Sr Population Health Analyst

Job ID
2020-126301
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Population Health Management
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
Dignity Health Management Services Organization
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
AZ-Phoenix

Overview

Arizona Care Network is a Dignity Health joint venture. We access our employee benefits and Human Resources systems through DHMSO, a division of Dignity Health.

 

The purpose of Dignity Health Management Services Organization (Dignity Health MSO) is to build a system-wide integrated physician-centric, full-service management service organization structure. We offer a menu of management and business services that will leverage economies of scale across provider types and geographies and will lead the effort in developing Dignity Health’s Medicaid population health care management pathways. Dignity Health MSO is dedicated to providing quality managed care administrative and clinical services to medical groups, hospitals, health plans and employers with a business objective to excel in coordinating patient care in a manner that supports containing costs while continually improving quality of care and levels of service. Dignity Health MSO accomplishes this by capitalizing on industry-leading technology and integrated administrative systems powered by local human resources that put patient care first.

 

Dignity Health MSO offers an outstanding Total Rewards package that integrates competitive pay with a state-of-the-art, flexible Health & Welfare benefits package. Our cafeteria-style benefit program gives employees the ability to choose the benefits they want from a variety of options, including medical, dental and vision plans, for the employee and their dependents, Health Spending Account (HSA), Life Insurance and Long Term Disability. We also offer a 401k retirement plan with a generous employer-match. Other benefits include Paid Time Off and Sick Leave.

Responsibilities

The Arizona Care Network, LLC (ACN) is a clinically integrated (CI) physician network and Accountable Care Organization (ACO) that is a collaboration sponsored by Dignity Health and Abrazo Health. Our comprehensive health care network includes more than 4,000 providers and fourteen hospitals in Arizona.     

 

The Population Health Analyst supports ACN’s population health initiatives by analyzing and compiling data from multiple systems and presenting the analysis in a meaningful format.  The analysis will cover many areas of health care data including clinical, quality and financial. The Population Health Analyst has an understanding of population health analytics, and an understanding of clinical and claims based data systems and measures. This position will use ACN’s claim data warehouse, population health tools, electronic health record, and other reporting systems to provide clinical and claims related reporting and analytics. The Population Health Analyst will provide support for data integrity and data validation in the production of data that drives operations, financial and quality queries.

 

  • Senior Population Health Analyst has an understanding of population health analytics, and an understanding of clinical and claims based data systems and measures.
  • This position will use ACN’s claim data warehouse, population health tools, electronic health record, and other reporting systems to provide clinical and claims related reporting and analytics.
  • The Senior Population Health Analyst will provide support for data integrity and data validation in the production of data that drives operations, financial and quality queries.
  • Performs analysis and interpretation of data to demonstrate clinical and financial outcomes, within specified timeframes and frequencies.
  • Analyzes and reconciles claims data for bundled payments, shared savings, and other payment innovation initiatives. Track success metrics and various reporting needs for participating facilities and as guided by relevant entities.
  • From claims and other data provided by vendors and from payers prepares analysis of cost data to report financial performance of contracts.
  • Develops trend analysis reports that monitor key performance indicators and compares them to internal and external benchmarks and uses this data to assist leadership in decision-making, planning and implementing performance improvement strategies.
  • Works with cross-functional team to identify research, gather and analyze data from multiple internal and external sources in order to compare, contrast and synthesize information.
  • Assists with identifying statistically significant patterns and trends.
  • Prepares and presents reports and recommendations for the leadership team.
  • Develop new and maintain existing SQL views/stored procedures/functions, custom reports and applications to automate business processes.
  • Participate in code peer reviews to ensure database automation efforts comply with best practices.
  • In collaboration with Director, Data Analysis, key stakeholders, IT, etc., designs and maintains regular dashboards on quality, financial information outcomes, population health management (PHM) measures, and other metrics.
  • Mentor and train team members on analytic techniques, data features, analytics software applications, clinical scenarios, customer business dynamics, results communication and ways of working.
  • Generate technical documentation of requirements, methodologies, coding, testing plans, and results validations.
  • Support and manage analytics projects, originating both through ad hoc customer request and internal development roadmaps.
  • Assist ACN management with additional duties related to electronic health records, data support and analysis, and HIPAA security requirements not otherwise covered in the job description.

Qualifications

 

  • Five years finance or analytics experience in Healthcare environment
  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant field(s) of study such as health administration, management information systems or business administration or equivalent experience required.
  • Master's Degree in relevant field(s) strongly preferred.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a healthcare analytic role demonstrating the ability to provide value-add analysis to compiled data.
  • 5+ years of experience with Business Intelligence tools preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience creating stored procedures and functions preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge and use of both SAS and SQL
  • Knowledge of PHM
  • Strong background in program/project management
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • Demonstrated excellence in people/process management and planning
  • Strong leadership, presentation, communication (written/verbal) and information gathering and the ability to interact with various client groups.
  • Strong aptitude for quickly troubleshooting and identifying the cause of questionable results within extracts and reports.
  • Ability to work within and manage an organization through significant organizational change.
  • Ability to work in a complex and matrixed team environment; experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Ability to create, manage and enhance customer and vendor relationships
  • Highly self-motivated, self-directed, and attentive to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, schedule, and meet deadlines
  • Strong knowledge of MS programs e.g. Word, Excel, Access, & PowerPoint
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills required
  • Possess thorough understanding of business analysis techniques and tools
  • Proven abilities in problem management, process analysis and root cause analysis.
  • Identification with and support of the Mission and Values of ACN and its Sponsors.

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Reads, writes, interprets, and models technical or complex information. Communicates effectively in all mediums, including verbal, non-verbal, and especially written. Advanced knowledge and use of SAS, healthcare analytics, and the ability and desire to learn and grow independently

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