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Director, Healthcare Analytics - Provider

Centene Corporation Austin, Texas

As we work to improve health outcomes around the world, technology will play a key role. That’s why we’ve made major investments in cutting-edge technology – and in people like you. Here, you’ll work in a fast-paced industry with lots of room for growth and innovation. This is a technology operation few can match in scope and none can match in impact. If you’re ready to develop and deliver solutions that can help millions of people, join Centene.

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Responsibilities

Job ID 1151891

Category Data Analytics
Schedule Full-time
Description:
Position Purpose: The Director, Healthcare Analytics - Provider leads analytic service delivery by aligning strategic objectives with the development of tools and capabilities and appropriate deployment of supporting analytic teams. The director serves in a leadership function spanning the needs of multiple health plan and business partners and partners across functional areas to deliver best-in-class analytic services.

  • Work in fast-paced, dynamic environment with high impact on provider contracting and claims pricing, while using financial reporting/analysis, data modeling, statistical modeling, data science, or geospatial/reimbursement analysis experience from previous positions. 
  • Prioritize and direct the planning and execution of enterprise-wide analytics projects and strategic initiatives, supporting the translation of business goals into actionable solutions
  • Provide senior leadership support and partnership to development efforts between business and technical partners
  • Interface with health plan and corporate executive leadership to ensure effective communication and visibility of strategic intent to analytic teams
  • Prioritize team work and manage executive customer expectations and relationships
  • Maintain alignment of team goals and resource deployment with strategic objectives and the business needs of multiple health plans and corporate stakeholders
  • Serve as a primary domain contact as well as key point of escalation and accountability to ensure customer partnership and satisfaction
  • Collaborate with leaders across analytic domains to ensure strong partnerships, align all business needs, leverage cross-functional skills, and co-develop valuable analytic solutions
  • Mentor, manage, and ensure the continuous development of a team of leaders and analysts
  • Qualifications:
    Education/Experience:
    Bachelor’s degree in business, economics, statistics, mathematics, actuarial science, public health, health informatics, healthcare administration, finance or related field. Master's degree preferred. 7+ years of experience in healthcare analytics, leading an organization, creating strategic plans, and operationalizing functional teams in direct relation to meeting business needs or realizing goals tied to strategic objectives. Experience in strategic planning and solutioning preferred. Broad exposure and understanding of statistical, analytical, or data mining techniques and appropriate application of these capabilities in a business performance environment preferred. Working knowledge of analytical tools, including R, Python, SAS, ArcGIS, QGIS, Microstrategy, Tableau, Hadoop, or related tools preferred. Experience in provider contracting, claims pricing, financial reporting/analysis, data modeling, statistical modeling, data science, or geospatial/reimbursement analysis preferred. 
    Experience with report/dashboard development, data/report automation, self-service capabilities, data design and integration, or data quality and governance preferred

     


    Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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