Data Programmer Analyst III - Multiple Positions

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19146

Location: LOC_ROBERTS-Roberts Ctr Pediatric Research 

Req ID: 160191

Shift: Days

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 

About Us

We’re seeking breakthrough makers! Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia was built on the belief that we can change lives. Today, in every role throughout our hospital, research institute and care network, the 22,000 members of our workforce are finding new ways – big and small – to make a difference for the patients and families we serve.

If you are ready to challenge yourself, be inspired and grow – no matter what your role – you just may be the kind of breakthrough maker who will thrive at CHOP.

Job Summary

The Senior Data Analyst will join the enterprise Data and Analytics 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, business, technical, and analytical expertise. The team is embedded throughout the enterprise to drive strategic initiatives, improve safety & quality of care, and streamline 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 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 storytelling 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 Senior Data Analyst will lead high-profile strategic projects and will be a reliable expert in translating clinical and business requirements into meaningful analysis. When necessary, the analyst will appropriately apply data science techniques and other advanced analytics to solve problems. The individual will need to build relationships with key stakeholders, be an expert in multiple data sources, and implement sustainable solutions.  The individual 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.

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, financial outcomes, resource utilization, and clinical practice patterns
  • Proposes and creates innovative and appropriate data solutions (dashboards, reports, business intelligence tools, etc) for the measurement of processes and outcomes
  • Adept at learning new information systems and how the data generated contributes to the data development lifecycle
  • Advises on new data models, testing frameworks, and documentation practices
  • Demonstrates excellent 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.      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

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

This department currently works in a flexible remote hybrid model.

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


Preferred Experience:                                                                                                                      

  • Eight (8) 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, 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
  • Experience in project management

To carry out its mission, it is of critical importance for the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) to keep our patients, families and workforce safe and healthy and to support the health of our global community. In keeping with this, CHOP has mandated all workforce members on site at any CHOP location for any portion of their time be vaccinated for COVID-19. This mandate also applies to workforce members performing work for CHOP at non-CHOP locations. The CHOP COVID-19 vaccine mandate is in alignment with applicable local, state and federal mandates.

CHOP also requires all workforce members who work in patient care buildings or who provide patient care to receive an annual influenza vaccine. Employees may request exemption consideration for CHOP vaccine requirements for valid religious and medical reasons.

Please note start dates may be delayed until candidates are fully immunized or valid exemption requests are reviewed. In addition, candidates other than those in positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, must attest to not using tobacco products.

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