Data Analyst

Valley Presbyterian Hospital

Valley Presbyterian Hospital is a stand-alone, 350-bed community hospital and one of the largest and most prestigious full-service acute care facilities in the San Fernando Valley. Valley Presbyterian is a certified STEMI receiving center and Stroke Center. We are dedicated to the health and wellbeing of the San Fernando Valley. Working here means becoming part of an organization that not only cares for the patients inside our walls but also takes seriously a responsibility to be a vital asset to the community we call home.

Through community benefit programs, volunteerism, and philanthropy, the people of VPH extend our organization’s impact far beyond our campus, deeper into the lives of those who need help. Valley Presbyterian Hospital is a place where you can grow professionally and have a career in a supportive environment. You voice can make a difference in the quality of care provided to our patients. Experience the difference; the difference you can make and the difference a supportive environment has on your well-being.

You are not alone, we are a team, a family. We welcome those who want to join us in this vital work. JOB SUMMARY: The Data Analyst assists the Project Director with program implementation and evaluation activities related to ensuring delivery of quality services and achievement of program goals. The Data Analyst works closely with the Project Director and Clinical Supervisor to develop and implement systems for program management and improvement, monitoring, quality assurance and reporting of outcome measures.

The Data Analyst will also trouble-shoot data system problems and barriers to ensure accurate program evaluation on an ongoing basis; and implement data quality assessment procedures to review data validity and implement quality assurance tools. EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS: At least 3 years relevant experience in: Managing the research administration process and supervising staff Developing and implementing quality improvement plans; and Managing database systems for program management and outcomes Creation of new reporting metrics and automation At least two years’ experience conducting descriptive data analysis, summarizing data and creating reports. Must have a reliable automobile for use on the job (mileage to be reimbursed). Satisfactory Driving Record, Automobile, and Valid Automobile Liability Insurance required.

Specialized knowledge or experience in community/public health preferred. Experience in maternal and child health preferred. Experience in providing technical guidance, developing training programs, and demonstrating an understanding of adult learning. Research experience in both qualitative and quantitative research methods.

Ability to develop and implement a quality improvement plan. Skill in writing programmatic protocols and reports. Knowledge of records management procedures. Ability to carry out multiple tasks and meet deadlines.

Experience working with families from diverse age, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds. Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary team within Welcome Baby and other departments Good management and coordination skills with experience of technical project management and implementation. Proficient computer skills including working with Microsoft Office Suite and extensive demonstrated experience working with various types of analytical and data management tools/systems. EDUCATION: B.

A. or Masters level in Public Health, Biostatistics, Biometrics, Public Administration, or related field. Graduate degree preferred. LICENSURES/CERTIFICATION: Must successfully complete and maintain LA City Fire Card certification at the time of hire or within the first 30 days of employment MUST HAVES: All required licensures, certifications, mandatory education; along with annual occupational health screenings must be completed prior to the expiration date or by the end of the month in which they are due.

Reference the Educational Requirements: Must Haves, Mandatory and Unit Based policy (in electronic policy management system) for the specific requirements for this position. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ( These are the essential job functions for this position. The essential functions of this job include, but may not be limited to those listed in this job description. Employees hired for this position must be able to perform the essential function of this job without imposing significant risk of substantial harm to the health or safety of themselves or others) : Carries out the mission, vision and values established by the agency.

Works closely with Project Director and Clinical Supervisor to develop and assess programmatic goals and structure. Assists in the development and improvement of programmatic protocols to ensure the quality of service delivery, data collection, and evaluation. Develops and implements systems for ongoing program management and assessment of outcomes. Provides feedback on successful program monitoring strategies to help achieve program goals and objectives.

Works with Family Strengthening Oversight Entity and First 5 LA to ensure the accuracy of outcome measure reports. Implements quality assessment tools to ensure that all client data is entered in a timely manner by program staff and the Administrative Assistant. Assists with regular chart reviews to ensure the accurate collection and entry of data and adherence to program protocols. Develops and implements a quality improvement plan.

Assists with the preparation of quarterly and year end program reports for First 5 LA. Attends partner meetings, Oversight Entity led meetings, and other community meetings, as appropriate. Trouble shoots data system problems and barriers to accurate program evaluation on an ongoing basis. Assists program staff with any data and evaluation needs.

Assists Business Development Department with any data and reporting needs, as it pertains to program outcomes. Participates and assists in community events in order to increase visibility of the program. Participates in marketing analytics as it pertains to the program. Orders program materials and outreach items as needed.

Maintains confidentiality of client records/information. Inventory management. Other duties as assigned. The following job accountabilities are not unique to this particular job but are common to all jobs at VPH: Complies with VPH policies and procedures on customer satisfaction and service excellence.

Demonstrates professionalism and cultural sensitivity in coordinating activities and communicating with all customers, peers, and the community at large. Conducts self in a professional, respectful and courteous manner during all interactions. Works effectively and collaboratively with others toward common goals. Communicates accurately, honestly, supportively and in a timely manner with department and interdepartmental team members.

Demonstrates effective business writing and oral communication skills, handwriting is clear and legible. Participates in operational aspects of the department and maintains/participates in performance improvement activities within the department. Participates in all departmental specific training, Environment of Care (injury/illness prevention, fire/life safety, hazardous materials, emergency preparedness, utilities management, medical equipment management, safety and security management), infection control (standard precautions, TB Exposure Control Plan, Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Control Plan). Demonstrates knowledge of and follows safety practices.

Understands the importance of safety, including patient safety in the workplace. Maintains a safe environment for self and others. Actively participates in the Patient Safety Program, including event reporting. Identifies sentinel events/near misses and responds per defined organization processes.

Participates in education activities and process implementation. Demonstrates advocacy for the patient/customer and appropriately acknowledges patients, customers and visitors. The above statements reflect the essential functions considered necessary to describe the principle content of the job. They are not intended to be a complete statement of all work requirements or duties that may be inherent in the job.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Primarily an inside building/office environment, well lighted and ventilated, which may consist of multiple treatment and/or work sites. Fast and continuous work pace with variable workload. Frequent contact with staff and public under a variety of circumstances. Requires ability to communicate clearly (in English) verbally and in writing for effective communication with other staff members, physicians, vendors, community members, patients and patient families, employees and applicants of all socio-economic levels from a diverse cultural and ethnic population.

Subject to many interruptions from multiple calls and inquiries and potentially emotional situations involving accidents, injuries, illness and/or death. Handles emergency/crisis situations in accordance with Hospital policy. Answers phones or pages; may carry a beeper/pager. Occasional travel may be required.

Potential risk of exposure to hazards from chemicals (toxic and non-toxic), flammable materials, gas or electrical or radiant energy or equipment with/without moving parts. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Key for Physical Demands Continuous 66 to 100% of the time Frequent 33 to 65% of the time Occasional 0 to 32% of the time Clerical/Administrative Non-Patient Care Frequent/continuous sitting with occasional, intermittent standing/walking. Continuous use of bilateral upper extremities in fine motor activities requiring fingering, grasping, and forward reaching between waist and chest level. Occasional/intermittent reaching at or above shoulder level.

Occasional/intermittent bending, squatting, kneeling, pushing/pulling, twisting and climbing. Occasional/intermittent lifting and carrying objects/equipment weighing up to 25 pounds. Continuous use of near vision, hearing and verbal communication skills in handling telephone calls, interacting with customers and co-workers and performing job duties.


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