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Posting Date: December 20, 2016
Position: Clinical SAS Programmer

Location: CPC Clinical Research, Aurora, CO

The Clinical SAS Programmer is a core member of the Biostatistics & Statistical Programming group.

In this position you will:

  • Support high quality and efficient development, validation and execution of SAS programs in accordance with established specifications
  • Perform ad hoc flexible and rapid programming
  • Contribute to the preparation and review of analysis plans
  • Provide programming input to CRF, SAP, analysis file specifications
  • Establish and maintain a positive relationship with study teams
  • Ensure compliance with GCP, FDA and ICH guidelines and CPC standards
  • introduce new technologies or procedures to facilitate and optimize functionality
  • Contribute to the creation, maintenance, and validation of macros for standard outputs and programming

Here’s what you will need to bring to the table:

  • A degree in a related field or SAS certificate (preferred)
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience programming in SAS (v9.0+) in a Windows environment
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience working in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry or other regulated healthcare setting
  • Demonstrable programming experience with SAS macros, ODS, Reporting, Graphics, proc SQL, Microsoft Access, and Excel
  • Significant experience with development and conversion of datasets to meet CDISC standards including SDTM and ADaM (preferred)
  • Proficient with SDTM and ADaM data, tables, listings and graphs in support of pharmaceutical product development
  • Excellent organizational and team skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment with clinical team members

Note: Viable applicants will be required to demonstrate their computer skills as well as pass a background check.
Please include a short cover letter with answers to the following questions:

  • Why would you be a good candidate for this position?
  • How many years of programming experience do you have?
  • Any gaps in your employment history? Please explain.
  • What are your salary expectations?

About CPC:
CPC is an academically led clinical research organization that offers full service clinical trial design, oversight, and management with rapid access to Key Opinion Leaders in a variety of therapeutic areas. With over 25 years of experience, CPC has provided services to over 150 clinical trials in a variety of indications, with an emphasis on cardiovascular, wound healing, diabetes and more.

CPC's proprietary database contains more than 1000 clinical investigators located throughout the world.

CPC has expertise in managing clinical trials from a variety of funding sources including Industry, NIH, and Investigator Initiated trials.

CPC Community Health focuses on innovative programs that reach into communities to help people find effective ways to become active, empowered and healthy. http://www.cpccommunityhealth.org/

CPC offers a comprehensive benefits package (medical, dental, vision, life, STD, LTD etc.)

Visit our web site to learn more about us and values we embrace: www.cpcmed.org
To Apply:  careers@cpcmed.org


Posting Date: October 14, 2016
Position: SAS Developer

Location: Louisville, CO

As a SAS Developer, you will work with a super bright team to develop solutions in SAS using Oracle as a data source, in support of highly sophisticated data analytic algorithms in a multi-terabyte environment. As a developer you should be comfortable in both Windows and Unix environments.  We are in growth mode so we are looking for the best and brightest staff to help propel that growth. The right candidate for this position will have excellent communication skills, an outgoing and flexible personality, and a desire for success!

Requirements:
•  BA or BS in Computer Science, Statistics, or related degree
•  4+ years design and development experience with SAS Base, SAS EG, and SAS Grid in a Unix environment.
•  2+ years’ experience with Oracle SQL. 
•  Shell script experience.
•  Extensive knowledge of the SAS system for use in analytical and data management contexts.
•  Experience writing new SAS macros to perform specified tasks (gained through employment or education).
•  Experience providing solutions in the direct / database marketing industry preferred.
•  Excellent verbal and written communication skills and listening skills
•  Innovative and creative, with the ability to champion new ideas and initiatives
•  Flexible and resourceful

Responsibilities:
•  Work closely with our Engineering, Modeling, Operations and Client Services teams to design, develop, optimize, and enhance SAS and/or other related programs for output, modeling and production systems:
o  Creation of appropriate SAS and other related data sets
o  Develop subroutines for use by output programmers and modelers / statisticians (e.g., sampling, suppressions, custom scoreables, scoring, file output)
o  Develop subroutines for automated execution / production of files for shipment of I-Behavior products and services
o  Automate integration with production, modeling, customer management and finance systems.
o  Fully document all system changes, enhancements, etc
•  Generate and analyze ad hoc reports, samples, and models
•  Develop macros to accelerate the processing of ad hoc reports and modeling
•  Recommend improvements and integrate new technologies into the system
•  Use your experience and creativity to find new ways to solve business problems
• Work with development team to teach and learn best practices through code reviews and collaboration
•  Engage in Agile team practices such as backlog grooming, release planning, sprint planning, daily scrum meetings, and working towards incremental value producing feature construction
•  Ensure data integrity and quality

