At Stony Brook Medicine, the Clinical Quality & Safety Data Analyst provides clinical services and hospital leadership with information needed to drive performance improvement efforts throughout the hospital. This individual will be responsible for maintaining current knowledge of available data sources and reporting applications. The Clinical Quality Data Analyst will work closely with internal and external stakeholders to understand information needs, and develop reports and perform analyses that address these needs.
Duties of a Clinical Data & Safety Analyst may include the following but are not limited to:
Provide technical support and coordinate data activities to develop a high quality centralized clinical data repository to facilitate aggregation and reporting of clinical quality data.
Identify needs for data and analyses in the clinical services. Elicit information requirements from clinical service staff.
Translate information requirements and provide high quality, actionable reports to hospital leadership, Programs of Distinction (PODs), Quality Improvement (QI) and other performance improvement teams, and other groups to drive quality improvement efforts. This includes aggregating, analyzing and displaying statistically-oriented, external quality reporting data in formats such as dashboards, scorecards, visualizations, and other reports. Automate reporting functions wherever possible.
Ensure the highest levels of data quality in all quality reporting. This includes ensuring that all quality reports accurately reflect source data by developing validation mechanisms as well as accurately documenting data sources, query names, and data definitions used in reports to permit replication when needed.
Provide guidance to clinical services, hospital leadership, and other stakeholders to assist in understanding and interpreting information in reports. This may require flexible schedule to accommodate physician participation.
Support external quality reporting requirements and voluntary programs with analysis of requirements and results.
Provide guidance and support on analytical and reporting topics to other QMA personnel, QI, and other analytical and clinical departments.
Generate ad-hoc reports and perform ad-hoc responsibilities as deemed appropriate by the Director of Quality Measurement and Analytics.
Maintain awareness of institutional quality priorities and work collaboratively with colleagues in Quality Measurement & Analytics, the Quality Management Division, IT, Finance, clinical and ancillary services, and hospital leadership to accomplish organizational goals.
Bachelor degree in field requiring quantitative data analysis skills. Equivalent job experience or non-degree training will also be considered.
Three or more years of relevant experience in data management, analysis, and quantitative report development and production.
Strong data retrieval and reporting skills, experience as well as skill in presenting data in a variety of reporting formats and to a variety of audiences.
Superior organization skills, detail oriented, and ability to be persistent and follow through.
Problem-solving, ability to adapt, flexibility in approaches to accomplishing tasks, and ability to independently arrive at creative solutions to problems.
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, particularly the ability to convey technical information in an accessible and understandable manner.
Strong listening skills to gather requirements and understand the technical barriers to project completion.
Ability to work both independently and in collaboration with individuals from various disciplines.
Master's degree in field requiring quantitative data analysis skills.
Five or more years of relevant experience in data management, analysis, and report development and production.
Prior experience and skill with health care-related systems/databases, analyses, and reporting as well as working in a health care setting and/or collaborating with clinical staff.
Prior experience and skill with health care quality reporting and/or interpreting health care regulatory/accreditation requirements.
Experience and skill with various analytic and reporting applications, particularly SQL, SSIS, SAS, Tableau.
WebIntelligence, Microsoft Access, Visual Basic, Change Performance Analytics, and/or SharePoint are also useful.
Experience and skill in assessing the accuracy of data reported.
Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of these qualifications.
Special Notes: Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
Posting Overview: This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date).
If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date.
Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.
All Hospital positions maybe subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary.
This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
This function/position maybe designated as "essential." This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.
Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements:
Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services*
Complete electronic reference check with a minimum of three (3) professional references.
Successfully complete a 5 panel drug screen*
Successfully complete a Background Check investigation.
Provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s).
Failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
*The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination.
Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.
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