Working under the supervision of the Chief Information Officer, the Data Analyst will work closely with the Clinical Applications Coordinator and the Quality Assurance Coordinator to provide data analysis, custom reporting, data interpretation and data analytics for clinical initiatives, grant reporting, ad-hoc data needs and select special projects. The Data Analyst reports directly to the CIO but intersects with leadership of multiple health disciplines. The Data Analyst will maintain standard data definitions and collection methodologies for state and federal measures such as those required by the Indian Health Service GPRA measures, requirements for Meaningful Use standards, HRSA CQI measures, HEDIS measures and others as required.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Implements and coordinates data collection and reporting activities with grant/program directors, maintains data integral to quality improvement activities that include but are not limited to clinical reporting, and maximizing accuracy of data reporting objects toward compliance with quality measurement indicators.
Assists with necessary benchmarking and reporting activities as required for Meaningful Use process implementation.
Responsible for coordinating and publishing custom reporting solutions and related reporting systems as required.
Assists clinic staff to ensure that health data is accessible electronically, and reported accurately for internal and external purposes.
Understands, enforces and abides by all HIPAA and HITECH data collection, reporting and distribution requirements.
Assists training efforts for staff using data-driven reporting metrics as needed.
Actively participates in activities of Quality Assurance and Continuous Quality Improvement Committee and reports data to support their efforts.
Assists in coordination and data hygiene of core measurements as they pertain to annual reports and requirements.
Based on data collection needs, and working with the Clinical Application Coordinator, coordinate changes and improvements to clinical workflows to enhance reporting opportunities.
Assist in troubleshooting and resolving electronic health information data inaccuracies or anomalies.
Assist in the maintenance of NextGen system documentation.
Provide on-going system and process evaluation to ensure maximized utilization of systems and data.
Adheres to the general standards to promote a cooperative work environment by utilizing communication skills, interpersonal relationships and team building. Including but limited to;
Following organization and departmental policies and procedures.
Contributing to the overall quality of services.
Assuming responsibility for keeping informed about changes in policies and procedures.
Abides by industry best practices (e.g. proper PPE, ergonomic posture, etc.) to maintain a safe working environment, and reports safety issues or concerns to the supervisor or the Safety Officer immediately. Reviews the Safety and Health plans, understands, and asks questions regarding safe practices in work areas.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or Informatics preferred with a background in community healthcare primary medical care data.
Strong skills in Microsoft SQL Server (SP, functions, ETL, queries), SSIS, SSRS, Microsoft Excel, XML. HL7 preferred.
Ten years’ experience working with relational databases, data transformation, data interfaces, and flat files.
Knowledge of medical terminology, ICD diagnosis and procedures codes, and CPT Codes preferred
Demonstrates the ability to work effectively in a culturally diverse environment.
Superior computer proficiency, exceptional organization, and meticulous attention to detail
Ability to work quickly in a fast paced patient care setting, coordinating multiple projects, and capability of prioritizing competing deadlines.
Ability to analyze and present information and data to clinic management as well as front line staff.
Strong interpersonal skills. Excellent communication, both orally and in writing;
Ability to work independently; practicing sound judgment, and also as part of a team.
Understands and promotes the mission, vision, and values of the health center both in the work place and in the community.
Complies with all state and federal laws and regulations, as they pertain to the position including; HIPAA, sexual harassment, Scope of Practice, OSHA etc.
This position may be grant funded. Continued employment is contingent upon renewed or additional funding and may be discontinued at the close of the grant cycle. Grant funding for any position does not impart any contractual right, either expressed or implied, to remain in Sacramento Native American Health Center, Inc.’s employment for a specific period of time. Grant funding does not affect the Sacramento Native American Health Center, Inc.’s status as an “at will” employer.
Preference in hiring is given to qualified Native Americans in accordance with SNAHC policy. Applicants claiming Indian Preference are encouraged to submit verification of Indian certified by tribe of affiliation or other acceptable documentation of Indian heritage.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Within the scope of Indian Preference, all candidates will receive equal consideration without regard to race, color, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, medical condition or physical or mental disability, genetic characteristic, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, or other non-merit factors.
Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA): Sacramento Native American Health Center, Inc. abides by the mandates of the ADEA (protecting individuals 40 years and older) and considers age a non-merit factor in all employment decisions and considerations.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): Sacramento Native American Health Center, Inc. abides by the mandates of the ADA and considers disability a non-merit factor in all employment decisions and considerations. Furthermore, SNAHC will make any practical, feasible, and reasonable arrangements to accommodate qualified applicants and employees with disabilities.
Applicants and employees may request an accommodation of a physical or mental disability at any time in the application process or during employment
Note to Applicants: Please be advised that you may be asked to get a Department of Justice Fingerprinting clearance as a contingency for an offer of employment. Criminal clearances are obtained to protect the welfare and safety of clients receiving services at SNAHC.
Additional Salary Information: You do not need to be Native American to apply for employment with SNAHC. Rate of pay is determined on skills and experience. Medical, Dental, Vision, (Dependent Coverage), Life Insurance, Loan Repayment opportunities, and CME included in addition to salary, 403B retirement, progressive work environment
The Sacramento Native American Health Center Inc. (SNAHC) is a non-profit 501 (c)(3), (Federal TAX ID # 20-4287737) Federally Qualified Health Center, located in Midtown Sacramento. The health center is committed to enhancing the quality of life by providing a culturally competent, holistic, and patient-centered continuum of care.
Sacramento Native American Health Center, Inc. (SNAHC) is commun...ity-owned and operated. A 9-member, all Native Board of Directors governs the center. Since our grand opening the center staff has grown to meet the needs of the community, 78% are Native American from both local and out-of –state Tribes. Our goal is to develop an experienced and capable Native American workforce comprised of experts in their chosen fields.
The health center’s dedicated team of highly-trained clinicians offer a wide range of services, including: adult medicine, pediatrics, mental health services, laboratory services, comprehensive dental care for children and adults, substance abuse services, nutrition and diabetes care, and home visitation services.
Our center plays a major role as part of the “safety net” in the Sacramento area, where recent changes to Medi-Cal benefits, and the managed care environment have resulted in significant portions of the population left with little or no access to mainstream health care. We are proud of the important characteristics that distinguish us from mainstream health care providers and health systems. We are rooted in and responsive to our local community, we share a common sense of mission and purpose, and we have proved resilient in the face of challenges and change. Beyond providing health care, our goal is to contribute to the development and empowerment of all members of the Sacramento community.