Kaiser Permanente Health Data Analyst III Decision Support in Portland, Oregon

This is a two year duration position with benefits. This position can be located in Portland or Oakland.

Provide quantitative measurement and data analysis expertise for the Utility for Care Data Analysis. Responsible for implementing established, as well as developing and applying innovative techniques for measuring, analyzing, and reporting on healthcare processes, health outcomes, and health costs.

Essential Functions:

  • Independently determines and implements appropriate measurement and analytical methods to achieve specified analytical project or tasks objectives.

  • Exercises independent professional judgment regarding analysis assumptions and data quality. Identifies and resolves data quality issues, as required.

  • Coordinates the work of other project team members (UCDA staff, regional analytic staff, and contractors) to accomplish specified analytical project or task objectives.

  • Determines the most informative approaches to summarizing data and communicating analytical results. Develops, as required, innovative or customized templates and formats.

  • Implements specified quality assurance procedures to ensure accuracy of project data, results, written reports, and presentation materials.

  • Designs and creates written reports and presentation materials describing project objectives, methods, data, and results.

  • Given project or task data requirements, determines the most efficient approach to data collection and validation and works independently to obtain needed data from KP HealthConnect information systems (e.g. Clarity).

Basic Qualifications:


  • N/A


  • Master's degree in statistics or another discipline requiring substantial course work in quantitative analysis methods.

License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A

Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to effectively communicate complex technical concepts, both verbally and in writing.

  • Skills in analytical methods including problem and model formulation, algorithm selection, and development of overall solution strategy.

  • Creativity, critical thinking, and excellent problem-solving skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience writing, debugging and documenting complex queries against relational databases.

  • Experience performing exploratory data analysis and model development and evaluation using R, SAS, SPSS, Stata or some other data analysis package.

  • Previous work experience in the healthcare industry, especially healthcare analytics or health services research.

  • Doctoral degree in statistics or another discipline requiring substantial course work in quantitative analysis methods.

  • Familiarity with Kaiser Permanente healthcare system.


  • 2 year durational position


TITLE: Health Data Analyst III Decision Support

LOCATION: Portland, Oregon


External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.