Senior Healthcare Data Analyst


Job Summary

The Senior Healthcare Data Analyst position involves programming, data mining and analysis of healthcare data with an emphasis on medical economics, clinical and financial reporting.

Reporting to the Manager, Healthcare Data Analytics, an inquisitive and detail oriented mind and a passion for using data and analytics to drive results is critical to success in this position.

Essential Functions

  • Analyze medical cost and utilization trends is support of medical economics and population health initiatives supporting our ACO
  • Work with key business owners to establish and meet their analytic needs and the analytic needs of the organization
  • Execute the various outcome and predictive analytic studies that support MHN’s model of care
  • Assist with the design, development, and maintenance of the Analytic DataMart including quality checks, identifying data issues and working with partners to create solutions
  • Complete a variety of clinical and financial client ad hoc analyses in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Developing and using risk models for comparative analysis and patient stratification
  • Work with IT teams to operationalize analytic and reporting innovations
  • Conduct analysis to support Shared Savings and other key improvement programs
  • Develop actionable dashboards and reports to support care management and ACO operations
  • Management, maintenance, and design of integration strategies regarding eligibility and empanelment including data quality, reporting and retention initiatives.


  • Must be analytical, detail oriented, and a problem solver
  • Expertise in data manipulation, analysis, and presentation
  • Advanced knowledge of medical claims, pharmacy, and eligibility data
  • Ability to work independently on multiple projects. Must have strong organization and time management skills
  • Experience with risk adjustment methodologies and predictive analytics
  • Experience developing visualizations and working with BI tools
  • Experience developing medical performance metrics and clinical quality measures (Physician Scorecards, HEDIS, PQRS, etc.)

Required Experience

  • Minimum 4 years of professional experience in a data analytics role within healthcare (payer, provider, consulting)
  • 4 – 10 years of experience using Base SAS, SAS/Macros, and SQL

Required Education Bachelor’s degree in statistics, public health, information systems, computer science, or a comparable program with a quantitative emphasis. Master’s degree preferred.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to kkzeski@mhnchicago.org.