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Data Analyst

Colorado Perinatal Care Quality Collaborative (CPCQC)  is a statewide 501(c)3 nonprofit that works with healthcare facilities, community groups, and families in Colorado as well with national partners to advance best practices and improve outcomes in maternal and infant health. CPCQC also serves as the backbone organization for the Colorado Maternal Mental Health (MMH) Collaborative and Framework. The MMH Collaborative is a collective impact effort made up of more than thirty organizations with diverse and critical experience and roles in supporting perinatal mental health and wellness. 

The Data Analyst will lead the planning, analysis, reporting, and coordination for CPCQC’s overall data needs and data infrastructure. The collection, analysis and reporting of data is a major strategic component of CPCQC’s work.  

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Director of Program Management & Evaluation and Quality Improvement Coach to onboard healthcare facilities for all quality improvement initiatives.  This includes, but is not limited to, management of participation agreements, change management plans, data use agreements, site visits, kickoff meetings, IRB review documentation and project team rosters with executive support.
  • Monitor progress toward project goals for healthcare facilities cohort and for individual facilities including data outcomes, control charts, run charts, monthly and quarterly reports, etc.
  • Work with the Quality Improvement Coach to identify trends and opportunities to formulate clinical interventions and tests of change (PDSA and other methods) cycles based on facility data, capabilities and culture using the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) model.
  • Document progress toward project related objectives for reports to stakeholders (to include Board of Directors, grant funders, steering committees, advisory boards, facility department meetings, conferences, etc.). Contribute to grant reporting, progress reports and project status updates as required by the project management team and leadership.
  • Work with participants and team members to assure accuracy and integrity of data being collected and provide data collection support as needed, including data entry and provide training and access to participant designee to database/data systems such as REDCap and others.
  • Design and manage REDCap data system and other project data systems and tools including Power BI.  Responsible for creation and management of data management plans.
  • Import data, clean and verify data, assist in data collection, conduct data analysis, develop reports, control charts and summaries to report data to all stakeholders.
  • Distribute process and/or outcome data reports to collaborative participants on a regular, pre-determined schedule and to all necessary audiences as needed throughout the project cycle.
  • Assist participants with measurements for balancing measures, process measures, outcome measures, and other necessary analysis as new interventions are implemented throughout the PDSA cycle.
  • Provide partner organizations technical assistance to improve their capacity to collect data and become more evidence-informed (or evidence-based) in collaboration with team members, champions, and volunteers
  • Designs the data collection methodology, metrics, and data elements needed to measure outcomes of QI projects. Develop ways to improve efficiency in reporting and perform ad hoc statistical analysis both for specific projects and organizational level evaluation.
  • Develop robust Business Intelligence (BI) tools using Tableau or Power BI, QI Macros, or other software including data preparation, dashboard design and development.
  • Perform data extraction using programming languages such as SQL, SAS, R. Python.
  • Collaborate on multi-disciplinary teams and provide analytical support for various projects related to quality improvement, patient safety, and outcomes.
  • Design, develop, and automate clinical quality and performance metrics. Maintain knowledge base of data requirements and measure definitions.
  • Develop reports to collect and analyze data necessary to assist in developing strategies and managing clinical quality improvement projects to improve patient outcomes and clinical processes. 
  • Maintain customer focus, establishing collaborative relationships with collaborative members and staff.
  • Managing projects to ensure all work is completed on time, on budget, and client expectations are met or exceeded.

Requirements

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree required in Social Sciences, Public Health, Statistics, Epidemiology, ComputerScience or a related field with specific training in data analysis and programming.
  • At least 2 years of experience working with data analysis, SAS, SAS Visual Analytics, SASS, Python, Power BI, QI Macros, and other software.
  • Experience with IHI and/or other recognized quality improvement methodologies.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, that include the ability to interpret, write for, and share data findings with both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Analysis skills, including the use of SAS. SAS Advanced Certification a plus.
  • Data visualization skills and experience.
  • Prior project management experience and skills.
  • Computer proficiency that includes MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis techniques.
  • Ability to demonstrate an exceptionally high level of organization and attention to detail.
  • Experience working with a multi-disciplinary team including evaluators, researchers, care providers, and consultants.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.  Dependable, detail-oriented, autonomous.

This is a full-time employed position. This position reports directly to the Executive Director. The annual salary range for this position is $55,000 to $65,000 including benefits.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Review of applications will begin immediately.  

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Jaime Cabrera (she/her/hers), CPCQC Executive Director, at info@cpcqc.org.   

Please check out the CPCQC website (cpcqc.org) to learn more about our work.

CPCQC  is an equal opportunity employer that values workplace diversity. We strive to create an inclusive work environment that embraces diverse life experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives. CPCQC prohibits discrimination of employees or applicants on the basis of race, creed, color, age, sex, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, marital status, sexual identity, sexual orientation, religious or political affiliation, age, height, weight, physical or mental ability, veteran status, military obligations,  and any other classification considered discriminatory under applicable law.