Aetna Informatics Analyst in Tampa, Florida

Req ID: 50877BR

POSITION SUMMARY

Office based in Amherst, NY preferred

Dealing with health plan data and specific medical issues and trends can be unfamiliar territory for Meritain Health's clients. In collaboration with Meritains Client Solutions Teams and leveraging our analytics tool (ATLAS), Informatics focuses on translating data into comprehensive insights and actionable results for our employers.

Meritain Health is the nation's independent provider of self-funded health plans. Meritain Health services over 1.700 self-funded clients and over a million members nationally. The company provides plan administration, innovative wellness, medical management, disease management, network managements, and cost management services. Meritain Health employs more than 1,200 people, with multiple offices across the country. www.meritain.com

Fundamental Components: Proactively offer insight on client plan performances as well as industry and market trends to positively impact the effectiveness of our sales and service organizations.Provide a revitalized approach to delivery of descriptive, diagnostic, predictive and prescriptive levels of analytical intelligence and consultation to our internal and external clients. Educate our clients through flexible, customizable and accessible data while leveraging insights and analytical services of the informatics team to convert data into information and knowledge

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:One or more years of programming, or data analysis experience, knowledge of healthcare or pharmaceutical industry preferred.Strong SQL and SAS programming skills (e.g., SAS Base, SAS STAT, SAS Macros)Knowledge of analytic programming tools and methods (SAS, SQL, OLAP, Business Objects, Crystal).Experience in statistical analysis and database management.Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.Understanding of relational databases, data systems and data warehouses.Proficient computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and AccessKnowledge of other reporting platforms such as: Business Objects, Microsoft Access, web development technology, big data analytics, data mining, Visual Basic.

EDUCATION

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

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Functional - Information Management/Informatics/1-3 Years

Functional - Information Management/Medical economics/1-3 Years

Functional - Information Management/Query and Database Access Tools/1-3 Years

Functional - Information Management/Solutions consulting and decision support/1-3 Years

Functional - Information Management/Provides analysis and support for planning and forecasting of medical costs/1-3 Years

TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES

Technical - Database/Microsoft SQL Server/1-3 Years/End User

Technical - Modeling/Microsoft Visio/1-3 Years/End User

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 candidate'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