Data Analyst - CQO & MSS (Onsite Position, Not Remote)

Quality Management - Acute  
Full Time
Day Shift 
8a-5p, Mon-Fri

Consistently named best hospital, Lexington Medical Center dedicates itself to providing quality health services that meet the needs of its communities. Ranked #2 in the state and #1 in the Columbia metro area by U.S. News & World Report, Lexington Medical Center is the only hospital named one of the Best Places to Work in South Carolina.

The 607-bed hospital anchors a health care network that includes five community medical centers and employs nearly 8,000 health care professionals. The network includes a cardiovascular program recognized by the American College of Cardiology as South Carolina’s first HeartCARE CenterTM and an accredited Cancer Center of Excellence affiliated with MUSC Hollings Cancer Center for research and education. The network also features an occupational health center, the largest skilled nursing facility in the Carolinas, an Alzheimer’s care center and nearly 80 physician practices.





Job Summary

Under the general direction of the Center of Quality Outcomes and Medical Staff management, advises, supports, and assist in the use of data through advance statistical analysis, data mining and data visualization techniques to measure and report on clinical effectiveness.  Provides maintenance and support of a variety of data systems to support the quality and operational initiatives. Serves as Midas System Administrator assisting in the development of strategies, projects and goals to utilize technology in innovative ways ultimately improving efficiency.  Provides support with CMS publicly reported data, Leapfrog, MD Staff, Peer Review and other performance improvement initiatives. Serves as MSS Credentialing system administrator (MD Staff) in order to optimize the system.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education: Master's Degree in Health Administration, Computer Science, Business Administration or related field
Minimum Years of Experience: None
Substitutable Education & Experience (Optional): A Master's Degree may be substituted for one of the following combinations:

A Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Administration, Computer Science, Business Administration or related field with 2 years of related experience working in the database management.

An Associate's Degree in Health Administration, Computer Science, or Business Administration or related field with 5 years of related experience working in the database management and analysis.

Required Certifications/Licensure: None
Required Training: Experience with database querying and reporting technologies/tools such as Crystal Reports, Midas+ products; and Medical Staff Credentialing software such as MD Staff.
Able to understand various data structure and common methods in data transformation;
Experience Microsoft Office Suite ( especially proficient in Excel, Word, Power Point)
Must possess strong communication, analytical and problem solving skills.

Essential Functions

  • Interprets, analyses, present and distributes various data results to members of the quality team and other clinical and administrative team members as requested.
  • Summarizes information in a logical format and communicates in a clear and concise manner.
  • Utilizes and analyzes data in various approaches such as workflow assessments, best practice evaluations, operational efficiency evaluations and performance improvement.
  • Provides data and analysis for rapidly changing requirements for internal and external reporting: CMS, Leapfrog, DHEC, Multiple Registries, Medical Staff
  • Coordinates data requirements for hospital quality initiatives and provide technical expertise for all members of the Quality Team.
  • Manages downloading and maintenance of Peer Review and PI metrics in the STATIT system
  • Maintains and supports Midas+ products such as Care Management, Seeker, Statit, Datavision/Conduent.
  • Acts as the Midas+ Functional and Technical Systems Manager responsible for: user training, maintaining system integrity and security, implementing modules, reporting, customer user support, monitoring message queues and processors, coordinating system changes/upgrades, and troubleshooting technical problems.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintains and supports Medical Staff/Provider credentialing system.
  • Maintains current knowledge of changes in the department's and relevant clinical data systems and methodologies.
  • Serves as liaision users, application vendors, and other IS resources.
  • Educates, informs, and consults with customers and peers to effectively determine department/system needs and resolve problems.
  • Participates in system design.
  • Participates in working sessions with stakeholders to obtain necessary project/initiative information to or assist with execution of projects/initiatives.
  • Audit databases and data to ensure data integrity.  Identify potential errors and work with appropriate parties to ensure data is validated and reliable.
  • Maintains documentation to describe development, logic, corrections, and manuals for users to describe operating procedures.
  • Has knowledge patient care environment and indepth knowledge of hospital processes.
  • Other duties as assigned.

We are committed to offering quality, cost-effective benefits choices for our employees and their families:

  • Day ONE medical, dental and life insurance benefits 
  • Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Employees are eligible for enrollment into the 403(b) match plan day one.  LHI matches dollar for dollar up to 6%.
  • Employer paid life insurance – equal to 1x salary
  • Employee may elect supplemental life insurance with low cost premiums up to 3x salary 
  • Adoption assistance
  • LHI provides its full-time employees employer paid short-term disability and long-term disability coverage after 90 days of eligible employment
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Student loan forgiveness

Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of LMC to provide equal opportunity of employment for all individuals, and to remain compliant with applicable state and federal laws and regulations. LMC strives to provide a discrimination-free environment, and to recruit, select, on-board, and employ all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including but not limited to, lactation. LMC endeavors to upgrade and promote employees from within the hospital where possible and consistent with the employee’s desires and abilities and the hospital’s needs.

Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina