Milliman Healthcare Analyst in Seattle, Washington
Milliman is one of the world’s largest independent professional services firms. Founded in 1947, the firm provides consulting services to clients in four practice areas: healthcare, life insurance and financial services, employee benefits and pensions, and property and casualty insurance. Today, Milliman has over 3,500 employees, over $1 billion in annual revenue, and more than 60 offices worldwide.
The Seattle Healthcare Management Consulting practice within the Health discipline provides management and analytic consulting to a wide range of clients, including insurers, health plans, managed care organizations, healthcare providers, employers, state and federal agencies and other healthcare organizations, and delivers industry-leading solutions. The Healthcare Management Consulting practice helps clients achieve business value through in-depth, timely, actionable analysis and recommendations to solve challenging business issues.
We are seeking a Healthcare Analyst to join the Seattle Healthcare Management Consulting practice.
What Does a Healthcare Analyst Do?
Milliman consultants are leading the way to help clients develop and implement strategies for protecting and growing profitable market share, diversifying their businesses, and leveraging their assets.
As an integral member of our consulting team, you’ll be exposed to a wide variety of clients and unique business problems. You will help our clients improve performance, develop strategies for the future, or gain a competitive edge in the marketplace. Successful analysts are comfortable in a fast-paced environment, inquisitive, synthesize information quickly, possess good intuition, and project confidence. Analysts have opportunities to develop within their positions and grow within the larger team.
We use small teams to address complex business challenges, which means you will be working closely with other consultants from day one as part of the HealthCare Management Consulting practice. Some of our typical projects include:
Perform financial, statistic, and related analyses to support large, complex client engagements
Analyze a client’s administrative cost and operations to identify opportunities to improve efficiency
Conduct a market study to evaluate the feasibility of launching a new product
Analyze historical healthcare utilization and cost data to improve the profitability of a product
Design a pricing model and marketing strategy for a new insurance product
Help an insurer to evaluate the quality of its data and analytic capabilities
Write a proposal to help a client win a new block of business
We are looking for someone who is excited about working in a fast-paced environment, collaborating with individuals across multiple teams to solve problems, and developing data-driven solutions that make important information easy to access, understand, and act upon.
Viable candidates will have an interest in healthcare analytics, healthcare financing, and/or health insurance operations. Candidates must have strong quantitative, analytical, data visualization, and presentation skills. It is essential for candidates to possess the ability to learn new processes / technologies, and to adapt quickly in the constantly evolving healthcare technology space.
The ideal candidate is an innovative self-starter with solid technical and healthcare industry foundations, who is interested in working with our team to make a measurable impact on the business challenges faced by healthcare organizations today.
Education / Experience
A Bachelor’s degree or higher is required.
Preference will be given to candidates with at least 2-3 years of relevant work experience in quantitative or business-related fields, such as finance, economics, accounting, or business administration.
Below is a list of the skills and background that align with typical team projects.
Working knowledge of healthcare concepts and data
Familiarity with healthcare financial and claims data and data analytic platforms
Strong quantitative, analytic, written, and verbal communication skills
Ability to work independently and within a diverse team environment
Strong organizational skills, the ability to prioritize tasks with little supervision, and manage concurrent projects to meet project timelines
Execute work with exceptional attention to quality, accuracy, and detail on all project tasks and work under time pressure
Advanced experience with Microsoft Excel
Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite of products including MS Word and PowerPoint
Data visualization skills and effective storytelling with data
Experience with Power BI or other data visualization software a plus
Healthcare informatics, analytics, and reporting knowledge
Experience working with large data sets
A willingness and availability to travel to client locations throughout the United States is required.
Preference will be given to candidates who are based in the Seattle, Washington area. Note that work is currently primarily home-based in adherence to pandemic guidelines.
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