Surgery Care Affiliates Sr. Analyst, Payer Analytics in Deerfield, Illinois


SCA, a leader in the outpatient surgery industry, strategically partners with health plans, medical groups and health systems across the country to develop and optimize surgical facilities. SCA operates more than 200 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in partnership with approximately 3,000 physicians. For more information on SCA, visit

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

SCA is currently accepting applications for a Senior Analyst position on its fast-paced and innovative Payer Analytics & Strategy team. Key areas of focus include supporting nationwide health plan engagement and new product innovation, featuring SCA’s lower cost, high quality facilities and long-standing history of surgeon partnership.

Specifically, the individual will:

  • Support the design, marketing, and performance monitoring of new products and solutions for health plans and physician groups as both a project manager and individual contributor

  • Lead and continuously improve surgical network optimization analytics

  • Maintain and continuously improve SCA’s payer analytics database environment

  • Support market data initiatives and managing vendor relationships

  • Lead custom analytics relating to any of the above


  • Highly intelligent, ambitious, and eager to learn

  • Experienced in project management; ideally leading through influence a cross-functional team

  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills with specific application to payer and/or provider data; experience working with large data sets and structuring an approach to novel questions

  • Able to craft and deliver clear and compelling recommendations

  • Highly proficient in Excel, including experience with VBA and UserForms

  • Highly proficient in SQL Server, including a firm understanding of the external flat file load process, T-SQL functions/stored procedures, and configuring SQL Server Agent jobs

  • Familiar with SQL Server security settings that utilize Active Directory groups

  • Intermediate understanding of Reporting Services and Tableau, inclusive of Initial SQL execution, calculated measures, and using stored procedures as data sources

  • Basic financial modeling experience preferred

  • Exceptional candidates also bring experience using statistical programs such as R or Stata


Education and Work Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field

  • 3-7 years of work experience in a relevant field

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