To apply, please contact Kelly Browning at 480-948-1777 or by email kbrowning@adcc.com


Posting Date: October 6, 2016
Position: Business Intelligence Analyst III

Location: Compassion International, Colorado Springs, CO

You will meet with customers to elicit requirements and then develop and deliver one-time and recurring reports for operations and marketing using SAS, SQL, and Tableau. As part of a major technology change in the organization you will rebuild, develop, and maintain BI infrastructure. To manage inventory of children you will also provide accurate forecasts of child demand and availability. You will work within the Consumer Insights team supporting fellow team members and clients within the USA division.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ, maintains a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside of Compassion, and faithfully upholds Compassion’s ministry in prayer.
  • Acts as an advocate for children – raising the awareness of the needs, neglect, nurture, and potential of children in poverty and challenging and enabling those within one’s influence to greater involvement and effectiveness on behalf of children.
  • Works directly with internal clients to elicit requests for marketing and operational reports.
  • Develops one-time and recurring reports using SAS, SQL, and Tableau.
  • Delivers, presents, and explains reports to customers.
  • Maintains reports in response to changes from systems or in customer requirements.
  • Develops and maintains BI infrastructure, which includes accessible, accurate, and efficient data sources as SQL views, ETLs, and web service clients.
  • Forecasts demand and availability of children to manage child inventory.


JOB QUALIFICATIONS

  • Has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, or related discipline. Equivalent experience, training, and certification may be substituted for education.
  • Five years of professional experience working in business intelligence, computer science, market research, statistical analysis, economics, or similar field.
  • Experience using data programming tools such as SAS or R.
  • Experience using reporting, dashboard, or data visualization tools such as SAS, Tableau, Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services, IBM Cognos, or SAS Business Objects.
  • Experience with data manipulation.
  • Equivalent education, training, and/or certification may be substituted for experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience developing in Base SAS and Tableau.
  • Experience querying data from Salesforce or NetSuite.
  • Experience providing statistical forecasts.
  • Experience developing queries, views, and ETLs in Netezza and SQL Server.
  • Experience developing web service clients.

CORE VALUES
All Compassion employees are expected to maintain the four primary values:

  • INTEGRITY: “Conduct yourself in a manner worthy of the Gospel of Christ” (Philippians 1:27)
  • EXCELLENCE: “Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord” (Colossians 3:23)
  • STEWARDSHIP: “The Earth is the Lord’s and all that is in it” (Psalm 24:1)
  • DIGNITY: “God created man in His own image” (Genesis 1:27)

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Working Environment: Office – Standard Office Environment
  • Physical Demands: Sitting or standing at a desk for up to 8 hours per day
  • Travel Requirements: No travel

To apply: https://careers-compassion.icims.com/jobs/9960/business-intelligence-analyst-iii/job


Posting Date: October 6, 2016
Position: SAS/Tableau BI Analyst

Location: Compassion International, Colorado Springs, CO

The analyst meets with customers to develop their requirements and then delivers one-time and recurring reports for operations and marketing using SAS, SQL, and Tableau from data sources requiring a moderate amount of data transformation.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ, maintains a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside of Compassion, and faithfully upholds Compassion’s ministry in prayer.
  • Acts as an advocate for children – raising the awareness of the needs, neglect, nurture, and potential of children in poverty and challenging and enabling those within one’s influence to greater involvement and effectiveness on behalf of children.
  • Works directly with internal customers to receive requests for marketing and operational reports
  • Develops one-time and recurring reports using SAS, SQL, and Tableau from data sources requiring a moderate amount of data transformation.
  • Delivers, presents, and explains reports to customers
  • Maintains reports in response to changes from systems or in customer requirements

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

  • Has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, or related discipline. Equivalent education, experience, training, and certification may be substituted for education.
  • Experience: Three years of professional experience working in market research, statistical analysis, business intelligence, or similar field. Experience with data programming tools such as SQL or SAS. Experience using reporting, dashboard, or data visualization tools such as SAS, Tableau, Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services, IBM Cognos, or SAS Business Objects.

