Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Sr.Actuary/Data Analytics Specialist in New York, New York
Sr.Actuary/Data Analytics Specialist
Job Posting Number: 18654
Professional – Data Management & Analytics
January 30, 2018
At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.
For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.
MSK is seeking a Sr. Actuary/Data Analytics Specialist to join our Managed Care Outcomes team. In this role, you will provide rigorous analysis for major decision processes at the hospital. In addition, you will be responsible for managed care rate development and strategies to convey Memorial’s value proposition to Federal and Commercial insurance carriers. Furthermore, using quantitative models, actuarial science and data informatics, you will advise Management in evaluating strategic initiatives.
You Will Also:
Create strategies for Managed care contracting, currently in excess of $1.6 billion
Analyze, develop, and revise actuarial models for use in managed care case rate and capitation contracting
Develop strategies for maximization of managed care reimbursement
Create bundled payment mechanisms for reimbursement which highlights Memorial’s competitive advantage to payors
Assist the Alliance of Dedicated Cancer Centers (ADCC) in analytics and modeling value based purchasing and measure development
Develop actuarial models to asses and quantify risk related to cancer incidence, demographic changes and rate models
Perform decision support analysis of hospital, regional, state, and national discharge and clinical databases with respect to case mix, utilization, cost, mortality, and outcomes
Perform statistical and trend analysis of outcome and utilization inferences
Evaluate and use systems designed to adjust data and conclusions using industry standard disease severity and staging systems for both inpatient and episodic treatment regimens
Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions
A good decision-maker, with proven success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
Able to work effectively in an environment notable for complex, sometimes contradictory information
Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances
Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational
Adept at building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals
An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding
Resilient in recovering from setbacks and skilled at finding detours around obstacles
Able to operate effectively, even when things are not clear or the way forward is not obvious
Adept at learning quickly, applying insights from past efforts to new situations
Master’s Degree in Actuarial Science/Mathematics or equivalent work experience
7-10 years experience in assessing risk as a health-focused Actuary
Knowledge of SQL and a Statistics programming package (R, SAS, Python, SPSS, or MATLAB)
MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.
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