Analyst, Data Submission and Data Quality

    • Job Tracking ID: 608
    • Job Location: Lenexa, KS
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: December 17, 2020
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Marketing Job Title: Data Submission and Data Quality Analyst
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Job Description:


CHA advances child health through innovation in the quality, cost, and delivery of care. Representing 220 members, CHA is the voice of our member hospitals nationally. These hospitals are essential providers, setting the standard for the highest quality pediatric care while training the next generation of pediatricians. With its members, CHA champions policies that enable pediatric hospitals to better serve children; leverages its position as the pediatric leader in data analytics to facilitate national collaborative and research efforts to improve performance; and spreads best practices to benefit the children of our nation. CHA has offices in Lenexa, KS, and Washington, DC.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.


This position is primarily responsible for facilitating timely and accurate hospital data submissions. Secondary responsibility is advancing the comparability of data by proactively identifying areas of opportunity, establishing data quality standards, and collaborating across teams to create improvement solutions.

Essential duties and responsibilities


  • Lead the implementation of onboarding hospitals; create/track project timelines, providing support and resources to clarify specific requirements for execution of the deliverable
  • Facilitate the data submission process for children’s hospitals by leveraging available technologies to manage both hospital data content and our classification systems. Provide definitions, guidelines examples, and collaborate with CHA and hospital staff to ensure reliable comparisons
  • Provide exemplary customer service including but not limited to document changes, adjusting data submission project plans, and thorough timely resolution of data content issues
  • Provide timely and accurate communication of submission status
  • Identify terminology/classification standardization issues and facilitate resolution
  • Work with data product users to identify data quality checks to implement as part of the data submission process
  • Facilitate the implementation of new data quality checks as part of the data submission process.
  • Work with CHA resources to load submitted data into reporting databases ensuring the data is released correctly for use as scheduled


  • Identify root causes of data quality issues; develop recommendations for addressing them and present recommendations to the appropriate group
  • Facilitate the resolution of data quality and data submission issues
  • Establish, implement, and maintain a process to monitor and assess data quality to include:
    • Developing policies and procedures for ongoing/continuous data quality assessment
    • Establishing monitors to identify process variation
    • Tracking actions as needed to make improvements
    • Documenting assessment activities and outcomes, and
    • Reporting outcomes to children’s hospitals
  • Facilitate data quality and data submission continuous process improvement efforts.
  • Conduct periodic reviews/audits of data elements
  • Develop and implement processes to use data from across products to help determine the quality of a particular product
  • Proactively identify standardization opportunities and implement solutions to ensure quality and comparability for selected content areas

Experience and Skills:


Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge is qualifying. Typical qualifications would be equivalent to:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, related field, or equivalent work experience.

Experience and Special Skills:

  • Minimum of five years of experience working with database products
  • Significant knowledge writing SQL queries, developing reports, and working with Microsoft SQL Server environment
  • Significant knowledge of data warehousing concepts and processes such as data profiling and ETL
  • Knowledge of health care data standards such as HL7 and UB04
  • Knowledge of health care code sets like LOINC, ICD9/10, CPT, and SNOMED
  • Basic FTP knowledge
  • General knowledge of networking
  • Excellent project and time management skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented and thorough when producing any deliverable.
  • Strong information management and organizational skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills