Healthcare Data Analyst

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

Job Type: 

COLKET - Colket Translational Research Req ID: 27498

Shift: Days

Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

The 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 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 data analyst, under supervision, will actively contribute to projects and tasks with appropriate data. The individual will need to build relationships with key stakeholders, be an expert in multiple data sources, and implement sustainable data solutions. The individual will also provide operational support for organizational data needs such as adhoc and scheduled reporting.

Job Responsibilities

1. Individual Contributor

  • Works with clinical teams and business stakeholders to gather requirements, develop metrics, retrieve data, and ensure validity of results
  • Contributes to projects and data requests from beginning to end
  • Creates appropriate data solutions (dashboards, reports, business intelligence tools, etc) and data analysis for the measurement of processes and outcomes
  • Demonstrates excellent presentation and communication skills 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
Required Education and Experience

Required Education:

Bachelor’s degree


Required Experience:

One (1) year 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

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

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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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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