IPCA is hiring for a Senior Health Data Analyst!

Position: Senior Health Data Analyst

Reports to:  Finance Director

Hours:  Full Time

FLSA Status:  Exempt       



General Statement:

The Idaho Primary Care Association (IPCA) is a private, non-profit organization whose mission is to promote and support vibrant, effective Community Health Centers in providing accessible, affordable and high quality healthcare to all Idahoans.

The position reports to the Finance Director and works independently with minimal supervision to support participating community health center efforts to be successful in value-based payment models.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develops and maintain positive relationships with payers
  • Works with health centers and IPCA leadership to develop local marketplace strategies
  • Develops managed care products in collaboration with health centers and payers
  • Manages the relationship between health centers as provider and payers, with the interaction dependent on the relationship between health centers
  • Provides technical assistance to health centers management teams in provider contracting
  • Presents and represents health centers as a provider network to payers
  • Vets and models new programs and agreements. Provides concerns and recommendations to leadership and payers.
  • Resolves clinical and operational issues between health centers and payers
  • Interacts with other IPCA activities to assure CHCNI needs are met
  • Maintains strong relationships with Idaho partners working on related efforts, and with other state, regional and national partners; participate on committees and coalitions.
  • Coordinates closely with IPCA CEO and Deputy Director to ensure alignment of CHCNI activities and IPCA policy agenda
  • Develops and continually improves the data model and governance strategy of the organization to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the organization’s health care data, including automating Extract-Transform-Load (ETL) processes for incoming data feeds when possible
  • Manages the data and analytics area to ensure the data reporting and analytic needs of IPCA and CHCNI are met by prioritizing requests, ensuring continuity of data feeds, and transforming complex data into meaningful information that supports management, operational and executive decision-making
  • Manages and oversees contract arrangements with commercial, federal, and state governmental agencies for the clinical management of accountable care relationships
  • Presents sophisticated analysis and recommendations to board members and executive staff based on payer data, provider data, and research of best practices in Value Based Payment (VBP) models
  • Leads the development of strategic initiatives and training / technical assistance programs to accelerate delivery of Value Based Care (VBC) in FQHCs

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Math, Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering, Business or related field  with two years’ experience as a health data analyst or Bachelor’s Degree in Math, Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering, Business or related field  with three years health data analysis experience
  • Two years of experience in the fields of managed care, health center operations, or related fields
  • Strong project management skills
  • Competence in fundamentals of data warehouse development, including understanding of database structure and function
  • Understanding of health care delivery systems and safety-net providers.
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects simultaneously while identifying areas for process improvement.
  • Excellent written/verbal communication, problem solving skills and negotiation skills.
  • Competence in Microsoft Office required.
  • Methods to extract information from large data sets
  • SQL – Advanced/SQL Stack (SSRS/SSIS)
  • Skills:  Analytical,  Problem solving,  Verbal and written communication, Microsoft Excel - Intermediate

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency in analytic and data visualization software
  • Experience in: Insurance and healthcare cost trend analysis; Healthcare payment methodologies such as DRGs, APCs, and capitation; Statistical analysis
  • Experience working in a Community Health Center
  • One year of experience in public health, health education or related field

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands

This is largely a sedentary role, with a significant portion of the day spent at the computer; however, this position would require the ability to lift files and equipment such as laptops, flip charts and stands, projectors and meeting materials such as handouts and binders; open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary.


Up to 20% travel is expected for this position. 




If interested and qualified for this position, please submit a resume, cover letter and completed application for employment. Application materials should demonstrate or address the qualifications above.  Submit via email to:

Idaho Primary Care Association



IPCA is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


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