Data Analyst

Posted 21 February by Your World Healthcare

Data Analyst

Sector: Private Healthcare

Location: Gillingham

Job Type: Temporary

Duration of role: This is expected to be 8 to 12 weeks and likely to be longer as the client is recruiting this role on a permanent basis. For the right candidate, the client would be open to considering them for the role.

Working days and hours: 9am to 5pm however, the client is open to other working hours as long as candidates work 40 hours a week (8 hours per day)

Hour rate: £14.00 to £16.00 paye per hour or £16.00 to £18.00 umbrella per hour depending on skill and experience

Parking: Free onsite

Our client is looking for an experience Data Analyst who will fully understand the Private Healthcare organisation thoroughly, who’s proactive and willing to be involved with the business as much as possible. Please note, if you do have Data Analyst experience within the Healthcare Sector this would be very advantageous.

Job Summary

The role of Data Analyst is to develop and provide an information service to both internal and external stakeholders. To ensure the effective collation, recording and monitoring of data quality. To assist in the development of management information and reporting systems to support managers in the delivery of operational services.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • To assist in the preparation of daily, weekly and monthly operational and performance management reports on services commissioned by the CCG, local NHS trusts, and any other commissioners of service. This includes working with sub-contractors and key stakeholders where required to fulfil these reporting requirements.
  • Working with other data analysts in the preparation and delivery of quality data reports, to share best practice with them and to identify trends in business performance.
  • To ensure that all information sources underpinning performance management reports on provider services are fully accredited in terms of data quality and accuracy.
  • To work closely with Finance Teams (central and on site) to ensure that they are aware of issues relating to data quality / completeness.
  • To be involved in providing trend / benchmarking / modelling information as required.
  • To prepare monthly performance management reports for, and to inform, senior operational managers of ongoing performance against key service targets. To be able to clearly communicate the results of these reports to senior operational managers.
  • To prepare reports as required for the unit’s monthly meetings with the service and Department of Health (NHS England).
  • To take operational responsibility for all aspects of data quality and data integrity ensuring compliance with statutory requirements in relation to security and confidentiality.
  • The post holder will be expected to take a lead role in ensuring that the Company achieves and maintains excellent data quality standards.
  • The post holder will be expected to communicate effectively and professionally in the best needs of the business to all stakeholders, internal and external.
  • Support line management to ensure staff involved in data entry and collection follow agreed documented policies and procedures. Where procedures are not currently in place the post holder will be expected to liaise with line management and the business systems team in order to resolve.
  • To work closely with the Business Systems team ensuring both data quality and change control where appropriate.
  • To communicate effectively and appropriately with all staff on site where necessary to support process and use of PAS/EPR ensuring data quality is maintained.
  • To have an understanding of the National 18-week rules and its impact on Data Quality / Reporting.
  • To attend and present unit data at regular monthly internal meetings.
  • To undertake any other tasks in accordance with the nature of the post and as seen fit by line manager and required to meet organisational requirements

Qualifications, Experience and Skills

  • Experience of working as a Data Analyst within the Healthcare Sector
  • Excellent computer skills and advanced skills in, Excel (pivot tables)
  • Experience in interpreting and analysing data and monitoring the level of data quality.
  • Knowledge and a strong interest in data quality.
  • Experience of working in a data quality environment.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal presentation skills.
  • Ability to influence and interact with people at varying levels.
  • Excellent analytical and numeric skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure is essential.

Required skills

  • Benchmarking
  • Change Control
  • Inform
  • Trusts
  • Data Quality

Application questions

Do you have experience working as a Data Analyst?
Do you have experience working as a Date Analyst within the Healthcare Sector?
Do you have outstanding excellent skills in Excel and pivot tables?
Are you available to work for the next 8 to 12 weeks and maybe longer?
Do you meet the criteria above and available to start immediately?

Reference: 40010693

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