CORE VALUES
All Compassion employees are expected to maintain the four primary values:

  • INTEGRITY: “Conduct yourself in a manner worthy of the Gospel of Christ” (Philippians 1:27)
  • EXCELLENCE: “Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord” (Colossians 3:23)
  • STEWARDSHIP: “The Earth is the Lord’s and all that is in it” (Psalm 24:1)
  • DIGNITY: “God created man in His own image” (Genesis 1:27)

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Working Environment: Office – Standard Office Environment
  • Physical Demands: Sitting or standing at a desk for up to 8 hours per day

To apply: https://careers-compassion.icims.com/jobs/10000/sas-tableau-bi-analyst/job


Posting Date: July 29, 2016
Position: EMC Senior Analytic Specialist

Location: Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Aurora, CO

Job Number 40225

As a member of Kaiser Permanente Colorado's team, you'll be proud of the contributions you make every day. From our RNs, allied health professionals, and physicians to our financial, business, and IT experts, we work together to improve the health of our members, coworkers, and the communities where we work and live. Whether you join us in the metro areas of Denver and Boulder or in Front Range communities from Fort Collins to Pueblo, you'll enjoy breathtaking natural beauty along with urban flair. The areas we serve offer something for everyone-historic districts, family neighborhoods, and access to some of the best ski resorts in the world. Prepare to be inspired.

Description:

Supports the External Medical Cost (EMC) Unit goals and accountabilities by providing analytic and healthcare finance expertise to promote understanding of external medical costs, cost drivers and opportunities for cost structure improvement. Compiles healthcare claims data and other related information regarding provider contracts and provides recommendations to KP leadership to optimize strategy and performance.

Essential Functions:

  • Financial management and evaluation of provider contracts.
  • Partners with contract managers to develop contracting strategy and supports all aspects of the contract negotiation process.
  • Create and maintain contracting models, reports & dashboards; prepares ad hoc reports upon request.
  • Develops reporting processes and standard reports; financial/utilization models and forecasts to create utilization, quality and cost containment summary information to assist in decision support; leads and train teams on these processes.
  • Analyzes data using SAS and/or Excel; draws conclusions and effectively articulates results to internal clients.
  • Translates strategic plans into actionable decision support.
  • Displays strong written and verbal communication and presentation stills; communicates effectively with all levels of leadership, staff and physicians.
  • Educates contract managers on contracting analytics from a financial impact perspective.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Three (3) to five (5) years’ experience in broad-based analytical, managed care payor or provider environment.
  • Minimum six (6) years of experience performing sophisticated business analytics and report development.
  • Two (2) years’ experience using financial modeling systems.
  •  Bachelor's degree required.

Additional Requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience in leading and managing projects.
  • Candidate must demonstrate knowledge of key influences impacting the business and implications and demonstrate ability to communicate recommendations effectively with senior leaders in the organization.
  • Advanced PC proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Access and graphics.
  • Highly proficient with health care claims data, SAS/graph, statistics for process improvement, Excel, Visual Basic for Applications, and/or principles for graphical presentation of quantitative data.

Preferred Work Experience and Qualifications:

  • Greater than seven (7) years’ experience with provider data analysis and health care operations.
  • Five (5) or more years’ experience in broad-based analytical, managed care payor or provider environment.
  • Greater than seven (7) years working with robust database programs to include SQL, SAS & Business Objects.  
  • Experience with data marts, data mining tools and programming. 
  • Cost accounting capability and understanding.  
  • Experience with modeling systems and a working knowledge of related process and procedures.
  • Experience with predictive and descriptive data modeling, forecasting and data manipulation is preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in business/health care administration, health services with the emphasis in finance, epidemiology, bio-statistics, industrial engineering or public health preferred.
  • Master's degree preferred.

Primary Location: Colorado-Aurora-Waterpark I 2500 S. Havana St.
Scheduled Hours: 40 Shift: Day Working Days: Mon - Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 4:00 PM Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular
Employee Group (Union Affiliation): Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job: Consulting Services / Project/Program Management (Non IT)
Public Department Name: Network Development and Provider Contracting Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time Job Eligible for Benefits: Yes

Please apply online at: http://www.kaiserpermanentejobs.org/jobs.aspx and reference job number 480225 or contact Sudtida Satayathum (Sudtida.A.Satayathum@kp.org) for questions.


