Central Health

Data Analyst (Remote)

Req No.
2021-5308
Company
Central Health
Job Locations
US-TX-Austin
Category
Technicians
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Central Health’s Data Analyst will work alongside a team of other collaborative and engaged data analysts, epidemiologists, biostatisticians and data scientists to serve as a key resource for business intelligence, performance and operational analytics for Central Health. Under the general direction of our Lead Data Scientist, our Data Analyst is responsible for organizing, analyzing, and reporting on data from large clinical, financial and enrollment data sets. The Data Analyst will also assist in the design and development of data warehouses, performance dashboards and other systems that support the needs of an integrated network of physicians, safety net providers and hospitals to advance care that is patient centered, equitable and data driven.

 

** This position can be remote (but candidate must reside in Texas).

Responsibilities

Essential Duties:

  • Collect and document business requirements for reporting and analysis initiatives with customers.
  • Perform quantitative and/or qualitative data analysis and prepare results to share with internal and external customers.
  • Aid in design and development of data warehouse/data mart applications.
  • Interact with IT Team and Business Units to interpret dashboard requirement specifications and assist in the development and implementation of dashboards for Central Health.
  • Utilize SQL or other advanced analytic tools to perform data extract, integration and query functions.
  • Identify and troubleshoot data anomalies and irregularities.
  • Prepare written and oral reports that communicate necessary information to internal and external customers.
  • Produce and streamline as needed ongoing monthly, quarterly and annual reports in support of Central Health.
  • Become a data subject matter expert (SME) and understand various sources and applications of Central Health data.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Use of statistics to solve problems and perform moderately complex data analysis.
  • Experience understanding and writing SQL queries in various environments.
  • Experience developing and troubleshooting programming code (e.g. SQL, SAS, Python, R).
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects with varying deadlines.
  • Compliance with data confidentiality and security procedures.
  • Perform complex operations in Microsoft Office Suite, with an emphasis on Excel and Access.
  • Ability to write and speak clearly, easily communicating complex ideas as indicated by audience.
  • Knowledge of healthcare, including medical claims coding, relationships between health plans, providers, and payers, a plus.
  • Willingness to learn and work with new programming languages and analytics tools for extracting, manipulating and analyzing data.

Qualifications

MINIMUM EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in related field


PREFERRED EDUCATION: Master’s degree


MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:
• 1 year of experience with healthcare data analysis.
• Advanced experience in SQL (preferably T-SQL) or Python scripting with at least 1 year of experience.
• Experience using statistical analysis software such as SAS, R, or Python.
• Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience may substitute.


PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: N/A

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