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Keck Medicine of USC

Keck Medicine of USC includes the Keck School of Medicine of USC, the region’s first medical school; the renowned USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of the first comprehensive cancer centers established by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the United States; the USC Care Medical Group, a medical faculty practice; the Keck Medical Center of USC, which includes two acute care hospitals: 401-licensed bed Keck Hospital of USC and 60-licensed bed USC Norris Cancer Hospital; and USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, a 158-licensed bed community hospital. It also includes more than 40 outpatient facilities, some at affiliated hospitals, in Los Angeles, Orange, Kern, Tulare and Ventura counties.

In 2016, U.S. News & World Report ranked Keck Medical Center of USC among the Top 10 hospitals in the state and among the Top 50 hospitals in the United States in seven specialties: ophthalmology, urology, cancer, geriatrics, orthopedic surgery, nephrology and cardiology and heart surgery.

Data Analyst - Nursing Administration - Full Time 8 Hour Days

USCKH - Nursing Administration Los Angeles, California

This position is responsible for ongoing analysis of health care information, obtained from a variety of sources, including patient care, quality, and demographic data. It involves development and preparation of information products for the nursing department. It requires the ability to analyze health care data from conceptualization through presentation of the data. It requires proficiency with analytical tools (e.g. SAS, Excel), knowledge of data analysis methodology, use of presentation software, strong communication skills and a strong commitment to and affinity for delivering the highest level of customer service.


Minimum Education: Bachelor's in Information Management, Healthcare Information, Computing, Mathematics, Statistics, or related fields.
Master degree (preferred).
Minimum Experience/Knowledge: 2 Years. Or Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experience;
Technical expertise regarding data models and database design development.
Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, XML and SQL (Powerinsight, Discern Explorer preferred)
Competent using SAS, SPSS, or other statistical packages as needed for analyzing large datasets
Programming skills preferred. Adept at queries and report writing.
Knowledge of statistics and able to communicate effectively with statisticians
Experience in data mining techniques and procedures and knowing when to use appropriately.
Ability to present complex information in an understandable and compelling manner
Experience with electronic health record applications (e.g. Cerner) preferred
Healthcare background or experience preferred

Required License/Certification:
Valid Fire and Safety Certification. (If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire, and maintained by renewal before expiration date.)


REQ20041356 Posted Date: 03/28/2017

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