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Project Analyst (Remote)

Description

UPMC Health Plan is hiring a full-time Project Analyst to support the UPMC Center for High-Value Health Care. This role will work standard daylight hours, Monday through Friday. The team is based out of downtown Pittsburgh's US Steel Tower, however, this role may work remotely. 

The UPMC Center for High-Value Health Care (the Center) is a non-profit research organization, housed within the UPMC Insurance Services Division (ISD), which focuses on innovations including optimizing clinical programs and payment models across the UPMC integrated health care delivery and financing system and building an extramural portfolio of research that holds promise for achieving the triple aim of improved health outcomes, reduced cost, and enhanced patient experience. The Project Analyst a member of quantitative team responsible for data extraction, manipulation and quality checking, data analysis and reporting  for defined project objectives and measures, as well as assisting in the development and maintenance of detailed project plans and deliverables. An ideal candidate will have experience using the SQL or other statistical software to supporting the implementation of research studies and/or program evaluations, have a basic knowledge of quantitative research methods, be comfortable communicating and collaborating with diverse stakeholders both within and outside of UPMC ISD. 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Communicate with members of UPMC management and staff regarding assigned projects
  • Assist in the development of business cases, work plans, communications, etc.
  • Maintain project documents within approved archival systems.
  • Generate necessary project documentation, including meeting minutes, project deliverables, etc.
  • Handle project administrative duties including scheduling requirements, SharePoint requirements, etc.
  • Advise supervising Project Manager and others of pending due dates.
  • Identify and help resolve potential issues and/or barriers which are critical to the success of a project.
  • Participation in the design of data marts and databases to support quantitative research at the Center; creation, maintenance and documentation of processes and products. 
  • Participation in development and implementation of research and program evaluation activities including, but not limited to, data collection/entry, ad hoc reports, creation of data dictionaries, and monitoring deliverables associated with projects in collaboration with the research team.
  • Design and implementation of data visualization for various projects using Power BI, Tableau or equivalent.
  • Provides data analytic support for research collaborations and program evaluations.
  • Participation in cross-departmental workgroup activities related to Center initiatives.
  • Assists in the development of presentations, manuscripts, and other project deliverables.

 

Qualifications

  • B.A. degree and 2 years experience (preferred)
  • Experienced in using SQL or other statistical software (SAS, R, Python, SPSS or STATA) to conduct data extraction, data cleaning and transformation, data quality check, and data analysis strongly preferred.
  • Experience in health care insurance or health care industry preferred
  • Excellent computer skills required, including MS Office Suite
  • Strong problem solving, organizational, and communication skills (oral and written) are required
  • Very well organized and deadline conscious.
  • Project Management knowledge and future potential to manage multiple projects required.


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