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Performance Improvement Analyst

Requisition ID:

20160715

Business Unit:

Hartford HealthCare Corp.

Location:

Hartford, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Part Time
Standard Hours: 35
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: 35hrs per week; Monday-Friday

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Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here.  We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network. 

 

The story of Hartford HealthCare is the story of transformation – from a handful of disconnected organizations a decade ago to a unified system with a shared, value-based culture of accountability and innovation.  The healthcare landscape has become highly competitive, with new players and disruptive technology and we are working to expand and create our system’s organizational, leadership, cultural, and talent capabilities to ensure Hartford HealthCare will always be the first choice of the people we serve.

 

Job Summary

The Performance Improvement Analyst performs systematic and objective performance improvement activities for both Clinical and Non-Clinical area. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

 

  • Provides data abstraction from hospital applications and inputs into internal and external databases to support publicly reported measures and other performance improvement activities.
  • Interprets regulatory specifications of publicly reported data
  • Generates analytical reports with statistical quality control tools for specialized and generic performance improvement activities.
  • Utilizes technical expertise in information systems and software to generate reports.
  • Coordinates ongoing screening, collection, and analysis of data/information.
  • Identifies problems that have an impact on patient care and the clinical performance of members of the hospital staff.
  • Assists in performance improvement activities for the purpose of monitoring quality of care in order to meet regulatory standards.
  • Initiates the development of reports using  ICD 10 and CPT codes and coordinates data collection and analysis for various hospitals approved projects.
  • Performs specific performance improvement activities necessary for the clinical and administrative staffs to monitor and evaluate the quality and appropriateness of patient care in order to meet regulatory requirements (e.g. DPH, JCAHO, CMS).
  • Maintains confidentiality of patient records results and other performance improvement outcomes.
  • Maintains records of performance improvement initiatives as needed.
  • Coordinates medical record audits for state, federal, and/or managed care review.

Qualifications

Education

Associate’s Degree required; Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred

Experience
● One to three years previous medical data experience or equivalent medical terminology knowledge.
Knowledge of quality improvement methods, tools, and techniques

● Expert level use of MS Excel to include report generation, data abstraction
●Familiarity with ICD 10 & CPT codes
 

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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

 
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