Healthcare Data Analyst – Perioperative Administration
An opportunity exists for a Healthcare Data Analyst in Perioperative Administration at Penn State Health - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. The analyst will be responsible for customer-focused reporting and analytical support to Perioperative Services and will support the day-to-day activities required in all planning, business development, and data reporting needs. They will facilitate the development and maintenance of data collection, analysis, and reporting of internal and external data to assist leadership in making sound business decisions. They will also promote data integrity through using and developing standards-based measures.
Assists management by participating and/or completing forecasting, strategic planning, metric analysis, and business process improvement plans
Presents complex information in an understandable and compelling manner
Interprets data and develops recommendations based on findings
Develops graphs, reports, and presentations of project results
Gathers, analyzes, and interprets health related data into actionable business plans that support improving and providing access to affordable, quality healthcare
Develops and presents information on ROI including the requirement documents and outcome predictions to members of management to help facilitate decision-making
Creates and presents performance dashboards; generates routine/ad hoc reports
The minimum qualifications required for this position include:
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Mathematics, Statistics, and/or Healthcare Management
Three years of experience in strategic planning, reporting, or data analysis
Knowledge of relational databases and querying techniques (e.g. SQL)
Strong communication skills and Microsoft tools experience
As part of one of the country’s pre-eminent universities, our 548-bed tertiary medical center is the central Pennsylvania’s region’s only level I adult and pediatric trauma center and academic medical center. Also home to Penn State Children’s Hospital and Penn State Cancer Institute, we are considered a resource for the most complex adult and pediatric cases.
Hershey, PA, and the surrounding area offer a pleasant alternative to the pressures of urban living with a mix of well-maintained communities with quiet tree-lined streets, safe shopping districts, beautiful farmland, and state parks and game lands. It’s the best of both worlds, with cultural events and nightlife within driving distance in Harrisburg; Philadelphia; the Pocono Mountains; Baltimore; Washington, D.C.; and New York City. The area is home to two sports teams, an amusement park, golf courses, professional and amateur theater, symphonies, and opportunities for hunting, fishing, and mountain biking.
Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: 15504
About Penn State Health
At Penn State Hershey, our mission is to enhance the quality of life and serve our community through improved health, the education of health professionals, and the discovery of knowledge. For us, service excellence is not only for our patients but also our employees. It means valuing each and every employee.