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Clinical Data Analyst

  • Job ID: 938849578
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: University of Pittsburgh Physicians
  • Department: Chief Innovation Officer
  • Location: 3600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $21.91 to $37.83 / hour

Description

Are you someone who has a passion for data analytics and looking to join a team working to create cutting-edge clinical outcomes? If so then we may have the right opportunity for you! UPMC's Office of Health Care Innovation team (OHI) is hiring a Clinical Data Analyst. This is a regular full-time position that primarily works daylight hours, Monday through Friday.


Under the supervision of the Chief Analytics Officer, the Clinical Data Analyst is responsible for the design, analysis, and presentation of analytical solutions to multidisciplinary teams including but not limited to physicians, administrators, and organizational leaders. This role will be summarizing population characteristics and outcomes to support data-based decision-making throughout the organization to improve elements such as patient care, clinical outcomes, and operational throughput.  

Various clinical and administrative systems will be used as the data sources, including but not limited to Epic, Cerner, and Medipac. Final aggregation and presentation will be completed through various software packages, including SQL Developer, Qlik, and Cognos. The Clinical Data Analyst must ensure reporting logic is accurate and sound by comparing analytical output to data within the source systems, as well as through cross-validation to base reports under the direction of the Expert Clinical Data Analyst.

The Office of Health Care Innovation (OHI):  Functions at the intersection of clinical care and research to enhance UPMC’s position as a world leader in the delivery of patient care. The OHI’s goal is to create a culture of “Learning While Doing”, by leveraging the UPMC system as a learning lab to continuously evaluate and adopt best care practices, with a particular focus on underserved communities, while paving the way for UPMC to become a leading Learning Health Care System. The OHI team works across disciplines at UPMC and Pitt, and partners with leading international experts in trial design, artificial intelligence, and clinical operations to translate and integrate research into clinical care

Responsibilities:

  • Perform clinical analyses in a team oriented atmosphere and review the analytical outcomes to both clinical and non-clinical audiences
  • Interact with various clinical and non-clinical teams throughout each project to ensure data definitions and assumptions are accurate
  • Identify trends in outcomes, utilization, medical quality and other areas.
  • Meet deadlines and turnaround times set by department (these deadlines and turnaround times will, at times, require the employee to work until the project is completed, meaning extended daily work hours, extended work weeks, or both).
  • Effectively prioritize and complete all assigned tasks.
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with internal UPMC departments, and external contacts as appropriate.
  • Stay abreast on new solutions relevant to the department through various webinars and intermittent conferences requiring brief travel
  • Master new computer software programs and upgrades, as applicable.
  • Maintain high level of accuracy and timeliness.
  • Assist in organizing and leading discussions with multi-disciplinary teams, including but not limited to: senior management, department/division chiefs, chairs, physicians, etc.
  • Identify current /future data challenges, develop meaningful recommendations and provide timely updates on issues encountered.
  • Exhibit advanced problem solving using various information sources.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality and ensures data accuracy.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, Information Systems, Healthcare Management or related field OR High School Diploma and 5 years of relevant work experience.
  • MS Office proficiency required
  • SQL/Business Intelligence knowledge preferred
  • Healthcare experience preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills required
  • Must work well independently and within a team *Epic (UPMC's Electronic Medical Record) training is mandatory within the first year of employment, requiring one week of travel to Madison, Wisconsin


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UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

UPMC has a Center for Engagement and Inclusion that is charged with executing leading-edge and next-generation diversity strategies to advance the organization’s diversity management capability and its national presence as a diversity leader. This includes having Employee Resource Groups, such as Women in Information Technology (WIT), Female Leadership Innovation and Growth in Health Care & Technology (FLIGHT), or PRIDE Health, that support the implementation of our diversity strategy.

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