Job Information

University of Utah PS Healthcare Data Analyst in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 01/25/2024

Requisition Number PRN37518B

Job Title PS Business Data Analyst

Working Title PS Healthcare Data Analyst

Job Grade F

FLSA Code Computer Employee

Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Employees must reside in the state of Utah but might have the opportunity to work a hybrid (in-office and remote) work schedule. Possible consideration of a request for a fully remote work schedule, subject to approval and change.

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00952 - Division of Epidemiology

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 47,600 to 84,249

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Join our team as a Healthcare Data Analyst, where you will play a pivotal role in leveraging advanced data analytics tools and platforms to unlock valuable insights within the realm of healthcare. This position focuses on utilizing Python, SQL , Azure Machine Learning, Power BI, and Power Apps to extract, analyze, and visualize healthcare data, with a primary emphasis on advancing cancer research. We invite enthusiastic individuals with a strong foundation in data analysis and a passion for healthcare to apply and make a meaningful impact.

We seek individuals committed to advancing healthcare through innovative data analysis. If you are driven by a desire to make a difference and possess the requisite expertise, we encourage you to apply and be part of our mission to revolutionize healthcare through data-driven insights.


Essential Functions:

  1. Data Analysis and Reporting:
  • Utilize Python and SQL to extract, clean, and transform healthcare data.
  • Apply Azure Machine Learning tools and techniques for comprehensive data analysis.
  • Create insightful and interactive dashboards and reports using Power BI.
  • Develop and manage healthcare-related applications using Power Apps.
  1. Project Collaboration:
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to analyze healthcare data and provide actionable insights.
  • Contribute to diverse healthcare research initiatives, with a primary focus on cancer research.
  1. Quality and Compliance:
  • Ensure data accuracy and adherence to healthcare data regulations and standards.
  1. Communication:
  • Effectively convey data findings and insights to non-technical stakeholders, fostering informed decision-making.


This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required:

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required:

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a bachelor’s degree in related area or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience). Two to four years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.

This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements. We protect our patients, coworkers, and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


  • Proficiency in Python for data analysis.
  • Strong SQL querying abilities.
  • Hands-on experience with Azure Machine Learning.
  • Competency in creating dynamic data visualizations using Power BI.
  • Familiarity with developing applications through Power Apps.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Minimum of two years practical experience in data analysis, or equivalent research exposure.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students and patients from all backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented students and patients.

All qualified individuals are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

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