Mercy Medical Center Clinton Data Analyst - Ambulatory Network in Saint Joseph Mercy Health System Hospital Campus - Livonia, Michigan

Department:

16301_54960 Ambulatory Network Admin - SM

Expected Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day Shift

Position Purpose:

Job Description Details:

JOB SUMMARY

The St. Joe's Medical Group strives to be the most trusted multispecialty group in the communities we serve and transform the health of the community. The data analyst position provides decision and data analysis support related to quality of care, resource utilization and reduction of cost to hospital and medical staff as required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborates with administrative and clinical staff in the development of reports and analysis of data.

  • Creates, builds and maintains these process improvement tools.

  • Designs and produces variance and monitor reports to measure, analyze and compare cost and clinical outcomes.

  • Provides information needed for planning, marketing, management decision making, clinical improvement needs, and cost management.

  • Develops methodologies/approaches, designs report formats, and writes computer programs to extract data.

  • Serves as a consultant to the clinical and medical staff, and other departments, by providing information and assistance for the use of the decision support databases and other software applications.

  • Performs routine and ad hoc clinical, volume and financial reports and analyses.

  • Responds to both simple and complex requests and assists data analysts with development of reports/analyses.

  • Designs and maintains physician, specialty, department or institution specific reports for quality improvement.

  • Designs new reports to facilitate analysis of quality outcomes.

  • Interprets and summarizes information.

  • Performs appropriate statistical tests and analyses documents and explains processes.

  • Maintains knowledge of current trends and developments in the field by reading appropriate literature and attending related seminars.

  • Completes questionnaires, forms and responds to information requests for external reporting purposes.

  • Maintains the confidentiality of information in accordance with hospital policy.

  • Behaves in accordance with the Mission, Vision, and Values.

  • Assumes responsibilities for performance of job duties in the safest possible manner.

  • Maintains good rapport and cooperative relationships.

  • Approaches conflict in a constructive manner.

  • Helps to identify problems, offer solutions, and participate in their resolution.

  • Maintains the confidentiality of information acquired pertaining to patient, physicians, colleagues, and visitors to St. Joseph Mercy Health.

  • Discusses patient and hospital information only among appropriate personnel in appropriately private places.

  • Behaves in accordance with the Code of Conduct, Service Excellence Standards, and the Mission, Vision and Values of SJMH.

REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE

  • Requires a Bachelor's degree in Information Management, Health Services Administration, Business Administration or related field.

  • Preferred knowledge of clinical/health related field or experience.

  • Four to six years related experience with data analysis.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Expert ability to use Microsoft Office, including Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word, etc.

  • Preferred experience with Microsoft SQL Server.

  • Strong interpersonal skills necessary to effectively communicate and interact with all levels of hospital and medical staff.

  • Good oral and written communication skills.

  • Advanced experience with large-scale databases and advanced analytic and computer skills including data management and statistical software.

  • Ability to research, obtain and evaluate information, analyze problems, and make appropriate recommendations and decisions for clinical and cost related applications.

  • Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail and ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Ability to work with co-workers in a team-oriented environment.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.

Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit www.trinity-health.org at http://www.trinity-health.org/ . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.