Senior Government Informatics Consultant/Data Scie...

Location: Minneapolis, MN 55402

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Mercer Health & Benefits LLC is seeking candidates for the following position. Candidates can be remote or based in the following locations: Phoenix, Minneapolis or Atlanta

Sr. Government Healthcare Informatics Consultant/Data Scientist

What can you expect?

  • Project manage multiple tasks on different projects simultaneously to include the following: organize project work flow and delegate project tasks to junior staff; manage the quality and timeliness of project deliverables; ensure deliverables are client ready
  • Participate in meetings with client and project lead to define the scope of the project, working closely with the Mercer clinical team, provide insight and expertise on defining the data models, study design, and approach to achieve project goals

What is in it for you?

  • Work for a global company with excellent benefits and a dynamic culture
  • Excellent growth/advancement opportunity
  • Help support vulnerable populations through the development of meaningful programs

We will count on you to:

  • Provide creative strategic and tactical thought leadership to achieve project goals
  • Participate in business development activities and develop new products and services to expand Mercer’s public health client offerings. Open new consulting opportunities by developing original data models, dashboard and reports with meaningful insight into client programs
  • Author white papers and position papers that help clients define public health policy and improve outcomes. Conduct and publish data-driven studies in peer reviewed journals related to population health, public health and health outcomes
  • Develop original study designs and tools to uncover actionable data insights. Identify data anomalies and exceptions; thinking through data issues and formulating possible solutions. Provide expert consulting advice on current trends in data-driven health policy, operational issues, healthcare delivery models and reimbursement methodologies.

What you need to have:

  • BA/BS degree related to health care, public health, data science, applied mathematics, statistics or related field required, advanced degree preferred
  • Minimum ten years of industry experience required
  • Seven years of consulting experience
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects under tight timelines and shifting priorities
  • Demonstrated experience developing and performing clinical analytics with large data sets to support public health policy, population health program development, and evaluation of health care delivery models required
  • Experience using industry leading data analytics and business intelligence tools such as SAS, SPSS, SQL, R, Tableau, Qlik Sense or equivalent. Expertise using MS Office suite of tools
  • Demonstrated experience with health care claims, enrollment, clinical, pharmacy, HEDIS/core measure sets and health care benchmark data. Demonstrated knowledge of concepts and tools for episodic payment, bundling and grouping

What makes you stand out:

  • Experience with study and survey instrument design
  • Experience writing and publishing thought-leading publications in peer reviewed journals preferred
  • Experience with business development activities such as proposal writing, staffing and budget projections
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to explain technical concepts to non-technical audience and strong business writing skills

To learn more about Mercer’s GHSC practice, please visit

Mercer believes in building brighter futures by redefining the world of work, reshaping retirement and investment outcomes, and unlocking real health and well-being. Mercer’s more than 25,000 employees are based in 44 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries. Mercer is a business of Marsh & McLennan (NYSE: MMC), the world’s leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people, with 76,000 colleagues and annual revenue of $17 billion. Through its market-leading businesses including Marsh, Guy Carpenter and Oliver Wyman, Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment. For more information, visit Follow Mercer on Twitter @Mercer.

Mercer LLC and its separately incorporated operating entities around the world are part of Marsh & McLennan Companies, a publicly held company (ticker symbol: MMC).

Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates are EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employers.


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