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 Sr. Healthcare Data Analyst is responsible for auditing processes, maintaining database and reporting integrity, preparing reports, and supporting multiple projects within assigned pavilion.  Audit responsibilities include the review, analysis, monitoring of procedures, performance and systems management in relation to NCQA, medical home and physician performance. The development of reports and analytics of data are keys to success in this role. Prepare statistical and narrative reports from Epic and other department informational spreadsheets.   Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.  Exercises judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.  Develops, maintains and ensures quality control issues and assists in the development and implementation of measurement systems.  Prepares statistical and narrative reports from financial and operational reviews; effectively communicate recommendations to Sr. Management; and control department budgets. Must be proficient in utilizing data analytic tools to analyze financial and operational data that identify process improvements and cost savings.  The Performs other duties as assigned to support cost, access, and quality initiatives. Must communicate effectively and appropriately with HCHD staff. 


Education/Specialized Training/Licensure:  Bachelor's Degree required/Master's Degree Preferred, in Computer Science or Healthcare Administration with a heavy emphasis on Health Informatics. Data mining software Expert; proficient in developing  and implementing automated continuous monitoring; Data mining software Expert; proficient in developing  and implementing automated continuous monitoring; EPIC Preferred

Work Experience: 

  • Five (5) or more years of experience with reporting and analytics with data analysis, extraction, and manipulation of health informatics. 
  • Training/experience with databases (SQL Server or MS Access) and reporting (Excel or Crystal) required.
  • Expert in MS Office components including Word, Excel and Visio. 
  • Five (5) or more years designing reports and developing executive level presentations.   
  • Five (5) years of experience in a healthcare delivery or healthcare business setting preferred.
  • Experience with SharePoint and Epic a plus. 
  • Healthcare operations experience strongly preferred.

Equipment Operated:  Office equipment including computer, scanner, printer, copier, fax.


Communication Skills: 
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contract)
Writing /Composing: Correspondence / Reports

Other Skills: 
Analytical;Design; Mathematics; Medical Terms; Research; Statistical; P.C.; MS Word; MS Excel; MS Access; MS PowerPoint

Work Schedule:  Flexible, Eligible for Telecommute

Other Requirements:  Health Care Operations Management Experience and knowledge of Epic are strongly preferred

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