Sr Healthcare Data Analyst
Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966. Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.
Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities. Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its three hospitals: Ben Taub, LBJ and Quentin Mease.
Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.
Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its three hospitals — Ben Taub, Lyndon B. Johnson and Quentin Mease — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Skills / Requirements
Responsible for auditing processes, maintaining database and reporting integrity, preparing reports, and supporting multiple projects within assigned pavilion. Audit responsibilities include the review, analysis, monitoring of procedures, performance and systems management in relation to NCQA, medical home and physician performance. The development of reports and analytics of data are keys to success in this role. Prepare statistical and narrative reports from Epic and other department informational spreadsheets. Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Exercises judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Develops, maintains and ensures quality control issues and assists in the development and implementation of measurement systems. Prepares statistical and narrative reports from financial and operational reviews; effectively communicate recommendations to Sr. Management; and control department budgets. Must be proficient in utilizing data analytic tools to analyze financial and operational data that identify process improvements and cost savings. The Performs other duties as assigned to support cost, access, and quality initiatives. Must communicate effectively and appropriately with HCHD staff.
Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: Bachelor's Degree required/Master's Degree Preferred, in Computer Science or Healthcare Administration with a heavy emphasis on Health Informatics. Data mining software Expert; proficient in developing and implementing automated continuous monitoring; EPIC Preferred
Work Experience (Years and Area): Five (5) or more years of experience with reporting and analytics with data analysis, extraction, and manipulation of health informatics. Training/experience with databases (SQL Server or MS Access) and reporting (Excel or Crystal) required. Expert in MS Office components including Word, Excel and Visio. Five (5) or more years designing reports and developing executive level presentations. Five (5) years of experience in a healthcare delivery or healthcare business setting preferred. Experience with SharePoint and Epic a plus. Healthcare operations experience strongly preferred.
Equipment Operated: Office equipment including computer, scanner, printer, copier, fax.
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contract)
Writing /Composing: Correspondence / Reports
Analytical;Design; Mathematics; Medical Terms; Research; Statistical; P.C.; MS Word; MS Excel; MS Access; MS PowerPoint
Work Schedule: Flexible
Other Requirements: Health Care Operations Management Experience and knowledge of Epic are strongly preferred