Analyst, Research & Development - Healthcare Experience Requ

at Evolent Health in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Your Future Evolves Here

Evolent Health has a bold mission to change the health of the nation by changing the way health care is delivered. Evolenteers make a difference wherever they are, whether it is at a medical center, in the office, or while working from home across 48 states. We empower you to work from where you work best, which makes juggling careers, families, and social lives so much easier. Through our recognition programs, we also highlight employees who live our values, give back to our communities each year, and are champions for bringing their whole selves to work each day. If you’re looking for a place where your work can be personally and professionally rewarding, don’t just join a company with a mission. Join a mission with a company behind it.

Why We’re Worth the Application:

+ We continue to grow year over year.

+ Recognized as a leader in driving important diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) efforts ( .

+ Achieved a 100% score two years in a row on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index ( recognizing us as a best place to work for LGBTQ+ equality.

+ Named to’s list of the best companies for women to advance for 3 years in a row ( (2020, 2021 and 2022).

+ Continue to prioritize the employee experience and achieved a 90% overall engagement score on our employee survey in May 2022.

+ Publish an annual DE&I report ( to share our progress on how we’re building an equitable workplace.

What You’ll Be Doing:

Our Research & Development team offers candidates the opportunity to explore new ways to promote appropriate and high-value care and improve clinical efficiencies which have meaningful impacts for our patients, providers, and partners. Our team values curiosity, continuous learning, and collaboration as we tackle some of the most challenging questions facing healthcare.

Collaboration Opportunities:

As an Analyst on the Research and Development (R&D) team, you will be joining a group of multidisciplinary individuals with a passion for using analytics to drive innovation. You will have the opportunity to work within a team, shape team culture, and directly impact our offerings within a high-growth organization. You will interact with a broad range of subject matter experts from Clinicians to Healthcare Administration Specialists to understand some of the biggest issues in Healthcare. You will work closely with Data Science, Product, and select Business Units to find opportunities to advance Evolent’s mission to change the way healthcare is delivered.

What You’ll Be Doing:

+ The Analyst, R&D will support building proof of concepts (POCs), identify automation and efficiency opportunities, and surface product optimization methods which empower healthcare payers, providers, and patients to optimize clinical interventions and reduce healthcare costs. This will require the selected individual to become knowledgeable about Evolent products, platforms, data sources, and applications to provide recommendations and support our business. Recommendations will be evaluated for business impact and subsequently implemented into Evolent’s platforms and applications.

+ Audit platforms, physician workflows, and applications to maximize efficiency and product performance.

+ Identify high volume, manual, recurring processes ripe for automation using tools such as rules, robotic process automation (RPA), and Artificial Intelligence (AI)

+ Rapidly prototyping ideas, approaches, and methods

+ Communicate findings to team leadership and partner with teams who will translate findings into actions.

Qualifications – Required and Preferred:

+ 2+ years of healthcare industry experience or related fields- Required.

+ Bachelor’s degree in related fields such as Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Statistics/Biostatistics, Software Engineering, Physics, Informatics, or Public Health from a strong academic program – Required.

+ Analytics experience in one or more of the following languages (SQL, Python, SAS, R) – Required

+ Programming experience, including understanding concepts in data structures, rational databases, algorithms- Required.

+ Independent, self-motivated, ability to work in ambiguity with little oversight – Required.

+ Master’s or PhD in a field listed above with a focus on Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Computational Linguistics, or another related field – Preferred.

+ Experience with data visualization tools to communicate insights effective – Preferred.

+ Experience with medical coding (CPT, ICD-10, DRG, REV, etc.) – Preferred.

+ Knowledge of AI capabilities and Data Science concepts – Preferred.

+ Experience with administrative healthcare claims and prior authorization data- Preferred.

Technical Requirements:

We require that all employees have the following technical capability at their home: High speed internet over 10 Mbps and, specifically for all call center employees, the ability to plug in directly to the home internet router. These at-home technical requirements are subject to change with any scheduled re-opening of our office locations.

Evolent Health is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.

Compensation Range: The minimum salary for this position is $75,000 up to 95,000, plus benefits. Salaries are determined by the skill set required for the position and commensurate with experience and may vary above and below the stated amounts.

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Job Posting: JC248933243

Posted On: Oct 02, 2023

Updated On: Dec 11, 2023

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