Senior Quality Analyst - Nursing and Patient Care Services
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
The Senior Quality Analyst supports regulatory and ANCC Magnet reporting requirements and data driven projects that require strong collaboration between Program Manager, Nursing Quality, Nurse Leaders and Institute partners, including HRIS, Clinical Operations and Business Analytics (COBA), Nursing informatics and Quality and Patient Safety. The Senior Quality Analyst’s work contributes to building sustainable infrastructures, processes and systems that increase the transparency, integrity and availability of nursing quality data. The Senior Data Analyst reports to the Executive Director of Clinical and Professional Development.
Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
Develop an in-depth understanding of Nursing Quality data and data structures as well as the ability to translate specifications into programming logic and create visualizations and reports.
Lead new projects, function independently within a fast-paced environment, work on several different projects/tasks concurrently and serve as a data advisor to Nursing Quality efforts. Assignments will include complex data analysis projects that can be multi-disciplinary or interdepartmental. The analyst will collaborate closely with the COBA team to address data requirements for analytic reporting and interface requirements.
Work with a variety of business intelligence tools (ex: relational databases, SQL, Excel, Tableau etc.) to access data, write queries, develop programming logic, run reports, manipulate, and analyze large datasets to meet the quality data needs of the department.
Develops comprehensive quality assurance processes to ensure accurate and reliable data.
Serve as a technical expert for compiling, cleaning, manipulating, and analyzing data related to assigned projects.
Perform other similar and related duties as required or directed.
Expertise in manipulating data, extracting desired information and performing data analysis
Demonstrated knowledge of database design and programming
Superior computer skills, i.e. MS Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word and data mining techniques
Working knowledge of business intelligence tools, i.e. Tableau
Superior interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
Complex problem-solving skills
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
Project management skills
Comfort in learning new software tools
Desire and ability to train and mentor team members and work in a team-oriented approach
Bachelor of Science/Arts or equivalent in Business Administration, Data Analytics, Information Technology, or related field
Master’s degree (MPH, MBA or other relevant field), preferred
At least 3 years of relevant experience in data analytics, process improvement and quality, preferably in the health care industry. Exposure to Electronic Medical Records, Epic EMR preferred
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.