Job Order #1312

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Posted Date: 9/29/2017
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Position Title: Sr. Business Analyst - Optum
Salary Range: $70.00
Location: Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Desired Skills:
Description: PCM is looking for a Senior Business Analyst for our client in the Lee’s Summit, MO area. This is a 6 month contract with possible extensions. Qualified candidates MUST have experience with the Optum Clinical Editor (CES) as well as healthcare payer industry experience.

This role serves as the primary business analyst on the largest enterprise projects. Works directly with clients at all levels within and outside the organization to identify business solutions and related requirements and to document and store them according to department standards. Provides consultation services to all areas needed and serves as a mentor to other business analysts through both formal and informal activities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Works as the primary or sole business analyst on large enterprise projects. Responsible for coordinating assignments of other business analyst while ensuring a cohesive approach to the project.
• Demonstrates a mastery of their area of expertise and maintains sufficient knowledge of the issues and initiatives of the Business Analysis team in order to provide updates to management as needed.
• Serves as a champion of departmental standards for documentation and ensures that all assigned projects are in compliance and able to withstand audit scrutiny.
• Provides mentorship to other Business Analysts regarding best practices for the business analysis discipline.
• Demonstrates an ability to lead others in a variety of settings. Frequently lead other Business Analysts in various efforts and will also lead cross-functional teams when working on projects or serving on committees.
• Coordinates with the Manager, Business Analysis to maintain a broad understanding of department-wide efforts and to ensure that decisions are made within that context. Frequently serves in a support or advisory role on multiple project initiatives.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Extensive experience related to the Optum Clinical Editor (CES) and the configuration of that system in the support of a health-care payer.
• Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration or related field.
• Requires seven years of relevant work experience with demonstrated business analysis expertise.
• Additional years of qualifying work experience may be considered in lieu of formal education.
• Must have background and experience with the Business Analysis toolkit including an understanding of systems development lifecycles, architecture and frameworks, problem solving and root cause analysis methods, use cases, data and process modeling skills, and the ability to document business process models.
• Communication skills must be exemplary and will be used in consultation with team members, management, clients (both internal and external), and external vendors.

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