Clinical Quality Data Analyst

Location
Stony Brook, NY
Posted
Mar 10, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Clinical Quality Data Analyst-1800651


Position Summary


At Stony Brook Medicine, the Clinical Quality Data Analyst provides clinical services and hospital leadership with information needed to drive performance improvement efforts throughout the hospital. This individual will be responsible for maintaining current knowledge of available data sources and reporting applications. The Clinical Quality Data Analyst will work closely with internal and external stakeholders to understand information needs, and develop reports and perform analyses that address these needs.


Duties of a Clinical Data Analyst may include the following but are not limited to:


Provide technical support and coordinate data activities to develop a high quality centralized clinical data repository to facilitate aggregation and reporting of clinical quality data.Identify needs for data and analyses in the clinical services. Elicit information requirements from clinical service staff.Translate information requirements and provide high quality, actionable reports to hospital leadership, Programs of Distinction (PODs), Quality Improvement (QI) and other performance improvement teams, and other groups to drive quality improvement efforts. This includes aggregating, analyzing and displaying statistically-oriented, external quality reporting data in formats such as dashboards, scorecards, visualizations, and other reports. Automate reporting functions wherever possible.Ensure the highest levels of data quality in all quality reporting. This includes ensuring that all quality reports accurately reflect source data by developing validation mechanisms as well as accurately documenting data sources, query names, and data definitions used in reports to permit replication when needed.Provide guidance to clinical services, hospital leadership, and other stakeholders to assist in understanding and interpreting information in reports. This may require flexible schedule to accommodate physician participation.Support external quality reporting requirements and voluntary programs with analysis of requirements and results.Provide guidance and support on analytical and reporting topics to other QMA personnel, QI, and other analytical and clinical departments.Generate ad-hoc reports and perform ad-hoc responsibilities as deemed appropriate by the Supervisor for Quality Analytics.Maintain awareness of institutional quality priorities and work collaboratively with colleagues in Quality Measurement & Analytics, the Quality Management Division, IT, Finance, clinical and ancillary services, and hospital leadership to accomplish organizational goals.


Qualifications

Required Qualifications: Bachelor degree in field requiring quantitative data analysis skills. Equivalent job experience or non-degree training will also be considered. Three or more years of relevant experience in data management, analysis, and quantitative report development and production. Strong data retrieval and reporting skills, experience as well as skill in presenting data in a variety of reporting formats and to a variety of audiences. Superior organization skills, detail oriented, and ability to be persistent and follow through. Problem-solving, ability to adapt, flexibility in approaches to accomplishing tasks, and ability to independently arrive at creative solutions to problems. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, particularly the ability to convey technical information in an accessible and understandable manner. Strong listening skills to gather requirements and understand the technical barriers to project completion. Ability to work both independently and in collaboration with individuals from various disciplines.


Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in field requiring quantitative data analysis skills. Five or more years of relevant experience in data management, analysis, and report development and production. Prior experience and skill with health care-related systems/databases, analyses, and reporting as well as working in a health care setting and/or collaborating with clinical staff. Prior experience and skill with health care quality reporting and/or interpreting health care regulatory/accreditation requirements. Prior experience and skill in performing analysis of patient flow and/or neurosciences processes and outcomes of care. Experience and skill with various analytic and reporting applications, particularly SQL, SSIS, SAS, Tableau. WebIntelligence, Microsoft Access, Visual Basic, Change Performance Analytics, and/or SharePoint are also useful. Experience and skill in assessing the accuracy of data reported. Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of these qualifications.


Special Notes: Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.


All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.


The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.


The best ideas in medicine start with the best people. At Stony Brook Medicine, our highest calling is to put the power of ideas to work in our patients’ lives. Stony Brook Medicine integrates and elevates all of our health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. Stony Brook Medicine is Long Island’s premier academic medical center. With 603 beds, we serve as the region’s only tertiary care center and Level 1 Trauma Center, and are home to the Stony Brook Heart Institute, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute, and Stony Brook Digestive Disorders Institute. We also encompass Suffolk County’s only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center, state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation’s first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center.


Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to the creation of a diverse and inclusive campus climate. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.


This function/position has been designated as “essential.” This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.


IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police


Official Job Title: TH Staff Associate
Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Quality Measurement & Analytics-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 0830-1700Quality Measurement & Analytics-Stony Brook University Hospital
Posting Start Date: Mar 9, 2018
Posting End Date: Apr 8, 2018, 10:59:00 PM
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Salary Grade: SL4

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