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Senior Clinical Analyst

Date Posted: Feb 4, 2021
Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 740
Job Family: Professional Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 51011028342573-IAS Clinical Analytics and Clinical Quality Informatics
Location: Atrium Corporate Operations


Job Summary

Manages and facilitates the access, clinical synthesis, distribution and analysis of internal and comparative data in support of system strategic, operational and quality projects. Works in collaboration with facility executives, service line leaders and operational managers, translates the operational and clinical needs into analytic and reporting strategies. Develops and executes plans for improvement opportunities in enterprise-wide clinical performance and outcomes. Oversees internal data collection and reporting along with ensuring submission standards are met for the appropriate governing entities


Essential Functions

        • Directs and executes multiple, concurrent projects independent of or with little supervision from leadership.
  • Leads the evaluation of the request for service to understand business and technical open issues to be clarified with the client.
  • Works in collaboration with the department’s client to thoroughly understand the business needs, project scope, and anticipated deliverable associated with the request for service.
  • Leads the on-going interface with the client to develop analytic approaches to the request.
  • Understands and executes the development of specific population definitions to meet the needs of the project.
  • Recommends to the client and department, processes to balance the data needs for the project against the urgency and requirements for action.
  • Understands the context of the requested data and reports with other initiatives to develop sustainable solutions
  • Uses statistical techniques to describe and evaluate data and uses process analysis tools for the display, interpretation and presentation of data for management and organization action.
  • Translates the defined business needs to a set of meaningful metrics and analytics.
  • Provides value-added analysis and recommended follow up actions in support of the business needs.
  • Supports the process to integrate data from multiple sources to a single dataset for analysis.
  • Leads the review and validation of complex, custom datasets specific to the project.
  • Recommends and prepares to the client, a method of delivering results from the project to meet current and on-going needs and facilitates data discussion and interpretation.
  • Develops simple to complex reports utilizing various Business Intelligence tools.
  • Develops data variables, collection processes standards and data dictionaries.
  • Identifies and resolves data structure issues with support from technical / IS team.
  • Leads initiatives to move CHS forward as a data driven organization.
  • Educates clients in clinical and financial operational concepts and their relationship to data.
  • Consults with clients to create methods to quantify key elements of their operational performance within the limitations of available data sources.
  • Guides clients through known and potential data issues, taking into consideration all data collection inconsistencies and inaccuracies in the source system.
  • Facilitates and serves as a resource for the development and implementation of action plans for process and practice improvements.
  • Reports demonstrated efficiency and quality of improved patient care, system process and professional practices to key stakeholders.


Physical Requirements

The Senior Clinical Analyst generally works in an office environment, sitting at a desk, working with a computer, talking on the telephone, and preparing reports and other statistical data. Some of the time is spent in meetings at a variety of CHS facilities, making presentations and offering advice to System executives. On occasion, requires standing, walking and traveling in personal car to other facilities. Also, occasionally requires carrying of up to 25 pounds of materials (files, projectors, laptops). Position also requires the ability to work rapidly and accurately under pressure, to work in a safe and effective manner, and to handle different issues and priorities simultaneously.


Education, Experience and Certifications

Bachelor’s degree in health related fields or Registered Nurse and 2 years’ experience in health related field required. Experience with healthcare data in a healthcare organization strongly preferred. Thoroughly understands the elements of registries and databases relevant to assigned projects and identifies data integrity issues using complex analysis of the data. Communicates effectively in verbal, written, and electronic formats with team members, supervisors, department heads, and all clients using appropriate terminology and grammar. Proficiency using computer software tools and Windows operating system. Strong organizational and time management abilities. Strong ability to apply the principles and practices of data management. Ability to work effectively and independently manage tasks in a fast-paced environment. Ability to analyze and solve issues and problems. Ability to initiate and follow through on programs of both short and long term duration.

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