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Sr Clinical Data Analyst

Date: Mar 30, 2019

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28203

Company: Atrium Health

Job Req ID: 184488

Position Number: 00142913

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: Day

Shift Details: Days, Monday-Friday

Standard Hours: 40.00

Department Name: Quality Management

Location: Physician Services Group

Location Details:  720 East Morehead Street

Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit



Job Summary

Oversees the activities of clinical performance and outcomes reporting for Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS). Works with internal and facility teams to develop data management processes and reporting for comparative purposes across the enterprise. Creates data packages for facility and corporate leadership for decision making through strong understanding of performance improvement techniques necessary to influence change and modify systems.

Essential Functions

  • Plans, oversees, and evaluates performance improvement reporting activities for assigned CHS facilities.
  • Supports facility leadership with information necessary for overall day-to-day quality activities, decision support and Board oversight preparation.
  • Identifies leading practices for achievement in quality improvement and shares with key stakeholders to hardwire best practices
  • Compiles, analyzes and distributes pertinent clinical data as it relates to outcomes and resource utilization; provides support and monitors assigned facilities; responds to user based questions and training requests, and follows-up based on variation.
  • Ensures on-going system trending is maintained and assessed to identify priorities and opportunities for improvement; continuously generates ideas for improvement.
  • Assists in the development of quality goals and provides supporting data to achieve these goals.
  • Works collaboratively with various CHS departments to achieve facility and enterprise quality and safety goals.
  • Assists with the development and revision of policies and procedures to enable continuous quality improvement.
  • Provides analytical leadership and consultative services throughout CHS System; serves as the primary liaison with tool vendor.
  • Assists with ambulatory, post-acute and regional quality activities, as applicable.
  • Promotes the philosophy, mission and administrative policies of CHS to ensure quality care and patient safety.
  • Provides direct education to users in clinical applications, as well as support to trainers in the field.

 Physical Requirements

Can clearly communicate verbally, in person, and in writing with patients, families, agencies and the healthcare team. Must possess a strong sense of urgency and make sound decisions. Excellent interpersonal communication skills. Within limited time elements, carries out responsibilities in a professional manner always, as well as possesses ability to work cooperatively and effectively with other teammates on an individual and team basis. Works in an office environment which requires long periods of sitting and computer use. Travels to CHS facilities in personal vehicle as needed.

Education, Experience and Certifications

Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred. RN or other clinical licensure preferred. Certification in health care quality, patient safety or related regulatory entity preferred. 3 years’ quality improvement experience required (Preferably in tertiary care setting). Additional experience in post-acute and ambulatory quality preferred. Certification and knowledge of Lean concepts preferred. Advanced computer skills, and direct knowledge of data analysis techniques including statistical displays at a macro and micro level required. Advanced business communication skills preferred.


At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.


As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.


Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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