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Aetna Medical Economics Senior Consultant - Tools & Reporting in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania

Req ID: 54982BR

Job Description


Build and maintain complex medical cost reports. Work with marketsto explain the results and to build new reports and drill downs. This position often involves working on complexprojects involving multiple resources and tasks, providing support of businessobjectives.

Fundamental Components:

This position requires strongSQL skills as well as business and analytical skills, including the ability tointerpret results, conduct drilldowns, and explain results. The successfulcandidate will be writing SQL to develop medical cost reporting, and will workwith business users to define specs and build reports. They will also doanalytical work to identify and understand medical cost issues. Supportcustomers by performing and building drill down capabilities into existingreports. Work with customers to ensure they understand results and that theyhave access to additional information when needed. Work with groups to analyzemedical cost issues.


Advanced SQLprogramming skills, SAS programming and macro skills a big plus.

Strong analyticalability and familiarity with advanced healthcare claims data.

Knowledge ofNetezza and SqlServer is a plus.

Experience building complex reports based on business defined specifications.

Must be self-motivated, team oriented, and comfortable working with a team thatis not co-located;

Ability to manage conflicting priorities and multiple projects concurrently;

Strong communication skills.


The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is aBachelor's degree or equivalent experience.


Functional - Information Management - Query and Database Access Tools/4-6 Years

Functional - Information Management - Data acquisition, data management, programming and documentation/4-6 Years

Functional - Finance - Financial analysis/1-3 Years


Technical - Development Languages - SQL/4-6 Years/Power User

Technical - Reporting Tools - SAS MACRO/4-6 Years/Power User

Technical - Desktop Tools - //


General Business/Communicating for Impact/ADVANCED

General Business/Turning Data into Information/MASTERY

Leadership/Collaborating for Results/ADVANCED


General Business/Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen/ADVANCED

Leadership/Developing and Executing Strategy/FOUNDATION

Technology/Leveraging Technology/MASTERY

Telework Specifications:

Can work in either Hartford, Chicago, or Plano office.


This position offers challenging technical and analytical opportunities. Crossteam and organization interaction with business partners and peers allows forlearning and growth. The environment is fast paced and ever changing.

Closing Statement

Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.


Job Function: Health Care

Aetna is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veterans status.