Senior Consulting Data Analyst

Kaiser Permanente Bakersfield , CA 93301

Posted 3 months ago


Under general supervision, this position exists to assist the organization in making strategic data-related decisions by analyzing, manipulating, tracking, internally managing and reporting data. This position functions both as a senior analyst and as a high-level SAS programmer.

Essential Functions:

  • Designs and enhances databases.

  • Designs menu systems that are effective and user-friendly.

  • Develops reports with accurate, easy to read, useful information.

  • Designs and generates tracking and monitoring tools.

  • Participates in the development of outcomes and process measures, including technical specifications, to enable population measurement, guideline implementation, and evaluation.

  • Tests complex statistical SAS routines using macros, vendor software, and software written by self and others.

  • Tests and maintains data integrity.

  • May assist with sophisticated statistical models and forecasting tools using these databases.

  • Assists with the definition of complex multi-dimensional healthcare issues and develops time tables/processes for decision making.

  • May translate needs, issues, and ideas into effective strategies and action plans.

  • May formulate specific implementation plans and evaluates the effectiveness of actions/programs implemented.

  • Develops creative alternative solutions.

  • May assist in the determination of goals and priorities with team, clients, or project management sponsors.

  • May communicate results/recommendations to project sponsors, clients, and various senior level audiences (including physicians for TPMG departments).

Basic Qualifications:


  • N/A.


  • Bachelor of arts degree in economics, finance, health care administration, public health administration, statistics, mathematics, operations research, OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field required.

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A.

Additional Requirements:

  • Experience with analytical manipulation and interpretation of large databases required.

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

  • Microsoft Office skills required.

  • Strong 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.

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in SAS preferred.

  • Minimum two (2) years of related analytical consulting experience, healthcare experience preferred.

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

  • Project management experience preferred.

  • Experience with MVS/TSO operating systems preferred.

  • Master's degree preferred.

  • Knowledge of JCL strongly preferred.

Primary Location: California,Bakersfield,Discovery Plaza Medical Offices 1200 Discovery Dri Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Information Technology Department: Data Analytics Department Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time

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Senior Consulting Data Analyst

Kaiser Permanente