Providence St. Joseph Health

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Providence Health & Services Data Strategy Consultant - Operations in Gardena, California


Providence is calling a Data Strategy Consultant (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in Operations Department in PSCS Divisional Services in Gardena, CA or Tukwila, WA.

We are seeking a Data Strategy Consultant who will provide post acute services at Providence St Joseph Health. The measurement and analytics team for HCC is part of Providence Institute for Human Caring (IHC). Data strategy is essential to collectively optimize and realize the benefits of group decision making and collaborate with stakeholders outside HCC. For example, a HCC-wide data strategy enables the optimal sequencing of work and design of data sources to serve the needs of all sections simultaneously. The ‘Consultant, Data Strategy’ role links sections across HCC, facilitating efforts that benefit from cross-section collaboration. There isa special focus on data strategy, for which this role coordinates cross-section data strategy discussions, develops data strategy roadmaps in conjunction with the analytics team and advises the Executive Director of Measurement and Analytics (M&A). Other areas of responsibility include leading ‘special project’ work that involves resources from multiple sections, and advising the caregiver(s) responsible for liaising with other departments.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Data Strategy

  • Understand the short and long-term data needs of the different departments within HCC served by the M&A team

  • Craft short and long-term data strategy for the M&A department, in conjunction with the senior leadership at IHC and HCC

  • Work with essential caregivers in HCC and Healthcare Intelligence to push forward projects core to our data strategy

  • Advise the Executive Director of M&A on data strategy

  • Facilitation/Coordination

  • Coordinate and facilitate Measurement Governance Council meetings among HCC, Healthcare Intelligence and Informatics core leaders

  • Foster strong collaborative working relationships across HCC service lines

  • Identify opportunities to optimize work processes within HCC, especially related to coordinating work between service lines and regions

  • Coordinate activities on ‘special analytics projects’, especially complex work that requires simultaneous effort from multiple departments

  • Communication/Consultation

  • Communicate our data strategy with stakeholders internal and external to HCC and track progress towards key milestones

  • Assist HCC core leaders in soliciting key data needs

  • Support caregivers with liaising between informatics and HI and HCC with the goal of coordinating work by advising on relationships and work processes, making key introductions, and recognizing areas of potential duplication/opportunities for harmonization of work across sections

  • Process Development

  • Facilitate the development of processes for optimized data strategy decision-making and documentation

  • Develop and oversee the implementation of a data-driven mechanism to manage the intake and distribution of HCC measurement projects in conjunction with HI intake, the HCCproject prioritization, and the use of a project management tool

  • Facilitate the development of a HCC ‘metric strategy’ that harmonizes with data governance processes outside of HCC (e.g. in Healthcare Intelligence)

  • Knowledge

  • Develop a high level of familiarity with the use of key data products and reporting objects produced across HCC, with the objective of deeply understanding the experience of users and developers

  • Maintain a store of knowledge about contemporary techniques for data storage and manipulation (e.g. ‘big data’ tools) that can be drawn on to inform the design of data platforms


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Health Sciences, Informatics, Mathematics, Liberal Arts, System Science, Epidemiology, Computer Science, or comparable disciplines Or an equivalent combination of skills and experience

  • 10 years Business Intelligence, analytical software, systems, tools, and processes

  • 5 years Work in a healthcare environment, especially with healthcare data

  • 5 years Project leadership in a complex work environment (large healthcare provider preferred)

  • 5 years Design of analytical tools, data stores or self-service data platforms

  • Very strong problem solving, analytical, and troubleshooting abilities

  • Unusually high level of intellectual curiosity

  • Excellent in communicating with project team members, stakeholders, executives, and external customers. Superb written and oral presentation skills, proven ability to communicate on both interpersonal and technical levels

  • Exceptional ability to engage senior leadership and others across the organization to create and cultivate innovative ideas, evaluate new opportunities and work collaboratively on execution

  • Expert facilitation skills, including the ability to collaborate and facilitate across cross-functional teams in solution and strategy sessions and lead key stakeholders in decision-making

  • Proven ability to lead through influence

  • Thoroughly knowledgeable about how organizations work; can clearly articulate how to get things done both through formal channels and through the informal network

  • Exhibits perseverance through energy and drive; will not give up when faced with resistance or setbacks

About the department you will serve.

Providence Strategic and Management Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for all eight regions of Providence Health & Services from Alaska to California. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

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Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Analytics/Business Intelligence

Location: California-Gardena

Other Location(s): Washington-Tukwila

Req ID: 286410