UT Health Sr. Analyst, Data Management in Texas

Sr. Analyst, Data Management

Texas

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Research

UTHealth Administration

Requisition #: 170000F3

Position Summary:

This position serves as an internal resource and expert

regarding the definition and interpretation of all applicable federal, state,

and local laws and quality or regulatory requirements related to Meaningful Use

(MU), Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), Merit-Based

Incentive Payment System (MIPS), Accountable Care Organization (ACO), Group

Practice Reporting Option (GPRO), Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) and any

future regulatory programs and requirements; duties will also include maintaining

documentation (evidence book) for attestation and audits for all regulatory

programs. The individual will assist with the development of comprehensive

implementation strategies, which will include coordination, monitoring, and

status reporting of all projects that are essential to the demonstration and

achievement of quality and regulatory compliance. The person filling the

role will help to protect against revenue loss from MACRA legislation

changes. They also have the potential to generate revenue through quality

payer metric programs from commercial insurers. Further, we would like

this analyst to assist in developing programs to bill for chronic care

management and Medicare annual wellness visits which are additional sources of

revenue for the University.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Responsible for managing/maintaining data for multiple projects or research efforts.

  2. Assists in the design, development, testing and implementation of interface maps and logic to translate data from source systems to application system.

  3. Creates, supports, and troubleshoots tools or software used to manage data.

  4. Develops and maintains quality controls for all research databases.

  5. Performs quality assurance functions consistent with standard software development methodology during pre and post-production.

  6. Designs database queries and compiles, analyzes, and reports statistical data related to data quality for research projects.

  7. Interfaces with vendors and offsite researchers and coordinators.

  8. Other duties as assigned.

Certification/Skills:

Detailed knowledge of query design, report creation, and graphic representations of data.

Knowledge and experience managing complex databases.

Experience providing analysis related to data quality.

Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s degree in business, computer science, or related field or related experience in lieu of education.

Minimum Experience:

Four years of experience with complex databases. May substitute required experience with equivalent years of education beyond the minimum education requirement.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

This position may include work involving potentially hazardous chemical, biological or radioactive agents.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215.

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical schiences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center and a growing network of clinics throughout the region. The university’s primary teaching hospitals include Memorial Hermann – Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Herman Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon b. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits UTHealth offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Office of Benefits Website.

https://www.uth.edu/benefits/benefits-summary.htm

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