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Manager Network Analytics (Remote)

Employment type: 
Full time
Remote Position: 
Required degree level: 


Manages development, execution and maintenance of multiple national-scale Network Solutionprograms focused on, but not limited to, the Blue Distinction Centers specialty care programs, ValueBased Care programs and Blue High Performance Network. Develops analytic approaches and aligns withmultiple project teams including BHI. Uses both clinical and administrative data sources to evaluateprogram performance, selection criteria, extracts and analyzes data, and conducts rigorous analyses andappraisals to make recommendations and presentations for various internal and external audiences,including Senior Leadership, Plans and external audiences. Collaborates with internal and external teamsto accomplish project goals. Builds and supports a strong team and maintains valuable businessrelationships in a cross-functional, fast- paced environment. General responsibilities include serve as aleader and consultant representing Network Solutions programs and initiatives across BCBSA ,Commercial Markets, Plans and externally. This leadership role will keep current on department,division, Association, and industry trends/requirements to assure Network Solutions projects aredeveloped and implemented in alignment with BCBSA infrastructure and policy; as well as, withconsideration of industry and market expectations. Project responsibilities include analytics planning,Complex analytics using statistical methods, reporting and expressing data for providers, plans and otherinternal and external audiences.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

a) Manages all aspects of Network Solutions analytics including but not limited to Blue Distinction Centers (Centers of Excellence) programs, value based care programs, Blue High Performance network and other national network programs as may be developed.

b) Interacts with BCBSA and Plan staff to support development of business perspectives on operational and clinical issues. Utilizes these interactions to build relationships and develop a network of business resources. Collects and analyzes data on health care markets, competitors and health plan performance; manages design and completion of project analyses in order to provide recommendations.

c) Assists in the formulation, planning, monitoring and completion of cross-functional program research initiatives.

  • Transforms strategy into implementation of national network programs.Manages data and analytics across all Network Solutions program initiatives. Thescope includes: a) Management of clinical data initiatives and ensures theaccuracy of data and analytics; b) Supports, leads and conducts complexstatistical and methodological appraisal and summaries; c) Performing analysisand synthesis of complex data; d) Making recommendations based on dataanalysis and synthesis and presenting to senior leadership, plans and externalaudiences as appropriate
  • Leads the outreach and collaborative engagement across diverse stakeholders(internal, Plan, and external) to develop, scope, and execute the delivery of allNetwork Solution initiatives
  • Leads a team of consultants and analysts as a supervisor and coach. Executesevaluations for direct reports as advised by BCBSA HR department.


Required Basic Qualifications:

  • Required Bachelors Degree
  • 5-7 years of business analytics experience with at least 2 years in healthcare or similar industry in qualitative and quantitative analysis, data collection and synthesis
  • 3 years of supervisory experience and project management experience implementing complex projects and demonstrated leadership skills to drive projects to successful conclusion

Preferred Basic Qualifications:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Preferred Masters Degree Advanced Degree in Healthcare or Healthcare Administration
  • PAHM or FAHM certification through the Academy of Healthcare Management (or other demonstrated knowledge of healthcare industry).
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate to varying audiences internal and external to BCBSA using various media platforms
  • Strong analytical, organizational, processes and systems, and problem solving skills with the ability to conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis of health care concept.
  • Relationship management skills: builds and maintains strong business relationships;
  • Organizational skills; demonstrated ability to manage tasks, resources and identify process improvements in a fast paced environment;
  • Customer relationship skills; ability to gain the confidence of customers through achievement of business objectives
  • Demonstrated leadership skills as well as supervisory skills
  • Advanced skills using statistical packages such as SAS, R, or SPSS.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects with overlapping timetables.
  • Ability to influence others and to drive timely decision making.
  • Experience with performance based quality measures in the evaluation of hospitals, physicians, or other healthcare providers
  • Experience with or understanding of claims evaluation (e.g. coding, groupers, claims adjustment)
  • Experience in leading collaboration with clinicians, other team members and business partners.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability to identify data required to solve a given problem, organize data and identify major findings, lead development and testing of hypotheses, and develop creative, innovative resolutions.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected characteristics

Make an impact on healthcare in America. A career with Blue Cross Blue Shield Association allows you to be part of the foundation that supports the 35 Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies nationwide, while protecting and strengthening the Blue Cross Blue Shield brand. Our work is helping provide greater access to cost-effective healthcare, improve the health of America and build stronger communities. With a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, we celebrate different cultures, languages, backgrounds and experiences while striving to advance health equity, and we want you to join Team BCBSA.

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