Data Analyst (RN) - Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement - FT Days(Job Number: 09727-53942)
Work Location: United States-Missouri-Kansas City-Research Medical Center
Job Type: Case Management
Research Medical Center
Data Analyst - Full-time Days
Founded more than 125 years ago by German physicians, Research Medical Center is a 490-bed facility and has become one of the crown jewels in the HCA Midwest Health System. Located in the heart of Kansas City, Research Medical Center is among the only tertiary care centers serving Kansas City proper. Over the past century, this institution has built a tradition of serving residents in Kansas City and a 150-mile surrounding region with exceptional patient care and leading technology. Research Medical Center has completed more than $120 million in capital improvements, including new lobby and admitting areas, renovated and expanded Cancer Center and Women’s Care Unit, construction of all private patient rooms and doubling the Emergency Department.
Research Medical Center is currently looking for a Data Analyst.
The analyst works with management, staff and department teams to assess and provide plans for process improvements, performance monitoring, outcomes management and statistical analysis.
This position will be responsible for data collection, analysis, graphing, development of interfaces, databases, and reports needed to design, recommend quality improvements for the assigned projects as well as participate in performance improvement initiatives.
This role will work with individuals, departments, committees and performance improvement teams to help them articulate data needs, develop processes for efficient data collection, develop appropriate data displays and outcome measures as well as coach on how to make improvements in identified areas of opportunity.
Bachelor of Arts or Science Degree required in a clinical area such as nursing, laboratory science, respiratory therapy, coding etc.
Requires knowledge of Information systems and databases, principles such as work flow analysis, statistical analysis, work simplification and process improvement techniques as they apply to healthcare clinical operations. Excel, Access, other software programs.
3 years work experience in professional clinical area or hospital coding department highly preferred.
3 years in information systems, performance improvement or data management highly preferred.
Prefer someone with experience in a quality database platform or clinical outcomes system such as Premier, Crimson, etc.. Meditech NPR programming, Business Objects training, XML programming, and Healthstream administration experience is advantageous.
Must be a self-starter with ability to manage multiple priorities across multiple departments and work with only general supervision.
Must demonstrate tact and diplomacy with staff during the performance improvement processes.
Must have basic computer skills and 10-key skills