Job description

The American Hospital Association (AHA) is a national organization that represents and serves all types of hospitals, health care networks, and their patients and communities. We are currently seeking a Senior Health Care Data Analyst in the downtown Chicago office. This position is a hybrid role (three days in the office, two days working remote).

Starting base salary = $74,000 - $92,000 a year (commensurate with related experience).

The Senior Health Care Data Analyst is responsible for independently creating, compiling, organizing, analyzing, and/or visualizing healthcare and business data sets using analytic software tools. Additional responsibilities include project oversight, client management, data exploration and preparation, data analysis, and report preparation. This position will work others with and lead projects within the Data Center and across the AHA.

  • Design and enforce standards, procedures, and quality control measures for conducting project analytics to ensure consistency among organizational components and compliance with stakeholder requirements.
  • Create, maintain, and improve key data sets, pipelines, and analytic products.
  • Identify, extract, clean, transform, validate, and/or model data across multiple domains.
  • Employ AHA best practices with regard to data management.
  • Be a content expert on specific AHA data resources and business cases in order to identify potential opportunities for focused investigations.
  • Independently conduct exploration, preparation, analysis, and reporting using a range of data assets including AHA proprietary data and secondary data sources.
  • Develop reports, models, scorecards, and/or dashboards by gathering data and transforming it into insights that drive recommendations and decision-making.
  • Design and build interactive data visualizations such as charts, dashboards, and reports that provide insights that can be easily interpreted and applied by business leaders to help improve their performance.
  • Identify and execute on new opportunities for increases in efficiencies and performance.
  • Document, monitor, and proactively recommend improvements to processes and controls related to area responsibilities.
  • Participate in cross-functional teams responsible for implementing projects in support of center- and association-wide business objectives; occasionally lead cross-functional teams responsible for center objectives while following an analytics development lifecycle.
  • Ability to manage a diverse portfolio of small- to medium-sized projects, or tasks within large-sized projects, with little to no supervision.
  • Synthesize, prepare and present findings for use in decision-making and/or presentations. Develop oral presentations, reports and visualizations, which clearly and concisely illustrate analytic results.
  • Communicate across a wide range of audiences with specialized subject matter expertise including compliance, marketing, products, and IT.
  • Work with project leaders to understand important value drivers and challenges within their projects and determine the important metrics, insights, and/or analytic products that can help drive better decisions and performance to help the project achieve its business objectives.
  • Train and mentor lower level analysts to follow appropriate procedures, grow their analytic toolbox, and understand AHA best practices
  • Educate other team members, associates, and leaders across the association on data and statistical concepts and best practices.
  • Influence senior leadership to adopt new ideas, projects and/or approaches.
  • Cultivate existing business relationships and partnerships with cross-functional targeted business owners and senior leaders across the organization.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


We offer an excellent total compensation package, which includes medical/dental coverage (PPO/HMO), vision care, life insurance, short and long-term disability plans, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, paid vacation/holidays/sick days, wellness programs and more!

The American Hospital Association (AHA) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. We will provide reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call (312) 422-3000 and ask for the Director, Human Resources and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

The AHA participates in the E-Verify Program. #LI-Hybrid


  • 5 - 7 years: •Minimum 5 years of experience with health care data analysis is required. •Master’s Degree is preferred and may be considered as a substitution for years of experience.


  • Bachelors or better in PUBLIC HEALTH or related field

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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