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Government Health Care Informatics Senior Data Analyst

Location: Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Company: Mercer

Job ID R_084893-en

At Mercer, we make a difference in the lives of more than 110 million people every day by advancing their health, wealth, and careers. We’re in the business of creating more secure and rewarding futures for our clients and their employees — whether we’re designing affordable health plans, assuring income for retirement or aligning workers with workforce needs. 

Mercer is seeking candidates for the following position based in Phoenix, Arizona office:

Government Health Care Informatics Senior Data Analyst

What can you expect?

  • Utilize SAS program to interpret and analyze large health care data sets
  • Assist in the development of client communications, proposals, reports, spreadsheets and presentations.
  • Work on multifaceted projects to gain a better understanding of health care delivery systems, specifically government-sponsored health and welfare programs, such as Medicaid and Medicaire
  • Grow your career by partnering with a supervisor that has similar clients, projects and/or career objectives.

What is in it for you?

  • Be challenged to deliver impactful solutions for major Government organizations and have a direct imp act on individuals covered by those government programs
  • Fine tune your natural skills and learn new ones
  • Opportunity to work with some of the smartest people in the industry, while working for a global company with excellent benefits and a dynamic culture
  • Participate in a mentorship program with veteran consultants that have years of experience in the consulting industry
  • Excellent growth, mobility and advancement opportunities
  • Top benefits – generous PTO including vacation, sick, personal and even one day off for community service!
  • You will have opportunities to participate in Mercer Cares, our community outreach and volunteerism initiative, which coordinates company volunteer events to encourage employees to give back to our community.

We will count on you to:

  • Gain an understanding of health care delivery systems, specifically government-sponsored health and welfare programs, such as Medicaid and Medicare
  • Work in a fast-paced, challenging and dynamic consulting environment with colleagues across all organizational levels to meet and exceed client demands and deadlines
  • Collaborate with a focused group of colleagues on smaller team based assignments with opportunities to participate in larger scale client and industry projects

What you need to have:

  • 1- 5 years’ experience using SAS, SQL or other similar data analytic software
  • Strong analytical, mathematical, and project management skills
  • Ability to work both independently and in a dynamic team environment with rapidly changing priorities and demand
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Eagerness to drive results and take initiative

What makes you stand out:

  • Proficiency using SQL or SAS
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Excel or similar programs. Knowledge of other Microsoft Office products such as Access or PowerPoint is beneficial
  • Interest or experience in the health care industry
  • Strong communication skills and desire to work in a team oriented work environment

Mercer’s Government Human Services Consulting (GHSC) practice focuses on the unique and challenging needs of the public health care sector, providing a wide array of consulting services to local, state, and federal government agencies across the country. GHSC specializes in assisting government-sponsored health care programs in becoming more efficient purchasers of health services and with navigating the evolving landscape of public health care from a regulatory, operational and implementation perspective.

GHSC brings together a team of over 250 highly skilled and dedicated consultants, clinicians, actuaries, analysts, and pharmacists across four offices in Phoenix, Minneapolis, Atlanta and Washington DC to ensure a coordinated approach to the administrative, operational, actuarial, and financial components of public-sponsored health care programs.

To learn more about Mercer’s GHSC practice, please visit www.mercer-government.mercer.com.

At Mercer, we make a difference in the lives of more than 110 million people every day by advancing their health, wealth, and careers. We’re in the business of creating more secure and rewarding futures for our clients and their employees — whether we’re designing affordable health plans, assuring income for retirement or aligning workers with workforce needs. Using analysis and insights as catalysts for change, we anticipate and understand the individual impact of business decisions, now and in the future. We see people’s current and future needs through a lens of innovation, and our holistic view, specialized expertise, and deep analytical rigor underpin each and every idea and solution we offer. For more than 70 years, we’ve turned our insights into actions, enabling people around the globe to live, work, and retire well. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. At Mercer, we say we Make Tomorrow, Today. Visit www.mercer.com for more information and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @Mercer

Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including: health and welfare, tuition assistance, 401K, employee assistance program, domestic partnership benefits, career mobility, employee network groups, volunteer opportunities, and other programs. For more information about our company, please visit us at: http://www.mmc.com/.  We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at: www.mmc.com/diversity.

Mercer LLC and its separately incorporated operating entities around the world are part of Marsh & McLennan Companies, a publicly held company (ticker symbol: MMC).

Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates are EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employers.

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