Northwest Permanente, P.C. (NWP) is a self-governed (physician led), multi-specialty group of over 1500 physicians, surgeons, and clinicians, caring for over 600,000 members in Oregon and Southwest Washington. Kaiser Permanente is one of the nation's pre-eminent health care systems, a benchmark for comprehensive, integrated and high-quality care.
The Information Analyst 2 will assist the organization in making strategic data-related decisions by designing and executing quantitative and qualitative analysis for business areas and providing recommendations for decision making under uncertainty. This position will provide analytical expertise to identifying opportunities for sustained business improvement.
In collaboration with business clients and data teams, provide information analysis and analytical modeling support:
Participate in operationalizing conceptually defined variables and translating specific business issues and questions into appropriate functional and analytic designs.
Participate in designing and interpreting analyses of data, providing recommendations in support of critical business decisions.
Supports strategic management decision-making.
Identify information gaps, provide recommendations and initiate appropriate activity or escalation.
Regularly use SAS, PC-based spreadsheet, database, and statistical software to produce quantitative analysis and reports.
This Information Analyst will work independently with client and other contractor staff at an advanced professional level and is expected to be articulate, prepared, and knowledgeable in those encounters.
Produce graphs and tables for reports, presentations and publication. Carefully document all programs, data sets and analyses.
Report analyst duties, e.g. design and develop automated actionable reports to inform managers in a timely fashion.
Data analyst duties, e.g. assists in the research, analysis, and remediation of moderately complex data issues that directly impacts reporting and analysis.
Business systems analyst duties, e.g., help define business rules applicable to the development and/or use of the application.
Perform other duties as requested.
Minimum Qualifications & Experience
BS/BA degree in a quantitative or technical discipline, or equivalent knowledge and experience.
Three (3) years analytical experience.
Expert knowledge with BI and analytical tools such as SAS and Tableau.
Working knowledge in the use of SQL software, including SAS/SQL, Oracle, and Microsoft Office.
Proven ability to conduct, interpret and present quantitative/qualitative analysis.
Proven skills in project management, including clear project plans and deliverables.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills (1:1, peer, multi-disciplinary group, presentations, written). Be assertive, objective and candid in advising clients on difficult issues.
Preferred Qualifications & Experience
Advanced degree in a quantitative or technical discipline.
Specific and broad knowledge of HEDIS reporting, KPNW operations, KP applications, and KP HealthConnect, including Hyperspace, Clarity and Chronicles.
Intermediate experience programming against HEDIS Technical Specifications.
Healthcare or insurance experience
At Northwest Permanente, P.C., we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Northwest Permanente, P.C. believes that diversity, inclusion, and equity among our employees is critical to our success and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.
Physician Opportunities in Oregon & Southwest Washington. For more information please visit https://nwpermanente.com/jobs/About Us - Northwest Permanente is the Northwest’s largest physician-led, self-governed multispecialty group. We have opportunities available across the region in Portland, Salem, Oregon, and Longview, Washington. Northwest Permanente physicians practice medicine with a purpose that provides unparalleled opportunities for a meaningful and rewarding career in medicine.