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Job Summary

Gathers, analyzes and interprets data to identify opportunities to improve the cost and quality of care in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.  Lead quality improvement activities for large department or the institution.  Helps gather, prepare and display quality improvement data. Works with physicians, nurses and other clinicians to develop strategies to improve performance. Is creative and proactive.  Assignments necessitate advanced knowledge.  Prepares reports and conducts analyses of cost and quality of care performance, based on measures of process and outcomes of care.  Create report specifications and works with information technologies to complete quality improvement and operational reports.  Investigates patient safety events and leads systematic reviews as necessary.  Supervises others in data collection and management.  Manages/coordinates work of staff.   

Required Qualifications*

Employees in this classification are required to have a minimum of a Master’s degree in a recognized field of science or learning which is directly related to the duties of the position.

Desired Qualifications*

RN preferred.  Doctoral degree is preferred. Minimum of 3 years of experience in the management, analysis and interpretation of patient-related health care data is desired.  Detail-oriented with strong organizational and problem-solving skills is highly desired.  Demonstrated analytical skills necessary to gather and collate data to present recommendations for solutions to identified problems is desired.    Must be a team player with demonstrated ability to work well with others. 

Work Schedule

Hours: 40 hours

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.