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Senior Analyst, Healthcare Analytics, San Francisco, CA

Organization: San Francisco Health Plan
Category: Professional
Location: San Francisco, CA
Date Job Posted: May 6, 2022
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Senior Analyst, Healthcare Analytics

Department: Business Analytics
Office: HQ Beale Street
Location: San Francisco, CA

Are you passionate about healthcare access, quality, and sustainability? Do you enjoy applying your energy and expertise to transforming data to enable data driven decision-making?

The Senior Analyst of Healthcare Analytics will serve a key role in analyzing company clinical, financial, and operational data to deliver optimal health care management and decision making. You will work as part of a highly collaborative team, as well as with IT partners and key stakeholders from internal business units, using data to achieve needs and goals of SFHP members, providers, and management.


  • Leverage your in-depth knowledge of managed care principals, applied statistics and analysis concepts, and health care data to support our critical business needs.
  • Elicit and document business user requirements to drive agile development of reporting and analytic solutions.
  • Develop visual storytelling that provides actionable insights and recommendations as well as allowing the business to view statistical outcomes, KPIs, and conduct self-service analytics.
  • Develop innovative ideas and methods that drive continuous improvement in SFHP analytics.
  • Create partnerships with internal customers to drive the adoption of data-driven decision-making.
  • Support the development of data structures to drive accurate and efficient reporting and analytics.


  • Bachelors degree in a statistics or data science (Masters degree advantageous).
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience, ideally including experience in using health care administrative data sets.
  • Familiarity with industry standard schemas (e.g. ICD-10 coding, NDCs, HCPCS)
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to formulate and communicate data process and storytelling.
  • Proficiency with relational databases and SQL queries including the use of JOINs,
  • Proficiency with Python or R for data manipulation, and with its application to at least some of regression analysis, classification, time series or survival analysis.
  • Experience with visual analysis to support reporting or storytelling.


Established in 1997, San Francisco Health Plan (SFHP) is a an award winning, managed care health plan whose mission is to provide affordable health care coverage to the underserved low and moderate-income residents in San Francisco county. SFHP is chosen by eight out of every ten San Francisco Medi-Cal managed care enrollees and its 135,000+ members have access to a full spectrum of medical services including preventive care, specialty care, hospitalization, prescription drugs, and family planning services. SFHP was designed by and for the residents it serves, and takes great pride in its ability to accommodate a diverse population that includes young adults, seniors, and people with disabilities.

San Francisco Health Plan requires employees provide proof of an up-to-date vaccination against COVID-19 as defined by the San Francisco Department of Public Health. Reasonable accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis for exemptions to this requirement subject to the applicable law[s].

San Francisco Health Plan is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a work environment that supports and respects all individuals and in which our processes are applied without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, military service status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

San Francisco Health Plan is an E-Verify participating employer.

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