The Clinical Informatics Analyst is responsible for managing the collection, organization and input of data and information obtained in the Quality Programs for the district.
Responsible for the development and maintenance of internal quality databases and the support of external databases.
Uses Business Intelligence reporting tools to gather, store and analyze data to assist the Quality department in identifying process improvement opportunities.
Demonstrates the primary components of expert clinical information analysis, consultation, education and serves as a resource for outcomes data, data abstraction of Core Measures and other quality initiatives.
Monitors and prioritizes the Quality Management Report requests.
As a collaborative member of the quality management team, enhances patient safety and quality by giving full representation to the needs of the clinical and medical staff.
Acts as an expert clinical resource for clinical systems and serves as the liaison between quality management and information systems and provides end-user functional support for quality applications.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: Bachelor's degree in Nursing , Informatics , or other healthcare related field; Master's degree in healthcare or RN preferred
2. Work Experience: 5 years of clinical data management experience and proven track record of analyzing large data sets utilizing Business Intelligence reporting tools, synthesizing data, compiling data into reports, and communication of findings to stakeholders.
3. Management Experience: 3+ years of project management experience
4. Equipment Operated: Photocopier, Personal Computer, 10-Key Calculator, Fax Machine, Recorder, Windows-based Software Programs, etc.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 1. Communication Skills: Must possess high-level interpersonal communication skills to interact effectively with all levels of personnel within the organization.
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact) Writing /Composing (Correspondence/ Reports)
2. Other Skills: Analytical, Design, Mathematics, Research, Statistical
3. Work Schedule: Flexible a. May require extended hours in addition to weekends/ holidays for special projects.
4. Other Requirements:
Is self-directed with organizational and priority setting skills. Proficient in report writing tools (Business Intelligence) and database development.
Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Access; typing and organizational skills.
Evidence of independent research and analytical problem solving skills.
Exceptional time management and organizational skills;
Ability to effectively handle numerous priorities simultaneously;
Ability to serve the Quality department and Harris Health System as a clinical subject matter expert;
Strong knowledge of study design and evaluative techniques;
Demonstrates ability to identify problem areas and take initiative to identify and implement appropriate solutions;
Internal Number: 140131
About Harris Health System
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.