University of Massachusetts Medical School

Healthcare Data Analyst - Sourcing Requisition

Minimum Salary US-MA-Shrewsbury
Job Location 2 years ago(2/27/2019 11:44 AM)
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Non Union Position -W60- Non Unit Professional


This requisition is being used as a sourcing tool and does not have an open vacancy. Your application to this req will add you to a pool of candidates for potential future openings. We still encourage you to apply directly to positions you feel best meet your background, as this will not replace your application for other openings. We welcome applications from all levels of Data Analysts and for all our locations (Shrewsbury, Worcester, North Quincy, Charlestown, etc).


Example of a grade 42 Healthcare Data Analyst I job description:



Under the general supervision of the Manager, or designee, the Healthcare Data Analyst I will perform basic data manipulations and be responsible for data mining as required by the program. The Healthcare Data Analyst I will also produce standard data analyses of healthcare claims and related data and be responsible to produce all standard reports required by the client and/or program. This position will support analytic consulting with a customer service focus in order to design and deliver analytic projects to clients in a timely manner and to meet their specifications. 



  • Conduct data mining in a timely and accurate manner as required by the program.
  • Produce standard analyses and standard reports using a variety of data which support the development, implementation, and monitoring of programs.
  • Perform basic data manipulations using software packages such as Microsoft Excel or Access and/or SAS/SQL to prepare it for analysis.
  • Perform initial data analysis and develop recommendations specific to assigned projects.
  • Assist in the preparation of oral and written reports/presentations of project work and ongoing project evaluations as requested by client, stakeholders, senior leaders to better inform decision making.
  • Conduct quality control check on data, reports, and other deliverables and resolve discrepancies internally.
  • Develop and perform basic data analyses and present information using various tools which may include Business Objects, Cognos and MS Office and/or SAS/SQL.
  • Conduct analysis of key metrics and data trends.
  • Test, track and monitor data for quality, integrity and trend analysis.
  • Merge multiple databases and data sources using Microsoft Excel, Access and Business Objects.
  • Participate in the development of project objectives, data collection, and analysis and work plans in collaboration with project team members including participating in all project status meetings.
  • Facilitate communication of the project’s status, budget, costs, issues, and related information to all key stakeholders, clients, project team members etc.
  • Schedule and coordinate activities related to data collection and analysis in order to meet deadlines.
  • Review and monitor compliance with the federal and state regulations.
  • Perform other duties as required.



  • Bachelor’s degree in a business, health sciences, or a related field; or equivalent.
  • 2 years of related experience
  • Prior experience/skills in appropriate computer, statistical or database applications
  • Demonstrated analytic and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to interact successfully with a wide range of individuals.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail in order to deliver quality work products.

Additional Information


  • Previous experience in healthcare data and claims analysis
  • Previous experience with SAS/SQL


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