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09/09/2017
Advanced Analytical Consultant
UNC Health Care

Company Information: UNC Health Care is an award-winning, not-for-profit integrated health care system that is committed to delivering state-of-the-art health care and outstanding service to patients. From the mountains to the coast, UNC Health Care is there, providing care to North Carolinians from all 100 counties and from across the country.

At UNC Health Care, we are looking for talented, passionate medical professionals to join our growing community and provide the highest quality care to our patients across North Carolina. UNC Health Care provides a variety of career opportunities for professional development and growth for our employees.

Position Title: Advanced Analytical Consultant

Duties and Responsibilities: The Advanced Analytical Consultant is a system-wide expert on delivering consulting engagements that focus on applying business intelligence and advanced analytical methods and technologies to project-specific clinical and business questions. Possessing a broad combination of skills covering data (integration, aggregation, standardization), analytics (descriptive and inferential statistical theory and practice, modeling), programming (e.g. SAS, R), and consulting (e.g. business needs analysis, project definition, project management, customer management, communication), this role functions as an independent consultant with internal customers to deliver custom advanced analytical engagements that provide novel clinical, financial and administrative insights supporting strategic initiatives across the health care system. Advanced Analytical Consultants enable federated clinical and business project teams to answer more sophisticated questions by enabling access to skills and experiences not otherwise available outside of EADS. This role also serves to transition customer project methods, algorithms, and deliverables to EADS functions responsible for asset development and management.

Description of Job Responsibilities:

1. Enterprise Analytics Functional Leader – Establishes, leads, and manages virtual teams of clinical and business staff from across the system to frame business problems, determine if those problems can be translated into an analytical framework, scope effort and drive consensus on data and analytical needs and priorities with key stakeholders.

2. Solutions Delivery – Serves as the internal customer account manager, working with both leaders and end users to characterize requirements and ensuring the successfully delivery of solutions to meet those needs. Leverages product management processes and principles to drive the iterative creation of new data and analytical capabilities and assets for the system. Provides full service solution/project delivery to business units and strategic customers.

3. Statistical Modeling Design, Development, and Analysis – Designs and develops enterprise-class statistical models to understand and solve complex business problems. Participates in design/development of comprehensive data processing, reporting and analytical solutions. Participates in design/development of innovative business solutions. Develops and/or enhances database objects, including queries, procedures, and views. Leads the design, execution, and interpretation of data studies – including sample size calculations, statistical methods selection, population profiling, segmentation, model development / tuning, and other analytical tasks – in order to develop and characterize insights into clinical, financial, operational, and behavioral performance and outcomes. Establishes scalable, efficient, automated processes for large scale data analyses and model development, validation, and implementation. Creates predictive models by analyzing large data sets from various sources.

4. Technical Support and Expertise – Works closely with teams to identify and advise strategic product decisions. Provides application support by analyzing reported defects and replicating/fixing the defects. Acts as a resource for team members in translating business needs into technical designs. Ensures design quality by creating, conducting, and documenting testing. Identifies technical roadblocks and troubleshoots and resolves functional and performance related issues.

5. Communication and Building Relationships – The Advanced Analytical Consultant is a versatile leader, equally fluent in communicating with senior executives and operations staff about business needs, and in orchestrating multidisciplinary teams through contentious discussions into system-wide consensus.

6. Collaboration and Teamwork – Works with teams to generate and organize methods, plans, and data constructs necessary for effective clinical and business analyses. Develops and maintains working relationships with internal departments and external contacts as appropriate.

Position Qualifications: Master’s degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, Economics, Computer Science, Information Systems Management or a quantitative-related field.

If a Master’s degree: Seven (7) years of relevant experience.

If a Doctorate degree: Five (5) years of relevant experience.

Prior experience with R, SAS or SPSS, other data mining tools, databases, and computer programming.

Prior work experience in a health care setting highly desired.

Certified Analytics Professional (CAP) is encouraged.

Salary Range: Bi-Weekly Pay

Benefits: •Competitive salaries
•Health insurance coverage effective the first of the month following employment *
•Discounts on health insurance premiums for co-workers participating in the UNC REX Vitality wellness program*
•Dental insurance coverage effective the first of the month following employment *
•Vision insurance*
•Flexible spending accounts*
•403b retirement savings plan with company match – All co-workers
•529 College Savings Plan
•Tuition reimbursement*
•Basic and supplemental life insurance*
•Short-term and long-term disability (full-time only)
•Supplemental short-term and long-term disability insurance*
•Critical Illness insurance*
•Accident Coverage
•Accrued paid time-off program
•Shift/weekend differentials
•Discounts at UNC REX onsite pharmacy (over-the-counter items)
•Free parking
•Co-worker Assistance Program (EAP)
•Credit union membership
•Discounts on enrollment and monthly membership fees at REX Wellness Centers
•Enrollment at on-site child care provided by REX Child Development Center*
•Pathway for Advancement in Clinical Excellence (PACE) program
•Free classes offered through the REX Center for Leadership Excellence

Website: https://unchealthcare.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=INF002UJ&src=OTH-100

Application Information: Please apply online at:
https://unchealthcare.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=INF002UJ&src=OTH-100

Contact Email: Melanie.Miller@unchealth.unc.edu

Application Deadline: