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VAP INFECTION & QUALITY- REQ # 2281690
Job Title: Programmer Analyst
Roles & Responsibilities:
The Clinical Operations Department is involved in a wide range of business, clinical, quality, and compliance activities across the Mount Sinai Health System. The Healthcare Analytics team is a newly developed team within the Clinical Operations Department and serves to advance the analytical capabilities of the Department.
The Lead Statistical Analyst will provide technical leadership to the Healthcare Analytics team and will support Clinical Operations strategy by building the analytical foundations upon which clinical, business, quality, and performance improvement decisions can be made.
The Lead Statistical Analyst has a mindset for performance improvement and is expected to proactively generate and lead analytics projects in hospital benchmarking, quality measurement, organizational effectiveness, and cost-efficiencies. The Lead Statistical Analyst produces trend forecasting analysis and delivers data-driven insights and that enable business leaders and clinical teams to make informed decisions. The Lead Statistical Analyst provides analytical depth and expertise to substantiate business plans initiated by Department or as solicited by executive-level stakeholders.
The Clinical Operations department is a growing and expanding team and is comprised of subject matter experts in clinical and business domains, data analytics, clinical data management, consulting, and project management. The Lead Statistical Analyst has direct line supervision of a team of Statistical Analysts and leads projects and project matrix teams across other teams including database engineering, business intelligence, and clinical analytics.
Design data structures to efficiently store data for analytics.
Guide other analysts in designing appropriate data transformations.
Work with third parties to design repeatable processes for data ingestion.
Create project specifications based on sponsor feedback and recommend appropriate summary statistics.
Automate flagging incorrect data.
Fully automate creation and delivery of summaries.
Make sure all data is accurate using a variety of measure checks including those using clinical domain knowledge
Choose and implement the appropriate statistical analysis based off of sponsor direction.
Design data collection processes that ensure that data is gathered appropriately for the statistical test at hand.
Design reporting requirements based on project requirements.
Identify appropriate formats/visualization tools for the project.
Ensure that data update process is reproducible, consistent and fails "loudly".
Have technical proficiency in static/interactive reports.
Describe statistical findings in report clearly so that a non-technical audience can understand the methods.
Have reproducible code with comments such that other analysts can recreate the findings.
Estimate a project's work and identify resources necessary
Engage in communication with a project sponsor via email/meetings to define a project's scope/necessary requirements
Manage R/SAS Packages.
Design programming concepts that are generalizable to the full team.
Proficiency in Git/GitHub/BitBucket.
Ability to manage server based applications.
Bachelor's (required) or Master’s (preferred) in Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Public Health, Computer or Systems Engineering or related field that further developed your expertise in the business of health and healthcare
Three (+) years of statistical analysis experience using data visualization software and BI tools. Prior experience as a healthcare data analyst or statistical analyst working with hospital claims data and disease classification systems.
Three (+) years in statistical programming in SAS or R packages
Solid understanding of enterprise data warehouse and complex data models
Project management (agile, lean) skills a plus
Strength Through Diversity
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care.
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Who We Are
Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.