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Kaiser Permanente is hiring a

Senior Actuarial Associate

This position is remote; however candidates must reside within the States that we operate in, which include California, Colorado, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Oregon, Washington and Virginia.

This individual contributor is part of the Analytics Insights Team, sitting within KPโ€™s Markets Outside California Health Plan Analytics Team (an 80-strong group covering a broad array of analytics from care continuum performance to network optimization). The Analytic Insights team is a small group of senior consultants tasked with connecting each marketโ€™s financial performance with its strategies (spanning care delivery operations, network management, product strategy. As a member of this team, this person will work closely with senior consultants to facilitate analyses, provide technical support, and assisting in communicating insights, apply their understanding of healthcare economics and health plan functions, technical analytical skills, comfort pulling and analyzing large datasets, collaborative mindset with the desire to develop analytic and consultative skills.

We are a growing team delivering new analytical capabilities and engaging with senior leaders who are excited by the work. The Analytics Insights team is a diverse and high-performing group with experience from different parts of KP, and from non-KP health plans and delivery systems. This role provides an excellent opportunity for individuals who are passionate about analytics and seeking to develop their skills in a supportive and dynamic team environment. We welcome candidates who are eager to contribute to our mission of driving strategic insights to improve healthcare strategy.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Practices self-development and promotes learning in others by proactively providing information, resources, advice, and expertise with coworkers and customers; building relationships with cross-functional stakeholders; influencing others through technical explanations and examples; adapting to competing demands and new responsibilities; listening and responding to, seeking, and addressing performance feedback; providing feedback to others; creating and executing plans to capitalize on strengths and develop weaknesses; supporting team collaboration; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback.
  • Completes work assignments and supports business-specific projects by applying expertise in subject area; supporting the development of work plans to meet business priorities and deadlines; ensuring team follows all procedures and policies; coordinating resources to accomplish priorities and deadlines; collaborating cross-functionally to make effective business decisions; solving complex problems; escalating high priority issues or risks as appropriate; and recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities.
  • Develops and designs actuarial documentation by completing the actuarial portion of financial reports and tax returns; and responses to insurance regulations.
  • Participates in product line evaluations by conducting and interpreting analysis of product line financials, pricing, reserve, valuation , cash flow analysis; and analyzing and interpreting product line performance, risk, and assumptions used in product development.
  • Utilizes actuarial research by implementing non-complex developments standards, assumptions, and the legal and regulatory environment.
  • Assesses, analyzes and interprets financial risks and opportunities by applying advanced actuarial methods; and conducting actuarial analyses.
  • Collaborates with business partners by translating mathematical constructs into actionable recommendations; and complying with the Actuarial Standards of Practice.
  • Develops and designs advanced actuarial models; assists with the development of alternative assumptions and forecasts using in-house models or actuarial software; and validates the results.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in mathematics or related field AND Minimum six (6) years actuarial experience. Additional equivalent work experience in a directly related field may be substituted for the degree requirement.
  • Associate of the Society of Actuaries Certificate OR Associate of the Casualty Actuarial Society Certificate

Additional Requirements:

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two years power bi visualization and dashboard development experience.
  • Two years healthcare claims experience, including familiarity with claims processing systems and analyzing data .

Primary Location: Oregon, Portland, Kaiser Permanente Building

Additional Locations:

  • East Annex - Parsons, 75 N. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena, California, 91103
  • Ordway, One Kaiser Plaza, Oakland, California, 94612
  • Regional Admin Low Rise, 711 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu, Hawaii, 96813
  • Regional Office - 9 Piedmont, 9 Piedmont Center 3495 Piedmont Rd. NE, Atlanta, Georgia, 30305
  • Rockville Regional Offices, 2101 E. Jefferson St., Rockville, Maryland, 20852
  • Waterpark II, 2530 S. Parker Rd., Aurora, Colorado, 80014
  • California Service Center - Rio S.D., 8954 Rio San Diego Dr., San Diego, California, 92108
  • Riverway-1, 6133 North River Rd., Rosemont, Illinois, 60018
  • Alexandria Medical Center, 3000 Potomac Ave., Alexandria, Virginia, 22305
  • Renton Administration - Adams, 2921 Naches Ave. SW, Renton, Washington, 98057

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40

Shift: Day

Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM

Working Hours End: 05:00 PM

Job Schedule: Full-time

Job Type: Standard

Worker Location: Remote

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-PO-01|NUE|Non Union Employee

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Specialty: Actuarial Services

Department: Po/Ho Corp - MOC HealthPlan Analytics - 0308

Pay Range: $126000 - $163020 / year The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted.

Travel: No

Remote: Work location is the remote workplace (from home) within KP authorized states. Worker location must align with Kaiser Permanente's Authorized States policy.

At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing. Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

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