UW Medicine's mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow's physicians, scientists and other health professionals. UW Medicine owns or operates Harborview Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Medical Center, a network of UW Medicine Neighborhood Clinics that provide primary care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, Airlift Northwest, and other owned, operated or affiliated entities as appropriate. In addition, UW Medicine shares in the ownership and governance of Children's University Medical Group and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance a partnership among UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research, and Seattle Children's. UW Medicine Contracting and Payer Relations has an outstanding opportunity for a Senior Value Based Analyst. This individual will be responsible for evaluating, managing, and advising on financial risks for UW Medicine Contracting & Payer Relations. He/she will use their knowledge of healthcare business and economics to provide strategic and financial advice. Competitive candidates will bring creative actuarial capabilities, good communication and interpersonal skills, and organizational talents. A high degree of self-motivation and the ability to lead an analytical team are also necessary for success. Work with consulting actuaries to develop and utilize actuarial models, analyze healthcare cost and utilization data, complete actuarial calculations, and implement software solutions.The Senior Value Based Analyst will communicate regularly with financial directors and internal/external stakeholders are all levels (including executive heads). It will be critical for this role to manage high-level relationship management with these key individuals to ensure the success of partnerships and business outcomes.DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:Perform analysis writing reports & executive summaries.Work directly with customers to understand business priorities and technical needs and requirements to address those priorities.Working with internal experts, translate business requirements into technical solution requirements and then develop timelines, identify resources and finalize work scoping and budget to support implementation of enhancements.Document and provide scope summary to customers for approval to include: deliverable specifications, timelines, and cost.Work directly with consulting and technical team members in designing analysis, developing code and programming, producing deliverables and analyzing results.Proactively troubleshoot and resolve barriers and issues to successful delivery.Be detail focused while managing different priorities.Establish, review, and validate quality of programming and analysis.Work with consultants and customers to evaluate and ensure the overall integrity of data and reporting results in meeting business needs and use requirements.Provide timely response to technical and business related questions/issues and providing consultative advice on use of data in meeting customer objectives.Maintain timely and effective communication with internal leadership and customers.Analyze data and produce reports using spreadsheets and databases.Draft written reports and other correspondence.Assist with research and marketing projects.Raw data extraction via SQL and other means.Perform other duties as assigned.REQUIREMENTS:Master's degree in Math, Finance, Actuarial Sciences, or related field AND professional license as ASA-Associate of the Society of Actuaries or Actuarial Candidate (completed and passed at least 1-2 exams) AND at least 4-5 years of professional experience in contract compliance, payer contract deliverables, payer contract execution, payer contract deliverables. An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute for stated requirements.DESIRED:Healthcare experience in an actuarial firm or health plan Experience with UW Medicine data systems.
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