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Job ID: OTH01PXK
Location: Morrisville, NC
Facility/Division: SHARED SERVICES
Shift: Day Job
This position may involve support of various hospitals and health care systems within the UNC Health Care System, but will be employed by Rex Hospital, Inc. (this includes, but is not limited to, for purposes of payroll, health benefits, retirement options, and applicable policies)
The HQI Data Leader is responsible for providing analytic support to improve patient care and safety as well as meet our quality-related regulatory (CMS and The Joint Commission), quality incentive (CMS, NCBCBS, United, Cigna) and public reporting (Leapfrog) programs. Groups supported include the Quality Improvement Oversight Committee, Chief Medical Officers, Quality Directors, Coaches and Analysts and front line staff supporting quality improvement initiatives.
Key responsibilities include:
This position is part of the UNC Health Care System's Hospital Quality and Innovation Department. The Data Analyst should be a self-starter, be able to work independently and collaboratively in a complex environment, and demonstrate strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills. Occasional travel to UNC Health Care System hospitals is expected.
Strongly Preferred: Knowledge and experience with relational databases, data analysis and data visualization. Advanced Microsoft Excel skills required. Self-motivated; ability to take initiative on projects and ability to work independently. Strong communications skills. Experience in health care industry & with health care data.
Preferred: Prefer Business Objects, Epic EMR report writing skills and Tableau dashboard experience. Prefer candidates with experience with in some of the following topics: health care incentive and public-reporting programs including CMS's Meaningful Use (Eligible Hospital), Value-based Purchasing, Hospital Acquired Conditions, Readmission Reduction and 5-Star Rating and the Leapfrog Survey and Hospital Safety Score.
Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline.
No licensure or certification required.
Two (2) years of experience in healthcare business intelligence and analytics.
BI Technical: Proficiency of BI data and query tools. Self-directed insightful analytics and synthesis. Proficient use of financial, market, clinical, operational datasets. Understand clinical coding & grouper methodologies. Proficiency in clinical cohort analysis. Advanced Excel Pivot table skills. Broad knowledge of data warehouses, data marts and business intelligence solutions (prev experience with SQL, Business Objects, decision support systems, Epic or Clarity Report development a plus). Ideas and Impact: Distill insight from analysis. Go beyond obvious. Prioritize analyses. Use clear logic to design and sanity check analysis. Conduct complex modeling. Demonstrate understanding of client problem and need analysis. Perform accurate analysis. Project Management: Majority of projects can act with independence and self-direction. Manage project and team expectations. Ask for help when needed. Understand project management framework and work planning. Organizational Influence: Project self-assurance and establish credibility. Use concise and effective written communication. Write effective slides. Contribute valuable well-timed comments in team meetings. Actively listen to others. Customer Service: Show business sense in approach to customers. Show sensitivity and commitment to customers. Be highly responsive. Maintain confidentiality. Build strong relationships with internal groups.
The UNC Health System and the UNC School of Medicine are committed to valuing all people throughout our organization, regardless of background, lifestyle, and culture. A diverse and inclusive work environment for staff and culturally appropriate care for our patients, are essential to fulfilling our UNC Health vision of improving the health of all North Carolinians.
UNC Health is an equal opportunity employer. As such, UNC Health offers equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or political affiliation.