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Analytics Associate - EPIC Project, Full-time, Days

Northwestern Medicine
Employment type: 
Full time
Remote Position: 
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  • Functional and context expert user of EDW: Use of Microsoft SQL Server to query EDW and SQL Server Business Intelligence Studio to develop web-based interactive reports.
  • Work with business users to define requirements, formulate queries, validate results, and generate reports using Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services.
  • Develop a working knowledge of data structures of hospital systems in EDW such as electronic medical record and billing databases.
  • Analyzes large data sets, evaluates data quality, statistical programming (SAS, SPSS, S-PLUS, R, or equivalent) to analyze data, and interpreting results.
  • Data modeling & implementation of functional data marts to answer business questions.
  • Conduct descriptive and inferential statistical analyses.
  • Additional Functions: Continuously develop working knowledge of data analytics/business intelligence.
  • Other responsibilities in support of organizational priorities.

  • 2 or more years of experience working in a role relevant to this role.
  • Experience in software programming, especially object oriented programming.
  • Bachelors in business, engineering, mathematics, computer science, or related field.
  • Proven software competencies i.e. power user of Excel, PowerPoint, and Access.
  • Flexible/adaptable - ability to work with diverse group of healthcare professionals.
  • Effective problem solving and multi-tasking skills.
  • Ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise, and actionable manner.
  • Comfort manipulating and analyzing complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality data from varying sources.

  • Understanding of process improvement methodologies.
  • Statistics knowledge and experience.
  • Previous healthcare industry experience.
  • SQL Server proficiency demonstrated by one to three years working experience in SQL programming.
  • Familiarity with NoSQL databases (e.g., HBase, Cassandra, Mongo DB, CouchBase) a plus working knowledge of distributed computing tools a plus (Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, etc.).

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