Data Analyst I - Partners for Kids

Nationwide Children's Hospital - Columbus, OH (30+ days ago)4.1

Overview The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose.

Here, Everyone Matters. We’re 12,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we’ll never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.

Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children’s badge what they do for a living. They’ll tell you it’s More Than a Job. It’s a calling. It’s a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.
Nationwide Children’s Hospital. A Place to Be Proud.

The IS Systems Analyst I is responsible for analyzing business needs, defining requirements, implementing systems, and managing installed applications in support of the Business/Clinical applications at Nationwide Children's Hospital.

Responsibilities Data Reporting

  • Designs, develops, maintains and evaluates information and tools to support operational needs of all care coordination departments, including strategic plans, budgets, audits, market assessments, business plans and quality measures.
  • Writes advanced SQL code to support business and quality reporting needs.
  • Develops queries to maintain state & MCP Reporting for all care coordination departments
  • Monitor automated reporting and systems for breaks and troubleshoot, fix and repair errors
  • Collaborates with senior data analyst to query data for outcome evaluation and publication
  • Works with Care Coordination team to identify opportunities for enhanced care and improved outcomes.
  • Analyzes and presents findings to all levels of the organizations.
  • Provides direct service to internal/external customers and responds to unexpected customer requests with a sense of urgency.
  • Works with Information Services on data integrity issues and application development and communicates with others when a decision needs to be made.
  • Uses internal and external resources to provide thorough analyses.
  • Maintains knowledge of appropriate software and programming tools, including Business Objects/Web Intelligence, SQL, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, Crystal Reports and mapping software.
  • Information Assurance

  • Processes large quantities of detailed information with high levels of accuracy.
  • Understands data feeds from source systems and ensures data integrity by cross checking outputs.
  • Works directly with Information Services department on data integrity issues and application development and communicates with others when a decision needs to be made.
  • Maintains strict adherence to all HIPAA rules and regulations regarding the confidentiality of patient information.
  • Demonstrates expertise in data issue identification and testing processes.
  • Helps to analyze risks and benefits of alternative approaches to data anomalies.
  • Brings potential problems to the forefront, thereby enabling decision makers to keep projects on track.
  • Project Management

  • Participates in definition of scope and methodology for information requests by gathering information from stakeholders.
  • Identifies key resources needed to fulfill responsibilities and seeks additional resources when necessary.
  • Recognizes changing demands and priorities; responds to day-to-day operational priorities while still making progress on project work.
  • Once developed, queries required data and presents it to requesting client in user-friendly format.
  • Teamwork, Collaboration, Professionalism and Leadership

  • Assists management in setting the cultural tone for the team.
  • Participates in collaborative meetings with PFK Leadership and hospital staff to meet goals, objectives and responsibilities.
  • Fosters a team atmosphere by interacting with others in an honest and straightforward manner, listening to and valuing the opinions and ideas of others, and helping others to accomplish goals.
  • Develops and maintains technical and professional skill levels.
  • Maintains a professional demeanor in conducting job duties and accepts responsibility for performance.
  • Introduces change initiatives that target improvement and encourages exploration of non-traditional ideas by team members.
  • Presents data directly to service line committees and resolves complex customer complaints, teaches others how to deliver excellent customer care, and anticipates customers’ needs and satisfies them proactively.
  • Carries out difficult interpersonal responsibilities professionally and effectively.
  • Maintains a professional demeanor in conducting job duties and accepts responsibility for performance.
  • Seeks out information on key issues and best practice strategies using local and industry standards.


  • Two to five years of academic and/or professional experience in healthcare data analysis.
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Possible fields of study include Hospital/Health Administration, Business Administration, Planning, Statistics, Health Information Management, Health Informatics, Accounting, Finance, Actuary Science or other related field required.
  • Analytical skills to assemble, evaluate and understand large and complex information sets, and to identify current and future trends.
  • Familiarity with data management systems and spreadsheet, database and presentation experience are required. Skilled in relational database management, reporting software tools (Business Objects, Crystal Reports, QlikView), SQL programming, and MS Excel is preferred.
  • Familiarity with hospital coding systems and medical terminology is required.
  • Strong skills in data management systems and extensive spreadsheet, database and presentation graphics knowledge are required.
  • Experience creating dashboards using Qlik, Tableau, Power BI or similar software.
  • Proficiency with hospital coding systems (including ICD, CPT, MSDRG, APRDRG, CRG) as well as experience using medical terminology.


    Note frequency as Constantly (67-100%), Frequently (34-66%) and Occasionally (0-33%) for each requirement. Also note any lifting requirements with pound limit. Sitting - Frequently Stooping - Occasionally Standing - Occasionally Talking on the phone or in person – Frequently Typing on a keyboard - Frequently Walking – Occasionally Position requires the ability to interact effectively with customers and information systems personnel across the organization.

    The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.