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Clinical Data Analyst II

Company: Catholic Health Initiative
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:


CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


Job Summary:

This role is responsible for designing/developing/testing/maintaining a wide variety of complex custom and internally-developed quality-related multi-user applications, databases, interfaces, reports, forms and associated business intelligence/training tools that automate end-user workflow/processes. An incumbent is also responsible for the analysis of patient outcomes and other core measures/quality indicators in order to facilitate the identification and execution of quality performance improvement opportunities/initiatives. The duties involve determining, from an array of options, how best to build solid applications/programs/reports that meet professional standards and all systems and user requirements. In performing the position, an understanding of a wide variety of business systems/applications, data types and range of formats is required, as well as the business purpose behind data management needs.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Plans, designs, develops, tests, implements and maintains desktop applications and/or multi-user databases that facilitate the timely, efficient and accurate collection, analysis and management of key clinical data in support of process improvement activities, internal/external reporting requirements and emerging healthcare-related initiatives; ensures that all activities are fully documented in accordance with professional standards.
  • Prepares recurring and special aggregated data reports and related business intelligence/decision support tools for internal customers and external entities by obtaining/manipulating electronic and abstracted data from automated systems and utilizing complex report-writing applications.
  • Presents, interprets and explains complex and multi-dimensional report content to various audiences including senior leadership/management, performance improvement teams, physicians/providers and other stakeholders.
  • Proactively identifies opportunities for, and participates in, ongoing performance/process improvement activities relating to data management.
  • Keeps abreast of evolving/changing quality measures/benchmarks, regulations, terminology/definitions, incentive/reimbursement criteria and related requirements/documentation applicable to ongoing clinical data management and reporting.
  • Perform related duties as required.


Education/Work Experience Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Healthcare Analytics or other related discipline and a minimum of five years of directly related work experience (including data management and analysis) that would demonstrate attainment of the requisite job knowledge/abilities.

Or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

Keywords: Catholic Health Initiative, Tacoma , Clinical Data Analyst II, Other , Tacoma, Washington

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