1800 Harrison 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: Entry Level Job Category: Accounting, Finance and Actuarial Services Department: Risk Adjustment Data & 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.

About Accounting, Finance, & Actuarial Careers

Accounting Careers

Members of our accounting team support corporate projects and lend insight to areas such as financial reporting, tax planning and preparation, and audit management. This team also includes our audit professionals, who partner with financial and operational groups across the organization to analyze budgets and streamline procedures.

Finance Careers

Supporting critical business functions such as financial services, national Medicare finance, strategic planning, auditing, and corporate finance, our finance professionals develop the strategies that enable us to meet our financial goals.

Actuarial Careers

Applying probability and statistics to the practical problems of insurance, our actuarial team performs a variety of duties, including calculating the cost of premiums and policy values, preparing statistical studies, and forecasting financial results.

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