Trinity Health Health Care Data Analyst Quality Services Full Time in Sioux City, Iowa

Under limited supervision, organizes and provides analytics and reporting for the hospitals' clinical and quality improvement practices. Supports the measurement, analysis and reporting of organization-wide clinical and quality performance improvement activities and teams. Serves as an internal expert in quality IT support systems including Business Objects, P-IE and the Advisory Board Crimson Continuum of Care web-based product. Is responsible to coordinate processes associated with benchmarking tools in use in various entities. Adheres to the principles of Service Excellence Guiding Behaviors and the philosophy and mission of Mercy in all aspects of job performance.

MERCY MEDICAL CENTER
POSITION DESCRIPTION

Position Title:Health Care Data Analyst

Job Code:2019

Reports To:Department Manager/Director

Pay Grade: 23

Dept/Clinic:Quality Services

FLSA: Exempt

Approved By:Human Resources

Date:Oct 2018

OSHA:0 - No Risk

POSITION PURPOSE

Under limited supervision, organizes and provides analytics and reporting for the hospitals' clinical and quality improvement practices. Supports the measurement, analysis and reporting of organization-wide clinical and quality performance improvement activities and teams. Serves as an internal expert in quality IT support systems including Business Objects, P-IE and the Advisory Board Crimson Continuum of Care web-based product. Is responsible to coordinate processes associated with benchmarking tools in use in various entities. Adheres to the principles of Service Excellence Guiding Behaviors and the philosophy and mission of Mercy in all aspects of job performance.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONAL COMPETENCIES:

1.

Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide service/care appropriate to the age of the patients served, in accordance with Mercy standards.

2.

Is responsible for the production, distribution and analysis of various analytical reports to support clinical and quality improvement efforts that includes but is not limited to service line reports, patient satisfaction, core measure reporting, Infection Prevention, Risk Management & Patient Safety, outcomes measurement, utilization efficiency (i.e., physician variation in cost by DRG, Procedure, etc.), physician specific outcomes and many other adhoc/routine analyses.

3.

Utilizes key databases and systems to develop analytical reports and/or to support functions within the department of Quality, Infection Prevention, Risk Management, Patient Safety, Clinical Informatics and Medical Staff Services., including but not limited to Business Objects, Quantros, NHSN, Morrissey Credentialing, and the Advisory Board Crimson Continuum of Care web-based product.

4.

Coordinates and facilitates implementation of the Advisory Board Crimson software product for Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluation (OPPE) and performance improvement profiles (i.e., practitioner, group-practices, departments and hospital-wide).

5.

Oversees the software training program to ensure effective utilization of the Crimson product; serves in a consultative/advisory capacity to facilitate learning and ongoing implementation of the training.

6.

Enhances the Crimson product within Mercy as a tool for clinical integration and alignment between hospitals and physicians to prepare for healthcare reform, clinical innovation, bundled payments, population health, etc. and to support the practice of Evidence-Based Medicine.

7.

Prepares patient specific reports that include all relevant

information relating to specific diagnosis and associated

outcomes.

8.

Supports hospital and medical staff performance improvement initiatives and teams through:

  • Data collection, statistical analysis and identification of variances in the clinical management of patients
  • Development of operational scorecards, reports, and dashboards that reflect established service standards and metrics
  • Identification of opportunities and solutions to improve data analytics and efficiency of reporting.

9.

Collaborates with administration, physicians, nurses and other organizational leadership team members to plan, discuss, interpret and provide them with statistical patient specific reports and to fulfill special requests for information, analyses, etc. to identify trends in patient care.

10.

Presents reports to organizational committees and teams as well as individual physician providers.

11.

Performs research to identify appropriate benchmark targets to monitor cost, utilization and other quality and performance indicators as it relates to patient outcomes.

12.

Is knowledgeable of and actively participates in improving patient safety and reducing risk to patient safety. Complies with Safety and Infection Control Policies and Procedures.

