Start: Nov 22, 2021 | Duration: 10 Weeks
Role: Clinical Data Analyst II
Job Summary: The Clinical Data Analyst II supports quality and process improvement activities by producing healthcare outcome measurements that are used for internal and external reporting, the tasks including data warehouse building, data quality assurance, process programming, specification documentation and report developing.
The Clinical Data Analyst II applies technical skills to design, develop, and generate ad hoc or production reports that may evolve into complex data analysis/data integration projects that this individual may be responsible for maintaining. The complex data analysis/integration projects are those which may require periodic maintenance on a weekly, monthly, quarterly, biannual, or annual basis. The position works with Information Systems analysts when ongoing reports can be accurately transferred for production. The individual interprets and documents both written and verbal specifications. The individual takes basic instructions or specifications and interviews the client for complete details sufficient for writing data queries based for ad hoc and ongoing health care measures. This position must comprehend the relationships between the field elements in encounters and claims, membership, and provider databases. The individual is a key resource to the HOA department on application use. The position supports the functions related to quality improvement activities inclusive of quarterly reports that demonstrate health care outcomes in comparison to targets or national averages/percentiles published by recognized organizations such as National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and Certified Health Coach (CHC). Analytic skills include the ability to identify data aberrations and recognize data patterns that impact quality.
Duties : Develop automatic, robust and sharable SAS procedures and programs towards building a comprehensive clinical data repository. Design, develop, and generate ad hoc/production reports. Creates work tools that facilitate tasks by reducing paperwork and errors. Document assumptions, specification in a clear and sharable fashion. Produce accurate analysis as allowed by resources. Identifies and creates work-around to create valid results that meet the intent of the client's specifications. Produces periodic results as scheduled. Share findings and trends with clinical and operations staff, provider network and other stakeholders. Be able to present findings of data analyses at internal and external meetings, professional conferences and stakeholder meetings. These reports can be in the form of PowerPoint presentation, discussions during meetings or in as a formal written report. Perform other duties as assigned.
Education Required : Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems or Related Field. In lieu of degree, equivalent education and/or experience may be considered.
Education Preferred : Master's Degree in Information Systems or Related Field.
Experience Required: At least 3-5 years of experience in designing, developing, and generating ad hoc/production reports. Working knowledge of MS Access, Excel, and Word software.
Medium to Advanced SAS programming skills. Demonstrated ability to use relational databases for the purpose of generating ad hoc reports. The ability to work well in a team setting with individuals having professional backgrounds in the technical and/or clinical fields. Must demonstrate the ability to work independently and seek solutions proactively. Able to apply critical thinking in evaluating priorities/solutions.
Demonstrated ability to take responsibility for making sure requested projects meet the client's needs with respect to data accuracy, format, and timeliness.
Licenses/Certification Required : None
Licenses/Certification Preferred : Statistical Analysis System (SAS) Certification Certified Health Data Analyst (CHDA)