Senior Healthcare Informatics Analyst

  • Healthcare Association of New York State
  • Rensselaer, NY, USA
  • Nov 01, 2018
Full-time Analytics Big Data Clinical Data Data Analysis Data Modeling Data Reporting Data Visualization SAS SQL Tableau

Job Description

Overview:

The Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS) is currently seeking a full-time Senior Healthcare Informatics Analyst to join our Economics, Finance & Informatics team. This position reports to the Director, Informatics and will be primarily responsible for:

  • Analyzing health care data to assist in the development of:
    • economic and financial models
    • research and development studies
    • health care quality and efficiency models
  • Visualizing analytical results in Tableau and/or other data visualization tools
  • Analyzes internal datasets to improve HANYS operations

Our ideal candidate will have a strong degree of professionalism with advanced skills in communication as well as the ability to perform effectively with minimal supervision, to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and make substantive contributions to division and organization excellence.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • A four-year degree in healthcare/epidemiology, finance, economics, mathematics, data analytics, informatics or computer science. An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to satisfactorily perform the duties of the job may be substituted
  • 2 – 3 years’ experience in a position involving the application of techniques of economic analysis, statistics, financial, and/or information analysis required (preferably in a health-related field)
  • Demonstrated analytical skill and ability to think strategically required
  • Experience in communicating analytical results to internal/external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability in validation of data analyses
  • Strong analytic, problem-solving, and math skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact professionally with external clients and internal teams
  • Highly motivated self-starter with ability to multi-task

Preferred:

  • SQL and/or SAS for analyzing large data sets is preferred
  • Knowledge of database structure and queries
  • Experience with Alteryx and/or Tableau is a plus
  • Knowledge of healthcare claims data elements/structure preferred
  • Working knowledge of industry coding (ICD-9/ICD-10, CPT/HCPCS) preferred

We offer the opportunity to work for a Capital Region Top Employer* with competitive compensation and benefits package, including 401(k) Plan. 

Equal Opportunity Employer – race, sex, veteran or disability status, gender identity, sexual orientation.

*As designated by the Times Union’s Top Workplaces program and employee survey since 2012