As a not-for-profit organization, Mass General Brigham is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community by leading innovation across our system. Founded by Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, Mass General Brigham supports a complete continuum of care including community and specialty hospitals, a managed care organization, a physician network, community health centers, home care and other health-related entities. Several of our hospitals are teaching affiliates of Harvard Medical School, and our system is a national leader in biomedical research.
We're focused on a people-first culture for our system's patients and our professional family. That's why we provide our employees with more ways to achieve their potential. Mass General Brigham is committed to aligning our employees' personal aspirations with projects that match their capabilities and creating a culture that empowers our managers to become trusted mentors. We support each member of our team to own their personal development-and we recognize success at every step.
Our employees use the Mass General Brigham values to govern decisions, actions and behaviors. These values guide how we get our work done: Patients, Affordability, Accountability & Service Commitment, Decisiveness, Innovation & Thoughtful Risk; and how we treat each other: Diversity & Inclusion, Integrity & Respect, Learning, Continuous Improvement & Personal Growth, Teamwork & Collaboration.
GENERAL SUMMARY / OVERVIEW
As a not-for-profit organization, Mass General Brigham is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to our community by leading innovation across our system. Founded by Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, Mass General Brigham supports a complete continuum of care including community and specialty hospitals, a managed care organization, a physician network, community health centers, home care and other health-related entities. Several of our hospitals are teaching affiliates of Harvard Medical School, and our system is a national leader in biomedical research.
We seek employees who bring passion, are highly collaborative, and thrive in a dynamic, diverse, and inclusive team. We work in a highly agile environment with a focus on quality and achieving real impact with our work. We are excited to have a team with a rich mix of experiences, with people who bring innovative approaches to their work, an excitement for looking at things from new angles, and a spirit of continuous improvement. Finally, we seek employees who embrace and live our core values of respect, recognition, communication, commitment, trust, innovation, and service. If this sounds like you, we invite you to apply. Mass General Brigham's main office is in Somerville, MA. We are currently working as a fully-remote team due to COVID-19 and encourage applications from across the US as telecommuting becomes part of our new normal. We are committed to building an engaged, inclusive community and offer a variety of opportunities to come together virtually and facilitate learning and collaboration.
Overview Mass General Brigham's board and system-wide executive leadership are making significant investments in enterprise data and digital health, enabling innovation and transformation in the delivery of health care, research and discovery. By building out core digital and data capabilities, we are supporting the achievement of Mass General Brigham's mission to drive growth and innovation in inpatient, ambulatory, and digital care. We are at the start of this journey and we are looking for talented individuals from across the nation to join us in transforming healthcare and in achieving the expected outcomes of this strategy: improved patient care, quality of care, patient engagement, and efficiency in the delivery of healthcare with excellence.
In the achievement of these goals, Mass General Brigham's data and analytic teams are working together to build a system-wide data ecosystem. We are both leveraging current assets and building new, integrated solutions to provide a holistic set of industry-leading data and analytic capabilities, supporting Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), and real-time insights. Teams from Data and Analytics, Research Analytics, Clinical Data Science, and Information Systems are collaborating to build this new data and analytic ecosystem. To ensure success of this effort, Mass General Brigham is standing up a new Data and Analytics operating model with a goal of driving a level of standardization for data and analytic operations across the teams involved.
The value of investments in data and analytics were proven out during our response to COVID-19 as these investments were leveraged to stand up new reporting and analytic capabilities to support executive and clinical leadership on managing the pandemic. Our broad data and analytic community has come together across Mass General Brigham 's 14 healthcare sites with shared urgency, delivering analytic tools to our system that drove timely insights in both clinical and operational domains, resulting in effective delivery of critical care and in organizational efficiencies during a time of reduced resources. Team Description The Data Analyst is a critical member of the MGB Data & Analytics Organization Enterprise Data Warehouse Data Quality and Analysis team. The EDW is made up of several teams focused on data quality and analysis, data architecture, data engineering, and user support. These teams work together in conjunction with other DAO teams to design, develop, validate, maintain, and support the EDW platform and many different analytic data assets and products.
