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Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant

Clinical Data Analyst

San Antonio, TX, United States
Full-time  No Weekends 
Category: Admitting Registration Clerical and Scheduling • Job ID: 330526

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Methodist Specialty & Transplant Hospital

Clinical Data Analyst

Clinical Outcomes Department

Full Time - Exempt


Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-start your career in our Clinical Outcomes Department. Submit your application today!



We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program, and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

The Clinical Data Analyst (CDA) will work collaboratively with Methodist Healthcare System (MHS) and HCA Information Technology Group (ITG) to optimize work effort, develop common solutions, and share best practices.

The role requires working closely with others, frequently in a matrixed environment, and with little to moderate levels of supervision. A successful CDA must be an out-of-the box thinker who can learn, implement and execute repeatable and effective processes and deploy solutions in the most time efficient manner with the highest level of quality at the lowest cost. The culture of our organization places an emphasis on teamwork, so social and interpersonal skills are as equally important as technical capability.

Assist, develop and support quality initiatives through data collection, analysis, reporting, performance improvement and education. Design and implement performance scorecards to track key indicators.

Develop and manage quality improvement projects, and create actions to improve quality metrics. Facilitate prioritized quality initiatives to achieve desired outcomes. Serve as expert user and oversee internal and external quality databases and reporting systems. Develop and generate ad hoc reports.


In this role, Clinical Date Analyst will:

  • Demonstrated experience in the application of quality improvement methods, including PDCA, LEAN, Six Sigma, Control Charts, data collection, analysis and reports
  • Ability to assess and analyze data with fluency in statistical software such as SPSS, SAS, R and Minitab
  • Highly developed problem-solving skills
  • Strong program and project management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Comfortable and skilled at working with physicians and healthcare providers
  • Knowledge of quality data reporting systems and registries
  • Strong coaching, teaching, and facilitation skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Understanding of team dynamics
  • Working collaboratively with MHS and HCA Quality and Patient Safety teams
  • Working collaboratively with MHS and HCA ITG to optimize work effort, develop common solutions, and share best practices
  • Responsible for analyzing business requirements, designing, and developing quality and patient safety applications.
  • Translating requirements into actionable and effective work products using a variety of commercial software products
  • Create documentation for work products
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Establish and meet target dates



  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing or related healthcare field from an accredited program.


  • Experience in management of healthcare quality improvement projects
  • Experience with statistical software such as SPSS, SAS, R and Minitab
  • 3+ years information systems development experience with a proven track record of execution and results
  • 3+ years of healthcare IT or healthcare decision support experience
  • 3+ years experience with advanced Microsoft Excel and Access reporting
  • 3+ years experience with SQL and Relational Databases (MS SQL Server, Oracle, or Teradata)
  • 3+ years experience creating dashboard and scorecards, and dashboard software such as MS PowerBI, Tableau, Qlikview, or other analytics software


  • Master’s Degree
  • Experience training and developing others in the use and application of reporting systems data and information for clinical and operational improvement
  • Current BLS required.

Minimum License, Certificates, or Registrations Required:

  • Required: None
  • Preferred: Current Texas licensure as a Registered Nurse


Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant has been nationally recognized for its record setting kidney, liver and pancreas transplant programs. It is home to the Texas Transplant Institute and is the largest living donor kidney transplant program in the US. According to the United Network of Organ Sharing database, the center reached a major milestone in 2019 by performing 231 living donor kidney transplants in a single year setting a new national record - that’s 65 more transplants than the second center on the list.

In addition to transplant care, Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant is a full service hospital with over 260 beds that provides specialized services for liver cancer care, emergency care, weight loss surgery, urology surgery, vascular surgery, inpatient rehabilitation, colorectal surgery and behavioral health care. It is a designated Center of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Excellence by the American Society for Bariatric Surgery. Our Sexual Assault Response Team provides a compassionate environment for sexual assault survivors ages 13+, serving as a model for hospitals and agencies all over the world. Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant prides itself on providing the highest quality of patient care possible as proven by their consecutive Grade A scores from the Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade survey and ranking in the nation’s top quartile for patient experience. For more information, please visit our website at and select Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant under Locations.

Be a part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications. Qualified candidates will be promptly contacted by our hiring managers for interviews. Submit your application today and help us raise the bar in patient care!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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