Health Data Analyst (Oregon Health Authority)

Portland, OR (remote flexible)

Due date is 10/26 11:59pm PST (incorrect date on online posting)

The Oregon Health Authority strategic goal is to eliminate all health inequities by 2030. The OHA mission is helping people and communities achieve optimum physical, mental and social well-being through partnership, prevention and access to quality, affordable health care. OHA’s work is organized into three broad goals: Improve the lifelong health of all Oregonians, increase the quality, reliability, and availability of care for all Oregonians and lower or contain the cost of care so it is affordable to everyone.

This Health Data Analyst plays a key role in supporting the development and ongoing administration of Oregon’s Health Care Market Oversight Program. This position will be responsible for conducting analyses to determine potential impacts of and outcomes from material change transactions between health care entities, including negative impacts on access to affordable health care, impacts on cost trends and cost growth trends, impacts on costs to consumers, and changes in the quality of care.

This position will also be responsible for conducting analyses of health care consolidation in Oregon.

This position works with complex health care claims, encounter, and enrollment data to produce summary statistics, performance measures, and other indicators, and will be responsible for developing analyses, data validation, process improvement, and report generation.

The Health Data Analyst will work closely with other analysts in Health Policy & Analytics, including the All Payer All Claims Program, the Hospital Reporting Program, and the Sustainable Health Care Cost Growth Target Program. This position will work collaboratively with analytic, policy, and program staff across OHA as well as other agencies.