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Intermountain Healthcare Chief Analytics and Healthcare Economics Officer in Murray, Utah

Job Description:

CAO/AVP defines and implements analytic strategy in alignment with broader SelectHealth strategies and in coordination with other members of the Executive Leadership Team.

The CAO develops and implements a roadmap, which ensures that analytic capacity and capabilities exist to drive successful business service and medical expense management.

This position oversees the project prioritization, reporting and execution of analytics initiatives across the SelectHealth organization and employer clients.

The CAO also implements organizational structures to support the execution of analytics in collaboration with Intermountain.

This role is responsible for leading the development and execution of SelectHealth’s analytics strategy, reporting to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO). This position is the administrative lead for data and information management professionals, technical professionals, and other specialists, including Actuaries, Business Intelligence Developers, Data Analysts, Data Managers, and Data Scientists.


  1. Works with CFO and SelectHealth’s Executive Leadership Team to define vision and strategy, leveraging analytics as a competitive advantage for SelectHealth.

  2. Ensures that analytics resources are first deployed on projects of greatest strategic value to the organization.

  3. Accountable for service level agreement performance with Intermountain Health Services, SelectHealth, and other organizations as appropriate.

  4. Implements policies and standards to ensure compliant use and distribution of data.

  5. Establishes a high-performance, high-engagement culture, which celebrates and encourages diversity.

  6. Oversees development of analytics products in collaboration with vendors and internal stakeholders.

  7. Regularly measures the value and ROI of analytics initiatives.

  8. Drives development and adoption of self-service analytics tools for SelectHealth team members and clients.

  9. Identifies emerging practices and technologies to increase the value of analytic output.

  10. Promotes data-driven decision making and a data savvy culture throughout the organization.

  11. Provides oversight of all Medical Economics work, which is aimed at identifying and managing medical and pharmacy cost drivers and supporting a unique and differentiating member (and aligned provider) experience.

  12. Collaborates with Selecthealth’s leadership, finance, sales, actuarial and medical management in the planning process.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, economics computer science, information management, or related field. Master’s degree or equivalent experience preferred.

  • Ten years recent experience in analytics management, financial or information or IT management, experience working with executives.

  • Five years experience in a complex and diversified health care/health insurance company in progressively responsible management roles to include three years of Medical Economics experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Project management

  • Data architecture

  • Data collection, analysis and reporting

  • SQL, Tableau, Microstrategy, Microsoft Office

  • Knowledge of healthcare actuarial principles

  • Understanding of value-based healthcare

Physical Requirements:


SelectHealth - Murray

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Intermountain Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

The primary intent of this job description is to set a fair and equitable rate of pay for this classification. Only those key duties necessary for proper job evaluation and/or labor market analysis have been included. Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor.

All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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