At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Gastroenterology and Nutrition Division within the Department of Medicine and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
This Quality Improvement Data Analyst will be responsible for:
Implementing, coordinating and supporting quality improvement (QI) projects in two multidisciplinary centers at Boston Children's Hospital: the Center for Advanced Intestinal Rehabilitation (CAIR) and the Center for Nutrition.These will include clinical QI, quality measurement and QI research projects, clinical practice workflow guideline initiatives, and risk management activities.
Coordinating and documenting meetings and activities of developing projects and improvement initiatives within the ambulatory clinic and administrative operations to ensure project deliverables and deadlines are achieved.
Entering, managing and generating data reports of performance indicators for analysis and presentations to clinical staff, division leaders, hospital leaders, and in other venues.
Building and maintaining valid, accurate data dashboards for departmental and clinical staff to ensure availability of appropriate data for quality evaluation and improvement. Obtaining external data from third-party sources as appropriate for benchmark use.
Providing guidance regarding data collection and basic statistical analyses on information patient surveys, electronic health records, hospital administrative databases, etc.
Maintaining expertise in current and emerging data management and analysis methods, including appropriate computer software applications.
To qualify, you must have:
A Bachelor's degree in health policy/management or a closely related discipline. 1-2 years of quality improvement or QI coordination experience in a health care-related setting OR a Master's degree including Lean Six Sigma training or Institute of Healthcare Improvement certification preferred.
Technical competency with Excel and Powerpoint. Familiarity with statistical analysis software (R, SAS), electronic health record systems, and/or quality improvement software (Sigma XL, SQC Pack) a plus.
Highly organized multitasking ability, excellent communication, and well-developed writing skills.
Analytical skills to dismantle complex problems requiring the use of scientific, mathematical, or technical principles and in-depth, experienced-based knowledge of principles and methods utilized in the analysis and cleaning of health quality data.
Selected candidate will be involved with many simultaneous projects embedded in a dynamic, multidisciplinary and collegial group of clinicians committed to understanding and improving the quality of care provided to children with nutritional disorders. The selected candidate must be highly motivated, adept at managing competing deadlines, and enthusiastic to build out the analytic and QI strength of these centers. Must also be independent, efficient and have exceptional interpersonal skills, as interaction with patients, families, biostatisticians and medical staff is necessary. 2 year commitment is preferable.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.