Data Analyst
Job Details
Davis - , CA

Using advanced skills in data analytics, the Data Analyst supports CommuniCare’s administrative reporting needs and quality management goals related to improving the health of the patient population.  The Data Analyst works in collaboration with clinical and other staff as well as the Data Programmer to develop computer programs that examine health related, primary care outpatient data to fulfill reporting needs across departments.  CommuniCare Health Centers is a Federally Qualified Health Center providing comprehensive patient-centered primary care services including medical, dental, substance abuse treatment, behavioral health and outreach services to the low income, multi-ethnic, uninsured and underinsured in the communities we serve.


SCHEDULE:                         40 hours per week, primarily Monday – Friday.  Occasional travel within Yolo County required.


CommuniCare Health Centers provides an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity and life experience.  CommuniCare encourages people of all backgrounds to apply including, but not limited to those who identify as: Black, indigenous, people of color, LGBTQIA+ persons, immigrants, refugees, women, people with disabilities, veterans, individuals of all ages and religions, as well as those who have experienced the criminal justice system.




The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job, but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time with reasonable accommodation.

  1. Acquire, abstract and analyze primary and secondary data from existing internal and external data sources for projects and reports.
  2. Produce annual and ad hoc reports and develop dashboards, reports and/or documentation of clinical and operational measures for dissemination and publication.
  3. Provide data support and facilitation across the organization and participate with quality improvement teams to monitor progress towards goals.
  4. Routinely validate data and coordinate data cleaning efforts as needed.
  5. Interpret data from queries used to investigate and quantify quality gaps and present data to end users in health care setting.
  6. Assist in supplying and applying data analytics and presentation to clinical operations to accomplish population health quality goals and to support programs such as chronic disease management programs, quality improvement programs, etc. to reach CommuniCare quality goals.
  7. Other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience:  Bachelor's degree with at least two years of experience working with data analytics, informatics, data management, preferably working with health data. Experience working with a team and delivering data summaries and reports necessary for planning and improvement of processes. Experience in collecting, editing, analyzing and charting numerical data.   Intermediate proficiency in deciphering, editing, and writing SQL programs that extract data from SQL Server/PostgreSQL database tables. Advanced computer skills including experience using Excel Pivot tables, SQL and database software are essential. Excellent computer skills, particularly using software in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook also required. 




Expected to have excellent written, interpersonal, and verbal communication skills, demonstrating fluency in English. Adept at queries and report writing as well as presenting complex data in meaningful and easily digestible graphic, tabular and narrative formats.  Attention to completeness, accuracy, and detail. Ability to think critically and use independent judgment.  Creativity and vision to organize data in meaningful presentation formats to deliver key messages. Ability to work with minimal supervision and maximum accountability, organize multiple tasks and meet competing deadlines. Ability to manage several projects concurrently and adapt to changes in project requirements and/or the work environment. Ability to work collaboratively within a team. Ability to communicate and work effectively with employees, community-based organizations, and other stakeholders.  Awareness of the needs of medically underserved populations, demonstrated cultural competence and interest in learning about community-based primary health care systems.


Physical Requirements:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Ability to operate office equipment, including computer equipment. Must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time, with occasional walking. Requires a moderate level of mobility, dexterity, and flexibility in order to perform essential functions. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, bend, reach with hands and arms, and to lift 25 lbs. Hearing and close vision abilities required. Work is performed in a typical office environment with moderate equipment noise. Regular travel to all agency sites required.



Compensation depends on experience.  Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, long-term and short-term disability, critical illness and accident plans, retirement with match, EAP, flexible spending account, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave available.