Clinical Quality Analyst

Location: Beverly, MA
Job ID: 173149-1A
Date Posted: May 5, 2022
Category: Nursing

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Beverly Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Beverly Hospital is a full service, community hospital providing leading-edge, patient-centered care to North Shore and Cape Ann residents. The hospital provides a full-range of state-of-the-art care and services including primary care, cardiovascular care, surgery, orthopedics, emergency care, maternity, pediatrics, as well as many other specialties. Beverly Hospital is nationally recognized for patient safety as it is one of only 42 hospitals in the United States to be awarded an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group – the nation’s leading nonprofit watchdog on hospital quality and safety.

 

Beverly Hospital promotes the culture and philosophy which enables employees to give and receive the best of care. You can become a part of the team that achieves this success through our CREATE values of Community, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork and Empathy.

 

About the Job

Job Summary:

The Quality Analyst (QIA) is responsible for the design, management, presentation and integrity of data collection, data analysis and data interpretation related to quality monitoring and improvement initiatives. The QIA provides support and assistance to managers and directors with planning, prioritizing, implementing, and evaluating clinical quality and performance improvement measures, performance improvement plans, projects and initiatives. The QIA assists managers, directors, senior leaders, chiefs and physicians to develop and implement initiatives and programs related to clinical quality and patient safety. The QIA provides oversight of the clinical quality dashboard(s) and graphs that display key performance measures and track progress toward goals in specific areas as assigned.   

Scheduled Hours

40 hour exempt position

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in nursing, business, behavioral science or related field required with a Master’s Degree in nursing, business, public health, behavioral science or related field preferred.
  • Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) preferred upon hire, and required within one year of hire.
  • Three years of relevant experience in a clinical health care environment.
  • Proficient in Windows-based operating software and systems that include MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access and MS PowerPoint.
  • Experience in project development, project management and strong analytical skills, including data entry, manipulation, management, and data analysis required. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills required.
  • Knowledge of patient quality, safety and satisfaction performance measures and indicators, data definitions and sources and relevant national databases and benchmarks; knowledge of healthcare quality, safety and satisfaction data design, collection, aggregation and summarization; and expert knowledge of performance improvement models, methods and systems required.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision, ability to adapt quickly to changes within the work environment required.
  • Must be a team player and have proven success applying a team approach and ability to work in conjunction with nurse managers, nurse directors, and staff in a supportive way to troubleshoot and resolve issues. Is able to address difficult situations with tact and diplomacy.