Job Posting: Summary of Essential Job Duties: This position is responsible for guiding and providing support in developing and implementing strategies/best practices for clinical transformation with a focus on Program Evaluation. Plans appropriate analytic and evaluation approaches, oversees collection of data, and performs and interprets analyses to deliver high quality information with which to identify opportunities to enhance clinical efficiency and appropriateness of care. Analytic approaches should be aimed to identify opportunities for future improvements, guide design of interventions, and assess the impact of programs, to support informed decision-making about these programs, and to demonstrate the value of the Health System's care delivery to internal and external audiences. Key program evaluation components include measurement of structural and process measures as well as outcomes measures in multiple domains—clinical quality, health care utilization and efficiency, patient and provider satisfaction and engagement, and return-on-investment. Coordinates key cross-functional work teams for program evaluation, including performance of market assessment, literature review, data analysis/collection and project management support to ensure effective development of strategies/best practices/protocols in support of Program Evaluation, especially as it integrates with population health and total cost of care initiatives across the entire care continuum including prevention, evaluation, treatment, and transitions of care. Supports and participates in interdepartmental collaboration and problem-solving. Works closely with other members of the Medical Delivery Network, including Clinical Analytics and Decision Support, and other members of the Health System, including Resource and Outcomes Management, Performance Improvement, Health Services Research, and Biostatistics, to define project scope, access data, execute analyses, and interpret/communicate findings Effectively coordinates transition from strategy/best practice definition through implementation and ongoing support to operational staff. Competent to work at the highest level of implementation and support best practices while considering clinical and business implications of the application of these processes to the current and future clinical and business environment.
Bachelor's degree in a health care, business or technical field or commensurate experience required. MPH or MBA strongly preferred. Experience: For Program Evaluation, must demonstrate requisite skill and experience in quantitative healthcare analyses, preferably with program evaluation, managed care, and/or observational research applications.
For Program Evaluation, demonstrated expertise in healthcare data, data quality management, systems analysis, and statistical analysis. This should include: Expertise with health system information systems and data flow; expertise with statistical software packages (SAS, SPSS, STATA, or similar); Strong spreadsheet analysis skills (Visual Basic preferable); Familiarity with relational databases, preferably including electronic health records
For Program Evaluation, experience with accessing and manipulating different types of data, including administrative claims, electronic medical record, survey, quality management, registries, etc.
3-5 years work experience with 2 years prior work experience in a healthcare setting highly desired.
Demonstrated experience in project management, scope, cost, time, risk, quality, and communication or completion of the Cedars-Sinai recognized project management course required within first year of employment.
Demonstrated ability to collect and synthesize published information in support of "best practices" in program implementation, outcomes measurement, and evaluation
Demonstrated experience with process flow analysis, user relations, customer interactions.
Thorough understanding of core business processes within healthcare organizations
Excellent computer skills including advanced knowledge of MS Office, MS Access, Visio, Project and Project Tracking.
Excellent ability to build relationships and manage through conflicting points of views with stakeholder teams.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scien...tists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.