IT Data Analyst

Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine - Kalamazoo, MI

Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is seeking an IT Data Analyst. Must have a diverse background concerning data analysis and reporting. This person should understand how to decipher existing data schemas for reporting and analysis; how to translate user needs to reports and dashboards; and how to merge data from disparate systems into usable datasets.

Work with other business units to determine reporting needs and assist building reports and/or dashboards to meet them.
Generate documentation on reporting design and data schemas used as needed.
Assist with auditing data integrity and consistency of various systems.
Availability to work on weekends and evenings to complete time sensitive projects.
Acquires knowledge for new technology and policy/procedure revisions.
All other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree, with a technical major and/or a minimum one years’ experience in data analysis.
Professional experience reporting from Microsoft SQL and MySQL/MariaDB.
Experience adhering to HIPAA/HiTech, FERPA, and 21CFR Part 11 guidelines.
Experience with Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services, Microsoft PowerBI
Experience training users on basic reporting best practices.
Familiarity with Crystal Reports.
Advanced knowledge and proficiency in using personal computer equipment and related software.
Ability to quickly learn software packages as needed.
Ability to effectively communicate with others verbally and in writing.
Ability to meet assigned deadlines.
Ability to interpret, comprehend, and transmit complicated and detailed instructions accurately.
About Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine

As one of the newer US medical schools, WMed is an exciting environment to pursue an academic career. The medical school is a collaboration of Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo's two teaching hospitals, Ascension Borgess Health and Bronson Healthcare. The medical school is a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation supported by private gifts, clinical revenues, research activities, tuition, and endowment income. WMed is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) and also by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The inaugural medical student class graduated in 2018 after completing an innovative, patient-centered four-year curriculum that prepares them to be exceptional clinicians, leaders, educators, advocates, and researchers of tomorrow. There are more than 200 residents and fellows in ten residencies and three fellowships accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). WMed has Joint Accreditation for interprofessional continuing education, which incorporates accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The School of Medicine Clinics are housed in a modern 60,000 square foot clinical building on the Oakland Drive Campus and are accredited by The Joint Commission with recognition by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Patient-Centered Medical Home. The 350,000 square foot educational building on the W.E. Upjohn M.D. Campus located in downtown Kalamazoo underwent a $78 million renovation and expansion project including two laboratory research floors and a state-of-the-art Simulation Center that is accredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. The Innovation Center on the Parkview Campus is a life science, technology, and engineering incubator serving the earliest startups to maturing companies with laboratory, office and conference space, access to core scientific equipment and expertise, and a wide range of support services.

Kalamazoo is a wonderful and vibrant city, located midway between Chicago and Detroit. It is a short distance from Lake Michigan, and home to two nationally ranked institutions of higher learning, Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo College. Kalamazoo is known for its community focus and emphasis on access to quality education at all levels. The Kalamazoo Promise is a nationally renowned program in which graduates of Kalamazoo Public Schools receive free tuition to attend public and private colleges in Michigan. Kalamazoo and Michigan provide extensive entertainment and recreational activities, including opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, unique restaurants and shops, and a strong culture supporting the arts.