Posting Date: July 26, 2016
Position: Data Analyst

Location: Boulder Valley School Distric, Boulder, CO

Data Analyst
1.0 FTE - Professional/Technical position – 261 Days
Salary Range: $50,666 - $75,998

BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT is committed to providing a challenging and engaging educational experience for all its students. The district serves a diverse community that expects student success, and Boulder Valley is a leader in academic excellence with top ratings at the state and national levels for outstanding classroom teachers, exemplary schools, and programs that support student achievement. The communities we serve - Boulder, Erie, Louisville, Lafayette, Superior, Broomfield, Nederland, Ward, Jamestown and Gold Hill - cover approximately 500 square miles and include an estimated 211,000 residents, with an enrollment of more than 31,000. The University of Colorado and many nationally known organizations and companies are located within the district’s boundaries. Abundant year-round recreational activities are available in the Boulder Valley area.  Website:  http://www.bvsd.org.

File review will begin the afternoon of August 1st.

Responsibilities: 
- Coordinate and manage several state and district assessment programs both online and paper-pencil, working with school and district personnel to ensure that standardized assessment practices and procedures, as well as state and district policies, are followed. Documents coordination and administration procedures
- Maintain a detailed understanding of standardized testing procedures, as well as state and district policies
- Develop training materials and provide training via live or online/recorded presentations for assessment administration and assessment materials handling processes and procedures
- Coach and advise School Assessment Coordinators and principals on policies and appropriate procedures for state assessments
- Manage the department's assessment helpdesks to support central office staff and schools to ensure the successful administration of state assessments
- Manage the back-end of multiple online test management systems including student registration file uploads, monitoring testing, closing test sessions, troubleshooting, etc.
- Use SAS to build data libraries to support data visualization, analysis and program evaluation.  Develop tables and graphs of assessment and survey results as well as student rosters linking multiple pieces of information with varying formats for a variety of purposes
- Support the English Language Development department for ACCESS test administration and data quality
- Act as liaison to Information Technology Department and the Colorado Department of Education to lead and support administration of online assessments (state science and social studies tests, PARCC, etc.)
- May serve as a liaison with the Colorado Department of Education regarding assessment issues            
- Coordinate and complete Student Biographical Data verification and submissions to the Colorado Department of Education
- Use MS SQL Query Analyzer to query the district's student information management systems to produce data files and reports to support district and state assessment programs, reporting / analysis and associated data quality processes
- Perform other duties as assigned
 
Qualifications
Required:
- Bachelor's degree; prefer coursework in measurement, assessment, research methods, statistics, quantitative analysis, computer programming or the equivalent in relevant work experience
- Communicate (read, write, and speak) in English (must pass English component of interview process)
- Completed and submitted BVSD on-line application

Preferred:
- Minimum of one year of successful experience working in test administration or data collection, management, and reporting, preferably in an assessment/testing office
- Ability to coordinate a comprehensive data collection system or multifaceted assessment program organized at multiple levels, such as school and district
- Demonstrated ability using SAS (preferred) or another PC-based statistical package such as SPSS or R to produce statistical reports, or a structured query language such as SQL Server Management Studio to write complex data queries
- Proficiency in Windows-based MS Office programs
- Demonstrated ability in reviewing data for logical consistency
- Demonstrated ability in preparing and maintaining records, files and reports
- Well organized with ability to prioritize tasks
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of individual
- Ability to work within team structure to meet deadlines while ensuring accuracy and completeness of projects

Salary information for BVSD positions can be found online at: http://www.bvsd.org/HR/Pages/NegotiatedAgreementsSalarySchedules.aspx. Salary placement varies according to experience and education. No phone calls please.

Application and Selection Procedure:
Apply on-line at http://bvsd.org/ (in-district transfers, be sure to include your BVSD employee number).

If you do not have internet access, a computer is available in the Human Resources Division, Education Center, 6500 E. Arapahoe, Boulder, Colorado.

Applications are reviewed to match candidates with position qualifications, with a limited number selected for interviews. For the final selection, employment is contingent upon successful completion of the post-offer screening process, including a background check and possible medical examination.

