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Providence Health & Services Actuarial Supervisor in Portland, Oregon


Providence St. Vincent is calling an Actuarial Supervisor to our location in Portland,OR.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Use statistical and mathematical tools to solve business problems.

  • Work on core actuarial functions: Pricing, Reserving and Forecasting.

  • Develop solutions to quantitative problems.

  • Oversee daily operations of staff, which includes hiring and terminating, training, performance evaluations, the development of corrective action plans, and monitoring for improvement.

  • Gives direction and prioritization of work in order to meet strategic and departmental objectives. Ensures staff receives the appropriate training.

  • Maintain knowledge of current regulatory standards including working with department leadership to update/modify policies and programs to maintain compliance with all regulatory requirements from CMS, DMAP and NCQA.

  • Collaborate across Providence departments to gain an understanding of work flows and improve cross-departmental communication and identify opportunities for improvement.

  • Provide advanced analytic and statistical support and uses quality improvement methodology knowledge and data analysis expertise to lead improvement initiatives.

  • Provide technical, database management, and analysis support for key initiatives within the Informatics department.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelors Degree in a highly quantitative field (e.g. statistics, mathematics, actuarial science, economics, engineering/physics, accounting, or computer science)

  • 10 years of experience in data analysis or equivalent experience (High School Education or equivalent plus a minimum of 12 years of experience in data analysis)

  • Data analysis experience at a decision-making level

  • In-depth knowledge of principles, practices, and theories in own professional discipline.

  • Project management skills; designs solutions for internal/external clients.

  • Advanced computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office and Microsoft SQL-Server). Knowledge of SQL and VB/VBA programming

  • Relational database skills

  • Formal training and extensive experience in the techniques of CQI/TQM and statistical process control methodology

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Demonstrated experience with at least one programming language (examples: SAS, R, Python, etc.)

  • Attainment of or significant progress toward actuarial certification (ASA/FSA)

  • Demonstrated experience preparing Medicare Advantage Bids

  • Masters Degree and Healthcare organization/health insurer experience.

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Non-Clinical Lead/Supervisor/Manager

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 217558