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Job Summary

The Clinical Information Analyst lead for the BCBSM Cardiovascular Consortium (BMC2) supervises activities related to data abstraction, monitoring, validation, analysis, reporting, and submission associated with clinical performance data collected for BMC2 Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (PCI) Collaborative, as well as education and training of consortium members.

BMC2 is a collaborative consortium of health care providers in the State of Michigan comprised of 3 statewide quality improvement projects:

  • A prospective multicenter statewide registry of all percutaneous coronary interventions performed across Michigan (BMC2-PCI).
  • A prospective, longitudinal multicenter statewide registry of vascular surgeries and carotid interventions (BMC2-VS).
  • Michigan TAVR, a structural heart quality improvement initiative operated in collaboration with the Michigan Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons.

BMC2 is a learning network that brings together teams across multiple hospitals in the State to improve quality of care and patient outcomes. All projects collect, audit and organize data and report procedural variables and outcomes to individual operators and institutions. In addition, the collaborative has been at the forefront of creating new standards in the cardiovascular care.

Successful candidates will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, have demonstrated ability to work in a team environment with effective leadership skills, to work independently, to meet deadlines efficiently, to perform multiple tasks simultaneously, to be highly self-motivated, and have a positive attitude.

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.

Responsibilities*

  • Review, analyze and interpret data for participating BMC2-PCI hospitals in Michigan to identify quality improvement opportunities and statewide goals
  • Conduct quality audits at participating hospitals, working with nurses, physicians and other team members to improve their performance related to quality measures and data collection
  • Serve as the clinical subject matter expert in the coordinating center, assisting the coordinating center staff and data coordinators across Michigan with clinical issues and questions
  • Provide education to BMC2-PCI coordinators on clinical aspects of data collection resulting in appropriate interpretation and collection of data variables
  • Collaborate with statisticians and programmers in defining data collection needs and distribution of quarterly reports to sites
  • Work with Project Manager and physician Program Directors on consortium meeting agendas and the development of strategic direction in quality improvement
  • Originate, design, develop and prepare data presentations
  • Other duties as assigned 

Responsibilities Are Divided As Follows

  • Quality audits – 40%
  • Site education and training – 15%
  • Managing site queries – 15%
  • Data and report management – 15%
  • Meeting support (agenda, presentations) – 15%

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor's degree in nursing
  • 5+years of experience working in a healthcare environment
  • Cardiology experience, particularly cath lab  
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Applicants must be willing to travel, primarily within Michigan

Desired Qualifications*

  • Experience with data analysis and reporting software tools
  • Experience participating in quality improvement efforts
  • Experience teaching and training others

Additional Information

This job reports to the BMC2 Program Manager. The salary for this position will be based upon the selected candidate’s education and experience.

 

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. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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