Principal, Actuarial Analytics, Remote



Data Science
Bethesda, MD, USA
Posted on Sunday, May 19, 2024
The Principal of Actuarial Analytics will lead the production of new products and analytics related to risk adjustment that leverage rich data sources including national CMS reports, payer claims, electronic health records, and performance and financial data models. They will work cross-functionally with partners across the product, finance and performance organizations to surface insights on risk adjustment performance and projections. Additionally the Principal of Actuarial Analytics will serve as a thought leader relatively to long term risk adjustment forecasting and policy/environmental impacts to quantifying risk.
We are flexible with respect to geographic location, and the ideal candidate will be comfortable working remotely/work from home within the US or from our offices in Durham, NC; New York, NY; Austin, TX; or Bethesda, MD.
Primary Duties:

Design and execute actuarial analysis projects:

  • Design and lead descriptive, predictive, and/or causal inference statistical analyses for large scale projects and complex program areas.
  • Design and program code to integrate, evaluate, and analyze diverse data sources.
  • Perform data analysis and statistical modeling to generate actionable insights and solutions.
  • Supervise junior colleagues in programming and model implementation for large scale projects.

Translate and communicate analysis results:

  • Form strategic and tactical recommendations for leaders across Aledade teams based on evidence.
  • Lead efforts across teams to synthesize results from complex analyses, identify implications of analysis results and translate findings into action.
  • Lead and supervise development and presentation of analytic products that accurately communicate insights from the data and inspire action.

Identify analysis priorities:

  • Lead efforts with teams across Aledade and external partners to proactively identify and clarify important strategic and tactical questions for data analysis and experiments.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 8+ years of relevant experience. Advanced degree may substitute for some experience.
  • Experience with SQL for data manipulation and R, Python, or Stata for statistical programming
  • Experience with healthcare data sources such as medical or pharmacy claims, electronic health record, event notification, clinical, and patient reported data, and working in a complex enterprise data warehouse

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters in statistics, mathematics or finance
  • Experience in payer risk adjustment and risk score calculation/projection
  • Excellent quantitative analysis abilities, grounded in econometrics, health services research, epidemiology, statistics, or related field
  • Knowledge of standard methods for measuring risk adjustment, condition prevalence and trends
  • Demonstrated ability to independently lead and execute complex, high-visibility projects with multiple stakeholders
  • Proven track record of creating, maintaining, and enhancing relationships and communicating effectively with senior management
  • Attention to detail, particularly with version control (e.g. Git), quality assurance, documentation, and building repeatable processes
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and manage competing deadlines and priorities.
  • Values people with differing backgrounds and perspectives; supports effective interpersonal and intercultural engagement
  • Well-versed in Equity and Inclusion language, concepts, and principles (i.e. health disparities, social drivers of health, implicit bias) and able to communicate and explain them to larger audiences
  • Committed to serving teammates and patients with empathy and respect
  • Ability to manage research projects through the entire life cycle, from design through implementation, documentation, and presentation of findings
  • Thinks beyond their immediate team and contributes to making Aledade holistically better (active engagement in employee resource groups, DE&I initiatives, book/journal clubs, facilitating training, leading roundtables, etc.)
  • Knowledge of standard methods for measuring health care utilization, spending, quality, and related outcomes
Who We Are:
Aledade, a public benefit corporation, exists to empower the most transformational part of our health care landscape - independent primary care. We were founded in 2014, and since then, we've become the largest network of independent primary care in the country - helping practices, health centers and clinics deliver better care to their patients and thrive in value-based care. Additionally, by creating value-based contracts across a wide variety of payers, we aim to flip the script on the traditional fee-for-service model. Our work strengthens continuity of care, aligns incentives, and ensures primary care physicians are paid for what they do best - keeping patients healthy. If you want to help create a health care system that is good for patients, good for practices and good for society - and if you're eager to join a collaborative, inclusive and remote-first culture - you've come to the right place.
What Does This Mean for You?
At Aledade, you will be part of a creative culture that is driven by a passion for tackling complex issues with respect, open-mindedness and a desire to learn. You will collaborate with team members who bring a wide range of experiences, interests, backgrounds, beliefs and achievements to their work - and who are all united by a shared passion for public health and a commitment to the Aledade mission.
In addition to time off to support work-life balance and enjoyment, we offer the following comprehensive benefits package designed for the overall well-being of our team members:
Flexible work schedules and the ability to work remotely are available for many roles
Health, dental and vision insurance paid up to 80% for employees, dependents, and domestic partners Robust time off plan 21 days of PTO in your first year 2 Paid Volunteer Days & 11 paid holidays
12 weeks paid Parental Leave for all new parents
6 weeks paid sabbatical after 6 years of service
Educational Assistant Program & Clinical Employee Reimbursement Program
401(K) with up to 4% match
Stock options
And much more!
At Aledade, we don’t just accept differences, we celebrate them! We strive to attract, develop, and retain highly qualified individuals representing the diverse communities where we live and work. Aledade is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Employment policies and decisions at Aledade are based on merit, qualifications, performance, and business needs. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth or medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), gender identity or expression, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or sexual orientation.
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