University of Utah Clinical Solution Analyst II in Salt Lake City, Utah

Details

Open Date 01/29/2019

Requisition Number PRN19504B

Job Title Business Data Analyst Sr

Working Title Clinical Solution Analyst II

Job Grade G

FLSA Code Computer Employee

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

M – F; 8 am – 5 pm

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00728 - U of U Medical Group

Location Other

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 60,700 to 100,000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The Clinical Solution Analyst II position reports directly to the Team Lead, Analytics Products for the University of Utah Health Medical Group. Acts as a resource to identify and develop clinical analytics solutions aimed at innovating clinical care delivery and facilitating medical group strategic programs. Must be a ‘systems’ thinker with a passion for improving health care delivery and driving the population health agenda. Is considered an expert in care delivery and easily navigates the myriad of health care datasets generated to derive insights to help drive organization change and clinical strategy. Must be familiar with and follow the data science life cycle concepts to carry out important enterprise analytics work. Role has significant potential to improve patient outcomes and impact business potential. Must be able to turn data into meaningful stories that drive institutional change. Experience with championing data governance processes is a plus.

Applies scientific method and design thinking principles to health care and leads team-based discussions on a wide variety of approaches to solving challenging clinical problems. Feels comfortable working with customers at all levels of the organization – from front-line providers to system executives. Serves as the liaison for health care analytics efforts representing rapidly changing clinical needs. Combines knowledge of patient care, informatics concepts, and change management to effectively address the clinical information and knowledge gaps. Strong interest in communicating team’s work and driving national conversations through conference presentations, draft of white papers and writing of peer-review manuscripts. Acts as coach to others on these principles.

Acts as a clinical and business-minded change agent. Independently identifies, develops, plans, implements, and measures the value of data analytic products and strategies to support quality patient care. Has a deep understanding and fluency in medication and disease terminology for cohort management. Applies this expertise alongside population health principles and clinical operational processes to drive organizational improvements and change. TranslatesEHRdata into a clear description of the operational workflow processes that generated it, as well as outline any potential limitations of its use. Provides critical analysis and evaluation to recommend revisions of clinical systems, processes, and workflow to ensure achievement of positive patient outcomes. Has ability to forecast and logically document the sequence of events, task needed and resource commitment required to complete an analytics project. Has strong technical writing skills. Feels comfortable developing original knowledge management content to convey healthcare concepts and describe analytical offerings in a meaningful way to various customer-facing personas (executive to technical) . Has strong interpersonal relations and communication skills. Enables collaboration and mediates conflict among team members to find a common ground to solving complex system problems. Exemplifies the academic and culture of learning mindset.

Responsibilities

Uses analytical capabilities to synthesize unstructured, disjointed information into meaningful, compelling narratives that facilitate development and refinement of health system strategy.

Crafts data products that provide effective summary visualizations of analytical findings and user-empowering functionalities that facilitate and promote self-learning.

Supports efforts to create presentations with clear, cogent writing and graphical illustrations.

Articulates the role of health analytics in patient care, case management, and business operations.

Explains clearly the differences in composition, purpose, and mission between different healthcare settings as well as the perspective of C-level leaders that lead them.

Generates a wide variety of approaches to solving problems while both tolerating ambiguity and embracing failure as a learning opportunity.

Selects the appropriate tool to build original visualizations, images, and graphics.

Identifies, describes, and manages how changes inEHRworkflow affect data used in analysis projects.

Performs data profiling and characterization techniques and can quantify data quality to describe confidence in analytic results.

• This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a bachelor’s degree in area of specialty or equivalency (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education). Four to six years of experience in the field or in a related area required.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Preferences

Master’s degree in a healthcare related field, especially nursing informatics, biomedical informatics or pharmacy.

Familiarity with statistical techniques and a basic understanding of at least one statistical programing tool such as Stata,SAS, Shiny or R.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Please note: This is a Category H benefited position. For further details please visit https://www.hr.utah.edu/benefits/planH_SOM.php or

https://www.hr.utah.edu/benefits/retire_HPP.php

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with priorURSservice, may elect to enroll inURSif they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits fromURSare subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.