The Boulder Valley School District is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission or access to, and treatment and employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries or complaints: BVSD Legal Counsel - 720-561-5903; Office for Civil Rights -http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/addresses.htmlv


Posting Date: June 27, 2016
Position: Senior Data Analyst

Location: Boulder Valley School Distric, Boulder, CO

1.0 FTE - Professional/Technical - 12 months (Salary Range: $54,063 to $81,094)

BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT is committed to providing a challenging educational experience for all its students. The district serves a diverse community that demands educational excellence. It stands as a leader in academic excellence with top ratings at the state and national level for outstanding classroom teachers, exemplary schools, and programs that support student achievement. The communities of Boulder, Louisville, Lafayette, Superior, Broomfield, Nederland, Ward, Jamestown and Gold Hill cover approximately 500 square miles and serve an estimated 211,000 residents, with an enrollment of more than 30,000. The University of Colorado and many nationally known organizations and companies are located within its boundaries. Abundant year-round recreational activities are available in the Boulder Valley area. Website: http://bvsd.org/

Responsibilities:

- Develop and maintain data solutions; provide direct support to efforts surrounding the Colorado Department of Education’s Data Pipeline, and Student Enrollment Center functions

- Coordinate and complete district collection efforts for CDE Data Pipeline snapshot processes. Provide file/extract support and data quality analysis as well as evaluation of potential impacts of new collection requirements: work collaboratively with the Enrollment Manager to review best practice with relevant staff to make sure that all data committed to each snapshot is accurate; provide insight and solutions on specific systemic errors that could affect reporting; respond to audits based on past data collections

- Integrate technical knowledge with business requirements to develop information solutions for internal and external stakeholders: Interface relevant data systems to provide information that is useful in acquiring grants, answering requests for information, and assuring compliance with state and federal requirements; provide solutions necessary to inform district level decision making; promote data access tools to school and central office administrators

- Extract and interpret critical indicators from large and complex data sets

- Take part in district initiatives to upgrade and integrate new technology solutions that may impact business and student data

- Provide second level technical support to internal and occasional external customers

- Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Required:

- Bachelor's degree; prefer coursework in quantitative analysis, computer information systems and/or computer programming, or equivalent in relevant work experience.

- Communicate (read, write, and speak) in English (must pass English component of interview process)

- Complete and submitted BVSD on-line application

Preferred:

- Minimum of three to five years of successful experience in data collection, management and reporting

- Demonstrated expertise in using SQL Server Management Studio (preferred) or another PC-based structured query language to write complex data queries

- Experience with ODBC connections and database views

- Proficiency in SAS (preferred) or another PC-based statistical package such as SPSS or R to produce statistical reports

- Proficiency in Windows-based MS Office programs - Demonstrated ability in reviewing data for logical consistency

- Excellent communication skills for engaging diverse stakeholders, ascertaining their data needs, delivering and explaining complex data solutions

- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of individuals

- Ability to work within team structure to meet deadlines while ensuring accuracy and completeness of projects

Salary information for BVSD positions can be found online at: http://www.bvsd.org/HR/Pages/NegotiatedAgreementsSalarySchedules.aspx. Salary placement varies according to experience and education. No phone calls please.

Application and Selection Procedure: Apply on-line at http://bvsd.org/ (in-district transfers, be sure to include your BVSD employee number).

If you do not have internet access, a computer is available in the Human Resources Division, Education Center, 6500 E. Arapahoe, Boulder, Colorado.

Applications are reviewed to match candidates with position qualifications, with a limited number selected for interviews. For the final selection, employment is contingent upon successful completion of the post-offer screening process, including a background check and possible medical examination.

The Boulder Valley School District is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission or access to, and treatment and employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries or complaints: BVSD Legal Counsel - 720-561-5093; Office for Civil Rights - http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/addresses.htmlv


Posting Date: June 1, 2016
Position: Clinical and Financial Outcomes Analyst

Location: McKesson, Westminster, CO

Job Description

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. At McKesson Specialty Health, our products and services span the full continuum of specialty patient care. From the initial phases of a product life cycle and the distribution of specialty drugs, to fully integrated healthcare technology systems, practice management support, and ultimately to patient care in the communities where they live, we empower the community patient care delivery system by helping community practices advance the science, technology and quality of care.
We have a vision —that the long-term vibrancy of community care will be achieved through the leadership of physicians committed to clinical excellence and innovation, enabled by close collaboration with our organization and our deep clinical, operational and technological expertise.Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—by joining McKesson Specialty Health you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. You’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.
Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.

