Kaiser Permanente Health Data Analyst II in Portland, Oregon
Kaiser Permanente's Utility for Care Data Analysis - Geographic Information Systems (GIS) team is seeking a highly-motivated, analytically-oriented individual to help develop and maintain geospatial analysis and reporting capabilities to support clinical, utilization, and community benefit decisions at varying levels of geography. We are looking for a curious collaborator who is interested in working within a health care environment with an emphasis on geospatial analytics and visualization.
Maintain updates for GIS data layers and analysis results in a self-service platform
Prototype options for self-service reporting and visualization
Update training materials to support understanding of geospatial capabilities within Kaiser Permanente
Test geospatial offerings to verify usability and accuracy
Support ad-hoc requests that require analysis of geospatial datasets such as census, transit, consumer behavior, and business locations to understand geographic variation in health outcomes and preventive care
- Bachelor's degree in GIS, geography or computer science; urban planning, statistics or another discipline requiring substantial course work in GIS and quantitative analysis methods.
License, Certification, Registration
Programming experience (e.g., SQL, R, Python)
High comfort level with technology, ability to learn new technology with relative ease
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Analytical and detail-oriented
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.
Graduate degree in GIS, geography or computer science; urban planning, statistics or another discipline requiring substantial course work in GIS and quantitative analysis methods.
Knowledge of ArcGIS applications, including ArcGIS Server web APIs, ArcGIS Online/Portal for ArcGIS, and ModelBuilder/Geoprocessing for data management and geospatial analytics
Practical experience and/or coursework in GIS applications for population-based reporting and analysis
Experience with technical aspects of geospatial data management
Experience with open source GIS tools and data sources
Demonstrated cartographic skills
Experience with a data management environment (e.g., Oracle, SQL Server)
Experience with an analytical toolset such as SAS, R, Python
Experience with other data visualization packages (e.g., Tableau)
Proven technical research, writing, and editing skills to generate project summaries, draft documents, conduct topic specific research
TITLE: Health Data Analyst II
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.