Senior Data Analyst- Population Health

Job Requisition #: JR60111

End Date: 1/24/2022

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: IT & Technical Operations, Professional

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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ChristianaCare, with Hospitals in Wilmington and Newark, DE, as well as Elkton, MD, is one of the largest health care providers in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Named one of “America's Best Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report, we have an excess of 1,100 beds between our hospitals and are committed to providing the best patient care in the region. We are proud to that Christiana Hospital, Wilmington Hospital, our Ambulatory Services, and HomeHealth have all received ANCC Magnet Recognition®.

We are currently seeking a full time Senior Data Analyst to provide data/analytics support for business units engaged with population health endeavors across the enterprise. The population health analytics team works with a variety of data sources including healthcare claims, clinical/EMR/registry data, digital engagement tools, and information from local health information exchanges.

Principal duties and responsibilities:

  • Data aggregation and development of reports
  • Evaluating large amounts of healthcare data to find significant patterns, trends, and relationships
  • Monitoring data quality and analyzing data using statistical tools
  • Presenting data in charts, graphs, tables and leveraging relational databases for collecting data
  • Responsible for redefining the data into business information that helps advise decision making
  • Ability to interpret and present the findings to the organization and key partners
  • Identify, design and/or recommend resources and analytical methods to support the organizational goals/needs (i.e. dashboards incorporating clinical and business metrics tailored to strategic or operational population health goals)
  • Propose methods to minimize confounding variables and limitations of data
  • Provide statistical mentoring and methodological support to quality and process improvement work efforts
  • Develop reports/dashboards and train others on the use of a specific analytics platforms (i.e. Tableau, PowerChart analytics), including coaching about the appropriate procedure available within the platform that will most effectively address a specific problem
  • Manage, coach, and/or mentor less experienced data analytics professionals in higher level use of data analytical tools
  • Lead efforts to interpret counterintuitive data considering alternative scenarios not otherwise foreseen by clinical evidence or the organization's standard work
  • Function as a consultant to senior leadership about what the data means from a strategic perspective
  • Demonstrate expertise in the use of analytical and statistical tools and techniques (e.g., hypothesis testing, statistical process control, distribution, and control charts) to identify when, where, and how to measure processes and systems and make decisions supported by data
  • Promote a culture of trust, open communication, innovative thinking, appropriate risk taking, continuous improvement and learning that leads to sustained results and optimal performance

Education and experience requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree required; Master's preferred
  • Expertise with technologies such as Microsoft SQL, Tableau, Excel, Minitab, Power Insight, QlikView
  • Required 4-6 years of total experience with 3+ years specifically in working with data analytics and visualization; experience with claims data preferred
  • Expertise in using electronic medical records/care management systems, Microsoft applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, Visio)

Christianacare offers:

  • Collaborative and team focused environment
  • Management Incentive Plan (annual)
  • Full Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, etc.
  • 403(b)
  • Generous paid time off

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.


ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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