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Health Data Analyst

Company: Rhode Island Quality Institute
Location: Providence
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Are you seeking an innovative opportunity to make a difference while delivering high-integrity, high-value clinical and operational data to support health and health care? At RIQI, our staff is committed to improving health and healthcare in the RI Community by providing and protecting trusted data and information. Consider joining our dynamic team today!WHAT WE DO:The Rhode Island Quality Institute operates Rhode Island's Health Information Exchange (HIE) and is the state-designated Regional Health Information Organization (RHIO). We are a center for collaborative innovation that enables the best healthcare in Rhode Island making available trusted data and information. With a wide array of services available, we facilitate improvements in health and healthcare through initiatives that support care coordination, reduce medical errors and waste, advance quality measurement, and engage patients and families in their care.We have proudly been recognized as a Best Place to Work in RI and foster a culture that embraces our core values of Transparency, Innovation, Reliability, Accountability, and Making a Difference. RIQI BENEFITS & PERKS:

  • Work from home opportunity; flexible work schedule
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Generous Paid Time Off, Sick Time, and Holidays
  • 401(k) Plan with Employer Matching
  • Life Insurance and Disability coverage
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • And more!WHAT YOU WILL DO:Reporting to the Senior Manager, Data & Product Support, you will play a key role in transforming Rhode Island Quality Institute's healthcare data into valuable datasets, delivering information to key organizations within our local, state, and national healthcare ecosystem. Working with community partners including hospitals, government organizations, and academic institutions, this position supports data-driven, high-quality healthcare in our community. By developing analytic plans to match client requests, as well as scripting and executing safe database queries and performing analyses using statistical or general programming languages, you will deliver high-integrity and high-value data to support health and health care. This position also conducts internal data projects, such as data quality assurance, validation of products and deliverables, as well as assisting in maintaining data pipelines and clinical data products. In this role, you will work safely, diligently, and collaboratively to produce accurate and reliable data with the mission of improving our healthcare system through the use of trusted data.Responsibilities
    • Generates reports and datasets for healthcare organizations and academic partners.
    • Analyzes systems with a technical mindset and ensures optimal use of data assets.
    • Investigates data quality problems, conducts root-cause analysis, corrects errors, develops process improvement processes, and evaluates impact of improvements for addressing clinical and public health challenges.
    • Monitors the quality and standardization of the company's data, reports on results, and recommends corrective action plans and alternative methods for administration.
    • Assists with creating controls to preserve the integrity of the information being reported.
    • Works within a multi-disciplinary team to investigate patterns or trends collaboratively.
    • Works with internal and external stakeholders on addressing data anomalies and requests for information.
    • Works with vendors for evaluation of data reporting enhancements to meet company and healthcare community needs.
    • Documents processes related to data analysis, quality, and reporting.
    • Performs other related duties and special projects as assigned.

      • A BA/BS degree in a STEM+C field of study.
      • Two+ years relevant experience in business or health data management, data analytics, or data stewardship.
      • Experience with creating and managing data sets to support HEDIS (Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set) performance measures.
      • Experience with SQL and relational database management
      • Experience with statistical or general programming languages (such as R, Julia, Python).
      • Operating system administration skills, including advanced Windows and basic Linux skills.
      • Experience with securely managing sensitive data and a foundational knowledge of HIPAA security and privacy rules.
      • Experience working with healthcare data (e.g., EHR and claims) and relevant data models (e.g., OMOP).
      • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including translating technical language for clients.
      • Strong problem-solving skills, working with complex data and resolving ambiguous issues. Desired Qualifications
        • Experience on research projects, manuscript development, and federal grant-led initiatives.
        • Proven ability to improve and execute large and computationally intensive SQL queries.
        • Experience in documenting codebase and system operation (e.g., user guides).
        • Experience with version control systems (e.g., Git).
        • Knowledge of IBI WebFOCUS, Power BI, or similar business intelligence platform for reporting.
        • Experience with developing test scripts, performing user testing, and foreseeing potential edge cases.
        • Intermediate to advanced MS Excel skills including conditional statements, complex/nested formulas, pivot tables, lookups, filtering, arrays, and knowledge of VBA.
        • Proven record of tracking of information with metrics and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).RIQI is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. PI202078587

Keywords: Rhode Island Quality Institute, Providence , Health Data Analyst, Professions , Providence, Rhode Island

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