Director, Quality Analytics
Company: UC San Diego Health System - Hillcrest
Location: La Jolla
Posted on: June 25, 2022
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 11/04/2021. Eligible Special
Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for
This posting will remain open until filled.
Position will be a combination of onsite work with remote
While not required, a cover letter is strongly encouraged.
The Director of Quality Analytics helps shape the priority focus
areas for our Department and Organization through the development
of analytics and visualization that will ensure the best possible
outcomes for our patients. This role also plays a pivotal role in
ensuring we meet all our Quality Public Profile data elements for
Leapfrog, Vizient, CMS, and US News and World Report. This leader
ensures that we provide the necessary analytics prepared to support
our physician partners in each of our 17 clinical services and our
Involves analysis of complex business problems using data to
provide insight to decision-makers. Identifies and interprets
trends and patterns in datasets to locate influences. Develops
forecasts, recommendations, and strategic / tactical plans based on
business data and market knowledge. Works with business and / or
clinical units to understand and prioritize data and information
requirements. Creates specifications for reports and analysis based
on business needs and required / available data elements. Optimizes
the performance of enterprise business intelligence tools by
defining data to filter and index that adds value to the user.
Develops business cases to support enterprise-wide business
Supervises professionals and serves as a data scientist providing
direction and guidance on business intelligence solutions.
Coordinates department workflow, sets priorities and assesses
processes. Provides input on Oversees personnel matters and
recommends improvements to department practices.
- Coordinates daily operations and provides guidance to
professionals on performance standards and BI procedures. Trains
staff and assigns work.
- Partner with key stakeholders across the organization including
physician leaders, nursing, and quality and patient safety
teammates to identify data needs and collaborate to produce,
validate, and publish key metrics to drive the organization towards
- Serves as a resource on the development of complex analytics,
forecasts, data modeling, and reporting to meet desired business
- Supervises implementation of business intelligence tools and
processes. Ensures prioritization of projects and achievement of
goals, objectives, and deliverables. Assists with developing /
modifying project plans and timelines.
- Collaborates with technical teams identifying opportunities to
leverage technology to facilitate information delivery and expand
- Monitors data sources, identifies issues, and coordinates
solutions to data collection / management challenges.
- Nine (9) years of related experience, education/training, OR a
Bachelors degree in health care information technology, computer
science, or related area; plus five (5) years of related
- Professional level experience working with clinical information
systems and developing deep analytics and interpretation with
associated data visualization.
- Professional level experience and proven success performing
clinical workflows, user interface optimization, clinical decision
support, rules development, data integration and mining, clinical
ontologies, and adoption of technology.
- Advanced level capabilities with Tableau, data modeling, MS
Excel, MS Access and MSSQL server and related technologies.
- Knowledge and advanced level experience working with Transact
SQL, Crystal Reports 11, OLAP structures and/or other related
- Advanced knowledge and experience in database management
- Extensive experience and working knowledge of all MS office
- Strong project management skills. Ability to work in a group
setting and lead projects.
- Excellent verbal, written communication skills, presentation,
and report writing.
- Knowledge, experience, and/or certification working with Epic
data and Epic Clarity.
- Advanced level experience working with Transact SQL, and data
visualization tools such as Tableau, Crystal Reports 11, OLAP
structures, and/or other related technologies.
- Experience in a large, academic healthcare environment.SPECIAL
- Must be able to work various hours and locations based on
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check,
pre-employment physical and drug screen.
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19
Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or
UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San
Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care,
biomedical research, education, and community service. Our
facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer
Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye
Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in
the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to
join our team!
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Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
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