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Director, Population Health Analytics
Population Health
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Title/Position: Director, Population Health Analytics

Department or Business Unit: Business Analytics

Reporting Structure: VP, Business Analytics

Employment Type: FTE

Exemption Status: Exempt

Min. Experience: Mid-level

Travel Required: 20%

Overview of the Role:

We are currently recruiting for a Director, Population Health Analytics. This is a wide-ranging and evolving role initially dedicated to supporting the integration of a major health system, into the Privia ecosystem. Select individual must be able to work in a face-paced, ambiguous, high-growth environment and possess superior hands-on analytics, communication and consultative ability. (S)he must be able to address business questions and leverage Healthcare Payer data and knowledge of Payer/Medicare Advantage policy to produce analytics to drive operational value. Select individual will consult with both internal and external stakeholders to execute on value-add analytics.  

Primary Job Duties: 

  • Key analytics liaison to Health System JV MSO and Privia Health
  • ‘Quarterback’ analytics needs and work both independently and with analytics leadership team (and other key stakeholders) to coordinate and execute upon key deliverables
  • Cultivate deep knowledge of value-based deal structures and underlying key drivers
  • Leverage existing analytics capabilities to drive solutions. When none exist, leverage hands-on skills and capabilities to drive solutions
  • Champion deep understanding and thought leadership of deal dynamics predominantly in support of population health risk arrangements in particularly in Medicare Advantage and future value based deals
  • Partner with Payer contracting team and Population Health team to support analytics related to Payer Risk Arrangements and Population Health Operations
  • Utilize data mining expertise to mine medical claims for insight into drivers of cost & utilization mediating contract performance
  • Model and understand risk status, quality care gaps, and coding efforts as a driver of contract achievement and to for operational reporting in support of provider-facing population health team members
  • Act as subject matter expert on technical aspects of various data sets, repositories and web portals with the ability to extract insights leveraging contemporary business analytics tools and techniques 
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Statistics, Finance, Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, Engineering, Actuarial Sciences, Economics or related field required
  • Advanced degree in Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, Economics or a PhD in a health related field or actuarial designation preferred
  • Minimum of 8 years' experience working in a high functioning healthcare analytics/informatics team combined with experience in Health plan / Medicare Advantage analytics
  • Deep experience with SAS, SQL, Excel and/or compatible data mining and business software
  • Ability to conceptualize a business problem; translate into a data analytics inquiry; leverage contemporary analytical tools and techniques to formulate observations and recommendations; succinctly communicate to management
  • Hands-on ‘real-world’ experience in data mining, statistical and/or economic analysis applied to business problems
  • Possess an advanced analytic, market research/data mining capability and management skills essential to craft a vision and champion an agenda
  • Technical, analytical and financial experience in the subject area of healthcare claims and payer related data and constructs
  • Deep knowledge of using business analytics in driving healthcare performance.
  • Advanced understanding of how to enable data and intelligence as a business partner
  • Must comply with HIPAA rules and regulations

Interpersonal Skills & Attributes: 

  • Ability to exercise judgment and discretion with limited supervision
  • Comfortable being “hands-on” and being a utility player
  • A high level of integrity, trust and ethics
  • An individual who achieves results by consistently and vigorously holding oneself and others accountable for meeting goals and performance levels which are critical for the long-term health of the business
  • Effective negotiator or consensus builder
  • A willingness to listen, succinctly debate and evaluate issues with an open mind to different opinions and approaches to problem solving
  • An orientation to action through logical and quick analysis of issues, seeking to understand the implications of decisions for customers, the business and its operations

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.


Technical Requirements:

In order to successfully work remotely, supporting our patients and providers, we require a minimum of 5 MBPS for Download Speed and 3 MBPS for the Upload Speed. This should be acquired prior to the start of your employment. The best measure of your internet speed is to use online speed tests like This gives you an update as to how fast data transfer is with your internet connection and if it meets the minimum speed requirements. Work with your internet provider if you have questions about your connection. Employees who regularly work from home offices are eligible for expense reimbursement to offset this cost.

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