Job description

Do you want to work at one of the Top 100 Hospitals in the nation? We are guided by our values of Love and Excellence and are passionate about delivering health, not just health care. Come join us at ChristianaCare!

ChristianaCare, with Hospitals in Wilmington and Newark, DE, as well as Elkton, MD, is one of the largest health care providers in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Named one of America's Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, we have an excess of 1,100 beds between our hospitals and are committed to providing the best patient care in the region. We are proud to that Christiana Hospital, Wilmington Hospital, our Ambulatory Services, and HomeHealth have all received ANCC Magnet Recognition®.

Primary Function:

We are currently seeking a Full-Time Data Analyst coordinate data for the evaluation of system-wide documentation outcomes including Quality and Safety, Case Mix Index, Major Comorbid and Comorbid capture rate, Mortality, and other associated outcomes. Compiling and sharing data in a meaningful way while identifying opportunities for excellence in health, clinical outcomes, and performance improvement to further enhance the practice of Clinical Documentation Specialists and therefore documenting providers.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates the effect of Clinical Documentation Integrity and documenting providers by identifying and compiling data from multiple sources and databases to produce comprehensive reports.

  • Uses Vizient and other benchmarking data sources for comparative analysis.

  • Maintains basic understanding of medical terminology and ICD-9/ICD-10 coding and basic statistical analysis for reports.

  • Assess appropriate inclusion/exclusion of data based on defined data dictionary; assists in evaluation of data dictionaries.

  • Establishes and performs quality control checks for assigned data collection and reporting

  • Participates, when appropriate, on targeted teams to ensure data integrity, facilitates data analysis and synthesis.

  • Identifies issues with data collection methods, when present, and identifies data collection resolution

  • Develops provider and CDI specific report cards to identify providers high and low performing providers.

  • Maintains up to date data sources and collections on periodic basis without prompting.

  • Provides ad hoc reports as advised.

  • Advances knowledge of current computer software and demonstrates ability to learn and apply new technology, concepts and software applications and assimilate them into daily work routine.

  • Participate as appropriate in Committees to disseminate clear, concise, substantial evaluations of documentation Processes or Clinical Effectiveness initiatives.

  • Assures methods for the evaluation of documentation / coding processes or Clinical Effectiveness initiatives meet/exceed accreditation, regulatory, and institutional standards.

  • Maintain confidentiality of patient/members and staff information; compliant with HIPPA regulations.

  • Maintain required credentials; assume responsibility for ongoing professional growth; exhibit a high level of professionalism; act as role model for staff and others in the organization.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Healthcare related, Finance, Business or IT field required.

  • Three to five years of experience in database development, maintenance and manipulation is required.

  • Vizient experience required.

  • Education and or experience in one or more of the following are preferred: healthcare software packages, performance improvement or outcomes analysis, utilization management and project management. Experience with technologies such as Tableau, Qlikview, Alteryx, Minitab, Reporting Services preferred.

Christianacare Offers:

  • Collaborative and team focused environment.

  • Full Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, etc.

  • 403(b) with company match!

  • Generous paid time off.

  • Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to care.com, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

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