Hello, we’re Belong.

We partner with regional payers to deliver Medicare Advantage and Special Needs Plan products.

With a dual focus on data-driven, proactive clinical intervention and unwaveringly empathetic patient experience, Belong has completely reimagined health insurance for seniors and other Medicare-eligible individuals who have been disregarded and deprioritized for far too long.

We believe that only by recognizing individuals can we make communities strong.

Belong Health. Kinder, more supportive care.

Position Summary

This position supports Belong Health’s Analytics team. Reporting to the VP, Analytics + Growth, Belong Health’s Senior Analytic Associate plays a critical role in supporting the foundational growth of our business by building out the analytic, data science, and risk and quality analytics functions of health plans. You will be part of a small and dynamic SEAL team working side by side with senior leaders to build and execute the vision of a more intelligent and compassionate health plan for some of the nation’s most at risk individuals. You will work to revolutionize how a health plan makes decisions by driving a high insight to action ratio that maximizes the impact of our every interaction and positively enables the health and social decisions of our members.

Essential Position Duties

  • Work with senior leadership to stand up Belong Health’s analytics infrastructure and reporting capabilities for operational excellence and growth including the implementation of Arcadia and scoped custom-built analytic products
  • Optimize analytic performance in support of plan and IPA cost, utilization, quality, and risk operations
  • Utilize actuarial science principles and knowledge of population health, quality, health economics, provider variation, and risk-adjustment/stratification to develop analytic insights and methodology solving core business problems
  • Use Tableau, Arcadia, Vista, and Excel as needed to solve business problems that scale across markets
  • Perform rapid prototyping, and develop scalable analytic insights
  • Promote a culture of accountability and performance to ensure timely and satisfactory resolution of highly complex, specialized, and non-routine partner issues.
  • Support the buildout of a broader analytics team

 Position Responsibilities

  • Accountable for scoping and developing scalable analytic products that support market performance and program development across a variety of domains
  • High level of detail orientation and proficient in analytic thinking 
  • Play an integral part in helping to stand up Belong Health’s core operating platform Strong project management and coordination skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 
  • An excitement and commitment for continuous learning and resourcefulness
  • Demonstrated ability to consistently develop a business perspective and understand how to translate that to clear, repeatable, analytics products Dedication to operational efficiency and refined problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work and collaborate remotely

Qualifications

Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of employee or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience 

  • B.A. or B.S. from four-year college or university in mathematics, computer science, engineering, or business
  • 3+ years’ experience working at a health insurance company, healthcare actuarial firm, healthcare consulting, or healthcare analytics vendor driving MLR and provider performance improvement analytics and strategy
  • 3+ years’ experience working with data visualization tools like Tableau or Vista
  • 3+ years’ experience with SQL and R solving healthcare business problems
  • Exposure to healthcare systems architecture design and improvement processes
  • 1 year of experience with key aspects of healthcare claims data cleansing
  • Demonstrated experience with financial modeling in a managed care, managed Medicaid, or MA environment
  • 3+ passed actuarial exams strongly preferred

Required Skills

  • Superior structured problem-solving, analytical, and quantitative skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of diverse healthcare industry stakeholders, including physician organizations, health systems, health plans, managed care organizations, payers, and brokers to support the development of advanced analytics to solve strategic business problems.
  • Experience with medical and pharmacy claims, EMR data, provider rosters, and other healthcare data sources
  • Knowledge of how healthcare data is generated and the ability to identify key context needed to solve business problems
  • Ability to describe common health plan analytic challenges in Risk Adjustment, Quality, Utilization management, and risk stratification
  • Ability to identify and work within key business constraints and imperfect information
  • Knowledge of value-based and managed care models, analytics, and business needs

Language Skills

Ability to author and edit internal and market-facing materials demonstrating strong writing skills. Ability to author and edit reports and articles as well as create presentation materials for use by others. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, clinical articles, or governmental regulations. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, or prospective customers.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to evaluate and interpret basic financial, market, and sales data to yield usable insights to drive marketing plans.

Computer Skills

Has advanced computer job skills including but not limited to logging on to systems, ability to communicate by email, ability to compose documents, enter database information, create presentations, download forms, and preserve/backup important data. Must possess intermediate level skill in Microsoft Office.

Reasoning Ability

Strong critical thinking skills, including being able to test the validity of existing plans and creatively approach problem solving to drive improved team outcomes. 

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations

This position does not require any licensure.  No disciplinary actions with any state or specialty board are allowed.

 Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. There are no special vision requirements.

Some travel to corporate headquarters, customer sites, team meetings, and trade shows will be required to fulfill the requirements of the position. This is expected to be about 10%

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet

HEALTH AND SAFETY

Belong Health and its partners require full vaccination for associates and select contractors who conduct work outside of their home on behalf of Belong Health and its partners. This applies to those who work within our facilities; interact directly with members and patients; attend in-person meetings or trainings; and/or represent Belong Health at events or volunteer activities. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered, and this policy will not supersede state or local laws

Belong Health is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all applicants from every background and life experience to apply.

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