Children's Hospital Boston Data Coordinator- Quality Improvement in Boston, Massachusetts

Title Data Coordinator- Quality Improvement

Department Neurology

Job Posting Description At Boston Children’s Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It’s in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As the teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Neurology department and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.

The Quality Improvement Data Coordinator will be responsible for:

  • Managing existing and new quality improvement projects and initiatives using project management and QI methodologies.

  • Processing data requests.

  • Updating Neurology Quality Measures Dashboard.

  • Coordination and facilitation of Neurology QI Book Club.

  • Helping develop and implement data collection instruments and survey forms.

  • Maintenance of Neurology QI SharePoint Site.

  • Performing surveys, chart reviews and other means of data collection. Entering data in spreadsheets and databases.

  • Conducting quality assurance procedures to ensure reliability and validity of data including follow‑up procedures and reliability checks.

  • Ensuring coordination between data collection, data entry and analysis to ensure accuracy and quality.

  • Coordinating data entry resources and database design and maintenance.

  • Conducting literature searches, obtaining external data from government agencies, payors, researchers, and other relevant sources, and links results to hospital data for benchmarking and other analyses.

  • Preparing summary reports of data and project findings according to project needs. Preparing written summaries of project findings including brief reports and working summaries.

  • Providing data management and analysis support in the development of performance measures, including development of dashboards to track performance, highlighting opportunities for improvement.

To qualify, you must have:

  • The knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts typically acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree in life, social science or closely related field. Experience and interest in quality improvement, health administration, public health, and/or medicine is a plus.

  • Solid experience and comfort using Excel {Pivot Tables and Charts]; REDCap, SharePoint, PowerPoint, and SAS/STATA experience, a plus.

  • A strong sense of accountability/responsibility; strong organizational skills, be detail-oriented, and able to manage competing priorities.

  • A desire for learning with initiative to do so. A passion for thinking of ways to problem solve and improve processes and outcomes.

  • Communication skills in order to effectively deal with conflicting views or issues, mediate fair solutions, provide empathy in difficult interpersonal situations, and well‑developed writing skills.

  • Passion for quality improvement with a “go-getter” attitude with great interpersonal skills who enjoys working with others.

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a flexible schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.

Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Status Full Time

Shift Day

Standard Hours per Week 40

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