About the American College of Surgeons
The American College of Surgeons is a professional and educational organization of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to raise the standards of surgical practice and improve the quality of care for surgical patients. The College is dedicated to the ethical and competent practice of surgery. Its achievements have significantly influenced the course of scientific surgery in America and have established it as an important advocate for all surgical patients. The College has more than 80,000 members and is the largest organization of surgeons in the world. For more information, visit www.facs.org.
This position will provide data management support for trauma staff across multiple areas. The data analyst will provide support for the TQIP data quality process, assist in the production of TQIP benchmark reports, produce established recurring as well as custom datasets, create tabular and graphical data summaries and reports for a variety of goals related to data quality and performance improvement along with other activities related to trauma research, NTDB, TQIP and TQIP Participant Use File. The ideal candidate is proficient with SAS data management and graphics procedures and SQL and has familiarity with relational databases and the healthcare industry.
This Exempt position will report to the Senior Statistician in the Division of Research and Optimal Patient Care.
Provide comprehensive support for all TQIP data quality activities.
Develop, validate, maintain, organize and execute SAS code in support of data analyses for a variety of Trauma Programs:
Create data listings filtering and aggregating according to request specifications
Create tabular data summaries according to request specifications
Create graphical data summaries according to request specifications
Transpose, merge, stack, and aggregate data from multiple sources (relational database)
Implement and program database quality controls
Perform, plan and co-ordinate the development, implementation and validation of new process technologies, macros and applications:
Ensure validation plan is in place and implemented
Identify and address opportunities for improvement in quality/efficiency
Follow and optimize existing programming infrastructure, which includes harmonizing programming, business processes and related SOPs to increase efficiency and accuracy.
Collect, refine and write project requirements
Conduct technical assessment of change requests to code, reports, and data sets
Implement and document approved change requests
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university is required; Masters degree is preferred.
One- two years of relevant programming experience preferred.
SAS programming skills including general data management, SQL, graphics, data merging and transpositions, macro language.
Experience with PROC MEANS, FREQ, REPORT, TABULATE.
Experience with ODS output management in terms of report creation.
Solid understanding of the basics of relational databases, business intelligence and data warehousing technology.
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) necessary to effectively interact with all levels of organization.
Capable of providing excellent customer service.
Attention to detail and organizational skills.
Must be able to multi-task.
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), and Adobe Acrobat.
Display high level of energy and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
Self-motivated and able to work independently and as a member of a team.
Ability to plan and prioritize workload and meet deadlines.
Ability to establish strong working relationships with all division teams and management.
Physical/Work Environment: Fast paced with significant people interaction. No lifting over 20 pounds, minimal reaching bending and stooping. Performs work in a normal office environment with long hours in front of the computer.
Other Necessary Requirements:
Occasional travel for activities such as out of town meetings is required.
The American College of Surgeons is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (312) 202-5000 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.
The American College of Surgeons will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.
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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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