Senior Quality Data Specialist - Hybrid

Job Description

This position will work a hybrid schedule - onsite and remote work required.

Under the supervision of the Clinical Data Center Manager, this position services to support the objectives of superior quality, competitive value, and outstanding service by providing quality and outcomes information and analyses to advance the status of The Christ Hospital Health Network as the region's preeminent health care provider. This system-level role is responsible for developing clinical intelligence to support strategic clinical initiatives across the Network.

Responsibilities

Quality

  • Supports robust clinical intelligence platform, inclusive of:
    • Leadership dashboards
    • Stratified population analytics
    • Advanced data mining
  • Facilitates the transformation of data into information to support key clinical processes including physician, department and hospital performance, population health thread and trends, key performance indicators for program assessment and evaluation
  • Identifies, analyzes, and interprets trends/patterns in complex data sets; develops reports and presentations to summarize key results
  • Ensures data consistency and validity across all utilized clinical reporting platforms
  • Aggregates and analyzes data from disparate clinical registry sources
  • Effective team leadership
  • Ensure the integrity, accuracy, and timeliness of information sources. Maintain proper documentation of policies and procedures
  • Understanding of clinical/financial concepts to manage department information sources
  • Improve and innovate department operations and information quality


Customer Service

  • Supports decisions via advanced analytics of statistical, quality, and clinical outcomes emphasis
  • Analyzes information to assure optimal management of resources; identifies trends in utilization, quality, and clinical outcomes
  • Optimizes data accessibility to users to improve timeliness and accuracy of decision-making; provides training and assistance as needed
  • Maintain customer focus and commitment to high customer satisfaction. Ensure that the department always meets deadlines unless extended by leadership
  • Review information and prevent the dissemination of incorrect or misleading information to customers.


Stewardship

  • Provides analytical support to achieve pay-for-performance targets including CMS Value-Based Purchasing, Hospital-Acquired Conditions, Hospital Readmission Reduction Program, and similar programs with payors
  • Collaborates with clinical teams to identify opportunities for resource optimization; applies LEAN methodology
  • Assume overall responsibility for one or more department information systems including Midas, Statit, NDNQI, NHSN/Vigilanz, and various Cardiac/Surgical registries.
  • Support achievement of specific annual department goals and objectives.
  • Be involved in source system processes ensuring valid and reliable data


Qualifications

EDUCATION: Master's Degree in a health-related field, health care management, or business management preferred; Bachelor's degree in same background required.

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: Five years conducting business analyses required with a minimum of three years of health care management experience preferred.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: Ability to work independently with minimal supervision; Extensive knowledge of clinical information systems, with data retrieval and report writing preferred; Enthusiasm and high level of job interest; Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, Power Point, Access); Desire to continually learn new technologies, applications, and methodologies; Experience in Acute Care, Managed Care or Community Health setting; Background in Quality Management and/or Population Health preferred; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to convey complex or technical information in an understandable and compelling manner; Familiarity with a wide variety of advanced performance improvement tools and methods; Good presentation, written and oral communication skills, with strong analytical and problem-solving skills as well as time/project management skills. Ability to work with a variety of disciplines and levels of staff across departments and the organization is required.

COMPETENCY ASSESSMENT/SKILLS CHECKLIST:

Required

  • Advanced knowledge MS Excel
  • Advanced knowledge MS Access
  • Advanced knowledge MIDAS, STATIT, Datavision
  • Knowledge of database structure, design, and reporting
  • Advanced clinical analysis and predictive analytics
  • Ability to present information to large groups
  • Ability to interact with executive management
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Advanced experience with LEAN
  • Data mining techniques, data profiling, mapping, analysis, and reporting
  • Advanced knowledge of clinical performance and outcome data including CPT/ICD-10 and other code sets, PQRS, HEDIS, IQR & VBP, MSPB


Preferred

  • IT&S Project Management
  • Change management
  • Epic/Clarity reporting writing, Slicer/Dicer, and Reporting Workbench experience
  • Excel BI Tools (Power Query, Power Pivot, Power Maps)
  • Skilled in data visualization tools, database management systems, and reporting tools for use in Epic, Oracle, and Midas
  • Web technologies such as HTML, XML, or SharePoint


About Us

For more than 130 years, The Christ Hospital been the beacon for exceptional healthcare in the Greater Cincinnati community. We're industry pioneers, always pushing the boundaries and reimagining the future of healthcare.



Our culture promotes collaboration, diversity and innovation. Together, as a team, we work tirelessly to enhance healthcare quality, accessibility and safety.