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Data Specialist - Medicaid

Equipment/Technology Specialist

Equipment and Facilities Specialist


Des Moines, Iowa, United States

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Your Role and Responsibilities
This role will be onsite at the Client in Des Moines, Iowa. IBM seeks a data expert with proven project management skills to assist in managing Medicaid encounter data validation work for the State of Iowa. The successful candidate will be experienced in data flows of Medicaid managed care encounter data and data validation/data management work. Experience with healthcare data warehousing is also helpful. The following are the roles/responsibilities:
  • Provide subject matter expertise to key stakeholders and data suppliers to identify and resolve Medicaid encounter data issues
  • Contribute significantly to meetings of stakeholders and senior administrators
  • Review data analysis reports and provide feedback on issues
  • Drive issue resolution with stakeholders and data suppliers (i.e., managed care organizations, etc.)
  • Assist in maintaining a project schedule for issue resolution, and provide updates to senior management on risks
  • Query data using SQL and other data analytic systems extensively; review to see if data issues are resolved or if additional work is required.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Minimum 2 years experience with data management and data validation work.
  • 2+ years Experience with Medicaid data.
  • 2+ years experience with encounter data transaction and data flows.
  • Project management experience is required.
  • Experience with building Project Schedules, Risk Logs, and other project management documents also required.
  • Experience with healthcare claims data (including encounter data received from managed care organizations (MCOs))
  • Experience with working on resolving data reconciliation / data integrity issue
  • Experience working with CMS and/or State Medicaid Agencies using their MMIS / EDW / MSIS data
  • Experience with management and fitness of data elements within an Enterprise Data Warehouse for both content and metadata.
  • Experience with SQL

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Experience with Iowa Medicaid data a plus
  • 2+ years experience with performing data analytics on encounter data strongly preferred
  • PMP certification preferred but not required
  • CMMI certification or experience preferred

About Business Unit
IBM Consulting is IBM’s consulting and global professional services business, with market leading capabilities in business and technology transformation. With deep expertise in many industries, we offer strategy, experience, technology, and operations services to many of the most innovative and valuable companies in the world. Our people are focused on accelerating our clients’ businesses through the power of collaboration. We believe in the power of technology responsibly used to help people, partners and the planet.

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About IBM
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Location Statement
IBM offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program. Eligible employees may have access to: - Healthcare benefits including medical & prescription drug coverage, dental, vision, and mental health & well being - Financial programs such as 401(k), the IBM Employee Stock Purchase Plan, financial counseling, life insurance, short & long- term disability coverage, and opportunities for performance based salary incentive programs - Generous paid time off including 12 holidays, minimum 56 hours sick time, 120 hours vacation, 12 weeks parental bonding leave in accordance with IBM Policy, and other Paid Care Leave programs. IBM also offers paid family leave benefits to eligible employees where required by applicable law - Training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform where IBMers can grow skills and obtain industry-recognized certifications to achieve their career goals - Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups, giving & volunteer opportunities, and discounts on retail products, services & experiences The compensation range and benefits for this position are based on a full-time schedule for a full calendar year. The salary will vary depending on your job-related skills, experience and location. Pay increment and frequency of pay will be in accordance with employment classification and applicable laws. For part time roles, your compensation and benefits will be adjusted to reflect your hours. Benefits may be pro-rated for those who start working during the calendar year. This position was posted on the date cited in the key job details section and is anticipated to remain posted for 21 days from this date or less if not needed to fill the role. We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law. IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.

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