Health Analyst Job Description

Health Analyst Job Description

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Health analyst provides SAS, SPSS, Stata, and Epilnfo support for survey and surveillance data, includes merging ASCII data files, creating supplementary SAS/SPSS datasets, linking data sets, developing complex algorithms for automatic data coding; and programming and running reports of frequencies and tabulations.

Health Analyst Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Skilled in Microsoft SQL Server, Reporting Services, Excel and/or comparable tool sets (Oracle, Crystal)
Identifying and addressing client’s reporting needs, building relationships with clients
Produce and maintain trend, and forecasting, and value based reports
Run, modify, and create data queries to produce supplemental reports
Return on Investment (Rol) analyses for vendors to determine if their financial and clinical performance is achieving desired results
In-service reliability data collection and validation for fielded UTC Aerospace Systems products
Fleet Health assessment of trends and models to monitor field performance and highlight early detection of technical issues
A focus on customer service, with an adaptability to reformat data to meet customer requirements
Creativity and an aptitude for identifying other sources of data and their potential to help characterize fleet health
Assist in coordination of global health programs and studies

Health Analyst Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Health Analyst

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: RHIT, HIAA, PMP, ODA, SAS, MOS, CBRN, AAPC, ISO, PAA

Education for Health Analyst

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the health analyst job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Public Health, Economics, Health, Statistics, Education, Public Policy, Mathematics, Business, Healthcare, Epidemiology

Skills for Health Analyst

Desired skills for health analyst include:

Excel
STATA
R
SAS
Managed care and health care data coding
PowerPoint
Access
MS programs Word
Descriptive statistical application and techniques

Desired experience for health analyst includes:

Bachelor’s degree in business, health or related field
A minimum of 2-5 years’ health and benefits financial analyst experience required
Data analytics of health care data
Health Care Underwriting background preferred
Industry experience preferred, in health & benefits
Bachelor’s degree required – mathematics degree preferred

Health Analyst Examples

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Health Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a health analyst. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for health analyst
  • Provide support to design and implementation of M&E activities
  • Assist with data collection and data management
  • Conduct data analysis (quantitative and qualitative data)
  • Health systems analysis services consisting of developing, deploying and providing operational support for evaluation of BH programs within primary care, evaluation reports of training and other products
  • Facilitate and lead stakeholder interviews and Joint Application Development (JAD) sessions to solicit user and business requirements and develop functional requirements and design specifications
  • Participate in orientation and project meetings
  • Lead and manage development of Information Security and User requirements, translate detailed requirements for high level requirements
  • Develop Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) documents including As-Is and To-Be business processes, create use cases and create test cases
  • Conduct software testing for security applications
  • Provide assistance in IT Security policy analysis
Qualifications for health analyst
  • At least 3 years of professional experience or equivalent with the use of GIS in health and/or population related research
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience) in a quantitative area of study
  • Experience analyzing Medicare claims or other healthcare administrative data sets is a plus
  • Bachelors in Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, or related field
  • Knowledge or training in computer programming language
  • Bachelor degree in epidemiology, global health, public health, public policy, behavioral or social sciences, or related field required
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Health Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a health analyst. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for health analyst
  • Construct, clean, and document large datasets for both internal and project-related use
  • Conduct literature reviews of technical and professional publications
  • Manage administrative aspects of projects
  • Support the preparation of technical procedures and reports
  • Review work products to ensure quality and consistency of content
  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative data cleaning and data analysis
  • Assist with writing and proof-reading proposals and project reports
  • Review professional publications from various sources to extract and summarize information relevant to assigned project and proposal work
  • Independently performs a variety of research and analysis tasks
  • Conducts, compiles, validates, interprets, and analyzes data and trends using practices and techniques in the field(s) of specialization using qualitative and quantitative data techniques and methods
Qualifications for health analyst
  • Demonstrated experience working on projects in developing countries required
  • Experience using statistical software, such as Stata and/or SPSS preferred
  • Knowledge of language(s) such as French, Portuguese, or Spanish preferred
  • Bachelors in Mathematics, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Economics, or related field
  • Statistical modeling which includes logistic and linear regression
  • Effective writing skills for different audiences (scientific, media, lay)
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Health Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of health analyst. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for health analyst
  • Participates in portions of large, moderately complex projects
  • Identifies and reviews professional publications from various sources to extract and summarize information relevant to assigned project and proposal work
  • Provides support for project activities and events, including scheduling and participating in site visits for data collection purposes
  • Manages small project tasks and activities
  • Writes and proofs proposals
  • Works closely with the consultant and the Truven client team to run and analyze data using Truven Health's proprietary database and other Microsoft Office tools to support and understand clients healthcare information needs
  • Produces standard report packages to support client actions and decision-making
  • Assists with the development and documentation of analytical results, and with the presentation of these elements to clients
  • Has basic understanding of healthcare and claims data and can handle basic analytics and user questions independently
  • Executes analytic methodologies to support client actions and decision-making
Qualifications for health analyst
  • 3 years of experience as a Lead in statistical coding and analyses
  • 3 years of experience in analysis services, reporting services, Excel, and .Net dashboards
  • 3 years of experience in SQL Server and supporting tools (reporting services, analysis services, management studio)
  • 2 years of experience providing statistical input into developing file formats and processes for end users
  • Experience with SAS and/or other software for data management, analysis, and reporting, including ODS and Proc Report
  • Master’s degree in Statistics, Epidemiology, Public Health, Healthcare, Science or related field with a minimum of 7 years of experience
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Health Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a health analyst. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for health analyst
  • Respond to inquiries from physicians, nurses, patients, families and individuals from outside institutions
  • Performing the required checks on the security inventory at the required frequency
  • Reviewing the output of each check
  • Identifying valid deviations and false positives (this includes tool deviations which indicate the tool is causing the deviation)
  • Formally logging valid deviations by executing the Global Issue Management Process
  • Notifying the Health Check Remediation Team of deviations and due dates
  • Ensuring that open deviations have been addressed before closing them
  • Ensuring that deviation fix timeframes are met, and if not, instigating escalation within Service Management and/or delivery
  • Storing the artefacts
  • Notifying scheduler of process completion
Qualifications for health analyst
  • Experience supporting statistical projects in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) or other public health focused, federal contracting environments
  • Experience with census tract or geocoded data
  • 2 years of experience in with data management, analysis, and report writing using SAS
  • 2 years of experience with trouble-shooting, training, and providing technical assistance to technical and non-technical staff and/or end users
  • Experience in analysis services, reporting services, Excel, and .Net dashboards
  • Experience in developing file formats and processes for end users
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Health Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of health analyst. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for health analyst
  • Participate in Health sector Research projects, typically targeting Health Payers and Providers
  • Monitor research and news sources for key developments and industry trends
  • Grow capabilities, knowledge and skills in the Health domain
  • Contribute to building new assets based on data and industry sources
  • Support the Health research team in its current growth
  • Attend the monthly Credentials Committee meetings as assigned
  • File documents in the provider's file as they are received
  • Forward a copy of the approval letters of providers in PHO's to the respective PHO Executive Directors and retain a copy in a secure area
  • Prepare and forward welcome letters to providers in a timely manner
  • Prepare the packets for the monthly Credentials Committee meeting
Qualifications for health analyst
  • Net Framework, Java Script, and SAS Visual Analytics or Visual Statistics software
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience with and understanding of doing business with the federal government, specifically the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid
  • Degree in Economics, Public Policy, Public Health or Political Science field highly desired
  • Bachelor’s degree plus 5 years or a Master’s degree required
  • Proposal and report preparation experience
  • Ability to take initiative, work independently and in a team environment

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