Data Analytics – Coordinator 1


DEPARTMENT

Medicaid Technical Services Contract


POSITION SUMMARY

(1 Position located in Baton Rouge)


RESPONSIBILITIES

• Leverage large amounts of complex, multi-source data to inform day-to-day management of the Louisiana Medicaid program. • Produce analytical reports on measures and metrics set by departmental priorities. • Prepare code and queries using the Medicaid Administrative Reporting System (MARS) data warehouse or other systems developed or used to track Medicaid data. • Meet with program staff to develop business use questions and translate those questions into data queries and analysis to accurately address the questions. • Translate complex quantitative and statistical analysis for non-technical staff members. • Formulate analytic tasks in support of business objectives, including policy research and development, program design and implementation ongoing operations and outcome evaluation. • Maintains data dictionary by entering and revising definitions. • Maintain a working knowledge of statistical methods, relevant computer software, and other technologies requires to perform responsibilities. • Identify and correct systematic data errors (encounter, claims and provider registry data). • Perform other tasks as directed.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Bachelor’s Degree or 6 years of professional experience in statistics, sampling or data analytics in lieu of degree. • Excellent analytical skills, effective organizational and time management skills. • Strong verbal and written communications skills and ability to communicate technical concepts to technical and non-technical audiences. • Great attention to detail and follow up.


DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field which emphasized statistics, sampling or data analytics. • One year of experience in data analytics/analysis, statistics, or sampling. • One year of experience in reporting and statistical analysis. • Healthcare related experience, Medicaid program support, or experience working with insurance/Medicare. • Advanced degree.


SALARY

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.


DATE POSTED

01/10/2018


CLOSING DATE

Position will remain open to until filled.


POSITION NUMBER

8415

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