Healthcare Data Analyst - Quality Outcomes Managment

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

 

Location:  US:PA:Hershey

Work Type:  Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Days      
Hours: Days

 

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is seeking a Healthcare Data Analyst to help us achieve our goals to provide the best quality outcomes for our patients.

 

SUMMARY:

 

Our Healthcare data analyst will be responsible to perform high level analyses in support of institution-wide clinical quality improvement activities.   Job duties include the analysis of healthcare data and information originating from various sources including but not limited to:

 

Data generated from various clinical, survey, registry, and financial database

 

Clinical information regarding patient care

 

External sources, particularly clinical and quality performance and bench marking metrics

 

An integral role to ensure that the organization exceeds its goals, the healthcare data analyst will work collaboratively with Decision Support & Quality Services to determine resources needed to improve identified gaps in care and to develop recommendations for quality improvement based on findings. 

 

The individual selected for this role will be engaging with a strong ability to present complex information to stakeholders in a compelling and accessible manner. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced analyst who understands common quality benchmarks and thrives in a high-autonomy environment.  

 

A creative role with strong flexibility, the analyst will be exposed to, and lead high-impact projects as a partner to executive and clinical leaders.

 

Penn State Health offers exceptional benefits including healthcare starting day one.   Our employees enjoy a robust paid time off program that enables them to realize strong life/work balance. 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Health Informatics, Health Policy Administration, or a related field required.

3 years data analysis experience in either finance, clinical, or research required.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

 

Ability to generate and extract data from source systems required.

Ability to understand and work with complex data sets required.
Ability to apply quality improvement tools including standard process control (SPC) charts, advanced and compelling data visualization, as well as narrative analyses.
Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously required.
Excellent communication and analytical skills required.
Proficiency in multiple software applications at a minimum in MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint required.
Understanding of clinical processes required.
Understanding of quality improvement concepts (Lean, PDCA, etc.) required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience with statistics preferred.
Experience with Vizient, Cerner, or Midas Datavision preferred
Knowledge of and experience with Clinical Quality Process Improvement concepts preferred.
Project management skills preferred

 

 

 

If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report.  This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position.  All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

 

Penn State Health is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday, email hrsolutions@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

 

Union: Non Bargained 

 

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