Research Analyst – Program Integrity
The Oregon Health Authority has a fantastic opportunity for a Research Analyst with SAS experience to join an excellent team, provide top-notch analysis and work to advance their analytics operations.
WHAT YOU WILL DO!
As a Research Analyst, you will create and manage research tools and methodologies designed to identify, detect and uncover fraud, waste and abuse schemes in the Oregon Medicaid program. The outcome of this will be the more effective stewardship of the public funds invested in Medicaid. You will play a critical role in fulfilling the mission of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) Fiscal and Operations Division/Program Integrity/Program Integrity Audit Unit.
This strategic research position is integral to the integrity of Oregon’s Medicaid funding, which ultimately impacts the health and access to services by over one million Medicaid beneficiaries in Oregon, who originate from racially, ethnically, culturally, gender- and ability- diverse communities throughout the state. It is critical that the incumbent have experience in and can demonstrate understanding of PIAU’s role in advancing health equity and addressing systemic health disparities.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
- (a) Five (5) years of research experience using computerized applications to independently gather, compile, and analyze data and prepare narrative or statistical reports; including Two (2) years of experience coordinating complex research projects. OR (b) A Bachelor's Degree or higher in any disciplines that included six-quarter units in statistics or quantitative analysis methods and procedures; AND Three (3) years of experience using computerized applications to independently gather, compile, and analyze data and prepare narrative or statistical reports; including Two (2) years of experience coordinating complex research projects.
- Experience using statistical software such as SAS, SPSS, R or MatLab.
- Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access.
- Strong working knowledge of medical terminology, medical coding, and billing and payment of medical procedures.
- Strong working knowledge of audit processes and procedures.
- Outstanding customer service skills for both internal and external customers.
- Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
- Experience in promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?
We offer a workplace that balances productivity with enjoyment; promote an atmosphere of mutual respect, dedication, and enthusiasm. You will collaborate in an open office with a team of bright individuals to work with and learn from. We offer full medical, vision and dental with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and ten paid holidays per year plus pension and retirement plans. If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, the Oregon Health Authority is the place for you.