Data Analyst
Job ID: R0042440 | Data Analysis | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
The Department of Family Medicine is seeking a Data Analyst and Project Manager to support clinical operations improvement, quality initiatives, business and financial analysis, and Patient Centered Medical Home efforts within the department. Specific tasks include: mining large and complex databases and maintaining detailed data dictionaries, obtaining and managing publicly available databases, cleaning data, performing descriptive and statistical analyses, writing and generating reports, policy and process maintenance, process improvement efforts.

This individual will also be responsible for managing special initiatives as assigned. Examples of projects include: patient population analysis, research question queries, QI project support, Patient Centered Medical Home proposal preparation, and submission. Work will be conducted using data from EPIC, WEBI, Anaplan, WorkDay, datacubes, CDW, and other sources.

This position will work closely with healthcare providers and will require both careful management of large datasets as well as creative and challenging analysis projects.

  • Required Education: Bachelor's degree.
  • Required Experience: Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills. Ability to follow through on complex tasks independently with sound judgement and emotional intelligence. Experience with R and/or SAS statistical programming. Experience managing clinical and/or epidemiologic databases.
  • Preferred Experience: Proficiency in quantitative database software programs and ability to analyze, organize, and report data. Research experience in epidemiology and/or biostatistics (study design, study management, primary data collection, data analysis). Project management experience.

The Department of Family Medicine has celebrated its 50th Anniversary and is comprised of UVA doctors board certified in areas like in women's health, sports medicine, obesity medicine, refugee care, and geriatrics, has a deep tradition of excellence in medical education, research, and clinical care. The Department's 30 faculty and 25 residents and fellows are committed to the highest quality patient-centered care.

The Department of Family Medicine serves a community of nearly 15,000 patients in several counties across the Commonwealth of Virginia. The clinics continue to maintain Certification of Recognition by the National Committee of Quality Assurance. This past year, all five practices were recognized as Patient Centered Medical Homes for their, "systematic use of patient-centered, coordinated care management processes."


The Department of Family Medicine educates medical students, residents, and fellows. The principal mission to help students learn how to be caring, competent physicians, and our physicians educate medical students, Family Medicine Residents and the Department boasts a Sport Medicine Fellowship.



For the first time in Department history, Family Medicine was ranked 24th in the nationwide 2021 Blue Ride NIH rankings of Departments of Family Medicine.


In addition to extramurally funded research, the department issues internal grant awards for research pilot programs. Our robust quality improvement initiatives consistently lead to poster presentations and highlights at national conferences.


The Department of Family Medicine boasts a robust quality improvement program, a collaborative workgroup focused on patient outcomes metrics and process improvement. In addition to QI efforts, each of our clinics is accredited as an NCQA Patient Centered Medical Home. The patient-centered medical home is a model of care that puts patients at the forefront of care. PCMHs build better relationships between patients and their clinical care teams.


Research shows that PCMHs improve quality and the patient experience, and increase staff satisfaction-while reducing healthcare costs. Practices that earn recognition have made a commitment to continuous quality improvement and a patient-centered approach to care.

For questions about the application process, please contact Eric Allen, Recruiting Specialist, at

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Charlottesville, VA 22903

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