• Data Specialist

    Requisition ID
    2018-12518
    Shift
    Day/Evening/Night
    Category
    Support Services
    Shift Hours AM/PM
    Flexible
    Department
    SJ CLINICAL TRANSFORMATIO
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    St. Joseph’s Health is recognized for the expertise and compassion of its highly skilled and responsive staff. The combined efforts of the organization’s outstanding physicians, superb nurses, and dedicated clinical and professional staff have made us one of the most highly respected healthcare organizations in the state, the largest employer in Passaic County, and one of the nation’s “100 Best Places to Work in Health Care”.Job 

     

    Job Overview

     

    Produces data reports and completes data analyses for value-based hospital programs including DSRIP (Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment Program), Bundled Payment Programs, Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement, and CHF/COPD (Congestive Heart Failure/Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) Readmission Programs. Coordinates monthly/quarterly action planning and goal setting for the value based programs which will assist in increasing reimbursement rates and decrease CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) penalties for the healthcare system. Works with IT to create performance dashboards. Supports value-based purchasing initiatives and oversees value based purchasing meetings. Works with staff/physicians/leadership to ensure that accountability structures are in place for strategy elements and outcome goals. Tracks hospital performance on specified measures and compares the data to national benchmarks or other comparative data. Works collaboratively with the department/hospital staff and leadership, as needed, to identify and facilitate initiatives that will continuously improve value based outcome measures. Performs department administrative duties, as requested.

     

    Qualifications

    • Bachelors Degree required. Bachelor's degree in computer science or health related field preferred.
    • Strong computer skills required; prior experience with data analysis using Microsoft Excel highly preferred.
    • Prior experience in project coordination or clinical programs is preferred but not required.
    • Strong communication skills are a must, with an ability to interface with the Information Technology department.
    • An interest in population health and program creation to order increase quality care, improve quality outcome measures, improve patient satisfaction and reduce cost is essential.

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