Wake Forest Baptist Health

Clinical Data Analyst

Job description

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for supporting multiple, strategic, complex, cross-boundary projects, services and associated deliverables related to data analysis activities in support of the Quality Assessment and Analytics team objectives. Act as a senior internal consultant in the identification, implementation, and/or development of clinical, quality, and financial analytical models to demonstrate value and/or increase the value of services provided by department. Functions as a strategic and tactical resource.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts Degree or equivalent in healthcare related, business or technical discipline; Master of Business Administration or Healthcare Administration preferred but not required.

REPORTS TO: Associate Vice President, Quality and Safety

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, and/or REGISTRATION: Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) preferred; Black Belt (BB) certification preferred; RN or other clinical certification preferred.


  • Demonstrates ability working with healthcare data systems, understanding of clinical operational measures, including experience with EHR and data (Epic/Clarity ideally).
  • Demonstrates leadership in the areas of continuous quality improvement, institutional support/representation, and customer service. Develops reports, materials, and presentations for the support of the assigned project areas. Assists in the coordination of quality and continuous improvement projects. Supports processes to integrate quality throughout the WFBH system. Ad hoc reporting as requested. Ability to facilitate delivery of compile report processes.
  • Perform statistical data analyses, as well as, validate the accuracy, consistency and integrity of the statistical output.
  • Aide in the development and implementation of new statistical and data management methodologies to improve current/future decision making and medical center processes. Aides in the statistical/data management related regulatory requirements and practices.
  • Provide statistical and data management input into protocol development. Write Statistical Analysis Plans for assigned projects and oversee the development of Data Management Plans (DMPs) for assigned projects.
  • Provide statistical and programming input into database design for assigned projects, and oversee efforts in development, validation and testing of databases.
  • Oversee data management activities for assigned projects. Serve as primary contact between clinical leadership and Quality Assessment and Analytics department in data related issues.
  • Perform review for clinical study protocols and statistical/data management documents generated by others.
  • Lead assigned projects by applying project management skills, statistical and data management techniques to facilitate better decision making, improve business operations and discover, improve, develop new methods of data dissemination.
  • Plan, develop and monitor timelines for statistical and data management activities in accordance with clinical activities for assigned projects.
  • Experience with creation of scorecards and dashboards that meet customer’s expectations. Provide customer support for design. Test output and usability of design. Analyzes the effectiveness of design and make appropriate enhancements as necessary.
  • Performs routine and ad-hoc reporting to evaluate performance and to identify opportunities for process improvements. Manages one or more complex data projects. Utilizes hospital systems and database applications to update and analyze data.
  • Designs and develops reporting and analysis tools. Interprets data and refines analysis. Prepares and presents
    comprehensive reports. Develops forms, tables and other data tools in the applications that capture, report and
    consolidate data. Provides application data collection, analytics and reporting expertise. Completes analytics in a
    timely and efficient manner.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Strong critical thinking and analytical skills

Knowledge of statistical models and concepts

Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Clean, well-lit, and comfortable climate

Fast-paced environment

Wake Forest Baptist Health and Atrium Health have joined forces in a strategic combination that will enhance care, transform medical education and create economic opportunity for countless lives in North Carolina and beyond. As a part of that combination, the two health systems will be integrating technology and platforms, including our career sites.

This means that although you are applying on the Wake Forest Baptist Health Career Site, you receive communications from the Atrium Health Recruitment Team. Please know that this is an expected process, and thanks in advance for your flexibility.

Wake Forest Baptist Health ( www.WakeHealth.edu ) is a nationally recognized academic health system in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, with an integrated enterprise including educational and research facilities, hospitals, clinics, diagnostic centers, and other primary and specialty care facilities serving 24 counties in northwest North Carolina and southwest Virginia.

It comprises: a regional clinical system with more than 300 locations, 2,100 physicians and 1,535 acute care beds; Wake Forest School of Medicine; and Wake Forest Innovations, which promotes the commercialization of research discoveries and operates Innovation Quarter, an urban research and business park specializing in biotechnology, materials science and information technology. Wake Forest Baptist’s clinical, research and educational programs are consistently ranked among the best in the country.


Wake Forest Baptist Health's mission is to improve the health of our region, state and nation by:
  • Generating and translating knowledge to prevent, diagnose and treat disease.
  • Training leaders in health care and biomedical science.
  • Serving as the premier health system in our region, with specific centers of excellence recognized as national and international care destination.
Wake Forest Baptist Health is a preeminent learning health system that promotes better health for all through collaboration, excellence and innovation.


  • Demonstrate the highest standards of patient-centered care, education, research and operational effectiveness
  • Responsive to the physical, emotional, spiritual and intellectual needs of all
  • Cultivate selfless contribution for the greater good
  • Demonstrate fairness, honesty, sincerity and accountability
  • Demonstrate respect for and inclusion of all backgrounds, identities, experiences, and perspectives
  • Foster mutual respect, facilitate professional growth and mentorship, and reward teamwork and collaboration
  • Promote creativity to enhance discovery and the application of knowledge
  • Embrace a culture of reliability through better process design and accountability

Patient and Family Promise

We promise to:
  • Keep you safe.
  • Care for you.
  • Involve you and your family.
  • Respect you and your time.

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