Providence St. Joseph Health

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Providence Clinical Data Analyst in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Clinical Data Analyst - Nursing Service Administration (1.0 FTE, Days) to Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, OR

We are seeking a Clinical Data Analyst - Nursing Service Administration that will

provide in-depth statistical and analytical support for nursing quality, patient safety goals, practice and process improvement supporting the organization's Magnet journey of nursing excellence. Responsible for gathering data, planning and on-going coordination of database design, database management, statistical analysis, data interpretation/evaluation and reporting/presentation to support clinical practice and organizational priorities. Directly supports a number of improvement projects through gathering data in order to assist in developing outcome measures, methodology and data analysis. Works collaboratively with users of clinical information systems to enhance data query reports. Produces graphic data displays to meet ongoing benchmark requirements.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Gather/retrieve data from source systems in order to support data analysis and reporting requirements

  • Design, coordinate, and manage complex databases and data management tools that are flexible, efficient and easy-to-use

  • Mentor and promote utilization of these databases

  • Perform advanced statistical analysis and interpretation

  • Prepare reports and presentations, both written and graphic, within established timelines for ongoing Magnet and outcome reporting requirements

  • Coordinate and assist nursing department managers and team leaders in developing appropriate data collection methodologies and in preparing effective and meaningful reports related to quality improvement activities

  • Continually evaluate and refine on-going data collection activities, reports and presentations to assure data integrity and to best meet the requirements of the data's end-users

  • Develop and design advanced reports and automated reporting from the appropriate systems

  • Develop standard reports to be refreshed by department administrative assistants

  • Develop processes and formats to provide on-line access to reports.

  • Maintain project assignments and responsibilities, track project progress, and monitor timelines.

  • Assure confidentiality and security of data and reports

  • Participate in cross-functional teams and committees on local levels

  • Participate in on-going workshops/training, literature review, and professional networking in an effort to continually upgrade skills

  • Act as a liaison with Quality Management, Clinical Informatics, Program Management, Clinical Excellence, as needed


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare, Business, Statistics, -OR- related field

  • Two (2) years of Healthcare experience working with various spreadsheet, database and EMR software

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Healthcare, Business, Statistics, -OR- related field

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

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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: Quality/Risk/Safety (Non-Clinical)

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 276952