Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Data Analyst in Boston, Massachusetts

Data Analyst

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Job LocationBoston, Massachusetts

Req ID 18536BR

Department Description: The Office of Compliance and Business Conduct oversees the Research Compliance Program. The office works with employees, department and division administrators, physician leaders, and committees to meet the highest ethical standards in caring for patients, educating clinicians-in-training, and promoting health through basic and clinical research. BIDMC has a thriving research enterprise that contributes to the health of our patients and the body of scientific knowledge that benefits society. At BIDMC we uphold high standards of ethical research conduct, using good judgment, and acting responsibly.Job Location: Boston, MAReq ID: 18536BRJob Summary: Leverages software applications to design solutions, perform detailed data mapping and analysis, and produce business, research or clinical intelligence.

Department Specific Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with OCBC Director of Compliance Audit / Billing Compliance to identify audit risk areas and develop sample populations to be audited by Compliance Auditors and other clinical / governmental / regulatory end-users.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Maintains the integrity and quality of data and assures data conformity meets the operational requirements and goals. Assists in the planning, establishing and monitoring criteria for data collection. Trains department personnel on data acquisition methods. Acts as central resource for data collection. Extracts data from multiple sources. Performs audits of data and resolves all issue. Acts as in

  • Designs and develops reporting and analysis tools. Interprets data and refines analysis. Prepares and presents comprehensive reports. Develops forms, tables and other data tools in the applications that capture, report and consolidate data. Provides application data collection, analytics and reporting expertise. Complete analytics in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Collaborates with IS to obtain and maintain applications used for data collection and reporting. Recommends tools, upgrades and alternatives. Assists in the development of application security and back-up plans. Coordinates interface solution with multiple applications.

  • Ensures application access is in compliance with all regulatory and medical center practices. Acts as gatekeeper for application. Sets and define all user access and determine level of access. Reports all security risks to the application.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Allied Health or other related required. Master's degree in MBA or MPH in related field preferred.

  • 3-5 years related work experience required.

  • 1 -3 years of multiple application maintenance with relational databases

  • Technical capacity to learn new data management systems and analyze large data sets stored within multiple billing systems, medical record systems and Microsoft applications

  • Advanced technical computer skills as required for technical support specific to functional area and related systems.


  • Decision Making: Ability to make decisions that are guided by general instructions and practices requiring some interpretation. May make recommendations for solving problems of moderate complexity and importance.

  • Problem Solving: Ability to address problems that are varied, requiring analysis or interpretation of the situation using direct observation, knowledge and skills based on general precedents.

  • Independence of Action: Ability to follow precedents and procedures. May set priorities and organize work within general guidelines. Seeks assistance when confronted with difficult and/or unpredictable situations. Work progress is monitored by supervisor/manager.

  • Written Communications: Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in written English with internal and external customers.

  • Oral Communications: Ability to comprehend and communicate complex verbal information in English to medical center staff, patients, families and external customers.

  • Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate full working knowledge of standard concepts, practices, procedures and policies with the ability to use them in varied situations.

  • Team Work: Ability to act as a team leader for small projects or work groups, creating a collaborative and respectful team environment and improving workflows. Results may impact the operations of one or more departments.

  • Customer Service: Ability to provide a high level of customer service to patients, visitors, staff and external customers in a professional, service-oriented, respectful manner using skills in active listening and problem solving. Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.

Physical Nature of the Job:

Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Some elements of the job are sedentary, but the employee will be required to stand for periods of time or move through out the hospital campus