Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Senior Data Analyst for Office of Clinical Affairs- RBHS. The Senior Data Analyst is responsible for healthcare data collection, analytics, visualization, reporting, and dissemination for all practice divisions in Rutgers Health Group (RHG). Data includes operational, financial, quality, patient satisfaction, claims, and other payor, provider and patient-provided information points for a large, complex and growing multi-disciplinary faculty practice plan.
Responds to internal and external requests for data.
Collaborates with various departments, practice groups and organizations in order to perform data mining and querying functions on large healthcare-related data sets (operational, financial, quality, patient satisfaction, claims, and other payer, provider, and patient-provided information points).
Undertakes essential data integrity, analytic and report generation tasks and conducts data consistency and quality checks.
Functions as a seasoned professional with strong skills in planning, organizing, and completing data request and reporting projects.
Works under minimal supervision and uses independent judgment to provide creative solutions to complex problems.
Assists with the coordination of Rutgers Health Group's submission of data to state, federal, media, independent agencies, and other external stakeholders.
Detects and analyzes data trends, correlations and relationships including use of statistical techniques.
Designs and develops application programs and files for data management and warehousing.
Designs and produces data dashboards and info graphics for a diverse audience of users.
Recommends how to best use large data sets to assess and enhance clinical and financial performance and implements process improvements.
Presents data analysis and trends to RBHS senior management and Practice Divisions within Rutgers Health Group.
Integrates data collection projects and surveys into workflow of data management.
Provides administrative, strategic, and analytical support in the development of programs. Performs research, gathers information, and creates program materials and documents.
Keeps abreast of all pertinent federal, state and Rutgers' regulations, laws and policies as they presently exist and as they change or are modified.
Understands and adheres to Rutgers' compliance standards as they appear in RBHS's Corporate Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, applied social sciences or a similar field plus a minimum of three (3) years of professional experience that demonstrates knowledge and understanding of healthcare-related data for: reporting to external stakeholders, data analysis, and report generation; and meeting accountability and assessment requirements of a healthcare organization.
Equivalent education, experience and/or training may be substituted for the degree requirements.
Experience with healthcare and clinical data (patient data, quality data, claims), as well as an understanding of electronic medical record system data collection and reporting.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must have a high level of computer literacy including Microsoft Office Suite and data querying tools.
Extensive knowledge of data management and manipulation in advanced Excel and SQL.
Ability to analyze data using statistical and Business Intelligence tools like Microsoft SSRS, SSIS, and SSAS.
Must have excellent project management, time management, communication, interpersonal, decision making, analytic, and reporting skills.
Must be able to work with a wide range of individuals with diverse backgrounds and perspectives on data usage including faculty, staff, and senior administrators; as well as individuals at other healthcare institutions, media outlets, and government offices.
Master's Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, applied social sciences.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was ...at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.