Medical Informaticist II

Collects, analyzes and synthesizes data; develops information to guide business decision making for BSC populations’ health management, cost of health care management, quality of care, and network design and strategies. Responsibilities: Low Complexity: one or two sources of data, descriptive statistical methods, one or two clinical areas. No coordination with analysts in other Departments is required Moderate Complexity: three or four sources of data, univariate statistical methods, statistical graphics, three or four clinical areas. Requires consultation and coordination with analysts in other Departments but not reconciliation of analytical approaches High Complexity: more than four sources of data, multivariate statistical methods, statistical graphics more than four clinical areas. Requires consultation and coordination with analysts in other Departments and reconciliation of analytical approaches Conducts independent analysis of low complexity under moderate supervision and guidance. Innovation not expected at this level. Develops documentation and creates and executes workplans for analyses of low complexity Conducts analysis of moderate complexity by following explicit instructions provided by Medical Informaticist II/III/IV, supervisor or manager Under close supervision, supports the development of reports and analyses by validating, testing, and documenting analytical processes and completing other defined, related tasks Creates and distributes previously established, routine reports to multiple departments in the company. Provides user support as required. Uses appropriate technical, clinical, and financial knowledge to assess the completeness and reliability of data and the validity and accuracy of analytical results Produces accurate work under tight deadlines Communicates analytical results so that they are easily understood by non-technical persons Continuously refines and expands the technical, clinical, and financial content knowledge required to successfully complete these duties. Other duties as assigned

Education/Requirements Education: Requires a BA/BS in health science, quantitative social science, public health, health svcs research or business. MPH, MBA, MS, MA, RN, RHIA preferred. Knowledge: Requires facility with at least five of the following: clinical coding, clinical treatment, large-scale health databases, health statistics (e.g., epidemiology or health services), program evaluation methods, data management methods, econometrics, quality measurement methods, mathematical/statistical modeling, statistical graphics, process control statistics, health insurance business principles, general business/finance principles. Must have sufficient familiarity with the technical, clinical, and financial concepts necessary to adequately perform the duties described above. Skills: Requires ability to use MS Office, esp. Excel and Access, Unix, SQL/PL-SQL,SAS with minimal supervision and support. Competencies: Must be able to develop computer programs and scripts using Base SAS and ANSI SQL. Must be able to make major modifications to adapt computer programs and scripts developed by others for new applications and purposes. Must be able to calculate univariate statistics and to prepare statistical graphics (Q/Q plots, boxplots, etc.). Basic knowledge of clinical risk adjustment, burden of illness scoring, episode analysis, and provider profiling. Must exhibit level-appropriate competence in Departmental competency dimensions (Communication, Agile Learning, Business Knowledge, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Customer Focus, Drive for Results). Certifications: SAS Certified Base Programmer Credential strongly preferred. Minimum Experience Level: Requires 1-3 years experience in Health Care (managed care, academic, or gov’t payer); or equivalent combination of education and experience.
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Eltas EnterPrises Inc.
3978 Windgrove Crossing
Suite 200A
Suwanee, Georgia
30024, USA

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