The Information Analyst Lead 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 also provides analytical expertise to identify opportunities for sustained business improvement.
Join our medical group
Northwest Permanente is a self-governed (physician-led), multi-specialty group of 1,500 physicians, surgeons, and clinicians, caring for 630,000 members in Oregon and Southwest Washington. Kaiser Permanente is one of the nation's pre-eminent health care systems, a benchmark for comprehensive, integrated, value-based, and high-quality care.
Accountable for operationalizing conceptually defined variables and translating specific business issues and questions into appropriate functional and analytic designs.
Accountable for designing and interpreting analyses of data, providing recommendations in support of critical business decisions.
Prepare presentations that communicate complex analysis and findings in a simple, concise and interpretable manner.
Strategic management decision-making.
Identify information gaps, provide recommendations and initiate appropriate activity or escalation.
Regularly use SAS, Python, PC-based spreadsheet, database, and statistical software to produce quantitative analyses and reports.
Actively contribute to multiple analytical efforts by collaborating through project documentation, data extraction from various data repositories and subsequent data summarization, manipulation, display, and presentation preparation.
Data management and analytic responsibilities require linkage of multiple large databases and the development and maintenance of moderate to very large sized research databases for use in data analysis and tracking. Produce graphs and tables for reports, presentations and publication. Carefully document all programs, data sets and analyses.
Analysis business decisions & attestations within complex business unit
Provides and implements recommendations
Complex & statistical modeling
Minimum Experience and Qualifications
Master's degree in a quantitative or technical discipline, or equivalent knowledge and experience.
Seven (7) years' of analytical experience.
Five (5) years' health care or insurance experience.
Expert knowledge with BI and analytical tools such as SAS, Tableau and Python.
Proven skills in project management, including the following attributes: efficient, collaborative, candid, open, and results-oriented. Establish clear performance contracts and project workplans.
Strong working knowledge in the use of current SQL software, including SAS/SQL, Oracle.
Proven ability to conduct, interpret and present quantitative/qualitative analysis.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills (1:1, peer, multi-disciplinary group, presentations, written). Be assertive, objective and be able to confront clients with difficult issues.
Responsible for developing and managing within project budget, where applicable.
Preferred Experience and Qualifications
Advanced degree in a quantitative or technical discipline.
Specific and broad knowledge of KPNW operations, KP applications, and KP HealthConnect, including Hyperspace, Clarity and Chronicles.
Five years of analytical experience.
Two years health care or insurance experience.
Expertise in multiple business units (service delivery, insurance, finance).
Equal opportunity employer
At Northwest Permanente, 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 believes that equity, inclusion, and diversity among our employees are 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.