Data Analyst/Tableau Developer in Columbia, MD at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 9/15/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  877490

Apex Systems has an immediate opportunity for a Data Analyst in the greater Baltimore metropolitan area.  This is a long-term contract-to-hire position supporting a large healthcare client, and compensation ranges depending on experience.  If you are interested, or if you would like more information, please contact Jared Sanson at


Responsibilities of the Data Analyst:

  • Assists in the achievement and evaluation of department goals, objectives, budget, policies and procedures. Ensures compliance with governmental and accreditation regulations in any recommendations for performance improvement.
  • Builds and maintains accurate, effective databases as required by individual projects. Ensures and validates reliability of input data. Demonstrates high proficiency with data mining and manipulation tools including Excel and Access. Continually improves skill levels through ongoing education and training. Is able to support other members of the department by providing technical assistance and training to them on these tools as needed.
  • Delivers written and oral presentations of the department's work in a professional, persuasive manner. Identifies variances and potential performance improvement opportunities in clinical and operational processes, outcomes and cost data. Supports the development and recommendation of clinical and operational improvements and collaborates with local leadership to develop action plans to accomplish improvements.
  • Initiates, exhibits and supports excellent two-way communication and working relationships with all audiences to foster ongoing information exchange during the development and implementation of clinical and operational initiatives
  • Manages focused improvement projects as assigned to meet established goals and time lines. Effectively and efficiently influences processes, outcomes and behaviors to complete assignments in a timely and quality focused manner.
  • Participates in the solution of an array of problems associated with improving operational and clinical practice. Contributes to solutions that incorporate business logic, customer needs and appropriate change management techniques to ensure sustained improvements are implemented.
  • Performs sophisticated and detailed clinical and operational data analysis (clinical utilization, volume analysis, cost analysis) with outputs that are clear and relevant to the users. Designs analysis methodology and tailors data outputs based on customer needs and understanding. Responsible for the quality control of own work, including internal documentation to ensure replicability as well as providing audit trails in all work. Completes assignments in an efficient, quality-focused manner. Communicates any quality issues to IS or appropriate data source provider. Validates and interprets data results, either independently or with assistance, to develop appropriate recommendations or next steps.
  • Presents complex data with simplicity of design in a clear, easy to understand format. Complex ideas are communicated with clarity, precision, and efficiency in a manner that ensures accurate comprehension by the recipient. Delivers presentations of the work for various parties, ensuring that audiences of all skill levels have a reasonable understanding of the analysis, the results and the meaning/implications of the work outputs. This includes, where appropriate, related training/education of key stakeholders in the use of the tool(s) and interpretation of related data.


Required Experience of the Data Analyst:

  • 2+ years of experience in healthcare data systems, analysis, management, and related healthcare consulting; experience supporting customer groups through data analysis and graphical presentation.
  • Experience building and modifying dashboards in Tableau
  • Knowledge of SQL or Oracle databases
  • Knowledge of Qlik or other data visualization tools
  • Experience gathering and shaping technical requirements


Education Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree required, Masters Degree preferred









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