Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford Analytics & Clinical Effectiveness Specialist - (1.0 FTE, Days) in Palo Alto, California


1.0 FTE, 8 Hour Day Shifts

At Stanford Children’s Health, we know world-renowned care begins with world-class caring. That's why we combine advanced technologies and breakthrough discoveries with family-centered care. It's why we provide our caregivers with continuing education and state-of-the-art facilities, like the newly remodeled Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. And it's why we need caring, committed people on our team - like you. Join us on our mission to heal humanity, one child and family at a time.

The Analytics & Clinical Effectiveness Specialist will support and influence a comprehensive and innovative clinical effectiveness program focused on clinical process redesign. The A&CE Specialist will create and manage analyses of administrative, clinical, financial and demographic data for use in data driven improvements by the Analytics and Clinical Effectiveness Department. The role will integrate project management and improvement methods to interpret analytic findings, communicate information to interdisciplinary teams and support clinical performance improvement work. This position will perform analysis, interpret results, develop summaries and generate effective and optimal visual display to inform and operationally support LPCH improvement initiatives and priorities. Additional functions include building complex data sets and utilization of those data to inform clinical and operational decision-making based on unnecessary variation, high utilization and patient outcomes. The role will identify opportunities for improvement via evidence-based practices, regulatory and accrediting agency requirements, and current performance in key clinical & financial outcomes.

Essential Functions

• Performs data analysis; creates and interprets data displays, including clinical, cost, and patient satisfaction data.

• Ensures the integrity of data being reported and utilized is accurate and valid.

• Evaluates data, makes judgments, and recommendations regarding quality & process improvement work, including, but not limited to resource utilization, physician practice patterns and clinical pathway effectiveness.

• Ensures quality and caliber of efforts to translate information needs into meaningful data displays.

• Researches and designs effective and innovative analytics strategies to measure and improve departmental and organizational goals.

• Works collaboratively with quality & performance improvement teams to develop measures for monitoring and reporting clinical outcomes and process improvement.

• Provides expertise to the department and to interdisciplinary clinical effectiveness initiative teams in LPCH data models and systems.

• Acts as a resource in the interpretation and use of data generated by the department and utilized throughout the organization.

• Designs and develops dashboards and other innovative data visualization using business intelligence tools.

• Provides consultative and analytic expertise to LPCH partners.

• Serves as a representative of the Analytics & Clinical Effectiveness Team and the department/Center at meetings, initiatives and on committees.

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in a work-related field/ discipline from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Three (3) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience.

Licensure/Certification: None

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.

• Ability to perform complex tasks, prioritize multiple independent projects and meet challenging deadlines.

• Ability to utilize Microsoft programs, Crystal Reports, Cognos, Business Objects, and other applications and databases.

• Knowledge of advanced quantitative skills (advanced Excel, Access, statistical packages)

• Knowledge and ability to use decision support systems such as Access or other relational databases.

• Ability to use statistics to evaluate and interpret data, summarize results and make recommendations.

• Knowledge of project management methodologies.

• Knowledge of and experience with improvement science pedagogies and methods.

• Ability to understand and use information technology to drive process changes.

• Ability to interact effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization.

• Ability to work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary environment.

• Ability to demonstrate sound judgment and reasoning.

• Ability to maintain discretion in handling confidential and sensitive information.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements, and where applicable, in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.