Intermountain Healthcare Data Analyst-Technical -Stf in Salt Lake City, Utah

Job ID:203399
Greater Salt Lake area

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Job Description

Intermountain Healthcare is seeking a technical data analyst to join our Pediatric Specialty Services team with Primary Children’s Hospital (PCH) and the University of Utah Medical Group (UUMG). Candidate may be hired at Staff or Senior level depending on experience.

Pediatric Specialty Services (PSS) is a collaboration between Primary Children’s Hospital (PCH) and the University of Utah Medical Group’s (UUMG) Pediatric and Pediatric subspecialty providers to align the organizations in developing value-based payment and care delivery models to manage services for children who need specialty and tertiary care.


Position reports to the PSS Administrative Director based at Primary Children’s Hospital and sits on appropriate committees as assigned by PSS Administrative Director

Essential Job Duties

This position will work in an innovative environment to support clinical improvement and healthcare payment reform. Will work with the PSS Administrative Director, PSS Medical Director, and PSS Committees to produce analytical work that supports development of clinical delivery models that improve pediatric care. Will work alongside clinicians using analytical skills to evaluate, prioritize, and recommend improvements using various data sources including financial, payer, and clinical delivery system data. Will create effective clinical and financial reporting to enhance understanding and drive decision-making for the PSS collaboration. Will contribute to strategic direction from insights gained doing analysis.

Pediatric Specialty Service (PSS) is a part of the population health management analytics infrastructure that 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. PSS provides support for the following functions for pediatric specialty care: 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. PSS uses data from across the healthcare system and across the continuum, including hospital, physician, and claims data.

The day to day responsibilities include:

25% of the time working directly with physician and operational leaders on assessing and evaluating improvement ideas and providing project support. This requires good communication and customer service skills.

75% of the time working with cutting edge analytical tools, including the Intermountain Enterprise Data Warehouse and business intelligence software, including Tableau, Cognos, etc. This requires not only technical expertise, but also ability to deliver and manage multiple analytical projects and requests

Posting Specifics

  • Benefits Eligible: Yes
  • Shift Details: Full-time
  • Department: Pediatric Specialty Services
  • Location: Primary Children’s Hospital

Minimum Requirements

  • A Master's Degree in an analytics-related field such as statistics, mathematics, information systems, computer science, finance, economics, or an MBA with an emphasis in analytics and less than two years of experience.or A Master's Degree in a non-related field or a Bachelor's Degree in a related field and two years of experience in the area of subject matter expertise (Actuarial, Clinical Programs, Clinical Services, Compliance, Finance/Accounting, Human Resources, Management Engineering, Quality, Revenue Cycle, Select Health / Insurance, Strategic Planning, Costing, Chargemaster, Budgeting, etc.)or A Bachelor's Degree with four years of experience in the area of subject matter expertise.
  • Experience demonstrating a working knowledge of SQL (structured query language), quality improvement principles, and a fundamental knowledge of database design principles.
  • Experience demonstrating success in the development, analysis, interpretation, and management of a variety of moderately complex data sources.
  • Experience using word processing, spreadsheet, database, internet and e-mail, and scheduling applications.
  • Experience in a role requiring effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.

Physical Requirements

  • Interact with others requiring the employee to verbally communicate information.
  • Operate computers and other IT equipment requiring the ability to move fingers and hands.
  • See and read computer monitors and documents
  • Remain sitting or standing for long periods of time to perform work on a computer, telephone, or other equipment.

Preferred Requirements

  • Applied understanding of graphical user interface design best practices.
  • Experience with query tuning.
  • Experience in healthcare.

Please Note

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, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Additional Details:

Working Hours 40

Primary Work Location Primary Children's Hospital

Expertise Information Technology

Job Type Full Time

Location US-UT-Salt Lake City