Healthcare Analyst

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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.


Department Summary 

The University of Michigan (U-M) University Health Service (UHS), a unit of Student Life, is an AAAHC-accredited outpatient multispecialty health clinic that serves a large and diverse student body of more than 45,000 students, as well as U-M faculty and staff. UHS provides direct patient care through its primary care and specialty clinics, as well as public health, epidemiologic surveillance, health education and promotion.

Job Summary

The UHS Healthcare Analyst (HA) will join a dynamic and collaborative team of data analysts, clinicians, epidemiologist, IT business solutions, and revenue cycle professionals. The analyst mines, analyzes, presents and visualizes clinical, public health, financial and operational data from a variety of data sources in order to improve the healthcare quality, safety and sustainability of the university. This position collaborates across campus with clinical, analytic, IT and public health staff in order to improve access, workflows, and outcomes of care and public health interventions.

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • 2 years of experience in a clinical, healthcare, data analytics, or STEM-related field where a significant component of the work was data analysis, working with large data sets, and collaborating with an interdisciplinary team

Desired Qualifications*

  • Master’s degree in a related and/or field (e.g., MPH, MS, MAS, MHA, MIS)
  • Experience using analytic, querying, and reporting tools such as SQL, SAS, STAT, R (preferred) and Tableau
  • Advanced experience with Excel, Powerpoint, and Google Suite
  • Experience with large data sets (e.g., data warehouses), database principles, and managing linkages between data sources
  • Ability to write clear and concise analytical summaries of methodologies, statistical results, and to create charts, tables, and other visual aids
  • Working knowledge of public health and epidemiologic concepts
  • Experience with statistical modeling
  • Experience with data visualization methods and programs
  • Knowledge of EPIC/MiChart, or ability to gain proficiency in MiChart (EPIC and Clarity) queries through training.
  • Knowledge of the importance of consent, confidentiality, patient autonomy, and client privacy.
  • Experience with quality and process improvement
  • Familiarity with application program interfaces (APIs)
  • Experience with online survey methodologies, tools, and survey reporting

Additional Information

Position Criteria (Candidate Characteristics):

  • Demonstrated experience pulling/collecting, cleaning, analyzing, and reporting data
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize, organize, and efficiently work in a fluid environment that is rapidly changing, and with multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Ability to anticipate requests and needs in advance and plan accordingly
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Strong visual presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Track record of effective collaboration with peers on analytical group projects
  • Flexibility and ability to work independently and collaboratively with multiple co-workers and staff across the University
  • Ability to work effectively with limited supervision and to know when to consult with colleagues

Work schedule


Must be flexible and able to adapt to change in a fast-moving work environment.

Ability to work a flexible schedule with variable hours, potential to work some weekends.

Potential opportunity to work remotely  (based on operational needs).

Location: University Health Service, 207 Fletcher Street, Ann Arbor 48109.

Physical requirements

Ability to do computer work on a full-time basis, which may require being in a stationary position for extended periods of time and doing repetitive tasks.


This role may have reporting obligations under Title IX and Clery.

Authorization to work in the U.S. is a precondition of employment and applicants for this position will not be sponsored for work visas.  

Salary may vary depending on qualifications, experience, and education of the selected candidate.


Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations, including boosters when eligible, are required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all campuses, including Michigan Medicine.  This includes those working remotely.   More information on this new policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the UM-Dearborn and UM-Flint websites.