ACE Data Analyst Senior
Hennepin County Medical Center - Minneapolis, MN

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Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) offers employment opportunities in a variety of settings, including our downtown Minneapolis hospital and clinics, and neighborhood clinics throughout the metro area. We are committed to creating a culturally competent and inclusive work and care environment for patients, families, and staff, and we encourage interested applicants with bilingual and bicultural skills to apply for positions at HCMC.

Minimum Education/Work Experience

Master‘s degree in health administration, public health, health information, biostatistics or similar degree/field of study

Minimum of five years of experience in healthcare analysis required, preferably within a large tertiary care hospital, academic medical center, or other large medical institution; background in quality improvement, health statistics, health services research, or healthcare outcomes research strongly preferred

Two to four years of experience extracting data using SQL, SAS, or similar tools, and developing reports by using Crystal Reports (Business Objects) or similar presentation tools

Experience leading system-wide improvement projects in a matrix environment

Minimum of three years of demonstrably successful project leadership experience


An approved equivalent combination of education and experience


Strong verbal and written communication skills, with experience interacting with senior management and medical leadership

Ability to present complex information in an understandable and compelling manner

Understanding of healthcare finance and claims systems

Strong oral and written communication skills in formal and ad hoc settings.

Up-to-date knowledge of regulatory data requirements and healthcare quality improvement techniques.

Knowledge of data collection, management and analysis methods.

Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.

Demonstrated computer skills with query tools, web-based applications, and Microsoft Office.

Demonstrated skill creating reports with Crystal Reports or similar product.

Demonstrated skill developing complex Excel spreadsheets and/or Access


Under minimal supervision , the ACE Data Analyst Principal provides high level assistance, guidance and leadership to staff in the area of healthcare data reporting and analysis.

Job Functions

Identifies data problem areas and conducts research to determine best course of action

Analyzes and solves issues with legacy, current, and planned systems as they relate to the integration and management of patient data (e.g., review for accuracy in record merge and unmerge processes)

Analyzes reports of data duplicates or other errors to provide ongoing appropriate interdepartmental communication and monthly or daily data reports (e.g., related to the enterprise master patient index [EMPI])

Monitors metadata for process improvement opportunities (e.g., monitoring orders for successful computerized physician order entry (CPOE) implementation)

Identifies, analyzes, and interprets trends or patterns in complex data sets

Monitors data dictionary statistics

In collaboration with others, develops and maintains databases and data systems necessary for projects and department functions

Acquires and abstracts primary or secondary data from existing internal or external data sources

In collaboration with others, develops and implements data collection systems and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and data quality

interprets data and develops recommendations on the basis of findings

Develop graphs, reports, and presentations of project results, trends, data mining

Perform basic statistical analyses for projects and reports

Create and present quality dashboards

You've made the right choice in considering Hennepin County Medical Center for your employment! HCMC offers a wealth of opportunities for our ever-changing population and is a place you'll feel challenged, rewarded, and appreciated. We are dedicated to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for both current and future employees, who want to make an impact in our patients' lives. Thanks for choosing HCMC!

HCMC has the following Success Factors that apply to all our employees to ensure competency. They are: exhibits accountability, demonstrates ethics and trustworthiness, delivers customer service, embraces differences, uses resources wisely, communicates clearly, builds and strengthens relationships, champions change and seeks continuous growth. Employees must be able to demonstrate competency in these areas.

Please Note: external applicants selected for an interview with Hennepin County Medical Center must provide data for a Criminal Background Study. Offers of employment from Hennepin County Medical Center are conditional and contingent upon successful clearance of all background studies.

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