Community Health Services (CHS) Division – Functional Analyst III

King County   Pioneer Square, WA   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on March 2, 2023
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$94,432.00 - $119,704.00 Annually

Seattle, WA

Job Type
Career Service, Full Time, 40 hrs/week

DPH - Public Health

Job Number

Community Health Services

4/3/2023 11:59 PM Pacific


Community Health Services (CHS) Division - Functional Analyst III
This recruitment may be used to fill two Functional Analyst III positions. One career-service position and one term-limited temporary position expected to last approximately 6-12 months.

The Community Health Services (CHS) division of Public Health- Seattle & King County (PHSKC) seeks a Functional Analyst III to lead complex analysis, systems integration, and infrastructure improvement projects that require advanced technical competencies in SQL or other relational database management systems containing clinical and financial data, predominantly from electronic health records.

The selected candidate should expect to write or update over 100 reports on an annual basis in a fast-paced environment and take a lead role in new data integration projects across Public Health and with multiple partners. The individual must cultivate effective working relationships with King County's Department of Information Technology (KCIT) and Public Health's Health Information Technology (HIT) team.

Commitment To Equity And Social Justice: As the only county in the United States named after Martin Luther King Jr, one of the most influential civil rights leaders in our nations' history, King County is a vibrant community with residents that represent countries from around the world. It is a region with increasing diversity that cherishes the artistic and social traditions of many cultures. Together, we're changing the way government delivers service and winning national recognition as a model of excellence.

We continue to build on an enduring legacy of shared values of equity and social justice, employee engagement, innovative thinking, and continuous improvement. With this commitment, King County has adopted a pro-equity agenda aimed at advancing regional change and is developing the systems and standards necessary to achieve better outcomes for all of our residents, regardless of their race or income. All of these qualities make King County one of the nation's best places to live, work, and play.

Job Duties
  • Gather, define, map, refine, and translate complex system requirements into functional specifications. Document findings and specifications.
  • Perform systems administration. Resolve system problems, perform audits, ensure data integrity, maintain current modules, tables, queries, and reports; analyze and test proposed system changes prior to implementation.
  • Conduct complex queries (SQL) to extract data from our electronic health record (Epic) tables. Gather and organize data from queries into meaningful information in the form of polished data tables and reports. Use web databases and develop system integration as necessary.
  • Maintain system integrity. Participate in change management processes. Help evaluate established methods and procedures and prepare recommendations.
  • Organize and generate data reports in multiple user formats, i.e. Excel, Tableau, SharePoint, Adobe PDF.
  • Assure data integrity, quality results, and version control of relevant documents and processes.
  • Communicate with stakeholders on system processes, applications, and modifications as needed.
  • Lead and facilitate project teams. Participate as a key member on upgrade or new technology acquisitions. Participate in package selection utilize expertise in functional analysis.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills
  • Advanced knowledge, understanding and skill in the application of complex functional analysis, automated systems testing procedures, data conversion analyses, design, and troubleshooting applications. Analytical, problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Advanced skill in relational databases, automated systems data modules, table relationships, and views.
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities and produce quality detailed work within tight timeframes.
  • Skill in:
    • Using report and query writing languages such as advanced T-SQL and writing complex system documentation and technical reports such as the production of Tableau, Power BI, and SSRS reports.
    • Researching and making recommendations, conclusions and decisions.
    • Interpreting complex instructional manuals, guidelines, and procedures.
    • Using common desktop workflow tools, including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, Power Point, Word, and SharePoint.
    • Analytical thinking, problem solving, resolving conflicts and bringing others to consensus.
    • Applying project management principles and practices.
    • Working effectively and cooperatively with a variety of individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to apply principles of Equity and Social Justice in program operations and services.
  • Experience in cloud- based analytics platforms, including Azure SQL
  • Proficiency in additional open-source languages such as R or Python
Supplemental Information

Forbes recently named King County as one of Washington State's best employers.

Together, with leadership and our employees, we're changing the way government delivers service and winning national recognition as a model of excellence. Are you ready to make a difference? Come join the team dedicated to serving one of the nation's best places to live, work and play.

