Outcomes Specialist

Stanford, California
05 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
02 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The Outcomes Specialist is responsible for the collection, entry, and integrity of clinical data for the Pediatric Neurocritical Care and Pediatric Epilepsy Databases. These databases are utilized for both quality improvement of clinical care as well as research endeavors, and spans both inpatient and outpatient areas. The responsibilities include database development, maintenance, and integration of data with national registries. Furthermore, the quality specialist is responsible for administrative and scientific activities related to clinical quality projects including data compilation through chart review, preliminary statistical analyses, and documentation of pediatric neurocritical care and pediatric epilepsy cases. The specialist will attend and present at various meetings, including critical care and epilepsy divisional updates, Brain & Behavior Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) committees, neurocritical care specialty care team conference, pediatric epilepsy conference, and protocol task force meetings.
Duties include:
Collect, manage and clean datasets.
Employ new and existing tools to interpret, analyze, and visualize multivariate relationships in data.
Create databases and reports, develop algorithms and statistical models, and perform statistical analyses appropriate to data and reporting requirements.
Use system reports and analyses to identify potentially problematic data, make corrections, and determine root cause for data problems from input errors or inadequate field edits, and suggest possible solutions.
Develop reports, charts, graphs and tables for use by investigators and for publication and presentation.
Analyze data processes in documentation.
Collaborate with faculty and research staff on data collection and analysis methods.
Provide documentation based on audit and reporting criteria to investigators and research staff.
Communicate with government officials, grant agencies and industry representatives.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
2-3 years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience in health care setting
Clinical data experience desirable
Bachelor's degree or a combination of education and relevant experience. Experience in a quantitative discipline such as economics, finance, statistics or engineering.
Substantial experience with MS Office and analytical programs.
Strong writing and analytical skills.
Ability to organize, prioritize workload.
Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
Ability to use judgment and make sound decisions.
Ability to conduct analysis and formulate conclusions.
Ability to foster effective working relationships and build consensus.
Ability to maintain confidentiality to sensitive important.
Sitting in place at computer for long periods of time with extensive keyboarding/dexterity.
Occasionally use a telephone.
Rarely writing by hand.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Some work may be performed in a laboratory or field setting.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Additional Information
Schedule: Full-time
Job Code: 4751
Employee Status: Regular
Grade: G
Department URL: http://med.stanford.edu/neurology/
Requisition ID: 83345