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Centene Corporation Data Analyst II (Healthcare Analytics) - Financial Analytics in Clayton, Missouri

Position Purpose:

  • 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

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.

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, or 1+ years IT experience.

  • 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.

    Finance

Experience working closely with accounting & finance business partners, using analytic techniques & tools to explore financial performance trends, or regulatory reporting with external agencies preferred; Familiarity with claims data, utilization, rate setting, risk adjustment, or member eligibility and reconciliation 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.

TITLE: Data Analyst II (Healthcare Analytics) - Financial Analytics

LOCATION: Clayton, Missouri

REQNUMBER: 1206733

COMPANY: Corporate & Professional services

POSITION TYPE: Both

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