Clinical Data Analyst-Clinic

Location: Sioux City, IA 51101

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Employment Type:
Full time


Your best life. Our one purpose.

At MercyOne Siouxland, we own our actions to achieve our larger goals. We invest in great people and ask that you make each experience your responsibility.

What we offer:

We care about your wellbeing, both physical and mental, which is why our benefit package includes:

  • Wellness programs
  • Education reimbursement
  • Personalized health insurance plans including dental and vision
  • Paid time off
  • Long- and short-term leave
  • Retirement planning
  • Life insurance coverage

About the job:

Under limited supervision, is responsible for supporting MercyOne Physicians Group and Network improvement initiatives including data mining, database administration, complex report generation and analysis, designing improvement studies, facilitating improvement teams, implementing improvement processes and systems related to the Accountable Care Organization quality and care management initiatives..

What you will do:

  • Through critical thinking and curiosity, provides analysis of data to clinic leadership on opportunities for clinical quality performance improvement. (Initiative).
  • Provides assistance to Leaders and Providers of Mercy Clinics to understand and interpret findings and address quality performance issues. (Problem Solving)
  • Creates dashboards, graphical trends and analysis of quantitative and qualitative data using a variety of software applications and statistical methods to provide information to leaders, metric owners, and improvement teams. (Problem Solving)
  • Coordinates, compiles, and provides initial analysis of internal and external clinical surveys and third party bench marking surveys/reports.
  • Creates and designs databases and spreadsheets that assist Clinical and Physician Services’ staff with queries, forms, and reports and assures database integrity. (Initiative)
  • Serves as a resource and trainer for database manipulation throughout Mercy North Iowa, Network Hospitals, Clinics and Trinity Health Services. (Teamwork)
  • Is responsible for internal and external database management including file maintenance, importing, exporting, transferring file, data submission, queries and report generation, assuring data integrity. (Adherence to Policies)
  • Identifies areas for report consolidation and self-service opportunities, ensuring that functional requirements necessary to fulfill data acquisition and reporting requests are identified, documented, and communicated. (Teamwork)
  • Manages assigned clinical/financial databases to assure national and local definitions are being adhered to, and that the comparative data are accurate, complete, and current. Performs validation as required for data integrity.(Adherence to Policies)
  • Stays abreast of regulatory changes, proposed and implemented (Healthcare Reform). Searches to obtain evidence-based guidelines and research articles to support clinical improvement initiatives and standard reporting practices. (Continuous Learner)
  • Coordinates and facilitates quality initiatives and development of data collection methods and analysis of outcomes in a statistically sound manner. This includes facilitating agreement from specific leaders to capture data that are not otherwise collected. (Communication)
  • Establishs and enhances an effective and collaborative working relationship with leaders of both the hospital, network and physicians in order to facilitate participation in quality program development. (Self Aware)
  • Is responsible to coordinate with local and corporate security and downtime policies, procedures and communication maintains confidentiality of data and HIPAA guidelines. (Adherence to Policies)
  • Manages and serves as the primary contact for databases/disease registry and reports related to quality for Mercy Health Network ACO.
  • Demonstrates customer service to others as a number one priority and accomplishes this by integrating Service Excellence into all aspects of the work day, taking responsibility for service recovery and working for outcomes that delight the customer.

What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field required, Computer Science field preferred. Masters degree preferred.
  • A minimum of one to two years of experience with an EMR (electronic medical record) is required. Experience with physician practice preferred.
  • Broad based knowledge of multiple areas of healthcare: clinical processes, health information management, billing and finance.
  • Two to three years of experience in clinical outcomes/decision support preferred.
  • Must have an advanced level of expertise in data base development and management, spreadsheet utilization, and word processing.
  • Project management and facilitation skills essential.
  • Strong background in data collection methodology, statistical control and analysis preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge and computer skills including Word, Excel, Access, Quickbase, Power Point, electronic medical record, registration and billing systems, statistical software, database management, hardware, and interfaces.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of clinical processes, nomenclature (CPT, ICD-9, DRG, ICD-10), electronic health record, charge process and audits and clinical billing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships.
  • Excellent verbal, including public speaking and written communication skills.
  • Performs work with precision and detail.
  • Ability to work under time pressure.
  • Ability to be involved in multiple projects simultaneously and succeeds under an environment of competing priorities.
  • Ability to work independently.

Why MercyOne Siouxland?

MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center is a 238-bed regional center that provides residents in a 33-county tri-state region an entire continuum of preventive, primary, acute and tertiary healthcare services. MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center is home to the only Level II trauma center in western Iowa - one of only four trauma care facilities in the state to receive verification from the American College of Surgeons - and MercyOne Air Med, a regional helicopter ambulance service.

About MercyOne and Trinity Health

We are MercyOne: a connected system of health care facilities and services dedicated to helping you and your community live your best life.

More than 20,000 colleagues strong, our care providers and staff make your health and happiness their highest priority, so you can get well—and stay well. With 420 care locations, our clinics, medical centers and affiliates are never too far from home, allowing us to improve the lives of individuals and communities across the state of Iowa and beyond.

MercyOne Siouxland is a proud member of Trinity Health, one of the nation's largest Catholic healthcare delivery systems, our network spans 22 states, 94 hospitals and 133,000 colleagues nationwide.

About Siouxland

The tri-state region, referred to as Siouxland, is highlighted by safe and friendly communities, excellent schools and a mix of peaceful rural areas and vibrant city atmosphere where Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota meet at the Missouri River.

Situated in the heart of Downtown Sioux City, MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center is also well positioned for urban living in any of the newly renovated apartment, downtown loft, or townhome living options. The downtown also features a historic district with excellent restaurants and social spots and you'll just be steps away from the beautifully-renovated Warrior Hotel for dinner and the gorgeous Orpheum Theatre for entertainment.


The MercyOne Mission Defines Us:

MercyOne serves with fidelity to the Gospel as a compassionate, healing ministry of Jesus Christ to transform the health of our communities.

Our timeless values guide us:

  • Reverence
  • Integrity
  • Commitment to the Poor
  • Compassion
  • Excellence
  • Justice
  • Stewardship

MercyOne Cultural Beliefs Direct Us:

  • Be ONE: I benefit from and strengthen MercyOne.
  • Personalize Care: Your experience. My responsibility.
  • Own It!: I own my actions to deliver our key results.
  • Improve Daily: I make improvements every day for those we serve including each other.
  • Innovate: I imagine and embrace bold new ideas to revolutionize health.

MercyOne Siouxland and all its affiliates are proud to be equal opportunity employers. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, physical disability or any other classification protected under local, state or federal law.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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