Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is seeking a Healthcare Data Analyst to help us achieve our goals to provide the best quality outcomes for our patients.
Our Healthcare data analyst will be responsible to perform high level analyses in support of institution-wide clinical quality improvement activities. Job duties include the analysis of healthcare data and information originating from various sources including but not limited to:
Data generated from various clinical, survey, registry, and financial database Clinical information regarding patient care External sources, particularly clinical and quality performance and bench marking metrics An integral role to ensure that the organization exceeds its goals, the healthcare data analyst will work collaboratively with Decision Support & Quality Services to determine resources needed to improve identified gaps in care and to develop recommendations for quality improvement based on findings.
The individual selected for this role will be engaging with a strong ability to present complex information to stakeholders in a compelling and accessible manner. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced analyst who understands common quality benchmarks and thrives in a high-autonomy environment.
A creative role with strong flexibility, the analyst will be exposed to, and lead high-impact projects as a partner to executive and clinical leaders.
Penn State Health offers exceptional benefits including healthcare starting day one. Our employees enjoy a robust paid time off program that enables them to realize strong life/work balance.
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Health Informatics, Health Policy Administration, or a related field required.
3 years data analysis experience in either finance, clinical, or research required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Ability to generate and extract data from source systems required.
Ability to understand and work with complex data sets required. Ability to apply quality improvement tools including standard process control (SPC) charts, advanced and compelling data visualization, as well as narrative analyses. Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously required. Excellent communication and analytical skills required. Proficiency in multiple software applications at a minimum in MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint required. Understanding of clinical processes required. Understanding of quality improvement concepts (Lean, PDCA, etc.) required.
Experience with statistics preferred. Experience with Vizient, Cerner, or Midas Datavision preferred Knowledge of and experience with Clinical Quality Process Improvement concepts preferred. Project management skills preferred
Internal Number: 18716
About Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
At Penn State Hershey, our mission is to enhance the quality of life and serve our community through improved health, the education of health professionals, and the discovery of knowledge. For us, service excellence is not only for our patients but also our employees. It means valuing each and every employee.