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Statistician I - Fargo, ND #7793725

Company: Noridian Administrative Services

Date: 01/12/2021

City: Fargo, ND

Employment type: Full-time


  • Position is eligible for Remote / Work from Home opportunity *

Hiring Manager: Li Feng


Department: Data Analytics, SMRC


Talent Partner: Evan McGauvran


Telecommuting: Yes


Job Title


Statistician I


Job Summary


The Statistician is responsible for analyzing, creating, enhancing, and contributing to projects via statistical analysis and reporting. This position performs statistical sampling procedures to support potential investigations into fraud, waste, abuse, medical necessity, or overpayments as indicated in contractual requirements. This position provides unique proactive data analytic designs to detect billing patterns of interest in support of program integrity activities.


Key Performance Indicators



  • Knowledge of mathematics and quantitative analysis
  • Accurate statistical and mathematical reporting, recommendations, and analytic solutions
  • Knowledge of Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) programs, rules, and regulations

Essential Functions


Key Duties/Responsibilities/Accountabilities



  • Prepares data coming from multiple integrated systems and performs data analysis on projects that include the manipulation of large data sets
  • Develops programming script and conducts data mining analysis by extracting and compiling data from available data sources via Business Objects, SAS and/or other statistical software
  • Collects, analyzes, interprets, and summarizes data to prepare drafts, reports, and presentations of statistical and analytical data
  • Formats data, develops and prepares reports, charts, tables, and other related documents and graphics of report findings and recommendations
  • Creates and generates reports through multiple statistical software systems
  • Analyzes and problem solves issues with current and planned systems as they relate to statistical analysis
  • Tests programs and verifies data for accuracy and statistical validity; analyzes reports for errors and provides assistance and consultative services to other department staff regarding data services, questions, and/or concerns

Non-Essential Duties and Functions



  • Other duties as assigned
  • Provides departmental support to all areas of Data Analytics department and other teams within organization

Minimum Qualifications



  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Mathematics, Computer Science or closely related field
  • 3 years' statistical or data analysis experience OR equivalent educational and/or work experience unless otherwise designated by a contract
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

Preferred Qualifications


Above requirements and the following:



  • Master's degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science
  • Experience with data warehousing concepts, report writing tools, and multiple statistical software products
  • Experience with statistical business modeling

Environment and Cognitive/Physical Demands



  • Office Environment
  • Ability to read, hear, speak, keyboard, reason, communicate effectively and problem solve
  • Requires prolonged sitting and telephone use
  • Requires the use of office equipment such as computer terminals, telephones, copiers and printers
  • Infrequent lifting to 15 pounds
  • Infrequent stooping
  • Ability to travel

Segregation of Duties


Every employee is responsible to perform their duties and responsibilities in accordance with Noridian values, policies and procedures, including but not limited to: Segregation of Duties Principles, HIPAA, Security and Privacy, CMS requirements, the Noridian Compliance Program and any other applicable laws, rules and regulations.


Statement of Other Duties


This document describes the essential functions, requirements, and responsibilities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Employees may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those specifically listed in this description and may be required to perform any task requested by the supervisor or management.


CMS Access Compliance and Regulation Contingency Statement


Some positions require compliance with (i) federal and agency specific regulations and related clauses included in Noridian's prime contracts with the Government, (ii) background checks, and (iii) eligibility for a government-issued identification card.


Equal Employment Opportunity


Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities as well as Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity.


Other Information


Job Posting Policy 6.05: New employees with Noridian Healthcare Solutions will be eligible to apply for positions within their assigned department after successfully completing a 90-day review. For positions outside their department, they must attain a minimum of six months of service before they can apply.


This job will be closed 1/25/2021 at 8:00AM CST. No further applications will be considered.


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