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Data Research Analyst Senior

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Data Research Analyst Senior
Requisition Number RE33708
Working Title
Department Name 7D100:Institute for Biomedical Informatics
Work Location Frankfort, KY
Grade Level 47
Salary Range $56,035-92,435/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


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Required Related Experience

6 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Sitting at computer workstation for extended periods.
Repetitive motion.

Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm.
Job Summary
The Institute for Biomedical Informatics is seeking a Senior Data Research Analyst to join the team.

This position is located in Frankfort, Kentucky, and is a research contract with the KY Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) designed to support program evaluation research and improving the effectiveness, economy, and the quality of services delivered to Medicaid beneficiaries. It also establishes the baseline member characteristics and an evaluation tool for Kentucky Medicaid’s forthcoming 1115 waiver. The Kentucky Department of Medicaid Services (DMS) is embarking on a major demonstration, using an 1115 waiver issued by the Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) to address the health care needs of ‘able bodied adults’ enrolled in Medicaid.

This position will oversee and conduct the conversion of data into meaningful insights that will lead to informed business decisions for customers enrolled in Medicaid. The position will work directly with high-level stakeholders to develop complex analytical designs for Tableau dashboards while also diagnosing, validating, and improving performance of statistical data models over time. The position is expected to provide leadership and technical support to junior database analysts and other developers.

The person in this position will develop logical and conceptual data flows that support and guide appropriate and effective use of the data. The person must understand business functions and business requirements, handle multiple simultaneous tasks, prioritize work, and remain functional under aggressive timelines.

The Senior Data Research Analyst will also develop complex, efficient, and reusable SQL code meant for improvement, manipulation, and analysis of data. Other responsibilities include performing data conversions, writing code, identifying relevant trends, preparing reports & visualizations, and developing dashboards. The candidate selected must have prior healthcare and data mining/modeling experience.

This position will follow a hybrid schedule.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Prior healthcare and data mining/modeling experience. Development and management skills. Working knowledge of Tableau, T-SQL and PL/SQL. Strong communication skills (verbal and written). Knowledge and experience in a health care environment.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience
Bachelors degree plus seven or more years related experience preferred.
Experience in working with various data types, including healthcare data; advanced statistical skills preferred.
Deadline to Apply 05/12/2022
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. 

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities. 

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2022-05-02 Expires: 2022-06-01

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