Quality Analyst

Trinity Health - Livonia, MI3.5

The ""Advancing Diabetes Awareness and Prevention at Trinity Health"" (ADAPT) initiative is a targeted expansion of Trinity Health's existing Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) efforts to build competency and capacity among Trinity Health's Regional Health Ministries (RHMs). DPP is a nationally-recognized, evidence-based lifestyle change program targeted at preventing the onset of Type 2 diabetes among individuals who have prediabetes. The Quality Analyst will proactively work with each Regional Health Ministry (RHM) to develop data collection and evaluation plans to support progress towards the national performance measures outlined in the ADAPT grant application. The position will work with RHM Site Coordinators to measure each affiliate site's progress toward achieving ADAPT’s performance measures and will participate in and collect additional data for a CDC-led national evaluation. The ADAPT program is funded through a grant from the CDC, and the Quality Analyst will be integral to measuring the program's outcomes over its five-year performance period (2017-2022).

Knows, understands, incorporates and demonstrates the mission, vision and values of Trinity Health in behaviors, practices and decisions.

Works with stakeholders to develop a comprehensive strategic evaluation plan that identifies and prioritizes evaluation activities to be completed during the five-year CDC funding period.

Leads the development and implementation of the DPP evaluation at system office and with the local delivery sites in collaboration with the manager and key stakeholders. Proactively seeks to steward and better the evaluation of the program without significant direction. Works with the Manager to set internal performance measurements and incorporate CDC-required performance measures into the design of the ADAPT initiative.

Responsible for creating and maintaining evaluation plans for all DPP sites as well as the national DPP program.

Researches and utilizes best practices in program evaluation and measurement to report on the progress of DPP in achieving performance measures (both internally identified and those outlined in the CDC grant award).

Develops processes to manage, manipulate, and analyze data from multiple sources.

Regularly monitors performance of all performance and process indicators, highlights trends, examines interactions in metrics, critically assesses the data provided for gaps and inconsistencies and identifies opportunities for improvements to leaders and stakeholders.

Monitors and measures success of System Wide DPP Priority Strategic Aim quarterly deliverables.

Works with Trinity Health’s Academic Affairs team to ensure that proper research protocols are being followed and to identify ways that findings from the program can be disseminated and utilized for quality improvement (QI) across Trinity Health.

Identifies opportunities and support the development of research on ways for DPP to address disparities and equity issues among the target patient populations.

Prepares written and other necessary materials for the Manager and other leaders that summarize issues and decisions for their consideration, including the creation of dashboards, proposal summaries, board presentations, and evaluations. Helps support the planning of program related meetings, events, site visits and other work that supports grant operations.

Maintains a general working knowledge of CDC grant compliance requirements as they relate to the DPP.

Assists in the development of reports to the CDC and other information sharing activities to ensure compliance with the grant that funds the DPP.

Develops and maintains expertise on the National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP).

Maintains a working knowledge of applicable Federal, State and local laws/regulations; the Trinity Health Integrity and Compliance Program and Code of Conduct; as well as other policies and procedures in order to ensure adherence in a manner that reflects honest, ethical and professional behavior.