The Application Data Analyst supports operational processes and internal process improvement initiatives to advance the reliability of care and outcomes across the health system. Under the guidance of the Manager of Physician Quality & Patient Safety, the Application Data Analyst will interact with executive management and other key management staff, teams of clinicians, support department staff and peer review coordinators. The Application Data Analyst identifies and supports areas of analytical focus for the organization's quality of service, care delivery performance, and evaluation of potential areas of opportunity and risk. The Application Data Analyst creates and utilizes internal analytical tools/data sets (e.g. risk data, claims data, financial data, clinical/provider data) to produce meaningful reports for key stakeholders’ interpretation and dissemination.
Essential Job Functions
Participates with medical staff leadership and physicians/clinicians to identify and facilitate implementation of best practices and enhancements to processes or stands to support mitigation of risk and improvement of quality.
Produces reports and presentations on quality and conducts drill down analysis to proactively identify specific variance in practice patterns. Works collaboratively with report requestors, providing guidance to define repot requirements and validate results.
Functions as a workgroup or team leader for portions of large and/or entire small projects, including system/practice implementation, service line quality initiatives, and re-engineering of current processes.
Participates in the education and training of physicians & staff related to applications (Crimson) and analysis /coordination through on-the-job instruction, and formal training programs.
Identifies opportunities for operational inefficiencies and collaborates with QA leadership for implementation. Uses Lean principles in work processes.
Works collaboratively across departments to understand and meet the organization’s clinical quality analytic needs.
Coordinates and provides on-going technical support and training to physicians and management.
Meets productivity and timeline targets and uses tools to track activities and timelines.
Ability to rearrange work schedule to accommodate department meetings/medical staff committees.
Performs other administrative duties as assigned.
3+ years of work experience in a managed care, hospital, provider practice or other comparable business experience, preferably in a quality/performance improvement setting.
Experience working with databases, large data sets, multiple data sources and interpreting complex data to create meaningful information.
Experience managing projects, tasks, deadlines and priorities. Exhibits critical thinking and problem-solving skills with demonstrated role model skill in software use, computer literacy and communication/customer service.
Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as facilitate team-based change; managing multiple priorities and deadlines.
Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
Experience is Visio
Bachelor's degree in health-related field, information management or public/business administration preferred.
Familiarity with medical terminology preferred.
Internal Number: LON006225
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