Sr. Business Analyst in Oakland, CA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 8/13/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  858234


Leads and provides expert technical leadership to highly visible, sensitive and multi-faceted projects. Responsible for setting strategic direction of projects and developing project plans. Provides high quality and cost effective project management, analytic support services and technical expertise for a broad array of issues. This is the second job in a three level Project Manager Ladder. At the second level, the Project Manager is responsible for leading projects of complex scope where analysis of data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors. Projects assigned are broad in scope and may involve multiple functional areas and/or span across service areas. Position will exercise judgment within generally defined practices/policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining results. 

Essential Functions:

•  Provides consultation to operational leadership team on technologies, processes and methodologies to analyze and improve performance issues related to systems and processes.

•  Designs and implements systems that assess performance on those measures. Reports back on improvement opportunities. Designs interventions that improve performance. Works with required  groups to implement improvement initiatives.

•  Ensures that performance measures used are accepted, meaningful and effectively support management decisions.  

•  Leads the day-to-day execution of these performance excellence projects. Defines scope of work, objectives, deliverables, and time frames with minimal guidance.

•  Engagements focus on large scale performance improvement processes in quality, service and efficiency of local and region wide referral operations and claims.

•  May also direct the extracting of information from major systems and data bases as necessary using techniques to validate, clean, complete and project values to address analytical questions when data systems are problematic.

•  Knowledge of Process Improvement methodologies (Lean, Six Sigma).

•  Experience with Epic Tapestry or Epic UM (Referrals and Authorizations) 


Basic Qualifications:
• Five (5) + years of progressive experience in specified technical area.
• Bachelors' degree in business administration, health care administration, operations research, public health administration, or other
related field OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.
• High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
Licenses, Certifications, Registrations
• N/A.

Additional Requirements:
• Demonstrated ability to determine key business issues and develop appropriate action plans from multi-disciplinary perspectives.
• Demonstrated ability to conduct and interpret quantitative and qualitative analyses.
• Effective leadership, project management, and consulting skills.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Effective interpersonal skills.
• Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.


Preferred Qualifications:
• Project management experience in health care preferred.
• Master's degree or clinical licenses (RN, MD, etc.) preferred.









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