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Data Analyst II (Healthcare Analytics) - East

Centene Corporation Columbus, Ohio

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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Our Technology Roles

Information Technology Opportunities at Centene

Centene hires the best and brightest for our IT teams across the country. We have the enthusiasm and ambition of a start-up, with all the resources of a large company.

IT Manager

You’ll provide leadership, direction and strategic plans for project implementations while developing and managing large scale IT infrastructure operations.

Application Software Engineer

While creating and managing websites, applications and systems, you’ll install programs and design, build, and maintain custom-built technology solutions.

IT Architect

You’ll develop and implement processes for information management, while maintaining digital networks, providing technical assistance in resolving network issues, and modifying networks.

Data Analyst

Using a variety of skills like SQL, Excel, Microstrategy, and SAS/R, you'll analyze, interpret, and apply data from multiple sources that contribute to business development.

Business Analyst

Working in a highly collaborative environment, you’ll act as a liaison between stakeholders and the IT organization to support Centene’s systems and lead our healthcare transformation.

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Responsibilities

Job ID 1153803

Category Data Analytics
Schedule Full-time
Description:

Position Purpose: The Data Analyst (Healthcare Analytics) will have the opportunity to make a significant impact through the discovery, development, and implementation of leading-edge analytics that answer important business questions. The analyst will collaborate with key corporate and health plan business partners for the purpose of identifying and delivering robust reporting and analytics capabilities to drive improved business performance.

  • Interpret and analyze data from multiple sources including claims, provider, member, and encounters data. Identify and assess the business impact of trends
  • Develop, execute, maintain, and troubleshoot complex scripts and reports developed using SQL, Microsoft Excel, or other analytics tools
  • Support execution of large-scale projects with limited direction from leadership
  • Identify and perform root-cause analysis of data irregularities and present findings and proposed solutions to leadership and/or customers
  • Manage multiple, variable tasks and data review processes with limited supervision within targeted timelines and thrive in a demanding, quickly changing environment
  • Support the design, testing, and implementation of process enhancements and identify opportunities for automation
  • Apply expertise in quantitative analysis, data mining, and the presentation of data to see beyond the numbers and understand how customers interact with analytic products
  • Support multiple functions and levels of the organization and effectively, both verbally and visually, communicate findings and insights to non-technical business partners
  • Independently engage with customers and business partners to gather requirements and validate results
  • Communicate and present data-driven insights and recommendations to both internal and external stakeholders, soliciting and incorporating feedback when required

  • Qualifications:

    Education/Experience:
    Bachelor’s degree in business, economics, statistics, mathematics, actuarial science, public health, health informatics, healthcare administration, finance or related field or equivalent experience. 2+ years of experience working with large databases, data verification, and data management. Healthcare analytics experience preferred. Knowledge of query development of basic to moderate complexity using SQL or other coding languages. Knowledge of basic statistical, analytical, or data mining techniques including basic data modeling, trend analysis, and root-cause analysis preferred. Working knowledge of analytical tools, including R, Python, SAS, ArcGIS, QGIS, Microstrategy, Tableau, Hadoop, or related tools preferred. Working knowledge of relational databases preferred. Working knowledge of automation capabilities such as batch processes, stored procedures, scripting languages, Microstrategy, or other 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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    “If challenge, innovation, working with new technologies, and career growth are what you’re looking for, this is the right place for you.”

    - Nasr Khan, Manager, Information Technology Infrastructure

    “I feel satisfied knowing that our data checks create a smoother process for our members. I also appreciate the various charity programs offered through our company to help the community such as the March of Dimes fundraiser.”

    - Richard DeMore, Data Analyst II, Enrollment

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