Lahey Health Perf Improv Data Analyst in Beverly, Massachusetts
Beverly Hospital is part ofa vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.
We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environmentfor all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.
About the Job
Beverly Hospital, A member of Lahey Health, promotes the culture and philosophy which enables employees to give and receive the best of care.You can become a part of the team that achieves this success through our CREATE values of Compassion, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork, and Empathy.
Position Summary:The Performance Improvement (PI) Data Analyst reports to the Manager of Performance Improvement and has a dotted line reporting relationship to the Quality Decision Support Coordinator. The PI Data Analyst coordinates and manages data, dashboards and data display for metrics used within the Performance Improvement Program/Plan. The PI Data Analyst, in collaboration with the Quality Decision Support Coordinator and under the direction of the Manager of PI, is responsible for the design, integrity, management, and presentation of data collected related to the portfolios of work within the Performance Improvement Department, including but not limited to patient safety and regulatory compliance, infection prevention and control, core measures and other externally reported metrics. The PI Data Analyst creates dashboards and control charts for quality projects accurately and timely, in order to display key performance measures and track progress toward goals. The PI Data Analyst is responsible for the timely entry of data into national databases such as NDNQI, UHC and NHSN, and producing reports for key stakeholders. The PI Data Analyst also obtains data, hospital reports and benchmark rate reports from internal applications (Epic, OR Manager, RL Solutions, etc.) and external applications such as NHSN, MIIS, AHRQ, etc. The PI Data Analyst assists with activities such as infection surveillance, daily assessment of patients on isolation precautions, surgical site infection follow-up, and abstraction and entry of data related to the Core Measures as assigned. The PI Data Analyst serves as the administrator for the RL Solutions patient safety reporting system.
40 hours per week, day shift.
The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.
Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.
Associate’s Degree in business, informatics, public health, behavioral science or related field; Bachelor?s Degree preferred.Two to four years of relevant experience in quality/data management in a clinical health care environment.Proficient in Windows-based operating software and systems that include MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access and MS PowerPoint.Experience in application management and project management.Strong analytical skills, including data entry, manipulation, display, management and development of run charts, rate reports, and data analysis required.Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills required.Knowledge of medical terminology, especially related to infectious disease and infection prevention and control.Knowledge of healthcare data design, collection, aggregation and summarization; and, knowledge of performance improvement models, methods and systems preferred.Able to organize, juggle, and manage multiple priorities.Ability to work under minimal supervision, ability to adapt quickly to changes within the work environment required.Must be a team player and have proven success applying a team approach and ability to work in conjunction with colleagues, nurse managers, nurse directors, and staff in a supportive way to troubleshoot and resolve issues. Is able to address difficult situations with tact and diplomacy.