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NewWave HQ Health Informatics Analyst in West Des Moines, Iowa

NewWave is an information technology company helping businesses and government agencies modernize and thrive by applying the power of technology. NewWave began making a mark in the federal healthcare space in 2004, where we continue to actively modernize systems to improve healthcare’s value for millions of Americans. Since then, our work has expanded across various sectors and industries, where we help our customers stay ahead of the new and make the world in which we live, better.

Responsible for coordinating health services research requests, tracking detailed specifications, performing quality checks on final products, and assisting with pricing estimates. Also responsible for maintaining data documentations, tracking all contact information in a confidential manner, producing progress reports, and monitoring various processes and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinating data requests, tracking request specifications, and performing quality checks.

  • Maintaining Medicare/Medicaid data documentation.

  • Coordinating CMMI processes, including change requests, gathering business requirements, and developing test plans.

  • Monitoring timeliness of data requests, updating data files/elements, implementing changes to data processing methods, and assessing the impact of changes on existing methods.

  • Working with technical staff to enhance internal applications, specify new reports, and test applications enhancements.

  • Serving as a resource for internal and external customers and as a liaison between technical and non-technical staff.

  • Developing enhancements to the data request tracking system with the technical development team.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) or equivalent in nursing, health informatics or in a related field.

  • 2-5 years’ experience working with health services data for quality improvement, reporting, or analytic purposes.

  • 2-5 years’ experience working with data elements, data definitions/dictionaries, user documentation, and data collection.

  • 2-5 years’ experience with project coordination.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Attention to detail, quick learner, have a positive attitude, ability to multi-task, self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Maintain the highest degree of quality, completeness and accuracy of data analysis.

  • Maintain the completeness, timeliness and accuracy of all deliverables.

  • Be able to perform the analysis as defined with specific Medicare laws, regulations, manuals, instructions and any additional information assigned by management.

  • Must possess excellent critical thinking skills, reading and interpretation, writing, and communication skills.

• Understanding and wide application of methodology and subject matter related concepts, practices, standards and procedures with a general knowledge of other related business disciplines.

• Works with limited supervision.

Residency Requirement

  • Must have lived in the United States at least 3 out of the last 5 years.

FSLA Status

  • Exempt

Interpersonal Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication, and organizational skills - must be able to communicate fluently in English both verbally and in writing

  • Facts and data oriented.

  • Deadline and closure oriented.

  • Strong persuasion, facilitation and influencing skills.

  • Self-driven.

  • Strong analytical, organizational and project management skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with cross functional teams including senior level individuals.

NewWave is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. NewWave is a proud Veteran friendly employer.

ID: 2021-1741

Street: 1501 50th Street

Telecommute: No