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Data Consultant

Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Oakland
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Under general supervision, this position exists to assist the organization in making strategic data-related decisions by analyzing, manipulating, tracking, internally managing and reporting data. This position functions both as consultant and as a high-level statistical analytics programmer.Essential Functions:- Designs and enhances databases.- Designs menu systems that are effective and user-friendly.- Develops reports with accurate, easy to read, useful information.- Designs and generates tracking and monitoring tools.- Participates in the development of outcomes and process measures, including technical specifications, to enable population measurement, guideline implementation, and evaluation.- Builds and maintains complex statistical routines using macros, vendor software, and software written by self and others.- Tests and maintains data integrity across multiple databases (internal SAS, DB2, VSAM; external: Adobe, Excel, SAS parsing routines, COBOL).- Builds sophisticated statistical models and forecasting tools using these databases.- Defines and frames complex multi-dimensional healthcare issues and develops time tables/processes for decision making.- Translates needs, issues, and ideas into effective strategies and action plans.- Formulates specific implementation plans and evaluates the effectiveness of actions/programs implemented.- Develops creative alternative solutions.- Works closely with IT and outside partners (and physicians for TPMG departments).- May coordinate team/project activities and schedules.- May assist in the determination of goals and priorities with team, clients, or project management sponsors.- May provide leadership to multi-disciplinary project teams.- Communicates results/recommendations to project sponsors, clients, and various senior level audiences (including physicians for TPMG departments).Basic Qualifications:Experience- Minimum three (3) years of programming in SAS, SQL, VBA, .net or equivalent statistical analytical programming language.- Minimum of three (3) years of related analytical consulting experience.Education- Bachelor's degree in economics, finance, health care administration, public health administration, statistics, mathematics, operationsresearch, or related field required OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.- High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.Licenses, Certifications, Registrations- N/A.Additional Requirements:- Broad familiarity with medical practices, especially population management and process and outcomes measurement.- Experience with MVS/TSO operating systems required- Experience with analytical manipulation and interpretation of large databases required.- Microsoft Office skills required.- Very strong analytic and critical thinking skills, writing skills, communication skills, consulting skills, and ability to work within a team.- Ability to express complex analytical and technical information to senior management or to audiences with clinical training.- Must be an independent self-starter.- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.Preferred Qualifications:- Master's degree preferred.- Analytical consulting experience in the healthcare field.- Knowledge of JCL strongly preferred.PDN-99152647-cf75-4dc7-965b-7c518b9f0b20

Keywords: Kaiser Permanente, Oakland , Data Consultant, Professions , Oakland, California

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