Job Description

Job Title:                          Data Analyst

Reports To:                       Informatics Supervisor

Job Summary:                  Responsible for continuous data collection, exploratory and custom data analysis, creating dashboards statistical analysis using excel, python and other reporting tools especially with research, quality, and grant departments, guiding institutional accountability and tactical/strategic decision-making with the intent to monitor performance and improve quality.


Qualifications and Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Other duties may be assigned as needed.


Essential Job Duties:

  • Develops and implements databases, data collection systems, data analytics and other strategies that optimize achievement of efficiency and quality.
  • Extract data from databases using SQL.
  • Apply objective analysis of facts before concluding.
  • Collaborates directly with departmental leadership to develop and continually maintain accurate, meaningful, and user-friendly dashboards for every CCHCI department.
  • Find analytical solutions to abstract business issues and look beyond what is on the surface to discover patterns and solutions within the data.
  • Collects and graphs appropriate data from primary or secondary sources, to include NextGen, for usage in dashboards, and on an as-needed basis for grant application/reporting and for presentations by members of leadership.
  • Assures the integrity of data, including data extraction, storage, manipulation, processing, and analysis.
  • Prepares and makes presentations regarding CCHCI data on an as-needed basis or as requested.
  • Trains and educates other staff on data collection, analysis and graphing as needed.
  • Participates in discussions on data collection, study design, methodology, data analysis and institutional data-driven decision-making.
  • Writes SQL scripts for use with potentially large data sets.


Required Education, Experience, Certificates & Licenses:

  • Bachelor’s degree in data related field (healthcare related field like MPH or Clinical Informatics).
  • Two years’ experience in data analytics field.
  • Prior experience in healthcare. and hands-on experience with electronic medical records likely Nextgen
  • Knowledge in Data Warehousing and ETL Techniques
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Any combination of education and/or experience that provides the necessary skills required may be considered.
  • Driver's License and Proof of Insurance may be required if requesting mileage reimbursement.


Preferred Education, Experience, Certificates & Licenses:


  • Master’s degree in a data-related field (healthcare related field like MPH or Clinical Informatics).
  • Hand-on experience with electronic medical records (NextGen) preferred.


Required Language Skills:

  • Ability to accurately comprehend and compose instructions, correspondence, and communications in English in both oral and written format.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to patients, internal providers and other staff, and external personnel working in cooperation with the organization.


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to occasionally exert enough force to move objects weighing up to 10 pounds.
  • Ability to continuously remain in a stationary position.
  • Ability to occasionally move about inside the workplace to access files, office machinery, etc.
  • Possesses hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to constantly operate computer, telephone, and other office machinery.
  • Possesses close visual acuity necessary to accurately record and view information on a computer monitor, handwritten and typed documents.
  • Ability to discern the nature of sounds at a normal spoken volume.


Other Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to create graphs using Business Intelligence tools, such as Power BI or Tableau.
  • Ability to employ statistical / mathematical methods to collect and analyze data and develop solutions.
  • Knowledge of R, Python, SQL programming languages for data manipulation.
  • Experience in Web databases or webpages is a plus.
  • Ability to perform a variety of assignments and make decisions requiring independent judgment.
  • Displays high-level critical thinking and problem-solving skills that question data results and lead to accurate conclusions based on numbers and trends.
  • Displays strong attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of health plans and community health centers preferred.
  • Knowledge of HIPAA and Corporate Compliance rules and regulations.
  • Strong computer literacy required with excellent to superior knowledge of Microsoft Office, and Excel. Knowledge of other data gathering, and presentation tools will also be considered.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, as well as self-initiative.
  • Ability to prioritize and plan work activities, use time efficiently and develop realistic action plans.
  • Ability to employ motivational techniques to train, mentor, and lead staff.


Work Environment & Conditions:

  • Work environment is usually typical of an administrative office setting with no substantial exposure to adverse environmental conditions.
  • Occasionally, work environment is typical of a health clinic setting with occasional exposure to communicable diseases, bodily fluids, and hazardous chemicals.
  • Work requires reliable transportation as position requires occasional travel and extended hours to include early mornings, evenings, holidays, and weekends.