Virginia Premier Health Plan, Inc.

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Business Analyst III

Business Analyst III

Job Locations 
US-VA-Richmond
Job ID 
2017-4144

Job Description

Overview

This position is responsible for developing an extensive expertise in the data and systems leveraged internally and externally by the Analytics MLTSS Program team.  Responsible for working with various Operational Departments, Information Systems, and Data Warehouse teams to implement the MLTSS Initiative and support ongoing organizational objectives including  gathering requirements, performing analysis, supporting the development and testing of DW Tables and processes, and understanding and documenting the applications, data, and associated technologies for the team. Additionally, this position will provide analytics and reporting support to MLTSS program post implementation.

 

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for developing an extensive expertise in the data and systems leveraged by the Analytics MLTSS Program team
  • Participate in report development and automation using Microsoft SQL Server (SSRS, SSIS) and Tableau Enterprise platforms
  • Provides support to all activities related to implementation, report development, data management, and analysis on the Analytics MLTSS Program team
  • Document processes for use in training, maintenance, and department procedures
  • Assist in the training, mentoring, growth and development of new analysts, as well as act as Subject Matter Expert on requested analyses
  • Perform complex queries, apply extensive understanding of database tables, relations, data types and values
  • Monitor changes in the external environment (regulatory/reimbursement changes, managed care arrangements, etc.) and advise senior management on threats and opportunities with suggested action plans
  • Assist in the analysis and presentation of business opportunities
  • Participate in development and analysis teams with other managers (including managers of other organizations)

Qualifications

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

 

Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Health Administration, Mathematics, Information Systems, Economics, Statistics or related field

 

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE AND/OR SKILLS

 

  • Working knowledge of a structured query language, such as Microsoft Access, TSQL, PL/SQL, SPSS or SAS
  • Working knowledge in Tableau enterprise environment as both a developer and analyst
  • Highly analytical thinking with demonstrated talent for identifying, scrutinizing, improving, and streamlining complex work processes
  • Performs complex data analysis using traditional and non-traditional statistical methods
  • Ability to analyze complex problems and develop multiple workable solutions
  • Considered highly proficient in databases / SQL and OLAP architecture
  • Demonstrates an active interest in enhancing current skills and learning new ones; applies advanced functional or technical knowledge to do his or her job at a high level of accomplishment
  • Chooses appropriate tools or technology for tasks; improves or redesigns processes, tools, or technologies
  • Consistently shares expertise with others, teaching skills and explaining concepts
  • Participate fully in analytical team.  May lead multi-functional teams.
  • Demonstrated experience in troubleshooting complex problems

 WORK BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE

  • Required: Minimum 2+ years of experience in data analysis and/or report development
  • Preferred: Minimum 2+ years of experience in healthcare, business analysis or application development/implementation
  • Six Sigma Green Belt preferred

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check and/or Drug Screen

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Physical health sufficient to meet the ergonomic standards and demands of the position.

About Us

Virginia Premier Health Plan, Inc. is a managed care organization which began as a full-service Medicaid MCO in 1995. Partnered with VCU Medical Systems we strive to meet the needs of the underserved and vulnerable populations in Virginia by delivering quality driven, culturally sensitive and financially viable Medicare and Medicaid healthcare programs.  Headquartered in Richmond, VA we also have offices in Roanoke, Tidewater and Bristol with additional satellite locations allowing us to serve over 200,000 members across eighty counties throughout Virginia. 

 

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package to include excellent Medical, Dental and Vision Plans, Tuition Assistance, Infant-At-Work Program, Remote Work options and generous vacation and sick leave policies. Our culture supports an environment where employees can continuously learn and gain professional growth through various development programs, education, exciting projects and career mobility.  

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. EOE

 

Our mission is to inspire healthy living within the communities we serve!

 

 

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