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Medical Economics SR Consultant/Data Analytics- 54910BR

Primary Location: Kenner, Louisiana
Additional Locations: LA-Kenner, LA-Metairie, LA-New Orleans
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Option for limited telework will be evaluated after a certain period of employment; must be commutable distance to Kenner, LA office location

POSITION SUMMARY
The Senior Medical Economics Consultant retrieves, organizes and performs analysis on healthcare data. This position works in direct support of health plan leadership to understand the key drivers of its medical cost trends and reports out with minimal managerial supervision.

FUNDAMENTAL COMPONENTS:
*Serves as project manager and/or participant on selected project(s).
*Develops critical and complex information in support of strategic business plans to meet projected requirements of business area.
* Provides very complex programming and analytical support for medical cost trend analysis and strategic planning (such as verifying trends developed by Actuarial team and developing new tools for the regions to analyze medical costs).
*Works cross-functionally throughout the region toward achieving operational targets.
*Presents highly complex information in a way that multiple levels within an organization can understand and utilize to make appropriate decisions to meet business objectives. -
*Assists in development/mentoring of less experienced team members.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:
*4-6 years demonstrated leadership and project management experience.
*Ability to manage conflicting priorities and multiple projects concurrently.
*Strong analytical ability and familiarity with advanced financial and healthcare concepts.
*Advanced software and programming skills.
*Understanding of the healthcare industry including its data and common terminology as well as medical cost issues and strategies
*Skilled in complex financial data collection, modeling and analysis and able to work with SQL Server technologies (ex. T-SQL Programming Language, SQL Server Reporting Services, and SQL Server Integration Services), Access, & Excel

EDUCATION
Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, or MIS; or equivalent work experience in related field.

TELEWORK SPECIFICATIONS:
*Option for limited telework will be evaluated after a certain period of employment; must be commutable distance Kenner, LA office location
*Telework considered only for unique circumstances

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES:
Functional - Information Management - Medical economics/4-6 Years
Functional - Information Management - Provides analysis and support for planning and forecasting of medical costs/4-6 Years
Functional - Information Management - Statistical analysis/4-6 Years
Functional - Information Management - Query and Database Access Tools/4-6 Years
Functional - Information Management - Data acquisition, data management, programming and documentation/4-6 Years

TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES:
Technical - Database - Microsoft SQL Server/4-6 Years/Power User
Technical - Desktop Tools - TE Microsoft Excel/4-6 Years/Power User
Technical - Database - Microsoft Access/4-6 Years/Power User
Technical - Development Languages - SQL/4-6 Years/Power User

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ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION
Be part of a team that is at the forefront of healthcare with a company on the cutting edge of technology

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.

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