Guided by our " True North ", we are making King County a welcoming community where every person can thrive. We value diversity, inclusion and belonging in our workplace and workforce. To reach this goal we are committed to workforce equity. Equitable recruiting, support, and retention is how we will obtain the highest quality workforce in our region; a workforce that shares and will help advance our guiding principles--we are one team; we solve problems; we focus on the customer; we drive for results; we are racially just; we respect all people; we lead the way; and we are responsible stewards. We encourage people of all backgrounds and identities to apply, including Native American and people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ+, people living with disabilities, and veterans.

King County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer
No person is unlawfully excluded from employment opportunities based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other protected class. Our EEO policy applies to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, selection for training, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:
If you are the successful candidate for the position(s), as a condition of your employment, you will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to work in the medical clinic(s) outlined in this job posting prior to your start date. To ensure this condition is met, prior to your start date, the county will send you a conditional offer letter requesting you to provide proof of vaccination or have an approved request for medical or religious exemption and an approved accommodation. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation.

To Apply
If you are interested in pursuing this position, please follow the application instructions carefully. If you need this announcement in an alternate language or format, would like to request accommodation or assistance in the application or assessment process or if you have questions please contact the recruiter listed on this job announcement.

Who May Apply: This Career Service position is open to all qualified applicants.

Application Process:
The following items are required to be considered for this vacancy:
  • An electronic application through or (use the "Apply" link) including work history and position duties.
  • Responses to Supplemental Questions. Please do not copy and paste your resume or resume sections as responses to Supplemental Questions. Doing so will result in an incomplete application, unless the submitted information completely and directly answers the questions posed.
Your application may be rejected as incomplete if you do not include the relevant information in the application. Cover letters and/or resumes are not accepted in lieu of a completed NeoGov application. Applications and/or Supplemental Questionnaires that state "see my resume" or "see my personnel file" are considered incomplete and will not be accepted.
  • The selection process may include but is not limited to: evaluation of application materials and supplemental questions, interviewing, and testing. For more information on our selection process, please refer to
  • Regular and reliable attendance, effective communication skills, and development of effective working relationships are requirements of all Public Health positions.
  • Staff may be required to play an active role in the event of a public health emergency, which may include changes in responsibilities, work location and working hours.
Necessary Special Requirements
  • The selected candidate will be required to pass a thorough background investigation.
  • Employees are required to protect the privacy and security of protected health information as defined in State and Federal Law.
  • Employees are required to adhere to OSHA/WISHA guidelines including but not limited to completing required training on time.
Work location:
The work associated with this position will be performed through a combination of teleworking complemented with onsite work and meetings as needed. Employees will have access to shared workspaces at various King County facilities. Employees must reside in Washington state and within a reasonable distance to their King County worksite to respond to workplace reporting requirements.

Work Schedule
The normal workweek for this position is Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Alternative work schedules may be considered. This position is not eligible for overtime pay.

Union affiliation:
This position is not represented by a labor union.

For more information about the application process, please contact Dawnette Yust, HR Analyst at

King County offers a highly-competitive compensation and benefits package designed to meet the diverse needs of our employees and support our employees' health and well-being. Eligible positions receive the following benefits and have access to the following programs:
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage: King County pays 100% of the premiums for eligible employees and family members
  • Life and disability insurance: employees are provided basic coverage and given the opportunity to purchase additional insurance for both the employee and eligible dependents
  • Retirement: King County employees are eligible to participate in a pension plan through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems and a 457(b) deferred-compensation plan
  • Transportation program and ORCA transit pass
  • 12paid holidays each year (plus 2 personal holidays)
  • Generous vacation and paid sick leave
  • Paid parental leave, family and medical leaves, and volunteer leave
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Wellness programs
  • Onsite gyms and activity centers
  • Employee giving program
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Flexible schedules and telecommuting options, depending on position
  • Training and career development programs
For additional information about employee benefits please visit our Benefits, Payroll, and Retirement Page .

This is a general description of the benefits offered to eligible King County employees, and every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy. If any information on this document conflicts with the provisions of a collective bargaining agreement (CBA), the CBA prevails. Also, in the event of any incorrect information in this document, applicable laws, policies, rules, CBAs, or official plan documents will prevail.

NOTE: Benefits for Term Limited Temporary (TLT) or Short Term Temporary (STT) positions, including leave eligibility and/or participation in the pension plan through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems, will vary based upon the terms and details of the position.Short Term Temporary positions are not eligible for an ORCA transit pass.

For inquiries about the specifics of this position, please contact the recruiter identified on this job posting.