Summary: The Associate Healthcare Analyst (AHA) is responsible for gathering, manipulating and synthesizing data to draw conclusions and make recommendations resulting in implementable strategies. While learning and utilizing SQL programming skills, the AHA Analyst will provide superior analytical support and expertise to CCHCS executives, physicians, stakeholders and external clients.The AHA will be a key team member in developing regular business line reports, market assessments and ad hoc analyses as related to business growth strategies and performance measurements for CCHCS. The Associate Analyst is responsible to bridge the gap between clinical and business analysis through the combined knowledge of information systems, health care data, decision support applications and analytics. Must be able to translate highly technical results to both technical and non-technical customers.The Associate Analyst will select, recommend, and apply appropriate analytical and statistical methodologies and techniques to measure trends, progress and change. The Analyst should be a strong critical thinker who has demonstrated experience performing data analysis in complex data environments. The dissemination of data includes presentations to customers /stakeholder groups and requires strong written and oral communication abilities.The Associate Healthcare Analyst works with data that requires consistent validation for timeliness, reliability and usefulness. The position collaborates directly with a variety of stakeholders including internal and external requestors. The requirements of each stakeholder are evaluated to ascertain the most appropriate method of sharing data, using appropriate mechanisms to minimize PHI disclosure, prevent inappropriate data sharing and protect data integrity.
Minimum of Bachelors degree and three years healthcare experience required. A Masters degree with related technical database expertise may be substituted for work experience.
Database skills in a Microsoft SQL Server and SAS environment required to manipulate and analyze large volumes of health care data.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office is required. Strong technical skills with the ability to quickly learn new computer programs and data sources.
Extensive analytical ability required to evaluate and interpret market, financial, clinical, and other supportive data in order to make sound and objective recommendations for strategic options. Ability to evaluate highly complex and confidential performance data and determine if contingency plans are required to meet stated objectives.
Excellent communication, interpersonal, and writing skills required to communicate results, strategic initiatives, goals, and objectives.
Able to work effectively with clinical and administrative staff in a multi-disciplinary environment.
Self directed and able to multi-task as needed to complete projects. Good problem solving skills needed.
Internal Number: 37886
About Cook Children's Health Care System
Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities – a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.Cook Children's Medical Center Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise – to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day.History – Cook Children's has a rich history of nearly a century of caring for children.Our Promise – Knowing that every child's ...life is sacred, it is the promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.Companies – Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children's is a not-for-profit organization that is comprised of eight nationally recognized companies.Community Health Outreach – Cook Children's Community Health Outreach works together with over 150 partner organizations to improve the safety and health of at-risk children through education, disease and injury prevention and support.Clinical Research – Cook Children's is home to a skilled team of research-minded physicians, nurses and health care professionals and administrators who drive our commitment to excellent clinical care and the search for medical advances.Public Relations – Cook Children's Public Relations works with national and local media outlets, produces Cook Children's publications, coordinates special events and helps develop key relationships within the community.Contractor & Vendor Information – Cook Children's contractors and vendors must ensure their employees are knowledgeable about working with our organization.Sponsorship guidelines – Cook Children's sponsors a select number of events that are strongly aligned with its promise to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.