Role Summary/Overview The Data Analyst reporting directly to the Manager of Data Quality and Analysis will specifically be responsible to: • Ensure data and analytic assets being developed within the DAO contain accurate data that meet the desired business goals • Promote and advocate quality assurance practices across the DAO; drive development of data quality standards and best practices • Perform tasks spanning the full lifecycle of data management activities • Work in conjunction with his/her team, data architects, developers, and subject matter experts to develop analytic products and ensure accurate, valid, reliable, and timely results • Develop an in depth knowledge of our data and data structures as well as the ability to translate business requirements into SQL programming logic • Work with multiple sources of healthcare data (ex: claims, financial, and clinical data) to deliver high value analytic assets PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Responsible for completing thorough quality assurance procedures ensuring accuracy, reliability, and validity of work and data • Perform data validation on data marts and other data and analytic assets to ensure products meet the business needs and requirements • Develop and coordinate all testing artifacts and activities (test strategy, test plan, test cases, and test results) • Understand business and product needs and be able to perform data profiling; interpret and report on results to demonstrate quality or surface possible data integrity issues • Collect and translate business requirements to establish data quality rules for data engineers to implement • Retrieve, organize, and manipulate data from the Enterprise Data Warehouse and other data sources. Projects range from simple programming to more advanced techniques • Present analytical findings in a variety of formats (Excel, reports, PowerPoint, Tableau, graphs, figures, and tables), formulating recommendations, and effectively presenting results to broad range of audiences including stakeholders, end users, team members and others • Work with a variety of tools (ex: SQL, IDQ, Excel, Tableau, etc) to access data, write queries, develop programming logic, create dashboards, run reports, manipulate, and analyze large data sets to meet the needs of Partners DAO and its business partners • Comprehend business requirements and user stories to surface questions or potential gaps in requirements or data • Collaborate on the development, modification, and validation of new and existing data quality controls • Translate business requirements into detailed technical specifications and source to target mappings for data engineers • Perform other duties as assigned
Qualifications • At least 2 years of experience in professional QA/Tester experience, including data validation and data analysis, preferably in healthcare. • Must be detail-oriented with excellent problem-solving skills and ability to conduct effective research • Self-motivated, resourceful, and able to take initiative • Excellent oral and written communication skills • Proficiency in SQL is required • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint is required PREFERRED SKILLS/ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES
• Experience with healthcare data is strongly preferred (ex: claims, clinical, and financial) • Working knowledge of Tableau or other data visualization software is preferred • Knowledge of data structures and relational database concept is preferred • Experience with SQL Server platform is preferred • Adept at establishing trusted relationships at all levels across the organization and collaborating across multi-functional teams • Demonstrated ability to learn new technology and industry concepts quickly and be able to apply them • Ability to capture complex and negative test case scenarios • Ability to work with multiple stakeholders with competing priorities • Experience working in environments where Agile, Scrum, DevOps practices are used a plus but not required • Understanding of ETL methodologies and Data Warehousing principles, approaches, technologies, and architectures including the concepts, designs, and usage of data warehouses and data marts a plus but not required • Experience in writing complex SQL queries and stored procedures a plus but not required • Experience with Informatica Data Quality a plus but not required • Able to quickly adapt and learn in an ever changing healthcare environment
• MGB has implemented special remote working policies due to COVID-19. These policies are subject to change; however, it is currently expected that this position will work remotely (e.g. from home) full time through June 2021 • When present on-site in Somerville, standard office environment • The noise level on-site in the work environment is quiet to moderate • This position may require occasional local travel to MGB sites, vendors, and/or conferences • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; talk; or hear; use hands to finger; handle; or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop; kneel; or crouch. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 5 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and depth perception. • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
• No direct reports
EEO Statement Mass General Brigham is an Equal Opportunity Employer & by embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law
Partners Healthcare System Inc. is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
MGH Institute of Health Professions, founded by Massachusetts General Hospital in 1977, is an innovative and independent graduate school in Boston that is a member of Partners HealthCare. A progressive leader in developing comprehensive models of health care education, the MGH Institute prepares advanced practice professionals in the fields of nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy and communication sciences and disorders through a distinctive combination of academic study, clinical practice, and research. More than 1,200 students are enrolled in graduate level and certificate programs, with an increasing number of courses available online. The Institute is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).