SAS Medical Research Analyst

  • HCA
  • Brentwood, TN, USA
  • Jun 29, 2019

Job Description

SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Exciting opportunity to join the nation's largest provider of healthcare services!

HCA Healthcare is a national leader in providing modern, culturally competent, patient-centered care and we are driven by a single goal: the care and improvement of human life.

We are currently looking for an exceptional Research Analystto join our team. We believe in our team and your ability to help us provide high quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.

We offer an excellent benefits package, competitive salary, tuition reimbursement, and growth opportunities. We are seeking a great addition to the team who feels patient care is as important as we do!

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HCA Graduate Medical Education is one of the nation's largest providers of residency and fellowship training programs across the nation. With more than 203 programs across 21 specialties and 43 hospitals, HCA GME is building a leading network of innovative, patient-centered graduate medical education programs. We believe graduate medical education is much more than medical training. Our goal is to inspire the next generation of physicians to care for and improve human life by focusing on patient-centered approaches to practicing the latest evidence-based medicine. HCA hospitals currently train more than 2,650 residents and fellows with that number growing to 5,500 by 2020.

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES: The Research Analyst will assist in translating clinical needs into analytic questions, design and conduct rigorous analyses of health related data, and translate analytic findings into actionable intelligence for HCA faculty and residents. This position serves as an expert resource in supporting data analytics for the HCA GME portfolio by performing a variety of activities related to data management, analysis, reporting, and visualization.


  1. Constructing and manipulating large electronic claims datasets, knowledge in domain modeling, relational database design, programming language(s),SAS, data transfer methods, and electronic health record and health care claims standards and/or analytical techniques used in research programs.

  2. Developing study designs and analytic solutions based on available data sources, business partner's needs, and timelines;

  3. Managing multiple projects related to a wide variety of business settings and clinical needs;

  4. Collaborating with key internal and external stakeholders to gather and analyze needs and requirements;

  5. Presenting data or analytic findings in a variety of formats (reports, PPT, graphs, figures and tables)

  6. Develop and maintain a working knowledge of statistical principles and analysis considerations taken into account during planning of research.

  7. Consult on and provide direct technical support for research projects of high complexity and often requiring solutions not previously used by the project team or work group.

  8. Develop and maintain knowledge of terminologies and coding procedures used in research and the health care environment.

  9. Contribute to the development of training, tools, and process documentation for both the department and for assigned projects.

  10. Perform data analyst functions that generate knowledge via data mining, visualization, or other analytics. Serve as a resource to others performing this work. Lead the creation of best practices, resources, and tools that enable new analytical capabilities.

  11. Ensure compliance to HCA data access policy and procedures



  • Experience in health services research environment.

  • Experience with large health care data sets including, electronic health records, Medicare claims, or other health care claims data sets preferred.

  • SAS experience is strongly preferred. RDBMS SQL valued.


Master's Degree from an accredited master's degree program providing training in a research related field, statistics, informatics, or related field of study preferred and a minimum of 5 years related experience.