Healthcare Data Steward - Remote

United States /
Product – Data & Analytics /
We are growing and looking for a Healthcare Data Steward to join our team. This role will provide analytical support to the team that is responsible for managing and mastering the healthcare provider data used to measure the accuracy, adequacy, and accessibility of health plan networks.  The steward will analyze and disposition data exceptions related to healthcare practice locations, practitioners, and other related entities.  As part of the analysis the steward will create, document, and continuously refine stewardship procedures in alignment with the Data Governance rules and policies of Quest Analytics.  The right candidate will be able to analyze data, identify exceptions, perform research to track down the correct answer, and work with business groups to resolve those exceptions.

In this role you will:

    • Analyze and disposition data exceptions related to practice locations, practitioners, and other related entities using SQL
    • Perform on-line research against approved sources to enrich the data required to manage exceptions.
    • Identify patterns in data exceptions to drive automation opportunities.
    • Recommend new business rules.
    • Provide feedback to source systems.
    • Document and continuously improve data stewardship procedures.
    • Monitor data governance decisions and adjust stewardship accordingly.
    • Work closely with account management and data engineering on data issues.
    • Perform data investigations related to practice locations, practitioners, and other related entities.
    • Assist in audit activities that measure the quality of Quest data assets.
    • Assist in quality control of new features and functions related to data management.
    • Create and provide training on data stewardship procedures.

This role requires:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Healthcare Informatics or related field
    • Minimum 2 years work experience in a data steward or related role
    • Experience with healthcare data
    • Experience working with either AWS or Azure Cloud environments.
    • Experience with the following preferred;SQL, Python or Scala - especially pandas or spark dataframes
    • Excellent troubleshooting, listening and problem-solving skills
    • Detail oriented and highly organized
    • Task-oriented with ability to work on tight deadlines
    • Ability to spot and improve gaps in processes
    • Proven success in independently completing projects
    • Familiarity with best practices of data stewardship and governance
    • Strong communication skills
    • Able to work in a fast paced deadline oriented environment
We are not currently engaging with outside agencies on this role.

What you’ll appreciate:
•Workplace flexibility – you choose between remote, hybrid or in-office.
•Company paid employee medical, dental and vision
•Competitive salary and success sharing bonus
•Flexible vacation with no cap, plus sick time and holidays
•An entrepreneurial culture that won’t limit you to a job description
•Being listened to, valued, appreciated -- and having your contributions rewarded
•Enjoying your work each day with a great group of people
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About Quest Analytics
For more than 30 years, we’ve been improving provider network management one groundbreaking innovation at a time. 95% of America’s health plans use our tools, including the eight largest in the nation. Achieve your personal quest to build a great career here. 
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NOTE: Staffing agencies, headhunters, recruiters, and/or placement agencies, please do not contact our hiring managers directly. We are not currently working with additional outside agencies at this time.