Aetna Sr Informatics Analyst in Beachwood, Ohio

Req ID: 52481BR

POSITION SUMMARY - Only candidates able to work in the Beachwood OH office will be considered.

Under general supervision, conducts analyses or produces reports of varied healthcare data to assess health and economic outcomes of Aetna products and programs

Fundamental Components:

Fundamental Components & Physical Requirements include but are not limited to

(* denotes essential functions)

Performs analyses of varied healthcare data to evaluate programs and product solutions using healthcare eligibility, medical, pharmacy, lab, provider and biometric data. (*)

Designs and codes efficiently using SAS/SQL programs. (*)

Extracts data from multiple sources and creates integrated analytic datasets and creates reports and studies to address business and research questions. (*)

Assess data and analyze quality to identify and correct data issues.

Apply knowledge of healthcare data to support disease & case management products.

Perform some of the aspects of data analysis (i.e., data acquisition, data management, programming and documentation)

Investigates and evaluates alternative solutions to meeting business needs.

Documents methods, specifications and findings clearly; contributes to writing and presentation of results, findings and conclusions.

Creates and evaluates the data needs of assigned projects and assures the integrity of the data.

Manages personal resources efficiently to complete assigned projects accurately and on time

Communicate information in a clear and concise manner.

Responsible for commitments to quality and on-time deliverables.

Motivated and is willing to understand and probe into technical details and data irregularities.

Contributes to a motivated work environment by working effectively to achieve common goals

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

3+ years of relevant programming or analytic experience. Healthcare or pharmaceutical industry experience is preferred.

Knowledge of health care claims, products, and systems.

Experience in working in a data warehouse environment as well as the ability to work with large data sets from multiple data sources.

Strong SQL and SAS programming skills (e.g., SAS Base, SAS Macros)

Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.

Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills. Able to present information to various audiences.

Strong reporting skills using Excel, Access, Word and/or PowerPoint.

EDUCATION

The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Information Technology/SAS Base Programming Certification for SAS 9 is desired

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Functional - Information Technology/Application maintenance & support/1-3 Years

Functional - Information Management/Data acquisition, data management, programming and documentation/1-3 Years

Functional - Information Management/Business information analysis/1-3 Years

TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES

Technical - Reporting Tools/Base SAS/4-6 Years/End User

Technical - Reporting Tools/SAS MACRO/1-3 Years/End User

Technical - Development Experience/UNIX/1-3 Years/End User

Telework Specifications:

Option for telework will be evaluated after a certain period of employment and it is considered only for unique circumstances.

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

Aetna takes our candidates's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.

Job Function: Health Care