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Healthcare Economics and Trend Analytics - Lead (Remote)

Company: Ascension
Location: Austin
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

The Healthcare Economics and Trend Analytics Lead will support Ascension’s Medicare and/or Commercial (Medicare Advantage, MSSP ACO, Bundles, Commercial, Exchange) blocks of business. Partnering with their Director to research and investigate key business problems through quantitative analyses of utilization and healthcare cost data, providing management with meaningful statistical findings and conclusions, and identifying potential areas for medical cost improvements and alternative pricing strategies. This unique role offers a blend of support for internal teams such as Actuarial and Finance, as well as customer-facing teams such as Sales and Account Management.

What You Will Do:

The Lead will design and develop data queries, analyze reports to measure utilization, cost, and descriptive statistics, network performance, and assist in development of leadership presentations. This position will work with large data sets in Ascension’s Google cloud platform, and see projects from conceptualization to completion by contributing to all aspects of the analytics lifecycle.

  • Coach and teach other more junior members of the team
  • Present analytical results within Ascension and to external customers
  • Query various types of healthcare data
  • Update reports to support trend analysis
  • Act as a functional (SME)
  • Act as a thought leader
  • Act as a resource to senior leadership
  • Develop pioneering approaches to emerging industry trends
  • Bring innovative ideas and solutions to business problems
  • Remain curious and a lifelong learner

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

What You Will Need:


  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required.

Work Experience:

  • 1 year of experience required.
  • 4 years of experience preferred.
  • 2 years of leadership or management experience preferred.
Why Join Our Team:

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.


Keywords: Ascension, Austin , Healthcare Economics and Trend Analytics - Lead (Remote), Other , Austin, Texas

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