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Data Analyst/Specialist

Universal Health Services

Washington, DC
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Data Analyst/Specialist

Job Code:  213762
Facility: The George Washington University Hospital
Location: WASHINGTON, DC US Mid-Atlantic
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Bachelor's Degree 
Category: Allied Health
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary:

The George Washington University Hospital (GW Hospital) is a 385-bed tertiary care, academic medical center located in downtown Washington, DC, next to the Foggy Bottom metro. GW Hospital serves a diverse group of patients — from local residents to our nation’s leaders. As an academic medical center, GW Hospital has the resources and clinical expertise necessary to provide specialized, complex care. This expertise includes cardiac, cancer, neurosciences, women’s health, trauma, and advanced surgery including robotic and minimally invasive surgery.

GW Hospital is jointly owned and operated by George Washington University and a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), one of the nation's largest healthcare management companies. The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), adjacent to the hospital, is the 11th oldest medical center in the country and the first in the nation’s capital.

The mission of GW Hospital is to provide the highest quality health care, advanced medical technology and world-class service to its patients in an academic medical center dedicated to education and research.

Responsible for 1) creating, maintaining and managing comprehensive and robust quality and infection prevention database which reflects the scope and breadth of the organizations patient care services; 2) compiling, analyzing, verifying and interpreting data and information as well as collaboratively developing data-driven improvement strategies and implementation plans which demonstrably result in improved patient care and services.
  • Education/Qualification
    • Bachelors in Healthcare related field or equivalent years experience in healthcare quality improvement
    • One to three years of statistical data collection and analysis or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
    • Knowledge of and experience with computer applications specific to data mining, analysis and reporting, including the use of severity adjustments and benchmarking software.
    • Previous experience with data extraction from clinical information systems.
    • Master's Degree preferred
  • Skills
    • Knowledge of systems theory and statistics
    • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Effective interpersonal skills
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality
    • Ability to adapt to multiple and changing priorities
    • Familiar with regulations, guidelines and standards
    • Knowledge of licensure regulations, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organization and state/federal standards Page 5.
    • Knowledge of Performance Improvement methodology and Outcomes Management
    • Statistical analysis skills
    • Demonstrated problem solving, data assembly and action planning ability leading to the development of actions plans that will prove helpful in achieving measurable objectives
    • Ability to organize, formulate, educate and facilitate problem solving teams
    • Demonstrative ability to work without supervision towards a desired outcome
    • Expertise in Excel, PowerPoint, Ms Word, Database management

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