Data Programmer Analyst II

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19146

​Location: LOC_ROBERTS-Roberts Ctr Pediatric Research 

Req ID: 229236

Shift: Days

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 


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Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)—named America’s 2022 Best Large Employer by Forbes—offers countless ways to change lives. Our diverse community of more than 20,000 Breakthrough Makers will inspire you to pursue passions, develop expertise, and drive innovation.

At CHOP, your experience is valued; your voice is heard; and your contributions make a difference for patients and families. Join us as we build on our promise to advance pediatric care—and your career. 


CHOP’s Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 

CHOP is committed to building an inclusive culture where employees feel a sense of belonging, connection, and community within their workplace. We are a team dedicated to fostering an environment that allows for all to be their authentic selves. We are focused on attracting, cultivating, and retaining diverse talent who can help us deliver on our mission to be a world leader in the advancement of healthcare for children. 

We strongly encourage all candidates of diverse backgrounds and lived experiences to apply. 

Job Summary

The Data Analyst II will join the Enterprise Data and Analytics team and will be responsible for empowering users with data across the institution, providing a unique blend of clinical, business, technical, and analytical expertise. The team follows a center of excellence model with analytics staff embedded throughout the enterprise to and crucial in utilizing data & analytics insights to drive strategic initiatives, improve safety & quality of care, patient experience, and streamline ensure efficient operations. The team combines business knowledge with data and technology to empower decision makers and believes that user-friendly, self-service, embedded analytics products can improve patient outcomes, optimize processes, and reduce costs. We believe in providing actionable insights which drive real, measurable, impact! The team is looking for creative problem solvers who are excited about joining a collaborative team to utilize data to transform CHOP into a data-driven organization; one that practices data-driven decision making and utilizes data to improve the experience of our patients, families, and staff. 

The Data Analyst II is passionate about healthcare delivery in a patient care setting.  A successful candidate is articulate, analytical, and a team player who understands the power of data & analytics to drive change. The analyst enjoys coordinating with interdisciplinary teams to create solutions for improving operational and clinical decision making. The analyst learns quickly, works independently, and is relentless in overcoming technical, process, and organizational obstacles.
The Data Analyst II will support the strategic initiatives, operational reporting, and data analysis needs within a particular operational domain with minimal supervision.  The individual will need to build relationships with key stakeholders, be an expert in multiple data sources, and implement sustainable solutions.  The individual is expected to be contributing to the team's knowledge base and improving on best practices. The individual will also provide operational support for organizational data needs such as metric definition and development, reporting, dashboarding, and adhoc analyses.

Our ability to treat childhood cancer has improved in leaps and bounds over the past four decades; as a result, 80% of children with cancer today will be cured.  However, cancer therapy is complex and intensive.  Managing safe delivery of treatment and reducing side effects from the disease and therapy require both well-designed processes and the ability to improve continuously based on understanding the impact of current practice.  Importantly, safe delivery of care depends on the ability to use data to inform best practices. The Division of Oncology at CHOP is expanding our clinical informatics team to more efficiently harness the many streams of data generated during care of our patients in order to achieve this goal.  The Oncology Clinical Informatics Data Analyst will join a multidisciplinary team that focuses on managing data flows, expanding quality measurement and quality improvement work, and facilitating access to clinical data for care planning and clinical research.

Job Responsibilities

1. Individual Contributor

  • Works with clinical teams and business stakeholders to gather requirements, develop metrics, retrieve data, develop reports, and ensure validity of results
  • Contributes to projects and independently resolves data requests
  • Creates appropriate data solutions (dashboards, reports, business intelligence tools, etc) and data analysis for the measurement of processes and outcomes
  • Demonstrates data storytelling skills through outstanding presentation and communication to share findings in an understandable and actionable manner tailored to audience and customer's needs

2. Team Player

  • Collaborates with enterprise data warehouse, data governance, clinical informatics and business teams on any issues relating to data quality, architecture or structure of data repositories impacting analytics. Develops and maintains appropriate, current status and documentation on projects and work products.
  • Contribute to creating best-practices for data use and embedding data-driven decision making in the organization

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience: At least two (2) years of experience in analytics / business intelligence

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Education: Master’s degree

Preferred Experience:                                      

  • At least three (3) years of experience in analytics / business intelligence
  • Experience with data visualization tools preferred (Qlik, Tableau, Power BI, etc)
  • Experience with data integration tools: DBT, Informatica, MS Integration Services etc.
  • Experience working as a data analyst within a healthcare setting
  • Experience with clinical, hospital and/or financial applications and/or systems                                                                                     

Preferred Licenses/certificates/registrations:

  • EPIC - Clarity Certification
  • EPIC - Cogito Certification

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Experience in at least one computer programming language or analytical programming language (R, Python, SAS, etc)
  • Experience with SQL
  • Knowledge of relational database structures

To carry out its mission, CHOP is committed to supporting the health of our patients, families, workforce, and global community.  As a condition of employment, professionals working onsite—at any CHOP location, for any portion of time—must be vaccinated for COVID-19. Learn more. 

CHOP also requires employees who work in patient care buildings to receive an annual influenza vaccine. Employees may request exemptions for valid religious and medical reasons.  Start dates may be delayed until candidates are immunized or exemption requests are reviewed.  

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