Clinical Data Analyst II

  • Location: Los Banos, California
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #76754

APR Consulting, Inc. has been engaged to identify an Clinical Data Analyst II
 
Location: Los Banos, CA 93635
Position:  Clinical Data Analyst II
Pay Rate: $46.56/hr
Duration: 13 weeks
Expected Shift:  8AM-5PM 40 hrs/week
 
Remote position.
 
JOB SUMMARY
The Clinical Data Analyst II extracts and integrates healthcare and operations data from multiple internal or external sources. This role involves designing and developing a variety of reports ranging from moderate to high complexity to support and monitor performance measurement, quality outcomes management, and planning projects. The analyst prepares and presents data analysis related to clinical performance/process improvement, patient safety, regulatory compliance, risk management, infection prevention/control, core measures, and other externally reported metrics. The position also maintains multiple databases, supports system upgrades and enhancements, and provides training on system and reporting tools. These principal accountabilities, requirements, and qualifications are not exhaustive but are descriptive of the current job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed as circumstances change (e.g., emergencies, staff changes, workload, or technical development).
 
Job Accountabilities:
Reporting and Data Analysis:

  • Extracts and integrates healthcare and operations data from multiple sources, reviews and creates datasets, and prepares analysis and reports based on customer requirements. Visualizes data using charts, graphs, tables, and summaries to support use and understanding.
  • Applies quality assurance processes to ensure data is methodologically and statistically sound and accurate. Identifies and resolves potential issues with analysis assumptions and data quality or escalates as needed.
  • Analyzes and compares data to benchmarks and standards for clinical, operational, and financial measures, and provides summaries of the organization’s performance.
  • Abstracts, validates, and submits data elements to external agencies to support compliance with regulatory reporting.

 
Data/System Management:

  • Monitors for incorrect/incomplete data, executing quality assurance processes to ensure data integrity and accuracy of data, reports, and presentation materials. Identifies data gaps.
  • Works with users, system office, and/or vendors to create, modify, and define data structures and dictionaries.
  • Coordinates and supports data transfers/interfaces, ensuring correct mapping and alignment with system standards.
  • Collaborates with the system office for application changes, upgrades, and enhancements, performing necessary testing to assure the functionality and integrity of reporting solutions.

 
Quality Projects:

  • Collects quality and performance data, providing data and analysis to support performance measurement, quality outcomes management, planning projects, and audits.
  • Supports the development of metrics and/or performance/quality measures.
  • Applies innovative techniques and processes for measuring, monitoring, analyzing, and reporting on healthcare processes, outcomes, and costs.

 
Technical Support:

  • Presents data and analysis to operational and medical leaders and staff, describing and explaining data and results.
  • Trains less-experienced staff in data retrieval techniques, statistical analysis, and/or data visualization methods.
  • Serves as a resource and super-user, assisting end-users with the use of database applications and presentation of data.
  • Develops customized templates and formats.

 
Performance Management and Continuous Improvement:

  • Seeks and responds to regular performance feedback.
  • Supports and assists the team when necessary.
  • Contributes ideas and actions toward continuous improvement of processes and workflows.
  • Recognizes and communicates potential issues to the appropriate leader.
  • Education:
  • Equivalent experience will be accepted in lieu of the required degree or diploma.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management, Mathematics, Statistics, Business or Healthcare Management, or a related field, or equivalent education/experience.

 
Typical Experience:
2 years of recent relevant experience.
 
Skills and Knowledge:

  • General knowledge and understanding of Quality Management, Infection Control, Risk Management, regulatory compliance, and general hospital/clinical operations and processes.
  • Understanding of the use and application of quality measures and outcomes.
  • Knowledge of various data sources available for quality management reporting and analysis.
  • Familiarity with medical/clinical terminologies and clinical data.
  • Understanding of quality performance/process improvement methodologies (e.g., Lean/Six Sigma, PDSA, Rapid Cycle).
  • Technical skills to integrate data/information to produce reports according to user requirements and specifications.
  • Critical thinking and analytical skills with a keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to compute and apply moderately complex mathematical and statistical calculations.
  • Displays a customer service focus in all decisions and actions.
  • Organizational skills to effectively manage and re-prioritize activities and projects to meet deadlines while maintaining a high degree of responsiveness.
  • Ability to communicate through verbal and written means, especially when helping customers understand technical concepts and data.
  • Ability to interact and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties.
  • Demonstrates respect for cultural and linguistic differences and promotes an inclusive work environment.
  • Ability to work effectively in a dynamic and fast-paced environment with changing business priorities.
  • Demonstrates initiative in providing feedback/input to improve workflow/processes.
  • Ability to maintain and work discreetly with confidential information.
  • Ability to use essential applications and databases associated with the role’s duties and responsibilities.

 
Physical Activities and Requirements:
See required physical demands, mental components, visual activities, and working conditions at the following link: Job Requirements.
 
Required Education Certification:

  • Bachelor’s degree

 
 
This particular client is requiring that all new hires show proof of vaccination. However, accommodations may be made for those with disabilities or religious reasons who cannot obtain a vaccine.
 
Since 1980 APR Consulting, Inc. has provided professional recruiting and contingent workforce solutions to a diverse mix of clients, industries, and skill sets nationwide.
 
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity! If you feel your experience is the match for this position please apply today and join our team. We look forward to working with you!
 

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About APR Consulting
APR Consulting, Inc., is one of the most trusted talent acquisition and workforce solutions providers in the United States. Known for exceptional responsiveness, agile strategies, and consistently high-level talent, the firm has become a go-to for organizations and managed services providers navigating complex change and urgent challenges. Since its founding in 1980, APR has transformed from a California IT-focused staffing firm to a full-service solutions provider filling a wide range of positions and serving over eight industries — including aerospace and defense, healthcare, IT, telecom, hospitality/gaming, sports/entertainment, government, and utilities –– in all 50 states, with a loyal roster of more than 850 specialized professionals.