Kaiser Permanente Senior Data Consultant - Rockville,MD in Rockville, Maryland

Advises senior leadership in making strategic data-related decisions by analyzing, manipulating, tracking, internally managing and reporting data. This position takes an active leadership role as both as a senior level consultant and as a high-level data analyst. This includes developing and presenting dashboards and reports to senior leadership.

Essential Functions: - Leads and provides technical leadership to high visibility projects to identify and resolve issues of strategic importance to the organization. Interfaces regularly with senior management to produce timely and valuable results. - Develops and leads presentations to senior leadership with interpretative data analysis and recommendations. - Directs the development of outcomes and process measures, including technical specifications, to enable measurement, guideline implementation, and evaluation. - Builds and maintains complex databases. Builds sophisticated statistical models and forecasting tools using these databases. Designs and enhances databases. Designs systems that are effective and user-friendly. Develops reports with accurate, easy to read, useful information that satisfies the client's needs. Designs and generates tracking and monitoring tools. - Leads and designs research plans for data gathering and analysis; participates significantly in interpreting analyses and developing action plans accordingly. - Defines and frames complex multi-dimensional healthcare issues and develops time tables/processes for decision making. Translates needs, issues, and ideas into effective strategies and action plans. Formulates specific implementation plans and evaluates the effectiveness of actions/programs implemented. Develops creative alternative solutions. - Works closely with IT and outside partners and physicians. - Sets the strategic direction of projects. Determines goals and priorities with team, clients, or project management sponsors (when appropriate). May coordinate team/project activities and schedules. May establish team membership and project participants, provide leadership to multi-disciplinary project teams, as well as manage work of outside consultants when used. - Leads communication of results/recommendations to project sponsors, clients, and various senior level audiences (including physicians). - May participate in the development of the department, including coaching and recruiting for consultants/analysts and other departmental activities.

Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: Experience - Minimum ten (10) years of healthcare operations consulting and/or leadership required. - Minimum seven (7) years of related analytical consulting experience. Education - Master's degree in economics, finance, health care administration, public health administration, statistics, mathematics, operations research, or related field OR Bachelor's degree in economics, finance, health care administration, public health administration, statistics, mathematics, operations research, or a related field AND two (2) years of directly related experience required. License, Certification, Registration - N/A.

Additional Requirements: - Previous large project management experience required. - Experience with analytical manipulation and interpretation of multiple large databases or data warehouses required. - Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment. - Proven leadership in consulting and successful project management. Must exhibit efficiency, collaboration, candor, openness, and Results orientation. - Exceptional analytic and critical thinking skills, writing skills, communication skills, consulting skills, and ability to work within a team. - Ability to express complex analytical and technical information to senior management or to audiences with clinical training. - Must be an independent self-starter. - Microsoft Office skills required and other analytical experience required.

Preferred Qualifications: - Experience with SQL, macros, AF, and SASGRAPH, PROC Report and statistical procedures in SAS preferred. - Healthcare experience preferred.

COMPANY Kaiser PermanenteTITLE Senior Data Consultant - Rockville,MDLOCATION Rockville, MDREQNUMBER 626563

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.