Healthcare Data Analyst

Website Minnesota Community Care

The Healthcare Data Analyst provides analytic data support to leadership and front-line teams to formulate actionable insights and strategies against departmental/organizational goals; business/clinical outcomes, and regulatory mandated requirements. The Analyst will gather, validate, and synthesize data from a variety of internal and external sources. The Healthcare Analyst will collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to create accurate and meaningful reoccurring dashboards, and ad hoc reports that provide visualization of the data in a way that communicates existing trends and patterns. The Healthcare Analyst creates these reports with the focus to guide information discovery, decision-making, population health management, cost containment, and quality improvement strategies.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions:

  • Collaborate with stakeholders, both internal and external partners, to identify objectives and goals of analysis; coordinates and prioritizes analytic projects; manages and executes projects within targeted timelines
  • Compile data from multiple internal and external, including state data repositories, sources to produce, present, and distribute reports and dashboards for internal use and external regulatory reporting
  • Maintain knowledge of mandated regulatory/publicly reported data requirements as specified by federal, states payer and other agencies
  • Create and maintain processes to effectively validate data and ensure integrity of deliverables
  • Design data visualizations and determine the best way to present data in a clear understandable format for targeted audience using reports, drilldowns, tables, gauges, graphs, and charts
  • Engage clinical and management staff to educate and promote data integrity and data literacy
  • Demonstrate effective, culturally sensitive communication skills and effectively communicate verbally and in writing with a variety of people
  • Know, understand and adhere to organizational policies related to the patient’s rights for confidential care
  • Participate positively, flexibly and cooperatively in a team effort within and across departments to accomplish the goals of MCC.  Participate in community meetings, representing MCC as appropriate

Key Competencies

Competencies include, but are not limited to:

  • Advanced knowledge and proficiency of data management applications, Microsoft Office suite, data visualization tools, reporting tools, database programming languages, and related software and other applications
  • Proficiency in SQL
  • Proven proficiency in navigating complex data warehouses and systems
  • Proven ability to communicate complex data analytics using clear and concise methods and presentation media
  • Knowledge of basic Health Care Terminology and Electronic Health Records navigation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with knowledge of proper grammar, punctuation and spelling
  • Considerable interpersonal and collaboration skills with the ability to interact effectively in a team environment as well as independently
  • Detailed oriented, excellent organizational, planning and prioritizing skills with flexibility and adaptability in a variety of work situation

Work Environment & Physicals Demands

This role requires regular walking. Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer. Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times. This role may come into contact with patients who may have contagious illnesses.

Who We Are

As Minnesota’s largest Federally Qualified Health Center, Minnesota Community Care ensures that the communities we serve have access to high quality and affordable health care. Our patients predominantly identify as people of color (80%), low-wealth (61% patients

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Minnesota Community Care values building a culturally diverse staff that reflects the communities it serves, and strongly encourages women, minorities, and persons with disabilities to apply. Minnesota Community Care is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.


Education and Preferred Experience

  • Required Bachelor’s degrees in Healthcare, Computer Science, Statistics, or related field with one to two years’ experience with data collection, reporting and analytic methodology from multiple sources in a healthcare environment or equivalent to five years’ effective experience with data collection, reporting and analytic methodology from multiple sources in a healthcare environment 
  • Master’s degrees in Healthcare, Computer Science, Statistics, or related field preferred
  • Knowledge of local, state and national trends in clinics, and community health education initiatives preferred
  • Experience working in the State of Minnesota’s Integrated Health Program data sets preferred
  • Experience in health care quality preferred
  • Clinic operations experience preferred
  • Proof of COVID Vaccination Required, Religious and Medical exemption will be considered

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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