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Population Health Quality Abstraction Analyst

  • Location: San Francisco, California, 94115
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 22 days ago

Terrific Long-Term Contract Opportunity with a FULL suite of benefits!

Come work for this top-ranked U.S. hospital and be part of a larger initiative providing innovative treatments, advanced technology, and collaboration among clinicians and scientists.

Position: Population Health Quality Abstraction Analyst 
Location: San Francisco, California, 94115
Term: 3 months
Target Pay Rate: $ 54.87/hr.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Collaborates with business, technical, and clinical leadership to plan, develop,
  • implement, and analyze highly-complex clinical informatics systems. Designs internal
  • processes to distribute reports and/or dashboards to ensure an optimal and efficient
  • user experience and functionality, integrity, and reliability of systems
  • Utilizes internal and external sources to collect, verify, and abstract moderately complex
  • data related to quality of patient care. Assists with the development of appropriate data
  • reporting structures to support quality reviews for new initiatives.
  • Identifies opportunities for performance improvement for clinically related safety
  • indicators for both process and outcome metrics. Assignment includes projects with
  • clinical complexity and organization-wide scope and involves understanding of
  • numerous variables and interrelationships that lead to new recommendations.
  • Consults with team members and process owners to gather and clarify data and
  • reporting requirements for highly-complex outcome improvement solutions and
  • regulatory and quality analytics.
  • Analyzes and troubleshoots highly-complex data errors and problems, designing,
  • testing, and applying advanced functional solutions. Evaluates data sources for
  • relevance, integrity and accuracy. Identifies issues and collaborates on solutions to data
  • management challenges.

Is it a good fit?(requirements):
  • Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
  • In-depth knowledge of quality abstraction standards, clinical chart review and regulatory
  • requirements.
  • Working knowledge of quality improvement models, tools, and techniques, including collection,
  • aggregation, abstraction, analysis, and reporting of data.
  • Advanced critical thinking and problem-solving skills to manage highly-complex information,
  • assess problems, and develop effective solutions.
  • Advanced organizational and project management skills, with the ability to lead a team,
  • prioritize tasks, and see projects through from inception to completion on schedule.
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills with the ability to convey complex
  • information in a clear, concise manner. Ability to produce and deliver presentations to diverse
  • audiences.
  • Advanced interpersonal skills for effective collaboration with managers, professional and
  • technical staff.
  • Ability to apply advanced problem-resolution skills to highly complex issues, quickly diagnose
  • problems, and develop, test, and implement appropriate and effective solutions in a timely
  • manner.
  • Knowledge of clinical standard terminology, clinical workflows, user interface optimization,
  • clinical decision support, rules development, data integration and mining, clinical ontologies,
  • adoption of technology.
  • In-depth knowledge of all relevant clinical informatics software and systems, and of the highly complex concepts, principles, policies, methodologies, techniques, best practices, regulations,
  • and standards practices involved with patient care and electronic medical data management in
  • the UC health care system.
  • Advanced expertise in Epic clinical and administrative workflows.
  • Advanced interpersonal communications skills, to convey highly technical information and
  • instructions to all levels of clinical users in a clear and concise manner, to provide technical
  • support, and to develop and deliver training materials as needed.
  • Familiarity with HEDIS/CMS/measure specifications
  • 2 + years of Epic abstraction experience
  • Microsoft Excel - Advanced Certification or equivalent experience/training
  • Five years of relevant experience in a healthcare setting, preferably academic medical center environment
Desired Licenses/Certifications:
  • LVN / RN
  • Epic Clarity Data Model certification
  • Epic Radar
  • Epic Reporting Workbench