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Director of Healthcare Economics - SAS - Santa Ana, CA


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The Director of Healthcare Economics is responsible for managing a team of SAS analysts, gather and document requirements, review code and output, conduct meetings, track projects and project plans. Ideal candidate will be a strong communicator and have the energy to keep projects moving and remove roadblocks for the team.

Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

- Oversee and coordinate the development of reports, algorithms, and analyses related to Medicare, Medicaid, and Commercial lines of businesses.

- Manage analysts and ensure that workloads are balanced, deadlines are met, and projects are progressing and being completed successfully.

- Recruitment, performance evaluation, career development and employee engagement of analysts and team leads.

- Direct interaction with users to gather requirements, explains process and how the team supports the needs, and manages expectations.

The position will be based in the Santa Ana, CA office.


- Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
- 2+ years SAS-related programming experience

- 2+ years of direct management experience with proven ability to manage and lead analytical teams successfully

Preferred experience:

- Previous healthcare experience

- Advanced Degree

Job Keywords: Healthcare Economics, Network Pricing, Medical Economics, Healthcare Analyst, Financial Analyst, Sales Contracts Analyst, Pricing Consultant, SAS

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Apply HereJob Category: Business/Strategic Management
Job Reference Code: 558182
Position Type: Full Time, Employee