Aetna Informatics Cnslt/Lead in Wellesley, Massachusetts

Req ID: 40747BR

POSITION SUMMARY

Leads the successful delivery of analyses and analytic solutions to meet business needs, interacting directly with internal and external clients and colleagues. May act as analytic team lead or mentor for complex projects involving multiple resources and tasks in support of company objectives.

Fundamental Components:

Performs applied statistical research and custom analysis of integrated healthcare data, interprets results, and makes recommendations based on analytic findings to business areas.

Makes recommendations about data collection methods, metrics definition and evaluation methods.

Presents analytic reports to clients and stakeholders.

Defines and delivers analytical solutions in support of healthcare business initiatives that drive short and long term objectives.

Collaborates with internal and external partners and organizations in the design and execution of analytic studies to answer business and research questions.

Designs and conducts analyses and outcome studies using healthcare claims, pharmacy and lab data, employing appropriate research designs and statistical methods.

Develops, validates and executes algorithms, statistical models and reporting tools that answer applied research and business questions for internal and external clients.

Develops and participates in presentations and consultations to existing and prospective constituents on information services, capabilities and performance results.

Stays informed about industry trends, research findings and evaluation methods.

Turns analysis into business/customer solutions.

Responsible for project commitments to quality and on-time deliverables.

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

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

Under general direction, independently executes analyses or reports to meet project needs.

PLACE REMAINING BULLETS UNDER BACKGROUND:

Ability to communicate statistical and technical ideas and results to non-technical clients in written and verbal form.

Health care analysis, health economics, epidemiology, or health services research experience.

Well-versed in statistical model building and concepts, decision trees and classification rules, segmentation and cluster analysis.

Advanced SQL and SAS programming abilities in data warehouse or big data analytics environment, including use of statistical analysis techniques or business intelligence application development.

Knowledge of analytic programming tools and methods (SAS, SQL, OLAP, Business Objects, Crystal).

Strong collaboration and communication skills within and across teams.

Strong problem solving skills and critical thinking ability.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

Five or more years of health research, epidemiology or pharmaceutical industry analytic experience

Demonstrated project management and/or team lead experience

Demonstrated extensive and diverse knowledge of health care data, metrics, systems and standards; demonstrated subject matter expert in multiple subject areas

Makes sound decisions and recommendations to drive business solutions

EDUCATION

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

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.

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Job Function: Health Care