Job Description


Harris Health System is the public healthcare safety-net provider established in 1966 to serve the residents of Harris County, Texas. As an essential healthcare system, Harris Health champions better health for the entire community, with a focus on low-income uninsured and underinsured patients, through acute and primary care, wellness, disease management and population health services. Ben Taub Hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center) and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (Level 3 Trauma Center) anchor Harris Health’s robust network of 39 clinics, health centers, specialty locations and virtual (telemedicine) technology. Harris Health is among an elite list of health systems in the U.S. achieving Magnet® nursing excellence designation for its hospitals, the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered clinics and health centers and its strong partnership with nationally recognized physician faculty, residents and researchers from Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine at the University of Houston.

Skills / Requirements


The Lead Quality Data Analyst collaborates with and provides consultation to Harris Health System Nursing Leadership and works closely with the Director of Nursing Quality to design and implement tools and processes to facilitate standard and accurate data collection, analysis, and reporting of data in accordance with professional and regulatory standards.  This individual designs, builds, manages, and modifies systems and data bases at the system level. This individual coordinates data activities for Nursing across the system, including formatting and presenting data as usable information; tracking and trending information and creating and generating reports from various data sources.  This individual provides oversight control over nursing data and is responsible for the data integrity and the data repositories.  This individual also provides consultation to the Harris Health System Leadership related to audit activities, benchmarking, process evaluation, and outcomes development.

The Lead Quality Data Analyst upholds high standards of integrity, ethical behavior, mentors others, role models professionalism and participates in activities such as professional organizations, research and the community. Tableau experience is preferred.


1. Education/Specialized Training/Licensure:

a. Masters Degree required;
b. Training in database design, process design, audit tool design;
c. Excel, Access, Scantron software, PowerPoint, SPSS, Risk Pro, Word, Share Point, Readiness Rounds, V-Survey, infoEDGE; and
d. Five plus (5+) years applicable experience.

2.  Work Experience: Five plus (5+) years in related data analyst or quality role preferred in  health care setting. 

3. Equipment Operated:  Computer, scanner, fax printers, copiers, etc.


1. Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)  
Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking)     
Writing /Composing         (Correspondence  / Reports)

2. Other Skills:
  Analytical                             CRT
  Design              Medical Terms                   Mathematics
PC                                Research                      Statistical
Word Proc     

3. Advanced Education: 
Masters Degree

4. Work Schedule:  
Flexible   On Call      Eligible For Telecommute

5. Other Requirements: 
a. Advanced database experience in maintaining and troubleshooting;
b. Computer literacy at an advanced level;
c. Experience in analyzing and presenting data in documents, graphs and verbally; and
d. Advance customer service skills.

Application Instructions

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