13.

Knows, understands, incorporates, and demonstrates the Mercy and Trinity Health Mission, Vision, and Values in behaviors, practices, and decisions.

14.

Maintains a working knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and local laws and regulations, Mercy and Trinity Health’s Organizational Integrity Program, Standards of Conduct, as well as other policies and procedures in order to ensure adherence in a manner that reflects honest, ethical, and professional behavior.

15.

Maintains confidentiality of information pertaining to clients, physicians, employees, and Mercy business.

16.

Demonstrates general working knowledge of computers and department specific software (i.e. Healthstream, internet, etc.)

17.

Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties so assigned.

MISSION STATEMENT

We serve together in Mercy and Trinity Health, in the spirit of the Gospel, to heal body, mind and spirit, to improve the health of our communities and to steward the resources entrusted to us.

*GUIDING BEHAVIORS *

The Guiding Behaviors are the behaviors necessary for all of us to achieve our Vision. They are: We support each other in serving our patients and communities.We communicate openly, honestly, respectfully and directly.We are fully present.We are all accountable.We trust and assume goodness in intentions.We are continuous learners.

COMMITMENT

Must be able to embrace and adhere to the Guiding Behaviors of the organization and support the Mission of Trinity Health. Must demonstrate good work habits such as time management, attendance, punctuality, team building and other behaviors aligned to the Guiding Behaviors of the organization.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must be a Registered Nurse maintaining a current RN license to practice in the state of Iowa. B.S.N. degree required. Must have a minimum of three to five years of analytic experience, preferably in a healthcare setting. Strong analytic and detail-oriented skills in areas that include producing, utilizing and conducting healthcare data analytics/informatics, business intelligence, quality or performance improvement concepts with the ability to synthesize qualitative and quantitative data to inform and guide organizational decision-making. Strong knowledge of health care data reporting and analysis such as benchmarking and risk stratification. Requires a high functioning skill level of computer software experience (spreadsheets, databases, statistical software, presentation graphics, etc.), with exceptional Excel skills for the purpose of quantitative analysis are required Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to present data and ideas in an organized, understandable format to hospital and medical staff. Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skill, organizational, process and project management skills required including the ability to manage a significant volume of projects with exercise of good judgment Must be able to perform a variety of duties characterized by frequent change. Must be able to perform effectively under frequent stressful situations. Must have a general working knowledge of computers and department specific software (i.e. Healthstream, internet, etc.) Must be comfortable operating in a collaborative, shared leadership environment. Must possess a personal presence that is characterized by a sense of honesty, integrity, and caring with the ability to inspire and motivate others to promote the philosophy, mission, vision, goals, and values of Mercy and Trinity Health.

Mercy cultivates, upholds and supports a safe work environment. Associates support patient and staff safety by demonstrating aptitude and maintaining organizational employment standards and requirements. Associate job performance is continually appraised and formally evaluated during the course of employment with Mercy.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS

Must successfully pass employment physical examination and must adhere to applicable organizational requirements on an annual basis for Employee Health Directives. Must possess the ability to comply with Mercy and Trinity Health policies and procedures. This job is categorized as ""Light Work"". Has the physical stamina to meet the requirements of this job. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently. Involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing. Must be able to handle stress effectively. Must understand and accept the possibility of exposure to environmental elements, internal and external, which may affect the work place, such as infectious disease, chemical and/or chemical fumes, dust, noise, physical injury from an out of control patient, and adverse effects of inclement weather which may occur.

These essential functions identify the major requirements of the job. They are not an exhaustive list of all job requirements. An employee may be called upon to perform physical actions not specifically identified in this job description.

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Job Number: 00086648

Location: Sioux City, IA

Organization Name: Mercy Medical Center - Sioux City

Facility: MMCIA - MMC Central Building

Employment Type: Full time

Shift: Day Shift

Hours: 40