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Location: Tacoma, WA
Full-time position
Closing Date: September 7, 2017
Job #11663
Posted: August 7, 2017

The Business Data Analyst extracts, aggregates, analyzes, and reports data and information used to support Strategic Planning activities for the business unit.  The incumbent provides technical support and end-user training for multiple software applications.  The analyst also provides back-up administrative support to the department team members, as needed.  This position requires broad knowledge and application of complex statistical data analysis tools and methods relating to a wide variety of strategy and business development activities. Service excellence and strong customer relations skills are required.   The incumbent is required to think analytically and work cooperatively and collaboratively with administrative, clinical and patient care leaders.  Work situations are varied, and require discretion, sound judgment and decision-making.  Internal contacts include all levels of staff and management.  External contacts include regulatory agencies, outside organizations and vendors.



  • Knowledge of and skill in use of analytical and statistical methods and software
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and organizational performance measurement tools
  • Knowledge of healthcare market environment
  • Knowledge of and skill in analyzing data and identifying relationships or issues
  • Knowledge of and skill in use of mapping software, and Sg2 database software
  • Knowledge of and skill in using Microsoft Office programs (in-depth Excel experience)
  • Skill in preparation and presentation to simplify complex data sets including key take-aways, synopsis of findings
  • Skill in problem solving, assessing alternative approaches and presenting results
  • Skill in project management
  • Ability to see the "global" picture and articulate meaning form data
  • Ability to be persistent in working through and/or resolving issues and problems
  • Skill in communication and writing


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (required) or three years recent health information management, quality improvement activities or other related experience will be considered
  • Experience in Retail Health environment is preferred
  • Experience with automated information systems and computer software applications including data entry and retrieval
  • Education and experience in statistical process preferred
How to Apply:

Send Resume and Cover letter to Kristen Saint Clair 

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