This Quality & Safety Programmer Analyst position is responsible for programming and extracting data from the Epic electronic health record (Clarity) using SQL programming expertise, reporting, project management and analytical support, Quality & Safety Excellence Dashboards and scorecards. The position supports and manages quality and safety excellence outcomes reporting dashboards and is responsible for tracking, trending, monitoring, reporting, communicating results and impact of quality and safety program participation in multiple external and internal programs. The Quality & Safety Department has combined responsibilities for UCDMC system wide patient safety and quality excellence, performance improvement, patient experience, outcomes management and reporting. Through close interaction with UCDMC departments, units, clinical departments and providers; these functions promote excellence in patient care, patient safety, patient experience and utilization of clinical resources.REQUIRED--Advanced experience in database application development, using programming languages (SQL) with various programs to create/modify databases and data sets, integrating multiple large datasets, creating custom reports, filters, linkage, forms and ability to export data in various formats to generate custom reports utilizing various software programs.--Advanced experience with Epic Electronic Health Record (EHR), with a preferred minimum of three (3) Epic certifications.--Strong written and verbal communication skills including large group presentation development and delivery--Advanced analytical and mathematical skills to utilize statistical tests and tools to make complex computations and comparisons--Understanding of data collection and management, statistics, study design, dashboard design/development, and quality improvement methodology--Ability to work in a dynamic collaborative team environment with sound negotiation and problem solving skills--Ability to analyze diverse information, qualitative and quantitative, and prepare analyses and reports--Experience producing high quality deliverables with fast paced deadlines--Ability to understand complex instructions and process complex information--Ability to function effectively under pressure while maintaining accuracy and adapt to changing priorities while meeting deadlines--Experience working independently and use initiative to obtain information in order to complete assignments--Knowledge of strategic planning concepts to access internal and external environments--Comprehensive knowledge of medical diagnostic and procedural terminology--Knowledge of information systems--Demonstrated experience in translating user requirements into report specifications. --Ability to recognize the need for and maintain security of confidential information, exercise judgment, tact, and discretion in handling sensitive or confidential information or situations.SPECIAL REQUIREMENT - THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
About University of California Davis Medical Center
At the end of 2015, we launched a comprehensive and inclusive process to tap into the broad, diverse knowledge of our entire UC Davis Health community to stimulate new and unique ideas for our next strategic plan.Throughout 2016, hundreds of members of our UC Davis Health family, as well as external friends and partners, took part in conversations and provided valuable input into charting a long-t...erm course for our future that will continue the momentum underway to solidify our position as a top-tier health care organization.With your valuable input and talents, I am excited to launch our six new strategic plan goals. Over the next few years, together we will:Lead Person-Centered Care in the best way, at the best time, in the best place, and with the best teamReimagine Education by cultivating diverse, transdisciplinary, life-long learners who will lead transformation in health care to advance well-being and equity for allAccelerate Innovative Research to improve lives and reduce the burden of disease through the discovery, implementation and dissemination of new knowledgeImprove Population Health through the use of big data and precision healthTransform Our Culture by engaging everyone with compassion and inclusion, by inspiring innovative ideas, and by empowering each otherPromote Sustainability through shared goals, balanced priorities and investments in our workforce and in our communityAt a time when our industry is experiencing some of the most formidable changes ever, these are bold aspirations that will anchor us and provide us with clarity of purpose and a path forward. I am fully confident that we will achieve great success knowing we have a solid plan and areas of focus to guide us.I thank everyone who participated in the planning process for their great input and their dedication to our future success.