Emory University Data Analyst, Emory Division of Hospital Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia


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733050:SOM: Medicine: Hospital Med

Job Description:

JOB OVERVIEW The Emory Division of Hospital Medicine (EDHM)’s Data Analyst will: - Manage data from multiple sources and assimilate these data into analytic datasets - Review and analyze Divisional operational data and develop reports and dashboards to communicate performance to a diverse group of stakeholders - Work with faculty and staff on study/project design and opportunities for improvement based on data - Collaborate with content experts across Emory University and Emory Healthcare to develop data-driven solutions for clinical inquiries and complex, multi-faceted quality improvement and/or research projects.

The Data Analyst must possess the knowledge and analytic skill, as well as understanding of databases and data management techniques to conduct analysis and problem assessment effectively, merge datasets, create and design evaluation processes, and develop reports and translational documents; perform quality assurance and operational redesign; and be able to report these results and make recommendations to division and department leadership. The Data Analyst must possess both the technical skill and expert communication skills to translate between the needs of administrative leaders, clinical researchers and technical data experts. The individual will have the potential to influence data infrastructure across Emory University with discoveries from research projects within the department and in collaboration with other departments. EMORY DIVISION OF HOSPITAL MEDICINE Emory’s Division of Hospital Medicine (EDHM), part of the Emory Department of Medicine, is a national leader in clinical care, education, and research.

Emory Hospitalists care for inpatients and provide consultation at six academic and community hospitals in the Atlanta metropolitan area. In addition to clinical work, the Division of Hospital Medicine focuses on excellence in teaching, research, and quality improvement. ABOUT EMORY UNIVERSITY Emory University is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the premiere university in Georgia and the Southeast focused on the health sciences.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS • BA/BS degree and at least five years of experience and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience • Excellent technical skills, both in data management and analysis; and a high degree of proficiency with MS Access, MS Excel, and other analytical tools to manage database creation, data cleansing, and conducting analyses • Previous experience working with large, complex administrative datasets • Prior academic and/or healthcare experience in a complex academic and/or clinical health care environment • Experience and proficiency in establishing benchmarks for clinical performance and developing dashboards around these metrics • In-depth knowledge of research methodology, inferential, and statistical methods • Ability to communicate effectively with statisticians, researchers, and clinicians • Outstanding oral communication and negotiation skills, as the Analyst must be able to help sell the vision and Division’s strategic direction by persuading, influencing, and building consensus among providers and key players • Excellent written skills to support the high volume of email correspondence and develop written materials (e.g., abstracts, reports, and research proposals) that clearly summarize findings or convey teaching points • Project management experience and facility with project management tools • Exceptional problem solving skills and independent learning capacity • Effective communication/interaction skills for working with administrative leadership, investigators, other researchers (both on and off campus) and staff • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision on multiple projects with competing deadlines • Attention to detail • Proven record of reliability and attendance

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS • Bachelor’s degree in Computer / Computational / Data Science, or Domain Sciences with computer / computational / data specialization or equivalent education and experience. • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Public Health or related discipline • Technical skills in 1) applied statistics, including parametric and non-parametric statistics, univariate as well as multivariate; 2) database design (SQL, MySQL, or similar), and their application to the management of clinical or health services data sets; and 3) knowledge of personal computer statistical analysis software (SAS, Stata, or similar) • Experience in developing or supporting academic products (e.g. manuscripts, workshops, poster presentations, etc.) • Experience in supporting academic physicians and trainees in QI and Patient Safety programs, including education and training

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School Of Medicine

Job Title:

Data Analyst, Emory Division of Hospital Medicine

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