Utilizes multiple quantitative and qualitative datasets from a variety of sources and interprets results using various techniques, ranging from simple data aggregation via statistical analysis to complex data mining. Assists in the design, development and implementation of business solutions partnering with clients to identify analytical requirements. Compiles reports, charts, and tables based on established statistical methods.
The Data Analyst Associate will work with physicians, researchers, and other data consumers to define requirements, formulate queries, validate results, and generate reports using Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services.
Partners with clients to define requirements based on research objectives.
Designs and prepares documentation for qualitative and quantitative data analysis.
Merges data from multiple sources in preparation for analysis.
Interprets results of analyses for use in reports and presentations.
Develops queries, quality metrics, and reporting tools for the Northwestern Medicine campus.
Reviews data and Identifies quality issues
Performs other duties as assigned.
Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree; OR appropriate combination of education and experience.
Database design/ data structure
Collaboration and teamwork
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
Expert Level SQL skills.
Exceptional interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with physicians, management, staff, and other customers.
Demonstrated customer service skills, including the ability to use appropriate judgment, independent thinking and creativity when resolving customer issues.
Ability to effectively handle challenging situations.
Ability to balance multiple priorities.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Experience with medical data.
Experience with Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services tools is preferred, however other relevant experience will be considered.
Previous experience in a health system and/or oncology is preferred.
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About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.