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Performance Analyst

Req #:  107225
Facility:  Advocate At Home
Department:  HIM/Medical Records
City:  Downers Grove
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Advocate at Home offers comprehensive, quality home health and hospice care throughout metropolitan Chicago, surrounding counties and down to central IL.  As Illinois’ largest, privately held home health care and hospice provider, we have the means and opportunities to enhance your worklife quality.

Position Requirements:
Bachelors degree in computer science, health information technology or related field
~ 5 plus years of experience, preferably in healthcare or quality improvement.
~ Knowledge of Continuous Quality Improvement theory and statistics
Strong analytic and quantitative skills
Strong communication skills.
Health care industry understanding/awareness.
Information systems skills.
Strong organization/time management skills.
Strong interpersonal/customer service skills.
Competent with spreadsheet and graphic presentations
Competent with Microsoft Access database table, query, and report development. Knowledge of CQI or Six Sigma principles
Certificate in quality specialty Driving to sites within the system in all types of weather and roads including expressways.

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Purpose:
The purpose of this position within the Post Acute Network is to prepare and analyze data that assists in sound decision making within the division. The associate will work with managers to plan and participate in quality improvement initiatives, determine data needs and the best method for obtaining and presenting the data, abstract data from a variety of sources, create and maintain data bases for performance improvement and regulatory monitoring projects, create data displays, and analyze data to communicate meaningful information to both internal and external audiences. Presents findings to management and possible solutions. Advises management team on best practices and current measurement tools to utilize for various quality/performance improvement studies.

Accountabilities:
Provides PI consultation, facilitation and data support to clinical CQI teams and non~clinical operational teams.
Utilizing best practices in measurement methodology and analysis, prepares reports and analyzes findings on numerous performance improvement projects to assist managers in sound decision making.
Provides technical coordination and expertise in the collection, retrieval, and reporting of clinical quality and performance outcome indicators.
Demonstrates knowledge in computer skills and applications used to report and analyze data.
Provides consultation to management on quality theory and measurement tools to enhance operational effectiveness and efficiency.
Reporting of System~wide Performance Improvement Measures
Demonstrates sound management of assigned projects and collaborates with team members as needed.

 

About Advocate Health Care

 

Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago