Healthcare Data Analyst

POSITION SUMMARY:

Healthcare Data Analysts oversee Facility data management and analytics. Responsible for compiling and organizing healthcare data, analyzing data to assist in delivering optimal healthcare management and communicating their findings with management. Responsible for data entry and validation of data submission. Will analyze healthcare data to determine trends and implement Performance Improvement initiatives as applicable. Will interact with certain patient populations for the purposes of data collection.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Graduate of an accredited school.

Minimum of two (2) years ‘experience in Healthcare Quality or Healthcare Information Technology preferred.

Two (2) years of progressive experience in data and database development/analysis preferred.

Experience building data visualization, scorecards, dashboards or reports

Experience in analytical tools such as Excel.

REQUIRED LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION:

A current license from the State, if a licensed person.                                                          

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Ability to read and communicate effectively in English. Additional languages preferred.

Demonstrated communication skills which indicate ability to be successful at counseling, teaching, marketing and public relations.  Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common professional journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.  Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability, statistical inference and fundamentals of accounting, budgeting and forecasting.

Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, medical notes, etc.) in its most difficult phases. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

A. Compiling and organizing healthcare data for reporting purposes.

  1. Analyzing data to assist in delivering optimal healthcare management and decision making.
  2. Using healthcare data to achieve administrative needs and goals.
  3. Understanding data storage and data sharing methods.
  4. Investigating data to find patterns and trends.
  5. Understanding healthcare business operations.
  6. Utilizing different data sources for analyses.
  7. Converting data into usable information that is easy to understand.
  8. Developing reports and presentations.
  9. Communicating analytic insights to management

 

B. Communicates appropriately:

  1. Utilizes proper chain of command.
  2. Maintains emotional control; and diplomacy at all times.
  3. Uses verbal and non-verbal communication in a pleasant, professional manner.
  4. Communicates only factual information to employees, patients and physicians to avoid misunderstanding and undo stress.
  5. Maintains patient, employee and ASC confidentiality.

 

C. Quality Assurance/ Performance Improvement Measures:

  1. Facilitate effective QM program in full compliance with all State and Federal agencies and Accrediting bodies
  1. Supports QAPI program administration needs with Facility Administrator and Performance Improvement Coordinator as needed
  1. Develop, implement and maintain continuous, ongoing QAPI activities in the Clinical areas.

 

D. Essential Elements/Software:

  1. Responsible for AJRR Data Elements Collected and ensure accuracly of data submission
  2. Utilizing HST Pathways for data collection, submission and reporting.
  3. Ability to manually abstract data from healthcare record for reporting purposes.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

 

 Standing:

66-100%

Sitting:

0-33%

Walking:

0-33%

Lifting:

0-50 lbs as needed

Carrying:

0-25 lbs as needed

Pushing:

0-400 lbs on wheels with assistance

Climbing:

1-5 flights of stairs as necessary

Pulling:

Rarely

Bending:

Proper bending as necessary to pick things off the floor

Squatting:

Rarely

Rotating:

Shoulders as necessary

Crawling:

None

Kneeling:

Rarely

Reaching:

Overhead as necessary but limited.

General comments:  Visual and hearing senses must be adequate to communicate, read printout and other reports, distinguish colors, ability to focus and depth perception.  Manual dexterity to handle, feel and manipulate supplies and equipment.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

 

Inside:

95-100%

Outside:

0-5%

Tempurature:

30F – 115F

Fumes:

Frequent

Dust:

Occasional

Gases:

Occasional

Odors:

Frequent

Mist:

Occasional

Radiation:

Occasional

Noise or Vibrations:   Running equipment, testing equipment, alarm buzzers, phones, computer and printer, and possibly office equipment

Hazards:   Contact with communicable diseases, electrical equipment, blood borne pathogens, etc.  Exposed to wet conditions, toxic chemicals, mechanical parts and sharp objects.

Personal protective equipment:           Provided (gowns, gloves, goggles, masks, head cover)

Please send resume and related documentation to jwhite@orthosouth.org