The University of Connecticut, Storrs Campus, Student Health Services, is seeking a full-time Director of Clinical Data Analytics and Health Information (UCP 10). Under the general direction of the Executive Director, applies a very high degree of expertise and specialized knowledge of clinical data abstraction, analysis, and data management techniques in order to develop, implement, organize, and maintain student health and wellness information and reports. Collaborates with the quality team, administrators, physicians/clinicians, and others to design reports that document clinical and programmatic performance related to improving population health outcomes. Compiles data from multiple sources to support the usability, consistency, accuracy, integrity, security, and availability of clinical, population, and survey data to measure and support student health and safety initiatives. This position directly supervises the Health Information and Medical Records department, the Electronic Medical Record information analysts, and clinical data nurse managers, and is a member of the Student Health and Wellness Executive Leadership Team.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible for the development, maintenance and advancement of data initiatives related to improving patient care and wellness in accordance with the direction of the Executive Leadership Team and as defined by national accreditation standards.
Oversees the collection, analysis, and reporting of available data to effectively manage care and campus health and wellness outcomes, including the measurement of specific metrics and the impact of interventions.
Requiring a high level of problem solving and innovation, develops and recommends solutions/interventions based on analysis of relevant data to determine the most favorable impact on the health and wellbeing of our students.
Measures the performance of preventive and clinical guidelines against best practice research; assists in development of new practice guidelines and program development based on current research and government standards.
Leads projects by overseeing, coordinating, monitoring, and reporting on project benchmarks. Prepares detailed project plans including measurement of specific metrics and the impact of specific interventions.
Responsible for internal and outsourced data management, such as surveys like the CORE survey, ACHA-NCHA survey, CCAPS registry, patient/student satisfaction survey data, clinical data from the medical record, transport data, as well as other data collection projects.
Responsible for supervising the Health Information Management (HIM) department, including establishing policies and procedures that comply with federal, state and UConn regulatory requirements for clinical data management, medical records, confidentiality, and privacy.
Designs, documents, tests, implements and manages clinical data collection and reporting systems. Defines these requirements and reports conclusions to stakeholders and other interested parties.
Works independently to document external data acquisition policies and procedures as well as interface with clinical and external university departments to define and document data needs and specific analysis requirements.
Creates and delivers regular reports that clearly communicate the results and/or progress of student health and wellness initiatives at the population level to support overall campus-wide student health.
Demonstrates exceptional/advanced understanding of data and data quality standards that allow for the integration of data, information and knowledge to enhance decision support for student health and wellness initiatives.
Applies and monitors national benchmarking data to determine overall areas of opportunity at the student population level, in order to recommend, promote and measure interventions for an overall healthier campus.
Actively participates in university and national organizations to keep abreast of new developments and technology and makes recommendations for advancing database and data analysis tools.
Performs related duties as required.
Bachelor’s degree and ten to fifteen years of clinical data analytics experience in a healthcare or university setting, or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Evidence of direct participation in performance improvement activities using data analysis.
Evidence of familiarity with and utilization of clinical databases/registries.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Master’s degree in nursing or related field, with ten or more years of clinical data analytics experience.
Please apply online via UConn Jobs at www.jobs.uconn.edu, Staff Positions, to upload your cover letter indicating Search #2018150, current resume, and the name, address and telephone numbers of three professional references. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #2018150).
This posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on October 30, 2017.
The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.
The University of Connecticut is one of the nation's leading public research universities. UConn's main campus in Storrs is admitting the highest-achieving freshmen in University history. Student diversity continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice.