• Information Analyst 4 - 4 Month Contract

    Portland Metro Area
    Full/Part Time
    Full Time
    Req ID
  • Overview

    Northwest Permanente, P.C. is a self-governed (physician led), multi-specialty group of over 1500 physicians, surgeons, and clinicians, caring for over 600,000 members in Oregon and Southwest Washington. Kaiser Permanente is one of the nation's pre-eminent health care systems, a benchmark for comprehensive, integrated and high quality care.


    This position exists to assist the organization in making strategic data-related decisions by designing and executing quantitative and qualitative analysis for business areas and providing recommendations for decision making under uncertainty.  Provides analytical expertise to identifying opportunities for sustained business improvement.


    Major Accountabilities:

    • Accountable for operationalizing conceptually defined variables and translating specific business issues and questions into appropriate functional and analytic designs.
    • Accountable for designing and interpreting analyses of data, providing recommendations in suppport of critical business decisions.
    • Prepare presentations that communicate complex analysis and findings in a simple, consise and interpretable manner.
    • Strategic management decision-making.
    • Identify information gaps, provide recommendations and and initiate appropriate activitiy or escilation.
    • Regularly use SAS, PC-based spreadsheet, database, and statistical software to produce quantitative analyses and reports.
    • Actively contribute to multiple analytical efforts by collaborating through project documentation, data extraction from various data repositories and subsequent data summarization, manipulation, display, and presentation preparation.
    • Data management and analytic responsibilities require linkage of multiple large databases and the development and maintenance of moderate to very large sized research databases for use in data analysis and tracking. Produce graphs and tables for reports, presentations and publication. Carefully document all programs, data sets and analyses.
    • Analysis business decisions & attestations within complex business unit.

    • Provides and implements recommendations.

    • Complex & statistical modeling.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Advanced degree in a quantitative or technical discipline.
    • Specific and broad knowledge of KPNW operations, KP applications, and KP HealthConnect, including Hyperspace, Clarity and Chronicles.
    • Five years of analytical experience.
    • Two years health care or insurance experience.
    • Expertise in multiple business units (service delivery, insurance, finance).

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Masters degree in a quantitative or technical discipline, or equivalent knowledge and experience.
    • Expert knowledge with BI and analytical tools such as SAS, SPSS and Cognos.
    • Proven skills in project management, including the following attributes: efficient, collaborative, candid, open, and results-oriented. Establish clear performance contracts and project workplans.
    • Strong working knowledge in the use of current SQL software, including SAS/SQL, Oracle and Teradata, and Microsoft Office.
    • Proven ability to conduct, interpret and present quantitative/qualitative analysis.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (1:1, peer, multi-disciplinary group, presentations, written).  Be assertive, objective and be able to confront clients with difficult issues.

    Minimum Required Experienece:

    • Seven years of analytical experience.
    • Five years health care or insurance experience. 



    At Northwest Permanente, P.C., we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Northwest Permanente, P.C. believes that diversity, inclusion, and equity among our employees is critical to our success and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.


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