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Clinical Quality Analyst
Req. #: 52612
Department: Performance Improvement
Location: 1200 E. Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23219
Schedule: Full time
Shift: 1: Days
Hours:
Job Details: - Bachelors degree is required

VCU Health System's Performance Improvement is seeking a full time Clinical Quality Analyst to provide guidance and assist in the decision making for statistical and methodological analyses in support of the VCUHS's performance improvement initiatives; performs statistical and other data analyses; creates meaningful data reports; manages external data submissions in accordance with regulations and internal procedures; and provides expertise on data sources, data design and benchmarking.
 
Responsibilities
Able to think independently and organize, plan and make decisions.
Analysis and critical thinking with data.
Guidance to staff regarding data, analysis and interpretation.
Effective communication skills; must be an effective communicator including verbal, nonverbal, as well as listening skills.
Complete data analysis methodology accurately.
Maintain positive interactions with all customers, colleagues, supervisors and team members.
Actively engage in professional activities.
Maintain knowledge of local, federal and state laws and regulations as well as TJC standards related to position's chief objective. Interpret standards and regulations related to their area of focus.
Demonstrate aptitude for compliance with VCUHS policies, procedures and customer service philosophy.
Collaborate with others to achieve goals.
 
Qualifications
 
Required
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration, Public Health, Business Administration, Information Technology, or related clinical discipline from an accredited program
Coursework in statistics
If candidate holds a professional license in the Commonwealth of Virginia (e.g. Registered Nurse, Pharmacist, Nurse Practitioner, Registered Dietitian, etc.), it must remain current
Minimum of three (3) years of experience in a healthcare environment, with specific experience in the following areas:
     -clinical experience working in or managing a clinical setting (Nurse, Pharmacist, OT, clinical area manager or similar)
     -quantitative experience including organizing and analyzing data and basic application of statistical analyses and statistical process control
     -utilizing PC-based applications such as databases, spreadsheets, word processing and presentation graphics and creating formulas and auto calculations in spreadsheets
     -querying and report writing in databases
     -applying and explaining statistical process control tools
     -interpreting and applying local, federal and state laws and regulations and TJC standards and CMS standards/regulations
 
Preferred
Master's Degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration, Public Health, Business Administration, Information Technology, or related clinical discipline from an accredited program
Supplemental course work in quality improvement and/or project management
Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt
Three (3) years of experience applying analytical, statistical and research methodology, preferably in a healthcare setting
Previous work experience in the following areas:
     -developing and monitoring clinical practice guidelines;
     -applying quality improvement processes and tools
     -designing data models and/or conducting data analyses for research studies
     -designing databases (data modeling) and designing complex queries
     -utilizing Microsoft Access, MIDAS and Cerner

 


EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.

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