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SoutheastHEALTH Data Analyst in Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Data Analyst

Non-Clinical Professional
Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Finance Full-Time



Day ShiftThe Data Analyst is responsible for data analysis, which entails interpreting complex data requests, retrieving the data utilizing SQL, Cerner’s CCL and Crystal Report and visualizing the data in a way that makes sense for each request, and helping the stakeholders utilize the data. The incumbent performs a combination of business and data analytics that envision, design and prototype solutions for a variety of functional business areasBegin

  • Collaborates with the other analysts in establishing business rules and monitoring adherence

  • Provides expertise regarding the appropriate use of data elements and cooperates with reporting personnel from other areas to establish and maintain these common business rules and adherence to standards

  • Translates data trends into strategic recommendations for program development and action plans

  • Tracks and prioritizes projects through coordination and negotiation with internal and external clients to improve the efficiency of information/project plan generation.

  • Evaluates and triages potential projects and studies based on the value, cost benefit analysis and the urgency of the request.

  • Performs strategic data analysis (data mining) and research as appropriate to support business needs (e.g., disease management, provider profiling, etc.).

  • Develops detailed understanding of relevant business processes, goals and strategy in order to provide analysis and interpretation.

  • Develops and communicates action plans to address areas for improvement identified through data analysis and business expertise.

  • Assists in planning initiatives to address areas for improvement.

  • Collaborates with business user to define media, frequency and audience for distribution of information.

  • Develop ad-hoc reports as requested

  • Participate in “Change Control” process

  • Adhere to Information Technology and organizational standards

  • May perform other duties as assigned or requested. Performs other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's Degree required

  • Minimum of 1 year of working experience in SQL

  • Minimum of 3 years of working in an analytical role

  • Preferred previous experience working in healthcare

  • Strong analytical skills - ability to structure problems, generate hypothesis, decide which data to collect in order to drive a recommendation

  • Strong communication skills - both oral and written

  • Data Visualization tools such as SQL Server Reporting Services, Tableau, and PowerBI

  • Strong analytical skills, especially with financial data

  • A strong attention to detail, as well as the ability to step back and see the big picture

  • Works well collaborating with others

  • Comfortable navigating complex data structures in SQL Server to retrieve data