VCU Health System's Infection Prevention Program is seeking a full time Clinical Data Analyst. The Clinical Data Analyst collects, reports and analyzes data to be used for both internal and external purposes. Responsibilities include independent activities related to problem solving for issues in data flow, development and implementation of data modules as required and continuous evaluation of ongoing data elements for utility and quality through analysis and interpretation. Abstracts and organizes data obtained from concurrent and retrospective chart review of patient subset. Inputs data into relevant databases. Performs outcomes analysis, identifies trends, and initiates review. Develops/generates outcome reports for dissemination to appropriate hospital leadership. Assists in ensuring data integrity and harvest according to acceptable industry definitions/specifications. Collaborates with providers to ensure validity of data. Acts as educational resource for other members of the team.
Responds to data inquiries in a timely fashion.
Collaborates with other data coordinators within the health system to obtain and manipulate data as well as to engage in knowledge sharing.
Graduate from an accredited RN nursing program; *or* if not Baccalaureate prepared, enrollment in an accredited BSN program within 24 months of date of hire and successful completion of a BSN no later than 5 years (or 60 months) from date of hire
Current RN licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia
Minimum of three (3) years of relevant clinical experience
Previous experience with extensive analytical work, database management, report generation and clinical data abstraction
Previous experience using spreadsheet, word and database software applications at an advanced level.
Certification in specialty area
Previous experience in relevant clinical outcomes and benchmarking principles
Previous experience in an academic health care setting
Previous experience in the management and development of large data systems, use and development of relational databases and management of projects involving multiple data sources and departments
At VCU Health System, our most important assets are not bricks and mortar; they are our team members … all 12,000+ of them. Our workforce is diverse, dedicated and talented. Our team members continue to earn local, regional and national awards and accolades, which is an indicator that they are happy and feel supported working here. And our culture of STAR Service focuses on our common purpose – “Our Caring Service Begins With Me.” – in the provision of the highest level of customer service, which encourages diversity and inclusion.
If you have been looking to take your career to the next level, we have been looking for you. We offer more than 400 work/life benefits including competitive pay, generous benefits, flexible work options, prepaid tuition, on-site child and elder care and much, much more.
EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled. VCUHS appreciates diversity and encourages women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.
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