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Senior Analytics Consultant, Full-time, Days (Hybrid)

Location Chicago, Illinois Business Unit Northwestern Medicine Corporate Job REQID 80346 Job Function General Business Shift Day Job (1st) Apply Now

At Northwestern Medicine, every patient interaction makes a difference in cultivating a positive workplace. This patient-first approach is what sets us apart as a leader in the healthcare industry. As an integral part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to join our quest for better healthcare, no matter where you work within the Northwestern Medicine system. At Northwestern Medicine, we pride ourselves on providing competitive benefits: from tuition reimbursement and loan forgiveness to 401(k) matching and lifecycle benefits, we take care of our employees. Ready to join our quest for better?


  • $10,000 Tuition Reimbursement per year ($5,700 part-time)
  • $6,000 Student Loan Repayment ($3,000 part-time)
  • $1,000 Professional Development per year ($500 part-time)
  • $250 Wellbeing Fund per year($125 for part-time)
  • Annual Employee Merit Increase and Incentive Bonus
  • Paid time off and Holiday pay


The Senior Analytics Consultant reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organization’s Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.

Northwestern Medicine is looking for a data driven, business-minded, results oriented Senior Analytics Consultant to join our team. The Senior Analytics Consultant uncovers insights that drive strategy and optimal decision making for the Executive team and leaders across the organization. In this role, you will be charged with understanding the ‘who, what, and whys’ of our business - working cross-functionally to dig into trends and surface value-creating opportunities.

To succeed in this role, you must be innately curious, deeply analytical, highly driven, and a strong communicator. Some of those qualities include but are not limited to: 

  • Be a Data Champion! Effective analysis is only possible with good data - be an advocate of data accessibility, accuracy and quality.
  • Be Curious! Find data nuggets, trends and other analytical goodies that help support our mission, vision, and values and advance our department as a whole.
  • Be a Team Player! Collaboration is what makes us great – come prepared to work with a diverse cross-section of technical and business professionals.
  • Be a Leader! The Senior Analytics Consultant has proven experience being a mentor to junior analysts and a subject matter expert in their field

Some of the core functions of the Senior Analytics Consultant include defining, extracting, analyzing, and presenting data cogently to answer the questions being asked.

  • Synthesize raw data into actionable information in the form of reports and presentations.
  • Serve as a functional and content expert user of EDW, including but not limited to, Epic Clarity data.
  • Work with the business to define requirements, formulate queries, validate results, and generate reports using Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services.
  • Evaluate data quality and interpret results in a clear, concise manner.
  • Own analytics projects and be accountable for gathering customer requirements, execute analytics work efforts, and exceed customer expectations.
  • Act as a change agent in support of performance improvement activities.
  • Facilitate consensus building in support of system-wide data governance.
  • Work collaboratively with and support multi-departments efforts and projects.
  • Provide training and support through the organization on the use of analytics tools.
  • Mentors junior level staff.



  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • Four or more years of experience in a role querying and/or analyzing data
  • Independently work with business users to gather and scope requirements and recommend analytical solutions to meet business needs
  • Experience sharing skills, experience, knowledge, and expertise with junior level staff on analytic tools and solutions and serve as subject matter expert within team and department 
  • Experience using the Microsoft Business Intelligence stack (SSRS, SSMS, SSIS, SSAS)
  • Demonstrated expertise using SQL for data extraction, manipulation, and reporting
  • Demonstrated competency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and/or Access
  • Ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise, and actionable manner
  • Effective problem solving and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


  • Master’s degree in relevant discipline
  • Previous experience working with Epic Clarity data
  • Experience using a software package for statistical analysis (R, Python, etc)
  • Previous healthcare experience, ideally with a health system
  • Previous experience working in an Agile environment

Equal Opportunity

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

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