Quality Data Analyst (West Cancer Center) Job

Summary

This position will develop, coordinate, maintain and support quality assessment, reporting and population health improvement.  This position will assist with planning, coordinating, organizing, and documenting all aspects of quality initiatives.  The individual will work with physicians and staff via formal training or personal interaction to help them become more knowledgeable about best practices and increase overall adherence to quality standards.  Work is performed under the general direction of the VP of Clinical Integration.

Education/Experience/Licensure

Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university; and 2 years related experience and/or training; or MS in Statistics or Quality, an MHA (Masters of Health Administration), or an MBA

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Must have familiarity with statistics, healthcare quality programs, and process mapping/redesign; exceptional detail, follow-up, healthcare quality analytics and critical thinking skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to effectively establish priorities and meet deadlines, excellent problem-solving skills, ability to organize and prioritize work assignments; ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment; ability to analyze situations and respond in a timely manner; ability to participate in multi-functional teams; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within The West Clinic; ability to establish and implement new processes; must be proficient in computer applications, including: EMR, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and e-mail.  Additional hours may be required.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Collects data, analyzes and produces reports and/or graphs and images for quality programs or initiatives as assigned.
  • Performs moderately complex project management and training associated with quality initiatives or programs.
  • Identifies appropriate resources to execute quality initiatives and develop project schedule to ensure timely completion of the program, project or certification.
  • Prepares practice-level progress reports that include findings.
  • Develops instructional materials for patients and staff.
  • Understands and evaluates compliance with the specifications of certification and quality programs, and possesses the ability to summarize them for executives, physicians and staff.
  • Communicates with Clinical and Practice staff to determine whether job functions are carried out with the defined aspects of quality and safety.
  • Serves as a key participant/resource in Clinical Practice and Quality committee meetings
  • Evaluates and recommends processes and data definitions to improve the quality of data entered into clinical applications.
  • Designs and maintains documentation and logs in support of quality initiatives and associated audits.
  • Extracts data, analyzes and produces reports and/or graphs and images for Research projects as assigned.
  • Respects the dignity and confidentiality of patients.
  • Maintains a good attendance record and reports on time for work.
  • Maintains a professional attitude and appearance.
  • Complies with clinic safety policy and procedures.
  • Possesses good communication skills that lend to a team-oriented work environment.
  • Attends staff meetings as scheduled.
  • Interfaces internally with Physicians, Officers, Directors, Managers and Staff.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements

 

  • Typical clinical environment with moderate noise level.

     

  • Ability to sit, stand, walk, reach, stoop or crouch, hand/wrist use, talk, see, and hear for extended periods of time.

     

  • Ability to work around toxic or caustic chemicals.

     

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret financial reports, government regulations, common scientific and technical journals, and legal documents.Ability to respond verbally and in writing to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.Ability to effectively present information to top management, large employee groups, and/or public groups.

     

  • Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations.Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.

     

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical or complex instructions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

     

  • Ability to lift up to 10 lbs.

     

  • Travel may be required.

Company
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
Posted
04/06/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Germantown, Tennessee 38138, US