Senior Decision Support Analyst - Pharmacy Shared Services

Job ID: J128806
Company: Highmark Inc
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Aug 8, 2018

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JOB SUMMARY

If you are motivated by participating in the development of a team that supports a growth division of one of the most respected health care industry employers, check out this opportunity.  If you bring strong technical and business skills to this position, you can have a key role in building the team to support the data and information needs for the Pharmacy Services function for Highmark Health.

The opportunities of this role include:

  • Identify and develop the of tools and processes for the team
  • Take on a learning role by creating user-friendly tools
  • Prior Pharmacy business experience is added-value, but this role will provide the opportunity to learn about the specialty pharmacy and pharmacy benefit management (PBM) areas of the health care business
  • The role will be highly matrixed throughout the organization creating an exciting opportunity to work with other areas of the business to achieve combined successes

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and foster internal relationships across the corporation.  Provide analytic and consultative support to a broad spectrum of internal customer areas and external business partners.
  • Mentor colleagues with less experience on both the technical and business aspects of project and consultative work.
  • Determine how decision support systems will provide information required to make effective business decisions, translate requirements into applications that employ appropriate decision support and reporting tools.  Use broad experience and technical knowledge to propose solutions to complex business problems.  Take the lead in driving the implementation of the recommended solutions. 
  • Take the lead in defining issues and ideas to be studied as well as the approach (methodological and technical) to be used in addressing studies and projects.  Create and/or develop new methods of analysis, database design, and performance measurement or, in some cases, adaptation of existing solutions to new areas. 
  • Perform modeling of data sources and flows, work with data management staff to define an operational framework that will define, develop, and implement policies and security frameworks to ensure precise and secure deliver of knowledge and information.
  • Provide assistance and, depending on skill and experience, lead with interpretation of raw data, statistical results or otherwise compiled information, identify follow-up action items, and prepare or assist in the preparation of written reports and/or oral presentation of findings to internal and external audiences, customer managers, clinical  staff, compliance agencies, group accounts, providers, agent plans, and brokers.
  • Develop and maintain moderate-to extremely-complex computer programs using 4GL programming languages (such as SAS, R, SQL, Python, Tableau, Cognos ) and contemporary database technology.

EDUCATION

Required

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer/Information Science, Mathematics/Statistics, Economics, Industrial Engineering or Operations Research, or related field

Preferred

  • Master's degree in or related to Computer/Information Science, Mathematics/Statistics, Economics, Industrial Engineering or Operations Research

EXPERIENCE

Required

  • 5 years of relevant, progressive experience as a Decision Support Analyst or equivalent training and experience in a business or clinical environment with direct responsibility for applying technology

Preferred

  • Experience in the Health Care industry
  • Knowledge of Pharmacy systems and data analytics
  • Business analysis skills
  • Experience with data definition and manipulation to create analytic reports and dashboards for our business partners

SKILLS

  • Strong technical skills in the mainframe, PC and Internet-based technologies to be effective and must be comfortable and proficient using large and complex databases
  • Strong skills using various third-party office and report generation products such as Microsoft Office, Business Objects, Cognos, and Enterprise Guide.
  • Strong communication skills.  Must be comfortable presenting findings and offering recommendations to senior management

Employee Referral Level:  2

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