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Highmark Health Process Improvement Analyst in Des Moines, Iowa

Company :

Highmark Health

Job Description :

JOB SUMMARY

This job supports the investigation of the strategic, operational and business needs of their assigned projects, focusing on detailed business process analysis and modeling, and the engineering of effective business process solutions. This position also supports the activities of project teams in the re-engineering and improvement of existing business processes and the deployment of the solution and the associated standards and techniques to the project teams.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist or lead assigned projects in defining business, operational and functional requirements to support delivery of the operating verticals strategy its contribution to the corporate strategy.

  • Provide comprehensive business process analysis and measurement to assigned projects, and modeling and design support to assigned operating divisions.

  • Provide consultative support to Project Teams; support the development of skills within the resource pool; support the expansion and development of business process engineering skills across the enterprise, promoting the understanding and use of the solution; and support the ongoing development of the solution, integrating and remaining current with industry best practices.

  • Utilize process improvement methodology including process improvement methodologies.

  • Support the development of re-usable artifacts for use in the BPM lifecycle.

  • Provide periodic reporting to leadership on assigned project activities and support planning of the migration to the Future State of the organization.

  • Other duties as assigned or requested.

EDUCATION

Required

  • High School Diploma / GED

Substitutions

  • None

Preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree

EXPERIENCE

Required

  • 3 years of relevant, progressive experience in the area of specialization (exempted experience requirements effective August 2016)

  • Experience in Business Administration, Health Service Administration, Mathematics, or Industrial Engineering

  • Experience in an exempt level business analyst or project management role

  • Health/dental insurance industry knowledge including data analysis, business operations, marketing, and industry issues

  • Proficiency in the use of the Microsoft Office suite of products, including Access, Excel, Word, Websphere Business Modeler, and PowerPoint

Preferred

  • None

LICENSES or CERTIFICATIONS

Required

  • Certification or obtaining certification within six months in an established quality/process improvement methodology such as Six Sigma (Green/Black Belt), Lean Manufacturing, etc. for all levels

Preferred

  • None

SKILLS

  • Process improvement

Language (Other than English):

None

Travel Requirement:

0% - 25%

PHYSICAL, MENTAL DEMANDS and WORKING CONDITIONS

Position Type

Office-based

Teaches / trains others regularly

Occasionally

Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site

Rarely

Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees)

Never

Physical work site required

Yes

Lifting: up to 10 pounds

Constantly

Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds

Occasionally

Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds

Never

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.

As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times. In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy.

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

Pay Range Minimum:

$50,200.00

Pay Range Maximum:

$90,300.00

Base pay is determined by a variety of factors including a candidate’s qualifications, experience, and expected contributions, as well as internal peer equity, market, and business considerations. The displayed salary range does not reflect any geographic differential Highmark may apply for certain locations based upon comparative markets.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

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Req ID: J217605

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