Data Quality Analyst II/UKHC

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Job TitleData Quality Analyst II/UKHCRequisition NumberRE22936Working TitleData Quality Analyst IIDepartment NameH3997:EVPHA Information TechnologyWork LocationLexington, KYGrade Level11Salary Range$53,477-89,315/yearType of PositionStaffPosition Time Status Full-TimeRequired Education

BS

Click here for more information about equivalencies:http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalenciesRequired Related Experience

3 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification

None

Physical Requirements

This position requires regularly sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time; intermittently performing tasks with repetitive motions (such as typing); occasionally standing or walking with objects weighing up to 25 pounds; and some job-related travel (less than 10% of time).

Shift

Primarily Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

As an exempt-level position, additional hours including evenings, nights, and weekends may be required in order to meet job and departmental business needs.

Job Summary

The Data Quality Analyst II for UK HealthCare Information Technology will function as a key resource for the analytics structure and data warehousing functions of the UKHC Enterprise. This individual will serve as a key contributor in the quality, consistency, and integrity of data as a Quality Analyst working under the guidance of the Data Quality and Services department. Duties will support the assurance that the QA process is organized according to UK HealthCare and industry standards and best practices; define test strategies based on analysis of UK HealthCare design documentation, business, and standards requirements; and contribute to the design of the following deliverables: Test Strategy & Test Plan, Detailed Test Cases, Test Scripts, Traceability Matrix, testing work-effort estimates, progress reports for test execution, and various defect and statistical reports. The Data Analyst will also respond to business users’ data questions; work closely with data stewards to support changes, research problems, and propose, execute and document test cases to identify potential data issues; and participate in defining strategy for regression testing and test automation.

The ideal candidate will have a comprehensive understanding of, and exposure to, healthcare data (e.g., patient, claims, financial, clinical, and provider data), and operations in conjunction with the knowledge of large data set development, quantitative data analysis methodology, and analytical tools for reporting.

UK HealthCare is a comprehensive healthcare system consisting of medical, nursing, health sciences, public health, dental, and pharmacy patient care activities at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY, as well as at several off-site locations. UKHC is currently expanding through the construction of a new hospital and potential future acquisitions. All UK HealthCare employees commit to providing excellent service, and promoting a positive image while adhering to UK HealthCare Behavioral Expectations and Standards: being customer-centered, service-focused, quality-driven, resource-wise, and growth-oriented.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Qualified candidates must have knowledge of data quality management tools and processes, and experience in testing and validation processes including functional testing and user acceptance testing (UAT). This individual must be able to read and interpret Data Flow Diagrams, and have strong quantitative, data analysis, and analytical skills; experience with analyzing business requirements and developing appropriate test cases; SQL knowledge; the ability to analyze source system data in order to understand data structures, definitions, and anomalies; a proven aptitude for learning, and familiarity with data profiling tools.

The ideal candidate will have excellent problem-solving, critical-thinking, and communication skills (both written and oral), and will be detail-oriented in order to ensure acceptance criteria for requirements are being met. Must also be well organized, possess exceptional time management skills, and have the ability to see tasks through to completion with minimal guidance; adapt to new situations and learn quickly; and have experience working with SQL databases, Data Warehousing tools, large data sets, and multiple data sources.

The successful Data Quality Analyst must be able to gather, analyze, and interpret complex data, and create accurate, meaningful information for data reporting and decision support. Should also have strong issue investigation and resolution skills, with the ability to articulate and document steps taken to resolve an issue. Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools, including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint are also essential.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/Experience

A Bachelor’s degree or above, and at least three full years of paid employment experience in healthcare or financial data analysis (e.g., patient, claims, financial, clinical, and provider data), and operations in conjunction with the knowledge of large data set development, quantitative data analysis methodology, and analytical tools for reporting.

Deadline to Apply10/04/2020University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate the number of years of paid work experience you have in data quality management.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years, up through 7 years
    • More than 7 years
  2. * Please indicate the number of years of paid work experience you have in SQL design.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years, up through 7 years
    • More than 7 years
  3. * Please describe your paid employment experience in a Business Intelligence or analytics environment.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Please list professional certifications, licenses or registrations you hold, or for which you are eligible.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * University of Kentucky HealthCare seeks to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent employees, to provide the best experience for every patient, every time. If selected for a position, do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Values of diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • InsightIntoDiversity.com
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • HospitalCareers.com
    • Indeed.com
    • LinkedIn.com
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above
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