Full Job Description
Nuvance Health is a family of award-winning nonprofit hospitals and healthcare professionals in the Hudson Valley and western Connecticut. Nuvance Health combines highly skilled physicians, state-of-the-art facilities and technology, and compassionate caregivers dedicated to providing quality care across a variety of clinical areas, including Cardiovascular, Neurosciences, Oncology, Orthopedics, and Primary Care.
Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations — Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York — plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations. For more information about Nuvance Health, visit www.nuvancehealth.org.
Title: Data Analyst
Reports To: Director of Clinical Quality & Performance Improvement
FLSA Status: Exempt
Purpose: The Data Analyst is responsible for providing analytical support to the Clinical Quality and Practice Transformation department at Health Quest Medical Practice (HQMP). The Analyst will provide support for activities related to quality measurement, population health management, value-based payment programs, pay-for-performance, predictive modeling, and managed care contracting requirements.
Responsible for creating reports to quantify and analyze quality performance improvement and value-based payment initiatives, including Patient-Centered Medical Home and Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) initiatives.
Performs monthly and quarterly analysis of quality measure performance, and actual versus expected revenue results for value-based payer contracts.
Develops reports and analyzes data in support of population health management initiatives, such as, improved clinical outcome measures, reduced utilization measures, and increased preventive health measures.
Maintains attribution and metrics databases to support payer contracting, pay-for-performance initiatives, and develops models for reporting purposes.
Maintains and integrates system-wide data for use in the development of quality measurement and decision support.
Develops reports using data pulled from multiple databases including hospital, emergency department, outpatient, laboratory and testing facilities, in support of performance improvement and population health initiatives.
Automates retrieval of data to meet on-going reporting needs by collaborating with IT Department or external vendors.
Prepares and presents data analyses to senior executives, physicians, clinical staff and other stakeholders.
Maintain and Model REACH Values (Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Compassion, Honor).
Demonstrates regular, reliable and predictable attendance.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration.
Minimum of five (5) years job-related experience.
STRONGLY PREFER: Three to five (3-5) years’ experience using electronic medical records systems such as, eClinical Works and/or Cerner.
PREFER: Three to five (3-5) years of health care and/or health insurance experience.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirements:
Expertise in data mining.
Ability to present complex information in an understandable way.
Effective English communication skills, both written and oral.
Strong analytical skills.
Proficient in database tools and applications including, Microsoft Office, Access, Excel, IBM/Phytel, Cognos, or other statistical packages.
License, Registration, or Certification Requirements: