Lead Data Analyst/Evaluator

  • Location: Vancouver, WA
  • Type: Full-time
  • Job #184498
Vancouver, WA
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Lead Data Analyst/Evaluator


Lifeline Connections has been leading the way in mental wellness and substance use treatment for 60 years. Since opening our doors in 1962, we’ve provided hope, help and healing to thousands of individuals in Washington State and within the Portland metro area.

Today, with programs that cover mental health and wellness, recovery, employment and crisis management, our impact—and our desire to help more people—has never been greater.

If you’re looking for a social services non-profit that is rooted in community care and service, this is the opportunity you’ve been looking for.


Lead Data Analyst/Evaluator

In this role, you’ll be primarily responsible for data collection, management and analysis.

More specifically, your work will contribute to grant proposals through the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic award (CCBHC) and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Through collection, analysis and audits your work will ensure our data is accurate, relevant, and compliant at all times.


Practically speaking, you will:

  • Maintain current understanding of Washington Administrative Codes (WACs) and Revised Codes of Washington (RCWs) and federal regulations pertaining to chemical dependency treatment, and the management of personal health information
  • Supports CCBHC Program Director in developing policies and procedures to gather and record client-level data related to program services and outcomes, including CCBHC Compliance Criteria
  • Ensure client and program data is accurately and completely recorded in electronic record health systems according to contractual timelines and requirements
  • Perform quality assurance reviews and recommend performance improvement
  • Analyze data to ensure compliance with and fidelity to contract deliverables
  • Prepare detailed and summary reports of findings, communicating findings to program and agency leadership
  • Responsible for SAMHSA quarterly data reporting (GPRA, SPARS) and drafting six month and annual report
  • Creates, maintains and distributes reports as needed by program and agency leadership


The Details

This is a full-time, permanent position.

In addition to wages (commensurate with experience), FT staff will receive medical/dental/vision benefits, as well as life insurance, paid time-off, and 401K + Roth 401K Plan with 5% employer match. We also offer several unique benefits that make a big difference for many of our staff: things like first-time home buyers’ assistance, and reimbursement for tuition and accreditation.

Collaboration and community are the hallmarks of our work culture. We are a team that shares in our values and dedication to the important work that we do; we are person-centred, not only with our clients, but also with one another.



  • Master’s degree or higher in health information management or related field preferred
  • Five years’ progressive experience in data analysis and contract reporting
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets
  • Demonstrated experience in analyzing behavioral health indicators preferred
  • Able to work well with others and communicate clearly both verbally and in writing
  • Knowledge of substance use treatment planning and implementation, as well as familiarity with medical diagnoses and related concepts
  • Familiarity with record review process
  • Ability to collect and analyze data independently
  • Ability to offer workable solutions to quality of care or noncompliance problems
  • High level analytical skills necessary to collect, analyze and interpret client data, determine significance, form inferences and/or forecasts  
  • Ability to prepare abstracts and summaries of statistical information for reports
  • Ability to provide proof of vaccination for COVID-19 or an approved medical/religious exemption


Applying with Ian Martin

Ian Martin is an established healthcare, IT and engineering hiring firm with over 60 years’ experience connecting talented candidates with meaningful work. When you apply, you’ll get more than just a chance at a great job—you’ll become part of a vast network of employers that are always changing.

We strive to build teams that reflect the diversity of the community we work in and encourage applications from traditionally underrepresented groups such as women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, people identifying as LGBTQ2SI, veterans, and people with disabilities.

If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com.