Decision Support Specialist

Job ID: J124162
Company: West Penn Allegheny Health System
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Facility: Allegheny General Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Jun 19, 2018

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Description

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Facilitates the creation and implementation of a decision support database in General Thoracic, Cardiac, and Vascular Surgery; utilizes the database to collect and analyze data, generate financial, outcomes, quality improvement, marketing, and regulatory agency reports. Provides support, as appropriate, to the clinical research program with regard to the conduction of Thoracic Surgery clinical trials.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensures daily abstraction, collection, and verification of data. (30%)
  • Assists in the development of focus areas for patient care initiatives by performing analysis and generating appropriate reports. (20%)
  • Interprets and analyzes decision support data generated from the database. (15%)
  • Interprets, collates, verifies, analyzes and summarizes clinical information from various sources. (10%)
  • Provides the data necessary to assist the manager or attending surgeons in the preparation of working drafts of reports, abstracts, grant applications, and poster displays as requested by the department and/or outside agencies. (10%)
  • Provides oversight and direction for the operations of the database. (15%)
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • BA/BS Degree
  • 1-2 years in clinical information management and analysis and/or clinical research experience

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