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Group Leader Data Consulting

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Kaiser Permanente Pasadena , CA 91101

Posted 3 months ago

Description: Under general supervision, this position exists to assist the organization in making strategic data-related decisions by managing a group of high-level consultants & SAS programmers. This position functions as a manager, but must know high-level SAS programming & have strong consulting skills.

Essential Functions:

Leads a group of consultants & analysts who work w/ client groups to develop reports & analyses that address key organizational issues

Provides leadership & direction for the unit in accordance w/ the overall strategic direction of the department

Leads the development of outcomes & process measures, including technical specifications, to enable population measurement, guideline implementation, & evaluation

Assists w/ the development & review of complex statistical SAS routines using macros, vendor software, & software written by self & others

Reviews data integrity across multiple databases (internal SAS, DB2, VSAM; external: Adobe, Excel, SAS parsing routines, COBOL)

Reviews sophisticated statistical models & forecasting tools using these databases

Reviews the design & enhancement of databases

Reviews menu systems, reports, & tracking & monitoring tools

Ensures that reports & information are accurate, timely, consistent & satisfies the client's needs

Defines & frames complex multi-dimensional health care issues & develops time tables/processes for decision making

Translates needs, issues, & ideas into effective strategies & action plans

Formulates specific implementation plans & evaluates the effectiveness of actions/programs implemented

Develops creative alternative solutions

Works closely w/ IT & outside partners (and physicians for TPMG departments)

Coordinates team/project activities & schedules

Determines goals & priorities w/ team, clients, or project management sponsors

Establishes team membership & project participants, provides leadership & expert consultation to multi-disciplinary project teams, as well as manages work of outside consultants when used

Communicates & reviews results/recommendations to project sponsors, clients, & various senior level audiences (including physicians for TPMG departments)

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum five (5) years programming in SAS, statistical analysis, study design, and/or program evaluation required.

Minimum three (3) year experience with analytical manipulation and interpretation of large databases required.

Minimum one (1) year experience supervising day-to-day activities of data consultants or demonstrated ability to lead professionals and manage others through influence and collaboration.

Education Requirements:

Master's degree in economics, finance, health care administration, public health administration, statistics, mathematics, operations research, or related field required. Or

Bachelor's degree and four (4) years of work experience in lieu of a Master's degree required.

Additional Requirements:

Understanding of KP's internal organization, management, goals and strategies, and technical systems both North and/or South required

Broad familiarity with medical practices, especially population management and process and outcomes measurement

Demonstrated ability to determine key business issues and develop appropriate analysis plans

Knowledge of JCL strongly preferred. Microsoft Office skills required

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

Proven leadership skills in consulting and, for some areas, project management

Must exhibit efficiency, collaboration, candor, openness, and results orientation

Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment

Preferred Requirements:

Minimum five (5) years of related analytical consulting experience, healthcare experience preferred

Experience with SQL, macros, AF, and SASGRAPH, PROC Report and statistical procedures in SAS preferred.

Primary Location: California,Pasadena,Regional Offices-Walnut 393 E.

Walnut St. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays:

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 4:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status:

Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor Job Category:

Information Technology Department: Complete Care Support Programs - Data Team Travel: No

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

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 and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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Group Leader Data Consulting

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