Department Name: 7K725:INSTITUTE FOR PHARMACEUTICAL OUTCOMES AND POLICY
The Institute for Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy (IPOP) within the College of Pharmacy is seeking a Database Analyst.
This position is located in Frankfort, Kentucky, and is a research contract with the KY Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) designed to support program evaluation research and improving the effectiveness, economy, and the quality of services delivered to Medicaid beneficiaries.
It also establishes the baseline member characteristics and an evaluation tool for Kentucky Medicaid's forthcoming 1115 waiver. The Kentucky Department of Medicaid Services (DMS) is embarking on a major demonstration, using an 1115 waiver issued by the Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) to address the health care needs of 'able bodied adults' enrolled in Medicaid.
The person chosen for this position must be able to write complex SQL queries for data extraction from health data claims, specifically Kentucky Medicaid data. This position designs, tests, implements and maintains data collection and reporting systems to support research activities using complex database statistical methods. The ability to visualize data utilizing business intelligence tools like Tableau is required. The ability to conduct simple statistical data analysis is highly preferred.
The Database Analyst will work with both internal and external stakeholders and must be able to provide support to clients with varying levels of technical expertise.
Development and management skills in BI/BA tools, Informatica, Tableau, T-SQL and PL/SQL. Strong communication skills (verbal and written); knowledge and experience in a health care environment.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Preferred experience in working with various data types including healthcare data. Basic statistical skills preferred. Driver’s license preferred.
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