Project Analyst

Company: MedAmerica, Inc.

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Job Description

Help Us Enhance Patient Care Across America

The MedAmerica Team. We innovate using our diverse business, analytic, and communications skills to tackle the challenges of today’s complex healthcare landscape. We reward excellence in our mission to enhance patient care across the health care continuum. We collaborate, cooperate, and celebrate our unique contributions because we know we can achieve more together than we can alone.

From our administrators and management consultants to our recruiters, data and financial analysts, developers, and marketers—we help the providers and hospitals we serve improve patient outcomes, operational efficiencies, revenue, and job satisfaction.

As a member of the MedAmerica team, you’ll put your skills to work helping our providers improve the care of the 6 plus million patients our providers treat annually in over 250 practices throughout the United States. You’ll have the recognition and support you need to grow professionally. And you’ll have the opportunity to discover work you really love in a family oriented company that wants you to succeed.

This position provides analytical, research and project coordination services to the CEP Chief Transformation Officer, Chief Innovation Officer, Chief Medical Officer, Physician Directors, as well as the MedAmerica Program Development Team. Requests include development of ad hoc surveys, research, data collection, project coordination, etc. This position supports the development and implementation of new projects aimed at improving the quality, performance, and operations along the Acute Care Continuum.  Duties include providing project planning, management, and implementation of new and existing performance and quality improvement programs.

The Project Analyst will have the opportunity to make an impact on population health and create programs to support over 7 million patients. If this sounds like something you are passionate about, apply today!

Primary Responsibilities

Healthcare Analysis & Program Development Analysis                

  • Analyzes and draws insightful impressions from objective data, "human intelligence" and other forms of investigation to identify process and organizational issues in need of improvement.
  • Responds directly to ad hoc requests from CEP America Directors
  • Analyzes performance data to assess performance and identify areas for improvement for developing CEP practice lines, including but not limited to the development of Telehealth, Psychiatry, Neurology, Complex Care and CMS Innovation Programs
  • Project Management – Innovative and Operational Analytical Projects                                                                         

  • Works with a multidisciplinary team of physicians and practice management consultants to support the development and implementation new programs, from concept to delivery. Analyzes the impact and success of these programs.
  • Working with physicians, workgroups and committees, develop necessary supporting materials (e.g. manual, training modules, curriculum, etc.) to support the program.  Pilot & evaluate impact of program in meeting the defined objectives of the program.
  • Responsible for research and implementation of practice improvement tools and for updates and revisions of standard client-developed programs.
  • Project Management – Healthcare Innovation                                                                                                                    

  • Works closely with Program Managers and Physician Directors to track and manage new and innovate programs for the enterprise. This includes supporting the development of programs from their infancy through rapid cycle evaluation and redesign.
  • Assists the Program Manager and Program Development Team with data collection, validation, and utilization of organizational data to improve healthcare programs.
  • Qualifications

  • College degree or equivalent. 
  • Healthcare or healthcare based or relevant experience.
  • 2 to 3 years of experience in project managing healthcare related projects.
  • Knowledge of program development and project management concepts preferred.
  • Strong communication skills - both oral and written. 
  • Strong project management skills required. 
  • Exceptional Data analysis and interpretation and visualization skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively across departments.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle detailed work accurately and quickly, work to deadlines on multiple projects, and to work as a team member in a collaborative and participatory manner, and to interact both in person and over the phone with a courteous and professional demeanor.
  • Required skills: expertise in Windows environment with proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.  Excellent phone skills, and customer service orientation. Ability to take precise minutes.
  • Experience in healthcare, with physicians, and in a service industry is preferred.
  • Important professional characteristics include ability to balance/ prioritize tasks and projects, a high degree of innovation, problem recognition and creative problem solving, integrity, flexibility, communication with a wide range of professionals and ability to facilitate teamwork.
  • Why MedAmerica?

    When you work at MedAmerica, you share your talents with an awesome team that makes coming to work empowering and fun. That’s why our employees have voted us a Best Place to Work in the Bay Area for nine years. That and some pretty incredible benefits:

  • Competitive benefits package: Superior health plan options, best in class 401k plan (with a very generous company match like you’ve never seen before), 3 weeks paid vacation in your first year, tuition reimbursement policy, paid sabbaticals, and more!
  • A Culture of Caring: MedAmericans not only like working together, but care about one another personally and professionally. We host fun staff activities, health and wellness programs, employee recognition programs, and so much more. 
  • Location, Location, Location: We are located in the Emeryville Watergate business park overlooking the San Francisco Bay -- just minutes away from San Francisco and the East Bay.
  • Your Life. Your Career. Your Success. Apply Today!

     MedAmerica is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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