Current Need
Position Description

The Health Outcomes Analyst will provide analysis and reporting related to Medicare’s Oncology Care Model, including financial outcomes, financial modeling, clinical outcomes, and reporting on quality metrics, all in support of the US Oncology Network and McKesson Specialty Health.  The analyses will include claims data and clinical (EMR) data, and may additionally support publications.

Oncology is changing, and this role is intended to provide the insights needed to help the US Oncology Network and McKesson Specialty Health remain extremely competitive. The ideal candidate will have prior experience working with medical claims data and EMR data, and someone who is able to thrive under multiple deadlines. These initiatives are all very new, and the landscape will be continuing to change very rapidly.

This role requires the ability to deliver the methodology, analysis, and insights required to drive physician practices from data to decisions.  The role will be payer-facing, provider-facing, and work with internal clients at all levels within the organization.  Supports and adheres to The US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Development of periodic reporting, to include EMR and claims data
  • Ad hoc analysis, to answer questions asked about past performance, to improve performance prospectively
  • Financial Modeling, the ideal candidate will have advanced Excel skills
  • Supporting research and publications

Minimum Job Qualifications:

Education/Training-

BS or BA in a quantitative field, such as mathematics/statistics, engineering, actuarial science, computer science, economics, or physics preferred.

Required Business Experience-

Minimum of five years’ experience analyzing health care data.

Specialized Knowledge/Skills-

Advanced financial modeling skills, working knowledge of SAS (SAS certification preferred), preference will be given for candidates with experience in oncology, experience working for providers, or experience in population health management.

Benefits & Company Statement
McKesson believes superior performance – individual and team – that helps us drive innovations and solutions to promote better health should be recognized and rewarded. We provide a competitive compensation program to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and it’s flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.

We are in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting.

But we can’t do it without you. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—whatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company—and of healthcare. At McKesson, you’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer – minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.

Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

Agency Statement
No agencies please.

Apply at https://jobs.mckesson.com/jobs/16001815


Posting Date: April 21, 2016
Position: Business Analyst

Location: Charles Schwab, Lone Tree. CO

Interested candidates should apply online at: http://schw.jobs/Mozse
We believe that, when done right, investing liberates people to create their own destiny. We are driven by our purpose to champion every client’s goals with passion and integrity. We respect and appreciate the diversity of our employees, our clients, and the communities we serve. We challenge conventions strategically to create value for our clients, our firm and the world. We live and bring to life the concept of ‘own your tomorrow’ every day. We champion our employee strengths, guide their development, and invest in their long-term success. We hire optimistic, results-oriented, curious, innovative, and adaptable people with the desire to help our clients and one another succeed.
As a company, we were established by Chuck over 40 years ago to champion Main Street over Wall Street, and to help Americans transform themselves from earners to owners. Through advocacy and innovation, we work to make investing more affordable, accessible and understandable for all. As we enter our fifth decade, we are looking for talented, innovative and driven people who believe they can help themselves, and our clients, create a better future.
Our Opportunity:
Analytics and Business Insight is a department of 100+ team members focused on firm-wide strategic decision support, client behavior diagnostics, advanced analytics, market research, client loyalty, management reporting, and client and prospect data management. Our mission is to help Schwab compete on analytics – in particular, to serve our clients and cultivate their loyalty by understanding their needs and goals better than anyone, and then to make data-driven, strategic decisions. Our services are in heavy demand due to our reputation for accuracy, strong business insight, outstanding productivity, and attention to detail.
What you’ll do:
This Manager/Senior Manager, Business Solutions Group will be responsible for projects within the Advisor Services, Institutional Analytics team. This role involves understanding strategic questions, producing relevant insights, translating into actionable business recommendations and influencing executive leadership via communication of insights. The candidate must be comfortable with multiple projects often under tight deadlines, and be a team player. . Our business partners place great emphasis on our ability to translate statistical and mathematical results in a way that tells a clear story and guides them in actionable decisions. 

