University of Massachusetts Medical School

Analyst, Data

US-MA-North Quincy
6 months ago
Requisition Number
2017-28800
# of Openings
1
Shift
Day

Overview

Healthcare Data Analyst

Commonwealth Medicine | Office of Clinical Affairs

Umass Medical School

Full-time benefitted position 

North Quincy, Massachusetts

 

Commonwealth Medicine’s primary focus is to help Medicaid and other human service agencies accomplish their missions. As the health care consulting and operations division of UMass Medical School, we draw on the academic knowledge and public health service expertise of Massachusetts’s only public medical school to provide comprehensive, innovative health care and policy solutions.

 

Our services and expertise help state and federal agencies and other health care organizations create and apply the health care solutions they need — from offering innovation on clinical, policy and financial challenges, to developing and administering entire programs serving vulnerable populations. With staff members who have worked in state and federal government as well as in the private sector, we have extensive experience working with federal oversight agencies. With our help, government agencies, nonprofits, and managed care organizations are able to meet today’s health care challenges — and are prepared for what’s to come.

 

Commonwealth Medicine's public university–state agency model offers state agencies a unique approach to improving health care outcomes while controlling costs. Today our work has expanded to more than 20 states, as well as a number of countries.

 

GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:

 

Under the general supervision of the department head, or designee, the Data Analyst will conduct data analyses and develop/ produce all related reports.  This position will provide information to leadership regarding state of the art data management systems and opportunities to enhance analyses, system integration and related databases.

Responsibilities

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design and develop data collection instruments, databases and procedure manuals based on thorough knowledge of data files, related databases, and systems integration
  • Design and implement data management and quality control procedures, including writing technical requirements and documentation of data sets
  • Participate in project meetings related to data analysis and management
  • Produce and report data analysis reports. May be required to provide tabular and graphic summaries of analyses in a form suitable for inclusion in manuscripts for publication in peer reviewed scientific journals as well as for presentation at scientific meetings
  • Conduct in-depth analysis of project data, performing computations with a high degree of independence
  • Ensure accuracy of reports by data review and resolving discrepancies internally for assigned reports
  • Provide interpretation of data to senior management
  • Provide periodic reports to management regarding status of assigned projects and recommend corrective actions when necessary
  • Schedule, plan, coordinate, and review project activities related to data
  • Review and monitor compliance with the federal and state regulations
  • Perform other duties as required

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business, health sciences, or a related field or equivalent
  • 4 years of related experience
  • Demonstrated experience/skills in appropriate computer, statistical or database applications
  • Demonstrated ability to research issues and resources; basic record-keeping and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to write reports, journal articles and/ or other technical documents
  • Excellent communication, both oral and written
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to interact successfully with a wide range of individuals

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