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Sr. Data Analyst, Medical Policy

  • Job ID: 546933464
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Health Plan
  • Department: Medical Director Service
  • Location: 600 Grant St, Pittsburgh PA 15219
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $26.58 to $46.02 / hour


UPMC Health Plan is hiring a full-time Sr. Data Analyst, Medical Policy to support the Medical Director Service Department for its downtown Pittsburgh location at the US Steel Tower. This is a Monday through Friday daylight position.

Under the supervision of the Senior Medical Director of Medical Policy, the Senior Medical Policy Data Analyst designs, analyzes and presents analytical solutions to support data-based decision making in the department and throughout the organization to improve elements such as organizational performance and member care. Various health plan data systems will be used as the data sources. Final aggregation and presentation will be completed through various software packages, including Toad for Oracle, SQL Server, and Power BI. The Senior Medical Policy Data Analyst must be able to work both independently as well as in a team setting. Under the direction of the Senior Medical Director of Medical Policy, lead process and data analysis automation projects as well as other internal and external projects related to Medical Policy.


  • When necessary, assist company personnel in understanding, implementing and monitoring relevant data and operational requirements.
  • Support internal and external projects related to Medical Policy as determined by the Senior Medical Director of Medical Policy.
  • Research, develop, and assist in the implementation of process and data analysis automation strategies for the department.
  • Stay abreast on new solutions relevant to the department through self-study.
  • Perform financial analyses in a team-oriented atmosphere and review the analytical outcomes to both clinical and non-clinical audiences.
  • Meet deadlines and turnaround times set by department (these deadlines and turnaround times will, at times, require the employee to work until the project is completed, meaning extended daily work hours, extended work weeks, or both).
  • Master new computer software programs and upgrades, as applicable.
  • Maintains member confidentiality and ensures data accuracy.
  • Maintain high level of accuracy and timeliness.
  • Identify trends in utilization and other areas.
  • Identify current/future data challenges, develop meaningful recommendations, and provide timely updates on issues encountered.
  • Exhibit advanced problem solving using various information sources.
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with internal UPMC departments, and external contacts as appropriate.


  • Bachelor's degree in business, mathematics, engineering, health care or a related field required
  • Master's degree in business, mathematics, engineering, health care or a related field preferred
  • 3 years of work experience in a Medical Policy department
  • SQL proficiency MS SQL Server, Toad for Oracle, and Power BI proficiency
  • Experience with InterQual Customization software prererred
  • Medical coding (CPT, HCPCS, ICD-10, DRG) experience
  • MS Office proficiency
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Must work well independently and within a team
  • Experience with other programming languages (e.g., Python, R) 
  • Experience with process and data analysis automation

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