Data Programmer Analyst III - Multiple Positions

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19146

Location: LOC_ROBERTS-Roberts Ctr Pediatric Research 

Req ID: 120672

Shift: Days

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

The senior data analyst 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 in clinical settings.  The analyst enjoys coordinating with interdisciplinary teams to create end to end solutions for improving operational and clinical decision making. S/he learns quickly, works independently, and is relentless in overcoming technical, process, and organizational obstacles.
The senior analyst will join the Analytics and Reporting team in the Center for Healthcare Quality and Analytics and will be responsible for empowering users with data across the institution, providing a unique blend of clinical, technical, and analytical expertise.  The team works with multiple groups within the organization to improve clinical quality, improve patient safety and streamline operations.  The team combines business knowledge with technology to empower decision makers and believes that analytics and data can improve outcomes, optimize processes, and reduce costs.  The team is looking for creative problem solvers who are excited about joining a collaborative team with a big impact.
The senior data analyst will be staffed to lead high-profile projects and will be a reliable expert in translating clinical and business requirements into meaningful analysis.  The individual will need to build relationships with key stakeholders, be an expert in multiple data sources, and implement sustainable solutions.  S/he should bring project management experience and share best practices with the team.  The analyst must be comfortable with mentorship and leading team development and skill development efforts.


The selected candidate may support one of the following projects: 

     - King of Prussia Hospital

     - Department of Pediatrics

     - Frontier Program

Job Responsibilities

1.      Individual Contributor

  • Guides clinical teams and business stakeholders on large scope projects: gathering requirements, developing metrics, retrieving data, and ensuring validity of results
  • Utilizes advanced analytical and/or statistical ability to evaluate data, and make judgments and recommendations regarding process and outcome improvement work, including: resource utilization, physician practice patterns, and clinical pathway effectiveness.
  • Proposes and creates innovative and appropriate data solutions (dashboards, reports, business intelligence tools, etc) for the measurement of processes and outcomes
  • Advises on new data models, testing frameworks, and documentation practices
  • Demonstrates excellent presentation and communication skills to share findings in an understandable and actionable manner tailored to audience and customer's needs


2.      Project Management

  • Responsible for the coordination and completion of assigned projects, including project definition, assignment of task responsibilities, setting deadlines, and all other aspects of project management. 
  • Independently identifies and works to remediate project obstacles


3.      Leadership

  • Identifies, defines, and implements new data-driven strategies and processes for the organization.
  • Communicates work plans, progress, findings and interpretations effectively with a continual focus on educating and developing analytic capability of business customers and the organization overall.
  • Trains and mentors team members
  • Develops a “trusted advisor” reputation through expertise in data

Required Education and Experience

Required Education:

Bachelor’s degree


Required Experience:

Five (5) years of experience in analytics / business intelligence


Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Education:

Master’s degree in biostatistics, epidemiology, health services research, economics, quantitative science


Preferred Experience: 

Six (6) years of experience in analytics / business intelligence

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Experience in at least one computer programming language or analytical programming language (R, Python, SAS, etc)
  • Experience with data visualization tools preferred (Tableau, Qlik, etc)
  • Experience with SQL
  • Knowledge of relational database structures
  • Understanding of data flows, conceptual knowledge of ETL
  • Experience in project management

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

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