Job Description

Bachelor’s degree required.  Two (2) years minimum of experience in a similar healthcare position, and/or skills, knowledge and education in Quality/Performance Improvement is required.  Experience in the management of statistical data is required with emphasis on planning, designing and developing system reports that support the core department responsibilities.  Proficiency in data abstraction from the medical record, analysis, trending and creating appropriate graphs and charts for reporting data, as well as knowledge of regulatory (The Joint Commission, CMS/Q-Net) data submission requirements is highly desired.  Proficiency in coding (ICD-9 and ICD-10), CPT, Procedural, and DRG codes for running reports is preferred.  Knowledge of medical terminology required, including medical professional designations and terms used in various hospital areas.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence if required.  Effective oral and written communications are integral to the position. Strong math skills and the ability to calculate figures and percentages utilizing Excel.  Background or experience with statistics highly preferred. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.  Ability to work with frequent interruptions and to maintain accuracy of information. To perform this job successfully, an individual requires strong computer skills, proficient in Microsoft Office.  Strong organizational skills required.  Ability to type 50 wpm with accuracy and proficiency.  Proficient in creating graphs and charts for reporting data.
Reporting to the Advanced Analytic and Artificial Intelligence Manager, the Quality Improvement  Analyst is responsible for the management of quality data within the department and works collaboratively to assist Clinical and Ancillary Services throughout the Organization in the management of statistical data, to meet evolving needs of the organization. The Quality Analyst is responsible for planning, designing and developing system reports that support the core department responsibilities including those necessary for the timely management of data to meet voluntary and mandatory reporting requirements (regulatory). This includes data gathering, analysis, trending, generating and compiling reports based on the findings, to be reported in the best readable or presentable format, to meet the needs of the audience.
Must be able to work normal/scheduled working hours which may include Holidays, call-backs, weeknights, weekends, and on-call in the Director's absence. Agrees to participate, as directed, in emergencies and community disasters during scheduled and unscheduled hours.
Needs to recognize that they have an affirmative duty and responsibility for reporting perceived misconduct, including actual or potential violations of laws, regulations, policies, procedures, or this organization’s standards/code of conduct.
The employee must work well under pressure, meet multiple and sometimes competing deadlines; and the incumbent shall at all times demonstrate a cooperative behavior with colleagues and supervisors from all departments of the Hospital and government agency employees.

The Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit, qualifications, potential and competency.   The Hospital policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), religion (all aspects of religious beliefs, observance or practice, including religious dress or grooming practices) marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or a record or history of cancer, and genetic characteristics), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition), genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.  It also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.  Discrimination can also include failing to reasonably accommodate religious practices or qualified individuals with disabilities where the accommodation does not pose an undue hardship.  All such discrimination is unlawful.
The Hospital is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities.  This commitment applies to all persons involved in the Hospital operations and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Hospital, including supervisors and coworkers.

Sierra View Medical Center is a tobacco-free environment.


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