Intermountain Healthcare

Data Analyst-Technical-Staff

Company: Intermountain Healthcare

Location: Montgomery - Alabama - USA

Posted on: September 23

Job Description:This position focuses the majority of their time producing analytical solutions (reports - dashboards - tools - etc.) for leadership and stakeholders across the organization that supports business or clinical initiatives. This position provides consultation and support in the development - analysis - interpretation - and management of a variety of routine to moderately complex data... sources to support process improvement - operations - strategy - cost reduction and increased patient safety and satisfaction._Currently we are unable to consider candidates for remote opportunities in the following states: California - Hawaii - Maryland - Massachusetts - New Jersey - New York - Oregon - Illinois and Washington_This position is responsible for providing analytical support - typically at a system-wide level. May work as part of a system-wide team or interact with stakeholders across the system. Typically this position performs analysis on routine or moderately complex projects under general supervision. This position works with data sources serving the needs of customers in one or more business areas.Institute for Healthcare Delivery Research / Clinical Programs: Provides consultative assistance to physicians and administrators from internal and external health care systems who are attending training in health care quality improvement. Acts as content expert for data related to the clinical area assigned. Supports clinical development teams in reporting - research - data exploration - and care process development and tracking.Population Health Management / Decision Support: Population health management analytics (PHMA) supports the development - implementation - and measurement of systems of care that assess the health needs of a target population and proactively provides and coordinates services to improve the health of that population. PHMA provides support for the following functions: integration of population health data - value improvement - standard quality service and cost metrics and measurement - risk scoring and severity adjustment - attribution methods - contract analysis - and new data source insight. PHMA utilizes data from across the healthcare system and across the continuum - including hospital - physician - and claims data.Planning: Serves as analytic resource to system planners and divisional operating executives to maximize the use of Intermountain strategic planning data resources. Planning analysts conduct both internal system and healthcare market analysis by developing and deploying planning reports and dashboards - informational maps - tools and analyses for subject areas including hospital and clinic volume tracking and forecasting - population growth - demographic trends - population use-rates - payer mix - patient severity indexing - cost and efficiency studies - capital asset utilization - clinical service distribution and activity - and community physician need.Core Essentials:1. Creates reports that answer multiple related questions as well as reports with linked content - drilldown and nested parameters. The report is formatted in such a way that leads the user through the report in a well-organized - easy to understand fashion.2. Writes ad hoc SQL - including basic selects - joins - use of Where clause and simple functions (e.g. - Trunc - Sum - Min - Max - Avg - Concat - etc.).3. Understanding of Primary / Foreign Keys - Table / Field Aliases - and Partitions / Indexes.4. Assists in the identification of data quality (accuracy - completeness - etc.) issues. Assists with the process of database design for assigned projects. As appropriate - trains other individuals and teams in the routine use of data collection - analysis - and reporting and interpretation tools for measuring performance.Additional Essentials:1. Collaborates with corporate and region resources to design - create - test - and implement analytic tools (databases - reports - web applications - dashboards - etc.) that support enterprise / region needs and to improve data collection and reporting strategies (minimize duplication - redundancy - etc.).2. Demonstrates intermediate level SQL and data extraction skills (i.e. - Uses pre-defined scripts - changes parameters - GUI query (e.g. - MS Access - tools with drag-drop query creation capability - and Excel cubes).3. Uses standard Intermountain Reporting tools to generate reports for end users that interpret data for others to promote evidence-based decision making.4. Accesses and runs existing reports and retrieve information. Possesses a fundamental understanding of the domain's data and associated data models and uses it to produce high quality material.5. Compares data output to ensure data accuracy. Creates basic QA test plans and validates data for accuracy.6. Responsible to document work / projects per enterprise-wide standards (reports - project tracking - databases - etc.).7. Understands the appropriate use of indexes - partitions - ability to understand ERDs8. Uses / analyzes Intermountain data sources (EDW - ORMIS - AS400 - Essbase - Risk Management - etc.) to meet local and enterprise needs.9. Provides consultation - data analysis and project management for clinical and business stakeholders across the organization. Communicates technical / analytical concepts to others.10. Shares important and relevant information with the team. Proactively offers suggestions - provides resources - volunteers for assignments - and removes barriers to help the team accomplish its goals.11. Participates in Intermountain's analyst community by attending and taking part in monthly analyst community events such as ASK (Analysts Seeking Knowledge).Minimum QualificationsBachelor's degree with two years of analytics experience. Education must be obtained through an accredited institution. Degree will be verified.- or -Master's degree - - and -Demonstrated proficiency and a working knowledge of SQL (structured query language) - quality improvement principles - and a fundamental knowledge of database design principles.- and -Demonstrated experience in the developing - analyzing - interpreting - and managing of a variety of moderately complex data sets.- and -Demonstrated capabilities in planning - participating - and managing moderately complex analytics projects.- and -Demonstrated experience using word processing - spreadsheet - database - internet and e-mail - and scheduling applications.- and -Demonstrated experience in a role requiring effective verbal - written and interpersonal communication skills.Preferred QualificationsDegree in an analytics related field such as statistics - mathematics - information systems - computer science - finance - business management - or economics.- and -If degree is not in an analytics related field - four years of analytics experience demonstrating proficiency performing the job essentials at this job level.- and -Basic understanding of statistical concepts and tools.- and -Basic understanding of some programing languages.- and -Applied understanding of data visualization design best practices.- and -Basic experience with SQL query tuning.- and -General experience in healthcare or subject matter expertise in the job area (such as Actuarial - Clinical Programs - Clinical Services - Compliance - Finance/Accounting - Human Resources - Management Engineering - Quality - Revenue Cycle - Select Health / Insurance - Strategic Planning - Costing - Chargemaster - Budgeting - etc.).Physical Requirements:Interact with others requiring the employee to verbally communicate information.- and -Operate computers and other IT equipment requiring the ability to move fingers and hands.- and -See and read computer monitors and documents- and -Remain sitting or standing for long periods of time to perform work on a computer - telephone - or other equipment.- and -Remain sitting or standing for long periods of time to perform work on a computer - telephone - or other equipment.- and -Location:Key Bank TowerWork City:Salt Lake CityWork State:UtahScheduled Weekly Hours:40The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.$38.41 - $60.46We care about your well-being mind - body - and spirit which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy - happy - secure - connected - and engaged. Learn more about our comprehensive benefits package ( and our commitment to diversity - equity - and inclusion ( .Equal Opportunity EmployerIntermountain Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race - color - religion - sex - sexual orientation - gender identity - national origin - disability or protected veteran status.The primary intent of this job description is to set a fair and equitable rate of pay for this classification. Only those key duties necessary for proper job evaluation and/or labor market analysis have been included. Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor.All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race - color - religion - sex - sexual orientation - gender identity - age - national origin - disability or protected veteran status. Women - minorities - individuals with disabilities - and veterans are encouraged to apply.Thanks for your interest in continuing your career with our team
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