Information Analyst I

Rochester, NY


General Purpose:

Gathers information analyzes and interprets data. Disseminates information, helps formulate goals, protocols and information gathering methods.

Specific Responsibilities:

40% Maintains burn registry databases for Strong Memorial Hospital. Maintains the databases, develops concurrent abstraction of both in and outpatient medical records and reviews for accuracy. Collects data for special audit for all burn deaths; morbidity and mortality review; medical/nursing audit; utilization review, and review of pre hospital and regional systems of burn care. Reviews retrieved information for pertinence to database. Creates audit filters to examine the process of care and to identify potential patient care problems. Creates audit filters to determine timeliness, appropriateness and effectiveness of care rendered. Analyzes and utilizes data to determine continuous and periodic quality improvements, as well as in the support of burn research.

30% Collects and organizes data for various reviews pertaining to burn data. Provides detail and summary data reports for internal and external meetings. Creates data reports for determined quality assurance meetings (weekly and monthly Bum Quality Council). Provides monthly reviews of statistics. Creates ad hoc reports as needed. Annually creates comprehensive reports of bum program data.

10% Provide administrative support to the Bum Program Manager. Ensure all clerical needs are met including but not limited to: assistance with Bum Program Verification, Strategic planning for New York State emergency response system for Trauma/Burn/Emergency Surgery, preparation for various site visits, support of divisional M&M meetings, conference registrations, resident orientation paperwork, feedback letters for referring hospitals, medical student education paperwork, fellowship program support, maintenance of transfer agreements. Ensures appropriate University ledgers are charged for expenses related to office supplies as well as travel and conference. May need to interface with organizations, hospitals, military, and others to facilitate invited lectures, and speaking engagements for the Burn Director.

5% Coordinate and prepare for all educational programs as well as site visit application and agendas needed.

  • ABA annual meeting

  • ABA site visit (every 3 years)

  • ABLS program (biannually)

5% Works in collaboration with other members of the burn team including burn director, physician extenders, residents, and the multi-disciplinary team. Communicates verbally and in writing to management, physicians, nurses and colleagues.

5% Acts as a liaison support to URMC, ISD, NYS DOH, and the National Burn Repository. Acts as a resource in responding to questions to project organization and planning. Acts as a resource in responding to clinical and administrative data collection , management and reporting issues.

5% Conducts and/or facilitates research projects with collected data. Serves as a consultant for requests for information from other hospital resources. Assists faculty and staff with research projects requiring computer usage.

Experience required:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred. Medical terminology, computer background and quality assurance background preferred. Must demonstrate strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to act with limited direction. Working knowledge of personal computers. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, medical terminology, and familiarity with database software, statistical software and electronic spreadsheets. Familiarity with data systems, data processing and research methodology.

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How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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Pay Range

Pay Range: $20.38 - $28.56 Hourly

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