Data Analyst Quality - Quality Outcomes Managment

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center


Location:  US:PA:Hershey

Work Type:  Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Days      
Hours: Days



Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is seeking a Healthcare Data Analyst to help us achieve our goals to provide the best quality outcomes for our patients.





Our Healthcare data analyst will be responsible to perform high level analyses in support of institution-wide clinical quality improvement activities.   Job duties include the analysis of healthcare data and information originating from various sources including but not limited to:


    Data generated from various clinical, survey, registry, and financial database


    Clinical information regarding patient care


    External sources, particularly clinical and quality performance and bench marking metrics


An integral role to ensure that the organization exceeds its goals, the healthcare data analyst will work collaboratively with Decision Support & Quality Services to determine resources needed to improve identified gaps in care and to develop recommendations for quality improvement based on findings. 


The individual selected for this role will be engaging with a strong ability to present complex information to stakeholders in a compelling and accessible manner. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced analyst who understands common quality benchmarks and thrives in a high-autonomy environment.  


A creative role with strong flexibility, the analyst will be exposed to, and lead high-impact projects as a partner to executive and clinical leaders.


Penn State Health offers exceptional benefits including healthcare starting day one.   Our employees enjoy a robust paid time off program that enables them to realize strong life/work balance. 





Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Science or a related field required.


3 years data analysis experience in either finance, clinical, or research required.





Project management skills preferred.


Experience with statistics preferred.


Experience with Vizient, Cerner or Midas would be helpful.


Knowledge of various tools including control charts, graphics as well as narrative analyses.


Computer knowledge required in multiple software applications at a minimum MS Word, MS Excel with sophisticated knowledge of functions




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 fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information. 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