Healthcare Data Analyst

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center - Hershey, PA

An opportunity exists for a Healthcare Data Analyst in Perioperative Administration at Penn State Health - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. The analyst will be responsible for customer-focused reporting and analytical support to Perioperative Services and will support the day-to-day activities required in all planning, business development, and data reporting needs. They will facilitate the development and maintenance of data collection, analysis, and reporting of internal and external data to assist leadership in making sound business decisions. They will also promote data integrity through using and developing standards-based measures.

Assists management by participating and/or completing forecasting, strategic planning, metric analysis, and business process improvement plans

Presents complex information in an understandable and compelling manner

Interprets data and develops recommendations based on findings

Develops graphs, reports, and presentations of project results

Gathers, analyzes, and interprets health related data into actionable business plans that support improving and providing access to affordable, quality healthcare

Develops and presents information on ROI including the requirement documents and outcome predictions to members of management to help facilitate decision-making

Creates and presents performance dashboards; generates routine/ad hoc reports

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Mathematics, Statistics, and/or Healthcare Management

Three years of experience in strategic planning, reporting, or data analysis

Analytical experience

Strong Excel skills (pivot tables, v-lookups, graphing, macros and VBA scripting

Strong communication skills and Microsoft tools experience

Knowledge of relational databases and querying techniques (e.g. SQL)

As part of one of the country’s pre-eminent universities, our 548-bed tertiary medical center is the central Pennsylvania’s region’s only level I adult and pediatric trauma center and academic medical center. Also home to Penn State Children’s Hospital and Penn State Cancer Institute, we are considered a resource for the most complex adult and pediatric cases.

Hershey, PA, and the surrounding area offer a pleasant alternative to the pressures of urban living with a mix of well-maintained communities with quiet tree-lined streets, safe shopping districts, beautiful farmland, and state parks and game lands. It’s the best of both worlds, with cultural events and nightlife within driving distance in Harrisburg; Philadelphia; the Pocono Mountains; Baltimore; Washington, D.C.; and New York City. The area is home to two sports teams, an amusement park, golf courses, professional and amateur theater, symphonies, and opportunities for hunting, fishing, and mountain biking.

To apply for this position, please visit the following website link and requisition #15504:

If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

Penn State Health is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday, email or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

Union: Non Bargained