Lead Quantitative Analyst (Job ID: 1280), MVP Health Care

Posted: 04/12/18 | SHARE:


MVP Health Care is a nationally-recognized, regional not-for-profit health plan.  We are committed to having a positive impact on the health and wellness of everyone and every community we serve. We care for more than 700,000 members across New York and Vermont, and we are powered by the ideas and energy of more than 1,600 employees – providing a wide range of health benefit plan options with attentive service and flexibility normally associated with a smaller company.  Stop settling for “just a job,” and join a company where you can reach your full potential…and make a positive difference!


Lead the development, implementation and dissemination of new and existing analysis and reporting projects in the context of total medical utilization, cost, quality and satisfaction, with a focus on behavioral health and social determinants of health.. Activities will include development and implementation of analytical pathways to support alternative payment models in value-based care agreements and outcomes assessment. Working on the l Informatics team, this role will partner with a variety of departments and people within MVP including Behavioral Health, Medical Leadership, Care Management, Informatics, Network Transformation & Contracting, Actuary, and Finance. Using SQL database management tools and statistical methodologies, the Lead Quantitative Analyst will provide insights using various methods to help measure and evaluate current and future health plan initiatives. After measurement and evaluation have been completed, the Lead Quantitative Analyst will present observations and findings back to relevant stakeholders and make recommendations.




Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s degree required

Master’s degree strongly preferred with either a quantitative (i.e. actuarial, statistics, economics, engineering, computer, science, applied math, etc.) or a healthcare major (i.e. health administration, public health, medicine, etc.).

Minimum Experience:

 2 to 5 years of experience working with healthcare data, including behavioral health data.

Minimum 2 years of experience developing database driven projects using T-SQL.

Minimum 2 years of experience or education training in statistical stratification, sampling, and cohort driven data modeling and analysis.

Required Skills:

• Knowledge of health plan-specific datasets (i.e. claims, eligibility, etc.) reporting /analytic uses (i.e. cost and utilization reporting, disease management, etc.) and terminology (i.e. PMPM, and per 1000 measures, diagnosis/procedure codes, episode groupers, risk adjustment, etc.) strongly preferred.

• Demonstrated ability to identify the necessary data, prepare extracts, and analyze data to provide solutions required

• SQL, R, Microsoft Excel/Access (advanced) or other programming language required; foundational understanding of relational database concepts and/or multi-dimensional models.

• Ability to handle and manipulate large complex healthcare related datasets

• Demonstrated proficiency in the use of personal computers, spreadsheet applications, SQL database tools.

• Experience with the claims processing systems

• Superior problem solving, analytic skills and an ability to analyze large volumes of data and identify trends and anomalies.

• Experienced in Microsoft Excel, Word and proficient in other MS Office tools such as PowerPoint.

• Ability to work independently, as well as work effectively as a member of a team.

• Professionally skilled in personal presentation, verbal, and written communication.

• Ability to prioritize multiple assignments with attention to details and deadlines in a high volume environment.

• Proven ability to build relationships with business and technical partners to improve customer service and continuously improve project delivery

• Must be self-motivated, proactive and able to work well under pressure

Additional Information

JOB TITLE: Lead Quantitative Analyst (Job ID: 1280)               

STATUS: Full-time, Exempt: Yes

LOCATION:  Schenectady, Rochester, or Tarrytown

MVP Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer). We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis, e.g., Pay Transparency, protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Any person with a disability needing special accommodations to the application process, please contact Human Resources at hr@mvphealthcare.com.

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