Data Analyst, Market Competitiveness (Full-Time, Non-Exempt)

REPORTS TO: Chief Medical Officer (CMO)
LOCATION: Washington, D.C.

COMPANY PROFILE

The Alliance of Community Health (ACHP) represents the nation’s top-performing non-profit health companies, which serve tens of millions of Americans in 36 states and DC. ACHP member health plans collaborate with providers on high-quality coverage and care – leading the industry in practical reforms.

ACHP is the voice of a unique payer-provider partnership model advancing proven solutions that deliver better value for patients, employers and taxpayer. More information is available on achp.org.

ACHP is committed to diversity, inclusion and equity within our organization and the promotion of these values across the health sector. We encourage different perspectives, identities and backgrounds, regardless of job function in order to create a more resilient organization that supports a strong, equitable health industry. We foster this by encouraging openness and transparency about diversity issues and we are invested in strategies that seek to equalize opportunities within ACHP.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Data Analyst position requires a detail-oriented and self motivated individual. ACHP seeks someone interested in working at the intersection of data analytics and health care policy, providing salient data insights to ACHP’s member companies. To be successful in this position, a candidate must have strong technical and analytical skills and be dedicated to delivering high-quality analytics products. The Market Competitiveness team plays an important role in supporting ACHP’s policy agenda and helping member companies compete in their markets and communicating the benefits of their model to policymakers. This role offers excellent growth opportunities in a fast-paced environment.

CORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Data Analyst contributes to the ACHP Market Competitiveness team with advanced programming and analysis. Core responsibilities include:

Database Management and Warehouse Maintenance (50%)

  • Managing ACHP’s data warehouse hosted by Amazon Web Services (AWS) and processing product enhancements to ACHP’s analytic dashboards in Tableau Online.
  • Periodically ingest, clean and prep underlying datasets for analytic tools.
  • Maintaining data integrity through constant quality assurance and periodic assessment of structural data updates and changes.
  • Troubleshooting issues and challenges with data automation processes as needed.

Analysis and Insight (40%)

  • Analyzing public, proprietary and member-reported datasets (e.g., Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or CMS, enrollment, CMS Star ratings CAHPS, HEDIS) to illuminate quality, competitive managed care market landscape and business impacts.
  • Leveraging ACHP’s suite of databases, tools and resources to develop presentations and reports that clearly and concisely convey insights for key internal and external audiences.  
  • Collaborating with ACHP departments in analyzing and communicating data and policy/research findings.

Collaboration (10%)

  • Collaborating internally and externally across teams and workstreams, and performing necessary administrative tasks as needed
  • Supporting work groups that consist of executives from member organizations. 
  • Partnering with colleagues to continuously enhance our analytic offerings.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, AND OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in statistics, economics, business, data analytics, computer science or similar area of study required.
  • Quantitative skills that include the ability to create data visualizations, be facile with descriptive statistics, understand causative versus associative relationships and incorporate evaluations of various data collection methodologies into analytic assessments.
  • Experience with database management and data visualization software and programming languages including Python, Microsoft Excel. Familiarity with Tableau; and the ability to create SQL queries in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment and manage a cloud-based data warehouse within AWS.  
  • The ability to manage and organize complex and detailed assignments.
  • Strong judgment, quality assurance and critical thinking skills.
  • Confident and friendly communication with a customer-focused mindset.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and strong organizational abilities.

Preferred

  • Graduate degree in mentioned areas preferred.
  • Familiarity with a variety of health care and data sources, including data related to payers, Medicaid, HEDIS, CAHPS, and Medicare Advantage.
  • 2-3 years of relevant quantitative analysis experience preferred.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Work is in an office environment, with consideration of remote options
  • Some travel required

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please submit a resume and cover letter to ACHP Human Resources at hr@achp.org. Please include Data Analyst, along with your first initial and last name in the subject line of your e-mail message.

ACHP does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions, and a woman’s right to breastfeed), disability (physical or mental), age (18 and older), genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, matriculation, family responsibilities, personal appearance, political affiliation, marital status, veteran or military status, tobacco use, credit information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Making Health Care Better

ACHP is the voice of a unique approach in health care today, one that puts the patient at the center with plans and clinical teams collaborating to improve health outcomes and reduce costs. Our advocacy focuses on providing policymakers with tested solutions, rooted in a model that is proven to deliver better value for patients, employers and taxpayers.

icon-arrow
client-logo client-logo client-logo client-logo client-logo client-logo client-logo client-logo client-logo client-logo client-logo client-logo client-logo client-logo client-logo client-logo client-logo client-logo client-logo client-logo client-logo client-logo client-logo
icon-arrow

Stay Connected