*There is one position which can be filled remotely in California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Utah, Idaho, Arizona, Colorado or in any of our 3 offices (Scotts Valley, Merced or Salinas, California).

*This is a remote opportunity. In order to qualify for this role, you must currently reside in or plan to reside in the locations listed above upon the start this role.



Reporting to the Provider Payment Director, you will lead the process of identifying and analyzing medical cost issues and challenges in order to develop solutions and recommendations, identify analytics and medical cost improvement opportunities, and provide proactive, strategic consultative solutions that are actionable, accessible, and auditable.  You will perform the most complex analysis and project management related to areas such as medical cost and utilization and regulatory submissions. You will also provide subject matter expertise and assist with providing orientation, mentoring and training to subordinate financial data analysts.



The Provider Payment team’s focus is improved medical cost and health outcomes for our members. We are truly an analytics team at heart. We are solutions based, critical thinkers with a passion for what we do. We work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment that promotes professional growth and success, embraces challenges, supports accountability and celebrates accomplishments.



You are curious, with a drive to discover root causes and develop new processes, possess strong analysis skills and methodology when approaching complex work . You are a critical thinker who likes to look at the complete picture to solve problems. You are highly organized with a structured and analytical approach to work. You are technically savvy, with strong knowledge of data structures, interpretation, coding, the analytic life cycle and data warehouse environments.



To read the full position description, and list of requirements click here.

  • Knowledge of:
    • Research, medical cost analysis and reporting methods
    • General health service research, outcomes reporting/analytics and program outcomes evaluation
    • Healthcare industry specific terms and healthcare related data types and structures, including member, claims, clinical and provider data
    • Quantitative data analysis methodologies and analytical tools related to reporting medical cost analysis
    • Data modeling techniques and business analytical and data mining tools, including SQL, and data visualization tools, such as Tableau
    • Healthcare industry and healthcare information standards such as HL7, LOINC, FHIR, ICD 9/10 and CPT codes, industry standard groupers, such as ETGs, DRGs, and DCGs
  • Ability to:
    • Collect, interpret, and evaluate data, detect patterns, brainstorm solutions, consider multiple factors when making decisions, and project consequences of recommendations
    • Develop data-driven and outcome-based initiatives to improve business decision making
    • Translate data into understandable information and deliver solutions that improve business processes
    • Create systems to monitor data errors
    • Act as a technical resource, provide guidance related to area of assignment, and explain related regulations, processes, and programs
    • Manage multiple projects simultaneously, organize work, ensure accuracy of data, maintain accurate records, and achieve goals and timelines
  • Education and Experience:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Finance, Business, Healthcare Administration, Quantitative Analysis or a related field
    • A minimum of five years of financial analytics experience which included four years in a healthcare setting (a Master’s degree may substitute for two years of the required experience); or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be



  • While this position is connected to one of our Alliance offices, we are in a fully telecommute work environment right now due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The interview and on-boarding process for this position will be completed remotely
  • This position may require onsite presence when our offices re-open, which will be no sooner than February 1, 2022. Onsite presence will begin on a part-time basis, but is dependent on business need

Additionally, all positions at the Alliance are required to meet these minimum qualifications.


  • Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
  • Ample Paid Time Off
  • 11 Paid Holidays per year
  • 401(a) Retirement Plan
  • 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Robust Health and Wellness Program
  • EV Charging Stations
  • And many more


We are a group of over 500 dedicated employees, committed to our mission of providing accessible, quality health care that is guided by local innovation. We feel that our work is bigger than ourselves. We leave work each day knowing that we made a difference in the community around us.

Join us at Central California Alliance for Health (the Alliance), where you will be part of a culture that is respectful, diverse, professional and fun, and where you are empowered to do your best work. As a regional non-profit health plan, we serve over 377,000 members in Santa Cruz, Monterey and Merced counties. To learn more about us, click here.

At this time the Alliance does not provide any type of sponsorship. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time, ongoing basis without current or future needs for any type of employer supported or provided sponsorship.

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