Virginia Premier Health Plan, Inc.

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Business Analyst III

Business Analyst III

Job Locations 
US-VA-Richmond
Job ID 
2017-4163

Job Description

Overview

POSITION OVERVIEW

 

This position is responsible for developing an extensive expertise in the corporate data systems. Responsible for gathering requirements, performing analysis, supporting the development and testing of processes, and understanding and documenting the applications, data, and associated technologies for supported areas.

 

Responsibilities

POSITION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and distribute reports related to multiple product lines and business units as assigned 
  • Document applications for use in training, maintenance, and department procedures
  • Design and maintain data structures and systems 
  • Assist in the training and growth of new analysts, as well as act as project lead on requested analyses 
  • Perform complex queries.  Apply extensive understanding of database tables, relations, data types and values 
  • Develop an expertise in GE MCA report functionality, including DBMS, UM, and other standard report systems 
  • Assist in the design and development of the Data Report Systems
  • Assist in development of benchmark reports 
  • 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

Bachelors Degree in Business, Health Administration, Mathematics,  Information Systems,  or related field

 

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE AND/OR SKILLS

  • Knowledge of a structured query language, such as Microsoft Access, TSQL, PL/SQL, SPSS or SAS
  • 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 an expert 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 to determine applicability
  • Highly skilled in writing queries that join multiple data sources and complex data manipulation
  • Consistently shares expertise with others, teaching skills and explaining concepts
  • Leads analytical team. May lead multi-functional teams.
  • In depth knowledge of more than one corporate unit and recognize problems and propose solutions
  • In depth ability to identify new sources of revenue loss corporate wide
  • Coaches others
  • Demonstrated experience in troubleshooting complex problems

 WORK BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE

  • Required: Minimum 3+ years of experience in data analysis and/or report development
  • Preferred: Minimum 3+ years of experience in healthcare (preferably Medicaid Managed Care), business analysis or application development/implementation
  • Six Sigma Green Belt preferred.

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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