  •  Scope analytics projects including determining optimal analytical approach, identifying resources and assets needed, developing execution plans, and conducting analysis.
  • Work collaboratively or independently (based on task) throughout the complete analytics project lifecycle including data extraction/preparation, QA, analysis, documentation and visualization/communication of results.
  • Pro-actively analyze data to uncover insights that increase business value and impact.
  • Approach analytical problems with an appropriate blend of statistical/mathematical rigor with practical business intuition.
  • Approach analyses in multiple ways in order to evaluate approaches and compare results.
  • Optimize value and contribution to the business by leveraging a practical and pragmatic style well centered on critical path thinking.

What you have:

  • BA/BS degree in Business / Math / Statistics / Economics/ Operations / Engineering and 1-10  years’  work experience in a analyst role (consulting to external clients and/or internal business partners)
  • Strong oral, visualization and written communication skills. Able to communicate and influence trade-offs in a consultative manner with technical and non-technical resources to deliver effective solutions in a timely fashion.
  • Sharp analytical skills with an ability to understand and build metrics, and analyze data for insights with demonstrated ability to solve problems
  • Team skills: Interest and ability in working both independently and highly collaboratively. Strong organization and interpersonal skills to successfully build long-term relationships with colleagues and business partners. Communicate effectively across teams to move project forward collaboratively
  • Flexible self-starter who can adapt quickly to different data environments and/or SAS programming tasks. Ability to remain poised and productive amidst unclear and shifting priorities and aggressive deadlines
  • Technical skills: Strong SAS programming, SQL querying and Excel data manipulation capabilities used in context of analytic insight mining and marketing initiative performance measurement
  • Positive, mature, enthusiastic with a can do attitude. Open to input and refinement from team to improve deliverable

Preferred:

  • Graduate degree in a quantitative and/or MBA field highly preferred
  • Experience at a consulting firm (specially strategy/operations) as an analyst highly preferred
  • “SAS Certified Advanced Programmer for SAS 9” Credential
  • Experience in analytics/business intelligence/marketing functions
  • Experience in financial services industry

What you’ll get:

  • Everyday Wellness: Healthy Rewards, Onsite Fitness Classes, Healthy Choices, Wellness Champions
  • Financial Fitness: 401k Match, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discounts
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Posting Date: April 18, 2016
Position: Data Analyst/Sr. Professional Research Assistant

Location: Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Colorado Denver, Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO

The University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science, Department of Clinical Pharmacy is seeking applicants for a full-time, Data Analyst/Senior Professional Research Assistant position which will provide research support to faculty within the Center for Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research (CePOR) and the Drug Utilization Review (DUR) program. In addition, a portion of the position’s time will also support clinical faculty from the Department of Clinical Pharmacy. CePOR was established to advance the field of pharmaceutical outcomes research through the conduct of sponsored research; professional, graduate and postgraduate education; and academic and professional service. The DUR program supports the Colorado Department of Healthcare Policy and Finance in their efforts to promote patient safety and cost-effective drug therapy.  This position provides research support by creating analytic datasets using advanced data management and programming skills, developing analytic plans, ensuring data quality, conducting analyses, disseminating results, and coordinating other research tasks for various studies.

Applicants must have a Master’s degree in statistics, biostatistics, biometrics, epidemiology or a closely related field. In addition, candidates must have one year of SAS programming experience and one year of experience in research, including experience with various research methods, data management and data analysis.  Preferred experience includes two years of research experience in the pharmaceutical industry or a related setting; data analysis experience in an academic environment; experience with medical claims data or electronic health record data; experience with large administrative databases; familiarity with inferential statistics, research design, and principles of data integrity; excellent computer skills, particularly with SAS and Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, and Outlook); excellent written and oral communication, and interpersonal skills; ability to work as a team member and work effectively with a variety of faculty members; and ability to work with minimal supervision and maximum accountability.  Salary is commensurate with education and experience, with the salary range starting at $47,000.  In addition, this position is eligible for the full University of Colorado benefits package.
 
Applicants, please apply electronically at www.cu.edu/cu-careers to job posting number 4739.  Applicants must submit electronically a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and the names of three references with regular and e-mail addresses, phone and fax numbers.  Any questions regarding this position’s responsibilities can be directed to Dr. Heather Anderson at heather.anderson@ucdenver.edu or the application process can be directed to Jay Rodenburg, Director of Personnel at jay.rodenburg@ucdenver.edu or at 303/724-2648.  Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
 

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