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Analytics Consultant

Primary Location: Portland, OR
Additional Locations: AZ-Phoenix, CO-Denver, OR-Portland, WA-Seattle
Plan Sponsor Insights (PSI) is searching for an experienced analyst to support customer reporting and analysis in one of Aetna's growing lines of business. The analyst will use various data and reporting sources to field requests for information and reports using a variety of systems and technology.

Fundamental Components:
The primary responsibility within this position is to interpret customer requests and produce the appropriate reporting and analyses required to address specific business questions in a consultative manner. Reporting and analysis may include things such as medical cost, pharmacy cost, clinical programs and population health. This role will require creating reports or presentations as necessary and the analyst will need to be able to present complex information in a compelling manner. Strong technical skills are required including working with large datasets.

Background Experience:
The ideal candidate will have a thorough understanding of the healthcare industry including benefit plans and medical management programs. The candidate must have strong technical and communication skills and be able to work in a face-paced environment and handle multiple priorities. They must maintain up-to-date knowledge of external/industry trends.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience with healthcare reporting and analysis
  • In depth knowledge of healthcare concepts including claim coding (CPT/DRG, etc.), provider networks, benefit designs, healthcare products/funding, medical management programs and financial acumen.
  • Must possess strong technical skills in Microsoft Office Applications (Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint) as well as experience using analytic/reporting applications. SAS/SQL knowledge a plus.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a cross functional team environment.
  • Strong communication skills. Able to articulate (verbally and written) complex business results, issues and strategies in a clear, concise and confident manner

Additional Job Information:
The Plan Sponsor Insights (PSI) team provides customer level consultative analytics and reporting for Aetna’s commercial business segments. Working on the PSI team provides the opportunity for exposure to senior levels of management within Aetna as well as to customers and consultants. The work environment supports and thrives on out-of-the box thinking and creative talent. Our team is highly valued by our internal partners as well as the customers they serve.

Required Skills:
General Business - Consulting for Solutions, General Business - Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen, General Business - Turning Data into Information

Desired Skills:
General Business - Communicating for Impact, Leadership - Anticipating and Innovating, Leadership - Collaborating for Results

Functional Skills:
Finance - Financial reporting and analysis, Information Management - Medical economics, Management - Management - Data analysis and interpretation

Technology Experience:
Desktop Tool - Microsoft PowerPoint, Desktop Tool - TE Microsoft Excel, Reporting Tool - SAS

Potential Telework Position:

Percent of Travel Required:
0 - 10%

EEO Statement:
Aetna is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

Benefit Eligibility:
Benefit eligibility may vary by position.

Candidate Privacy Information:
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.


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