Responsible for the provision of analytical support of data generated by the department. This position will assist in creating, designing and implementing processes to ensure accurate data collection and input. The Data Analyst position will assist with maintenance of department database and on-going training of end users. This position is responsible for gathering, analyzing and reporting statistical information and patient outcomes, which may include statistical power and sample size determination, inferential hypothesis testing, algorithm development and numerical methods, data mining and knowledge discovery in databases. Reporting duties for the Data Analyst position will involve the provision of monthly departmental reports and ensuring timely regulatory reporting completion. Additional responsibilities for this position include making recommendations for the implementation of technology and processes required to support the goals of the department with emphasis on regulatory compliance. The Data Analyst position will complete other data requests. Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Exercises judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Performs other duties as assigned to support cost, access, and quality initiatives.
Degrees: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Healthcare Administration with a heavy emphasis on Health Informatics
Work Experience: Two (2) Years Work Experience with reporting and analytics with data analysis, extraction, and manipulation of health informatics. Training/experience with databases (SQL Server or MS Access) and reporting (Excel) required. Expert in MS Office components including Word and Excel. Designing reports. Experience with SharePoint and Epic a plus. Experience in a healthcare delivery or healthcare business setting preferred.
Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal Communication (Heavy Public Contact), Writing/Correspondence, Writing/Reports
Proficiencies: MS Access, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Word, Personal Computer
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Analytical, Design, Mathematics, Medical Terms, Statistical
Work Schedule: Flexible, Eligible for Telecommute
Equipment Operated: Office equipment including computer, scanner, printer, copier, fax.
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.