Clinical Practice Data Analyst Specialist - College of Pharmacy
University of Illinois Chicago College of Pharmacy
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Type: Full Time
Salary: $60,000 - $85,000
Telecommuting is allowed.
About the University of Illinois Chicago
UIC is among the nation’s preeminent urban public research universities, a Carnegie RU/VH research institution, and the largest university in Chicago. UIC serves over 34,000 students, comprising one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation and is designated as a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPSI) and a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). Through its 16 colleges, UIC produces nationally and internationally recognized multidisciplinary academic programs in concert with civic, corporate and community partners worldwide, including a full complement of health sciences colleges. By emphasizing cutting-edge and transformational research along with a commitment to the success of all students, UIC embodies the dynamic, vibrant and engaged urban university. Recent “Best Colleges” rankings published by U.S. News & World Report, found UIC climbed up in its rankings among top public schools in the nation and among all national universities. UIC has nearly 260,000 alumni, and is one of the largest employers in the city of Chicago.
The Clinical Practice Data Analyst will work under the supervision of the Director of Finance and provide assistance to the Assistant Director of Finance, Finance Manager & Business Administrative Associate (BAA). Responsibilities may include gathering and analyzing financial data, generating reports, and serving as both point-person for general day to day operations, and liaison for activities with external agencies and/or University Office of Business Financial Services (OBFS) representatives.
The salary range for this position is $60,000.00 - $85,000.00. This is a full-time and benefits eligible position. Hybrid and flexible work schedules are available. UIC offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience. In addition, all full-time benefits eligible positions include a comprehensive benefits package which include Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability & AD&D insurance, a defined benefit pension plan as well as paid leave which includes vacation, holiday and sick. We offer tuition waivers for employees and dependents.
Duties & Responsibilities
1. Abstract data from Electronic Health Record (EHR) System:
A) Utilize EHR reporting and querying tools to define, locate, and retrieve accurate information.
B) Reconcile data inconsistencies to select optimal information using resources available, which may include consultation with clinical and business intelligence experts as necessary.
2. Analyze and report out on current and past financial data and performance. 3. Troubleshoot discrepancies in University fund balances and transactions through validating data, determining appropriate action to resolve the error, and eliminating reoccurrence. 4. Utilize spreadsheets, databases and other similar data processing tools to automate data analysis models and build data visualizations. 5. Identify trends in financial performance and provide recommendations for improvement. 6. Develop, support, and maintain Ambulatory Care Pharmacy internal databases and overall data infrastructure. 7. Coordinate with the Ambulatory Care Pharmacy and University IT teams to ensure clinical EHR data is validated and EHR generated reports are accurate. 8. Serve as a financial representative of the College and Department of Pharmacy Practice to communicate with other campuses, external organizations, and auditors. 9. Support data analytic projects for the Department of Pharmacy Practice as needed. 10. Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned
Bachelor's degree in Science, Information Management, Healthcare Information, Nursing, Information Technology, Computer Science, Statistics, Finance, Management Engineering, Business or closely related fields or as required by the position to be filled in the area of specialization inherent in the position may be required.
One (1) year (12 months) of data management/analyst work experience in a clinical or healthcare related field.
Demonstrated clinical data analytics experience in working with data sets containing large amounts of clinical pharmacy and financial information.
**Applicants possessing a Master's degree, in a closely related field, meet the requirements for #1 above
Master or PhD in data analytics and/or statistics.
Three (3) years of data management/analyst work experience in a clinical or healthcare related field.
Pharmaceutical work experience.
Knowledge of data visualization software (e.g., Tableau).
Experience handling confidential and/or HIPAA protected information is desirable.
Knowledge of relational databases, query reporting, and report specification development.
Knowledge of database and report writing software such as SQL, Microsoft Access, SAS, Business Objects, and/or Crystal reporting.
Proficiency with Excel and a statistical package such as SAS, SPSS, or Minitab.
Project management and time management skills.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Ability to learn and utilize new software applications for data entry and reporting.
Analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to details.
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About University of Illinois Chicago College of Pharmacy
The UIC College of Pharmacy is the #1 college of pharmacy in the state of Illinois and the #7 college in the country overall based on US News and World Report’s most recent rankings. But our excellence goes beyond rankings. You see it every day in the world-class faculty, brilliant researchers and amazing students. It’s the spark inside everyone at the UIC College of Pharmacy that drives us to change the face of healthcare.