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Children's Hospital Boston Healthcare Data Analyst in Boston, Massachusetts

59122BRTitle:Healthcare Data AnalystDepartment:Medicine-Dept of MedicineAutoReqId:59122BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Category:AdministrationJob Posting Description:

At Boston Children’s Hospital, the quality of our care – and our inclusive hospital working environment – lies in the diversity of our people. With patients from local communities and 160 countries around the world, we’re committed to reflecting the spectrum of their cultures, while opening doors of opportunity for our team. Here, different talents pursue common goals. Voices are heard and ideas are shared. Join us, and discover how your unique contributions can change lives. Yours included.

This Healthcare Data Analyst will be responsible for:

  • Researching, designing, developing, implementing, and maintaining reporting and analytical facilities in the context of the hospital's clinical and/or financial systems. Collaborating with clinical and administrative staff to ensure that reports are timely, accurate, meaningful, and interpretable.

  • Ensuring that analyses and reports provide detailed, specific data regarding performance of individuals, teams, programs, divisions, and the department as a whole.

  • Generating reports from a variety of internal and external sources including benchmarking databases (e.g. PHIS, PACT, specialty-specific registries).

  • Providing analyses and reports of performance indicators, providing trended data using statistical process control or other appropriate epidemiological techniques.

  • Maintaining sufficient knowledge of biostatistical techniques to ensure effective collaboration with biostatisticians and epidemiologists regarding appropriate data analysis.

  • Participating in regular ‘Report Development’ Users Group within CHB and adhere to appropriate technical standards and guidelines.

To qualify, you must have:

  • The knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts typically acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree in computer science or a closely related field and a minimum of 3 plus years of experience.

  • Technical awareness of coding systems, data types and data structures used to store clinical, demographic, and financial data in healthcare databases is a plus.

  • Knowledge of clinical concepts, terminology and workflow – preferably as they apply to pediatrics. One year of experience in a pediatric healthcare setting is preferred.

  • Experience with computer-based reporting and analysis tools such as: Microsoft Access, Crystal Reports, Business Objects, SAS, SPSS, Cognos, or Microstrategy is preferred.

  • Understanding of the value and use of standardized definitions, calculations, naming, and data storage conventions when working with such tools.

  • Understanding of basic relational database concepts, SQL syntax, and coding practices. In addition, familiarity with dimensional data modeling concepts used in data warehousing, business intelligence and business analytics applications would be a big plus.

  • Ability to translate reporting needs expressed in clinical or operational terms to technical solutions based on existing data, data structures and query tool functionality.

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including an affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.

Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular