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9/29/2017
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Principal Data Analyst
UCLA Health | Los Angeles, California
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Job Description

Job Duties
Under the supervision of the Director, Quality Informatics and Analytics, this position provides advanced quality data and analytical support to UCLA Quality Management Service department. The responsibilities include performing detailed analyses on hospital ranking systems such as CMS Start rating system (Hospital Compare), managing Hospital Compare database and creating a dashboards and providing project management on new tool implementations (a registry and a peer review tool). The incumbent is required to work effectively as part of a team and work productively with the department staff while assuring the maximum use of technology to promote efficient work systems.

Job Qualifications
REQUIRED: MS degree in computer science, mathematics, finance, statistics, Business, or related field Demonstrate proficiency in SAS, Tableau, SQL, Excel, PowerPoint Have experience in Clinical Data Analytics, Statistics, and Quality Measures Have advanced analytical and quantitative skills Have strong critical thinking and problem solving skills Have project management skills Have a good understanding of the industry-specific issues, regulatory requirements, and current healthcare reform Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced and creative environment Have the ability to prioritize work and remain detail oriented Have excellent oral and written communication skills PREFERRED: PHD in quantitative fields 3+ year experience in data management and data analysis 2+ year experience in healthcare industry 2+ year experience in statistical analysis 2+ year experience in project management

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.