Data Analyst
Requisition Number:2022-HLTH-013
Department:Health Services
Employee Type:Regular
Hours Per Week:35


Action for Boston Community Development is a nonprofit human services organization that each year provides more than 100,000 low income residents in the Greater Boston region with the tools and resources needed to transition from poverty to stability and from stability to success. 

ABCD's Family Planning (FP) program operates under ABCD's Health Services Department. ABCD'S FP provides comprehensive family planning services and prevention education and counseling through a network of clinical sites based in the neighborhood health centers and other primary care sites throughout Boston. ABCD's FP also offers community education and a professional training institute in the areas of reproductive health and sexuality.

Duties include: 

  • Responsible for overall database management, as well as data collection, entry, management, analysis, and reporting for ABCD's Family Planning Program.
  • Works as a liaison between grant subrecipient agencies, ABCD FP, and ABCD’s health care systems consultant.
  • Analyze and present data for reporting, as well as program analysis and improvement purposes, aimed at various audiences.
  • Monitor data submissions made by grant sub-recipients. 
  • Prepare SQL scripts and implement procedures to retrieve and manage data. 
  • Develop and implement data collection systems and other tools that optimize the statistical efficiency and quality. 
  • Perform in-depth and frequent ad-hoc analysis to analyze data trends and to create data visualizations. 
  • Create ad-hoc reports and dashboards. 
  • Document data management tasks and progress; maintain and update all documentation for projects including data dictionaries, annotated data entry forms, data management plans and manuals of operation.
  • Audits validity of data in the system through running other reports, checking against trends, and other specified mechanisms.
  • Assist with design of effective data collection forms; develop and test data collection forms.
  • Participate in regional data committee meetings. 
  • Participates in the meetings with staff to improve strategic use of data as requested.
  • Communicate findings effectively using various methods with ABCD staff and sites.
  • Create monthly reports for utilization and data quality checks; assist with programming for statistical analyses required for abstracts, manuscripts, and presentations.
  • Comply with all measures for patient confidentiality and security of electronic information.
  • Responds to requests for data by determining funder needs, collecting, organizing, and analyzing data, and providing accurate and complete reports and information.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.

Job Qualifications:
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and three years of experience in data analytics required.
  • One to three years of experience working within a health care environment required.
  • Two years of experience working with Electronic Medical Records required.
  • Experience working with clinical data and understanding of report formatting and data dissemination and presentations required.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Access and Excel or a high degree of comfort with databases and spreadsheets required. 
  • Familiarity with standard concepts, practices and procedures within health care, particularly primary care and community health centers, strongly preferred.
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated maturity and understanding of the essential need to maintain confidentiality of patient and organizational information at all times.
  • Ability to used data to identify gaps in quality and population health needs.
  • Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds 


  • Make an impact on the community
  • Free professional development opportunities and trainings
  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Long-term and Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 403B Retirement Plan with employer match and vesting
  • Paid Time Off
  • 13 Observed Holidays