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State of Utah - Jobs Healthcare Data Analyst in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah

This position will serve as a healthcare analyst on the analytics team within the Office of Health Care Statistics. The healthcare analyst will provide data analytics services and have responsibilities,which may include creating data summaries and healthcare measures,designing visualizations,assist with conducting data reviews for quality issues,providing technical assistance to data users and data suppliers,working within the team to respond to ad hoc data requests,producing data sets,and extracting information data sets. Additionally,this role may review data requests for feasibility,assist with planning new and actionable projects,provide feedback to data suppliers on data quality issues,assist with decision making on data quality issues and problem solving with data suppliers,and sharing opportunities for improvement in guidelines and processes. Other duties may include assisting with the collection and reporting of HEDIS and CAHPS measures,working with the Medicaid program to identify and support needs,and communicating effectively with internal and external stakeholders. PRINCIPLE DUTIES As a valued member of our team you will: *Contribute to the development of reports and analyses to meet department,statutory,and external partner needs *Facilitate at least one publicly open committee meetings; deliver oral presentations to large groups in a professional and engaging manner *Understand and follow rules,statutes,and department policies regarding data use,data reporting,and data protection *Provide analytical guidance and support to internal and external data requesters *Work collaboratively as part of the team *Assist the office director with responding to legislative and public inquiries,as needed *Adhere to legislative reporting requirements *Create data summaries and written reports for various healthcare-related analyses *Present to various internal and external stakeholder groups *Assist with data reviews and identify quality issues *Design and pull data extracts for various users and use-cases *Provide technical assistance to data users and data suppliers *Contribute to grant proposals and projects,as needed *Provide research and evaluation support to others across the department *Review data proposals for feasibility *Understand office revenue and costs *Work with and hold accountable contracted vendors on enterprise data collection projectsTHE IDEAL CANDIDATE Our ideal candidate will have: *Experience using SQL,R,SAS,and/or python for data analysis; strong Microsoft Excel skills *Experience working with healthcare data *Comfort with public speaking and facilitating large meetings *Experience delivering presentations to cross-sector stakeholders *Some knowledge of the healthcare industry,healthcare delivery and how health insurance and billing worksPREFERENCES The following experience or skills may be of benefit to you,but the absence of them will not,necessarily,exclude you from consideration. The hiring manager may identify additional related skills and requirements as preferences in making hiring and promotion decisions. *Experience working with large health datasets (e.g.,EHRs,claims,syndromic surveillance,epidemiological datasets,etc.) *Experience delivering oral presentations to large audiences *Intermediate to expert working proficiency of analytic software *Experience developing analytical reports for non-technical audiencesSO WHY APPLY?This is your chance to affect a real change in Utah's future. This is an opportunity for a new career which rewards your knowledge,professional abilities,caring nature,and efforts. This position offers a rich benefits package with 11 paid holidays per year. Annual leave accrued at 4 hours per pay period and increasing over time and sick leave accrued at 4 hours of leave per pay period. Other benefits include medical,dental,vision,and life insurance. Other employee incentives and bonuses are also available. Please click HERE for a page where you can review these and o