Are you looking to take your career to new heights with a leader in healthcare? SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is one of the nation's leading metropolitan medical centers. As the only academic medical center in Brooklyn, we serve a large population that is among the most diverse in the world. We are also highly-ranked by Castle Connolly Medical, a healthcare rating company for consumers, among the top 5 leading U.S. medical schools for training doctors.
The Department of Quality, Regulatory, Risk and Safety at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a full-time Director of Clinical Data Analytics. The successful candidate will:
Provide oversight responsibilities for the department and supervise departmental staff.
Provide leadership and facilitates the development, assessment, monitoring, and evaluation of all activities related to areas of assigned responsibility to support the organization's strategic vision, plan and goals, quality and patient safety initiatives, growth initiatives, and leadership principles.
Formulate and facilitate implementation of structures, policies, plans, initiatives, and processes aligned with the objectives of the organization.
Explore and perform data queries and analyze available data to positively impact organization clinical performance and patient outcomes; design analytic solutions and identifies systems requirements for implementing the solution to facilitate the use of accurate quality data.
Support the Quality Department and partner with clinical stakeholders to develop and refine analytic workflows to maximize the quality and utility of clinical data; support clinical beams in analysis, tracking, planning, and monitoring of data.
Partner with operational stakeholders and finance to create KPIs and metrics, to track and correlate the business impact of clinical performance, and the work of clinical performance improvement teams.
Provide recommendations for cost and clinical performance improvement to leadership and stakeholders.
Partner with information technology stakeholders, including the Information Technology Department, Clinical Informatics, and the Chief Medical Information Officer, to build out data platforms and infrastructure to support improved performance analytics.
Provide insights and recommendations to stakeholders that can make a meaningful difference.
Facilitate the use of data analytics to improve care delivery and reduce costs; perform data cleaning, filtering, and transformation to develop new data insights.
Use Business Intelligence (BI) software to convey information to stakeholders in a manner that is both useful and actionable.
Serve as a consultant and mentor to others within the quality department and the hospital and functions as a resource and advocate for accurate data within the organization by teaching and empowering others to use data.
Complete assigned analytic projects by evaluating data requirements, designing analytic studies, and delivering reports and results to stakeholders in a timely manner; ensure reports are reusable and accurate.
Problem solve with appropriate parties to address and resolve inaccurate data concerns.
Use analytic skills and Business Intelligence (BI) software to create data visualizations in a manner leveraging stakeholders ability to make the best decisions possible and creating actionable clinical and operational insights.
Effectively translate qualitative and quantitative data into useful visualizations of information to key stakeholders to drive improvement processes.
Develop dashboards providing ease of data visualization; incorporate statistical analysis as needed and/or requested.
Utilize information, data systems, and data platforms used by the organization to perform analytics.
Provide data query and analytics to key stakeholders in a timely manner.
Generate standardized and customized reports summarizing data for review by clinical leaders and other stakeholders.
Develop and implement a project request and project management process under the direction of the Associate Vice President of Quality and Patient Safety.
Identify opportunities for improvement in analytic workflows by contributing to the development of templates and tools to address opportunities identified.
Effectively identify, understand, and communicate analytics and reporting requirements.
Participate in performance improvement initiatives by identifying opportunities to improve analytics, dashboards, and data platforms; participate in problem-solving discussions with stakeholders to determine clinically and scientifically sound approaches; support data quality control activities, including clarifying guidance, correcting errors, and refining instructions.
Work with multidisciplinary and cross-function teams to support the achievement of desired outcomes.
Proactively mines utilization, financial and clinical quality performance data trends to identify opportunities for enhanced analytics, clinical quality improvements, and/or cost savings.
Master's Degree or higher degree in a healthcare-related information, statistics, mathematics, data analytics; or related field (focus on analytics preferred).
2+ years of experience in data analytics (clinical data analytics preferred).
Experience with Tableau or other business intelligence software and database query languages and technologies to retrieve data.
Expert knowledge in SQL, Excel, and data analysis tools and basic knowledge of database design and warehousing concept.
Knowledge of Meaningful Use Initiatives and Value-Based Payment in healthcare.
Ability to perform data cleaning, filtering, and transformation to develop new data insights.
Excellent verbal, written, and presentation communication skills.
Strong analytic and problem-solving skills.
Self-motivated, intellectually curious, open learner.
Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment within deadlines.
Ability to work independently with demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative environment.
Excellent attention to detail.
Understanding of healthcare data sources, including but not limited to ICD and CPT codes, EMR, HR, and other clinical systems of the hospital.
Experience in predictive analytics leadership in a work setting.
Experience and/or training in performance and process improvement project management skills.
Experience with Vizlent, Medisolv, Microsoft Access, and Crystal reports.
Ability to build databases.
Monday to Friday; 9am to 5:00pm
Commensurate with experience and qualifications
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Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
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About SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University
SUNY Downstate's College of Medicine, Health Related Professions, Nursing and its School of Graduate Studies offer students a broad professional education that will prepare them for practice or careers in any location and community. This education provides exceptional opportunities for those students with a commitment to promoting health in urban communities and addressing the complex challenges of investigating and preventing diseases that confront clinicians, educators, and researchers in such an environment. This special aspect of Downstate's unique mission is reflected in the students it attracts and selects, the vast majority of whom are drawn from the New York City Metropolitan area. Many of these students are members of minority and cultural groups underrepresented in the health professions, and/or come from families of first-generation immigrants or from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.