Employment Opportunities

Director of Analytics

Allegheny HealthChoices, Inc. (AHCI) is a non-profit located in downtown Pittsburgh with a mission to assure equitable access to quality, cost-effective behavioral health care that promotes positive clinical outcomes, recovery, and resiliency. Formed in 1999, AHCI’s role has evolved from monitoring and oversight to that of a partner and consultant in system planning and evaluation, project management, data management and analysis, and recovery.

Innovation and quality improvement within the community behavioral health system is led by the AHCI Director of Analytics. The ideal candidate will have strong quantitative and leadership skills, possess the ability to learn new issues and tools rapidly, and be able to communicate technical information effectively to diverse audiences. Deep intellectual curiosity and a commitment to successful outcomes in a fast-paced field that often presents challenges on a daily basis are essential to success in this role.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Other duties may be assigned.)

  • Relentlessly lead the charge of identifying and then answering the most important questions facing the behavioral health system
  • Successfully manage AHCI’s entire portfolio of analytics projects— ranging from reporting to data visualization and predictive modeling— producing technically unassailable analysis and reliable, high-quality solutions
  • Ensure that complex findings are synthesized and translated into clear and compelling deliverables for AHCI clients and a wide array of system stakeholders
  • Foster a culture that empowers, motivates and engages staff, providing guidance and mentorship to team members
  • Build collaborative partnerships between clients, managed care organizations, providers, and other system stakeholders

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Public Health, Public Administration/Policy, or a related discipline
  • A minimum of five (5) years prior experience working within a behavioral health/managed care setting, or experience conducting analysis using health insurance data. A minimum of 2 years prior management experience
  • Knowledge of behavioral health service models and strategies, including program administration and quality measurement
  • Exceptional quantitative, research, and written communication skills including the ability to complete succinct briefs, executive summaries, and lengthy reports
  • Demonstrated creative problem solving skills in the design, execution, interpretation, and presentation of quantitative and qualitative analyses
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, along with Qlik or other data/visualization tools; Adobe InDesign and Adobe Illustrator a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a sense of humor, with the ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple projects and competing deadlines with a focus on results
  • Knowledge of predictive analytics and machine learning concepts and techniques

AHCI offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, along with the opportunity for professional growth with an organization focused on behavioral health system improvement.
 
Qualified candidates should send a resume via email to jobs@acuity-hr.com with “Director of Analytics” in the subject line, or mail their resume and cover letter to:
PO Box 1904
Cranberry Twp., PA 16066

EOE

 

Behavioral Health Quality Improvement Analyst

Allegheny HealthChoices, Inc. (AHCI) is a non-profit with a mission to assure equitable access to quality, cost-effective behavioral health care that promotes positive clinical outcomes, recovery, and resiliency. Formed in 1999, AHCI’s role has evolved from monitoring and oversight to that of a partner and consultant in system planning and evaluation, project management, data management and analysis, and recovery.

We are currently seeking a Quality Improvement Analyst to support our organization’s contractual compliance monitoring, data analysis, and quality improvement objectives related to behavioral health Medicaid managed care. The ideal candidate will possess intellectual curiosity, initiative, and a commitment to successful outcomes in a fast-paced field that can present challenges on a daily basis.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Other duties may be assigned.)

  • Evaluate the following activities on a monthly, quarterly, annual and/or ad-hoc basis: Behavioral Health Managed Care Organization operations (i.e., care management, member services, complaints and grievances, denials, etc.), Compliance with quality improvement (QI) initiatives, Requests for and monitoring of corrective action plans/quality improvement plans
  • Review, analyze, and validate data reports from for specific levels of care for accuracy and trending before releasing to the State, County or other stakeholders
  • Attend and actively participate in community meetings to monitor quality improvement initiatives
  • Participate in quality record reviews for varying levels of care at locations throughout Allegheny County
  • Analyze enrollment, demographics, service utilization, and cost data on a quarterly basis
  • Build collaborative partnerships between clients, managed care organizations, providers, and other system stakeholders
  • Manage special projects for both internal and external clients

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Public Health, Public Administration/Policy, or a related discipline
  • Prior experience working within a behavioral health/managed care setting
  • Knowledge of behavioral health service models and strategies, including program administration and quality measurement
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a sense of humor, with the ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple projects and competing deadlines with a focus on results

We are offering a competitive compensation and benefits package, along with the opportunity for professional growth with an organization focused on behavioral health system improvement.
 
Qualified candidates should send a resume via email to jobs@acuity-hr.com with “Behavioral Health Quality Improvement Analyst” in the subject line, or mail their resume and cover letter to:
PO Box 1904
Cranberry Twp., PA 16066

EOE