Job Opportunities

Data Analyst 2

Office: Kaiser Permanente Bldg


Northwest Permanente, P.C. (NWP) is a self-governed, physician led, multi-specialty group of over 1,500 physicians, surgeons, and clinicians, caring for over 600,000 members in Oregon and Southwest Washington. NWP is welcoming applications for an Information Analyst to provide data analysis and consulting in support of our Practice Support programs. You will analyze business information and reporting needs, assess existing data sources and translates these into logical database designs and physical information and domain data marts.


Major Accountabilities:


This is a permanent position in collaboration with KPIT and business clients define and document domain level information mart requirements for purposes of supporting end user reporting and consistent business rule definitions.

  • Supports existing marts and planning for future releases
  • Develops data definitions consistent with data management standards and conventions.
  • Documents and maintains information and data needs commensurate with standard documentation protocols.
  • Maintains content and documentation of current data marts.
  • Maintains and monitors quality of data into and out of data marts.
  • Populates information repository and deploys updates.
  • Collaborates with physical database designers to develop alternative solutions for meeting complex and conflicting requirements.
  • Develops data definitions consistent with data management standards and conventions.
  • Support applications that combine data from existing sources, tailored to specific user groups and business needs.  Work with key system users to identify user requirements and continuously improve their ability to access information easily and efficiently.  Ensure consistency with established data and application standards.
  • Report analyst duties, e.g. design and develop automated actionable reports to inform managers in a timely fashion.
  • Information analyst duties, e.g. conduct analysis and make recommendations to business unit based on findings of analysis.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA or BS in analytical or technical discipline or equivalent technical certification training & experience.
  • Proven skills in project management, including the following attributes: efficient, collaborative, candid, open, and results-oriented. Establish clear performance contracts and project workplans.
  • Proficiency in the use of current software, including SAS/SQL, Oracle, and Microsoft Office.
  • Logical data modeling and use of data modeling tools
  • ETL experience
  • Proactive issue avoidance or opportunity discovery
  • Technical specification writing
  • Health care experience preferred

Minimum Required Experience:

  • Three years data analytics

Preferred Experience:

  • Advanced degree in a quantitative or technical discipline
  • Additional years of experience as a health-care analyst
  • Epic certified in population management & reporting tools
  • Previous experience with quality improvement and national benchmarks such as HEDIS
  • Specific and broad knowledge of KPNW operations, KP HealthConnect, including Hyperspace, Clarity and Chronicles

At Northwest Permanente, P.C., we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Northwest Permanente, P.C. believes that diversity, inclusion, and equity among our employees is critical to our success and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.