Business Analyst

    Location: Towson, MD
    Date Posted: 03-26-2018
    CVP is seeking a highly talented Business Analyst to provide expertise across several quality improvement organizations that support our federal healthcare client. The team’s mission is to architect, build, and support innovative health care IT systems, which focus on optimizing quality programs. The professional in this role will impact hospital reporting and the overall quality of care at hospitals. This is an excellent opportunity to influence healthcare policy. 

    Major Areas of Responsibility
    • Ensure that analytic and reporting requirements capture the business capabilities of the Quality Measures and Reporting, to include business data criteria, reporting and data template layout logic and report criteria, details related to reported measure files, and hospital and facility specific reports based on claims measures
    • Develop and update User Stories and Acceptance Criteria for new and existing claims based measures for line of business and program(s)
    • Develop and update existing Technical Requirements Document (TRD), which shall include business requirements
    • Facilitate internal and external elicitations to gather details surrounding release scope items
    • Consult with internal and external technical subject matter experts, such as SAS programmers, statisticians, and program experts, to formulate detailed questions for elicitations.
    • Facilitate small working group sessions to guide conversation towards solutions which will be incorporated into User Stories for a release
    • Proactively plan, conduct research and organize meetings well in advance to ensure a successful meeting
    • Provide a matrix that shows traceability between the higher-level requirements and the associated lower-level requirements
    • Provide daily updates in SCRUM meetings and report road blocks
    • Keep tasks on track and plan the day according to tasks assigned in sprint
    • Develop trusting relationships with external contractors who are developing measures and policy
    Position Requirements
    • 3-5 years of relevant business analysis experience, including expertise in data analysis
    • Bachelor’s Degree in a Computer Science or related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Strong troubleshooting, analysis, problem-solving and decision making skills
    • Strong ability to manage time and tasks based on priority
    • Strong ability to identify and resolve problems effectively with minimal managerial guidance
    • Experience working in JIRA for Requirement writing
    • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Power Point, and Microsoft Visio
    • Previous experience or knowledge of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), preferably in CCSQ
    • Experience working with analytic teams and an Agile/Kanban environment
    Desired Skills
    • Previous experience or knowledge of the CMS measure development environment 
    • Previous experience in health services research
    • Exposure to statistical methodologies

    Customer Value Partners, Inc. is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. Customer Value Partners seeks to provide employment opportunities for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
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