COVID-19 Vaccination Information

Across UPMC, our guiding principle is to always prioritize the safety of our employees, patients, and members. UPMC believes that vaccination is important, helps protect all, and advocates that everyone who can be vaccinated should be vaccinated.

UPMC continues to comply with governmental guidance related to local, state, and federal COVID-19 vaccination for employment. All employees and affiliated staff of UPMC entities are considered essential health care workers and will be accountable to follow the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) federal vaccine mandate. To be compliant with the federal mandate, employees must complete the approved vaccination dosage regimen currently defined by the federal government. Compliance with the federal mandate is encouraged before hire. Medical and religious exemption requests may be submitted for consideration.

For more information about UPMC’s response to COVID-19, please visit UPMC.com/coronavirus.

Search Our Jobs

   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct

Clinical Data Analyst Sr

  • Job ID: 604723191
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Daylight shifts
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: University of Pittsburgh Physicians
  • Department: EA Clincial Analytics
  • Location: 3600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $29.18 to $49.16 / hour

Description

UPMC Presbyterian is hiring a Clinical Data Analyst Senior to support the University of Pittsburgh Physicians working daylight shifts.  

The Clinical Analytics department is a fast-moving department charged with answering clinical questions, analyzing clinical and operational data, and supporting various other operational/financial goals of the organization.  The senior analyst should be BI/Data competent, naturally curious, and an excellent communicator. 

We work with a massive dataset, help influence care given to millions of patients, and work on exciting and impactful projects.  The position works closely with clinicians (whether that be MDs, Nurses, etc.) and other organizational leaders to provide UPMC with meaningful data and, more importantly, conclusions from that data.

Why UPMC?

We don't just take care of our patients - we take care of our team too. In addition to our competitive benefits package, you can expect:

  • After training and orientation ability to work remote and in office.
  • A challenging and rewarding career that provides a wide variety of job responsibilities as well as opportunities to identify and build upon individual strengths.
  • An AWARD-WINNING WORKPLACE: 
    • UPMC was ranked #1 for "Best Places to Work for Women & Diverse Managers" by Diversity MBA Magazine’s: 50 Out Front Companies for two years in a row.
    • U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside among the nation’s best hospitals in many specialties.
      • It is ranked #1 in Pittsburgh and #2 in Pennsylvania.

Purpose:
The Clinical Data Analyst Senior designs, analyzes and presents analytical solutions to multidisciplinary teams including but not limited to physicians, administrators and organizational leaders, 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. Reporting specifications to be provided by requesting audience, and subsequently discussed within interdepartmental team meetings. 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, Senior 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 Clinical Data Analyst, Senior must be able to work both independently as well as in a team setting. 

Responsibilities:

  • Stay abreast on new solutions relevant to the department through various webinars and intermittent conferences requiring brief travel
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with internal UPMC departments, and external contacts as appropriate.
  • Identify trends in outcomes, utilization, medical quality, and other areas.
  • Maintain elevated level of accuracy and timeliness.
  • Effectively prioritize and complete all assigned tasks.
  • Exhibit advanced problem solving using various information sources.
  • Identify current /future data challenges, develop meaningful recommendations, and provide timely updates on issues encountered.
  • Master new computer software programs and upgrades, as applicable.
  • Assist in organizing and leading discussions with multi-disciplinary teams, including but not limited to senior management, department/division chiefs, chairs, physicians, etc.
  • 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).
  • 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
  • Maintains patient confidentiality and ensures data accuracy.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, Biostatistics, engineering, health care management or a related field and five (5) years of experience, OR Master's degree or successful completion of the Financial Management Rotation program and 3 years of experience
  • MS Office proficiency required
  • SQL/Business Intelligence knowledge preferred
  • Healthcare experience preferred
  • Prior EHR 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


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 34

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 PRIDE Health or UPMC ENABLED (Empowering Abilities and Leveraging Differences) Network, which support the implementation of our diversity strategy.

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Total Rewards

More than just competitive pay and benefits, UPMC’s Total Rewards package cares for you in all areas of life — because we believe that you’re at your best when receiving the support you need: professional, personal, financial, and more.

Our Values

At UPMC, we’re driven by shared values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. Our Values of Quality & Safety, Dignity & Respect, Caring & Listening, Responsibility & Integrity, Excellence & Innovation play a vital role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. Ready to join us? Apply today.

   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct