Loma Linda University Medical Center
Murrieta , CA 92562
Posted 2 weeks ago
The Quality Analyst is a key member of the Quality and Patient Safety Department. Leads projects of an advanced, complex nature that support the retrieval, analysis, and reporting of clinical, safety, and functional data.
Executes advanced knowledge and skills in data reporting, validation, and analysis. Supports decision making and provides insight into strategic performance improvement, patient safety, and other business decision making. Responsible for all data collection, interpretation and analysis, validation, and benchmarking of data as it relates to the performance of LLUMC-Murrieta.
Works closely with LLUMC-M Leadership, Medical Staff, and Quality Department to leverage knowledge to improve the quality and safety performance of LLUMC-M. Performs other duties as needed. Job Specifications:Knowledge and Skills:
Advanced skills in word processing, Excel, personal computer use and knowledge of medical terminology, required. Knowledge of statistics and their use preferred. Advanced planning and organizational skills, critical thinking, setting and (quickly) resetting priorities, creation of suitable systems for complex maintenance and archiving of documents, anticipation of department needs for training or assistance.
Able to read; write legibly; speak in English with professional quality; use computer, printer, and software programs necessary to the position. Possess strong mathematical skills. Able to facilitate team process with initiation of data collection process and statistical tool use.
Mental abilities and interpersonal skills consistent with position requirements (as defined below and in the stated performance standards). Able to demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills; teaching ability initiative; ability to collaborate with other healthcare professionals. Organizational, discretional, and prioritizing skills essential, with the ability to manage multiple duties with close attention to detail. Analyze and interpret data, perform mathematical calculations, develop and follow-up on plans, work independently without direct supervision, observe and record observations.
Ability to interpret and act upon protocol instructions and criteria and to design/implement appropriate procedures to meet standards. Must be able to remember instructions. Able to distinguish colors as necessary; hear sufficiently for general conversation in person and on the telephone, and identify and distinguish various sounds associated with the workplace; see adequately to read computer screens, and written documents necessary to the position.
Required Education and Experience: Bachelor's Degree in healthcare field or business required. Master's Degree in related field preferred.
Minimum three years of experience in healthcare quality related activities and data analysis required. Licensure, Certification, or Registration: Valid driver's license required.
Completion of MCSM (Midas Certified Systems Manager) certification within two years of hire required. Lean/Six Sigma Certificate preferred.
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability