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Healthcare Data Analyst


At Lancaster General Health, our culture is what sets us apart and creates a lasting impression of our health system in the community and in the hearts of our patients and their families. A role with us is more than just a job, we ask that you Live Your Legacy at LGH by finding your passion in your everyday role, committing to those you serve, and reaching for your personal best.

We are recognized as 1 of only 9 hospitals in the entire country with awards in Medicare.Gov, LEAPFROG and Healthgrades Americas 50 Best Hospitals. We have attained four-year Magnet ® recognition status for the fourth time with the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (ANCC) and we are the 2018 recipient of the Foster G. McGaw Prize in recognition of the commitment to community service.

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers a comprehensive benefits package:

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program so that our employees can stay actively engaged and committed to living their legacy every day. Together, we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Join us and be part of a team that empowers you to do more than your job and encourages you to:

Live Your Passion. Live Your Best. Live Your Commitment. Live Your Legacy.

Company

Lancaster General Hospital

Cost Center

2532 BI-Analytics

Supervisory Organization

Bi-Administration

Grade

X06

Benefits of Joining Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH combines a Nationally Ranked Hospital with great schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, local community events and festivals as well as a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The scenic Susquehanna River Valley provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking in addition to easy access to NJ shoreline or Delaware beaches. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. a train ride away. Local universities, Fulton Theatre, the downtown shopping and dining district and local sports teams make Lancaster a great place to Live, Work and Play.

Summary

This position is located in Lancaster, Pa

At Lancaster General Health, our culture is what sets us apart and creates a lasting impression of our health system in the community and in the hearts of our patients and their families. A role with us is more than just a job, we ask that you Live Your Legacy at LGH by finding your passion in your everyday role, committing to those you serve, and reaching for your personal best.

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, a member of the University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine), is a not-for-profit health system with a comprehensive network of care encompassing Lancaster General Hospital (LGH), Women & Babies Hospital and the Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital (a partnership with Kindred Healthcare). We are an Accredited Trauma Center-Level II through the Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation with 786 Licensed beds.  Our membership in Penn Medicine brings together the strengths of a world-renowned, not-for-profit academic medical center and a nationally recognized, not-for-profit community healthcare system.
 

We are recognized as 1 of only 9 hospitals in the entire country with awards in Medicare.Gov, LEAPFROG and Healthgrades Americas 50 Best Hospitals. We have attained four year Magnet ® recognition status for the fourth time with the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (ANCC) and we are the 2018 recipient of the Foster G. McGaw Prize in recognition of the commitment to community service.

Join us and be part of a team that empowers you to do more than your job and encourages you to:

Live Your Passion. Live Your Best. Live Your Commitment. Live Your Legacy.

HOURS: Day Shift- No weekends, No holidaysh

This position is dedicated to our Nursing teams

POSITION SUMMARY: Provides technical and analytical support to highly visibly project that identify and resolve issues of strategic importance in the organization utilizing various third party solutions along with the organization’s EHR.  Provides support as it relates to data collection, analysis and reporting.  The Healthcare Data Analyst works in close cooperation with other staff members, and developers to support multiple performance improvement, service line, disease management and financial initiatives. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Analyze healthcare data and information originating from various sources including but not limited to:
    • Data generated from various clinical, survey, registry and financial databases
    • Clinical information regarding patient care
    • External sources, particularly clinical and quality performance and bench marking metrics
    • Literature
    • EHR
  • Compare and contrast data both internally and externally utilizing comparative databases and bench marking information.  
  • Perform ongoing data analysis and outcome measurement activities utilizing various tools including control charts, graphics as well as narrative analyses.   
  • Works closely with all levels of staff to determine analytic and reporting needs and ensures that requested information is created accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Reports assigned project progress and activity as required.  Maintains communication with team members and leadership.
  • Attends and participates in appropriate work groups and teams as directed.
  • Develops and maintains expertise in data systems utilized to support initiatives. 
  • Maintains working knowledge of CPT and ICD-9/10 coding principles.
  • Maintains working knowledge of operational and quality indicators as defined with industry leading best practices and regulatory bodies.
  • Assists in developing formal presentations of analysis and recommendations to senior level audiences.
  • Maintains high level of expertise in the LGH Information Services environment. 
  • Conducts analysis of a wide range of data sets, including operational, clinical, and financial.  Synthesizes and interprets analyses.
  • Provides technical support to clinical applications in production by, among others, developing reports, conducting data extracts, data integrity and quality control, and performing system administrative duties as required.
  • Provides and/or facilitates end user training of clinical systems managed by the business intelligence analytics team.
  • Serve as a resource to various hospital departments seeking guidance with performance improvement activities. 
  • Participate in functions and/or teams relative to external review agency standards.
  • Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors of Science, Healthcare Administration or equivalent experience.
  • Computer knowledge required in multiple software applications at a minimum MS Word, MS Excel with sophisticated knowledge of functions.
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of ICD9-CM coding and classification systems as well as patient care reimbursement systems.
  • Understanding of external regulatory agency requirements.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors of Science.
  • Masters of Science, Healthcare Administration.
  • MS Access, SQL, Minitab, etc.
  • RN, LPN, RHIA, or RHIT.

Disclaimer

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

 

Search Firm Representatives please read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means.

BURLE Full Time Posted on 09/30/2020