RN/LPN - Clinical Data Consultant

RN/LPN - Clinical Data Consultant

Ochsner Health System | New Orleans, LA, 70121, US

Posted 19 days ago

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We've made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942, but one thing has never changed - our commitment to serve, heal, lead, educate, and innovate. We believe that every award earned, every record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated employees who fill our hallways.

At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters. Come make a difference at Ochsner Health and discover your future today!

This job identifies, interprets, and translates opportunities related to value-based contracts and shares these opportunities with leadership, operations and data analytics teams. Serves as a subject matter expert and liaison between performance management, operational areas and data and analytics teams to ensure forward progress on system initiatives.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at the company's discretion.


Required - Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse (RN) diploma.

Preferred - Bachelor's degree in nursing, healthcare, statistics, data science, or related field.

Work Experience

Required - 5 years of in nursing, quality analytics, performance improvement, clinical integration or related field.


Required - Registered nurse (RN) or licensed practical nurse (LPN) license in state of practice.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

* Analytical skills and ability to use logical thought processes to develop practical solutions to problems.

* Working knowledge of clinical measures affecting value-based contracts and ability to demonstrate that knowledge through consultation with stakeholders.

* Understanding of data and clinical documentation best practices to ensure accuracy of data reported.

* Data analysis skills and ability to evaluate data and translate into meaningful information.

* Strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively flex the style and content to reach varied audiences.

* Ability to drive change, working across varied departments and organizations to ensure performance improvement and quality metrics are used to drive improvement in patient outcomes.

* Ability to decipher large amounts of information to uncover, and understand the underlying cause, and makes recommendations for improvement.

* Adequate computer skills and working knowledge of software, Epic, Microsoft office, tableau, etc.

* Project and time management skills.

Job Duties

* Analyzes complex clinical data from multiple sources and makes recommendations to leaders to improve quality and patient safety metrics related to medical action planning and risk optimization.

* Reviews patient chart data and collaborates and communicates with internal and external stakeholders to identify and recommend improvements to drive and influence measures impacting performance of value-based contracts.

* Interprets and documents business needs to support the development of analytics solutions.

* Evaluates assigned business processes, challenges, and goals to make recommendations to ensure those goals are achieved and challenges are overcome.

* Supports all facets of assigned project(s) through the project life cycle.

* Performs other related duties as assigned.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.

Remains knowledgeable on current federal, state and local laws, accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements that apply to the assigned area of responsibility and ensures compliance with all such laws, regulations and standards.

This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other compliance-related concerns. The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Physical and Environmental Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Sedentary Work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (Occasionally: activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time) and/or a negligible amount of force frequently (Frequently: activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Normal routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluid or tissue and as part of their employment, incumbents are not called upon to perform or assist in emergency care or first aid.

The incumbent has no occupational risk for exposure to communicable diseases.

Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport, storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.

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