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Data Analyst

Data Analyst

Job ID 
2017-10626
Campus 
Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
Posting Date 
10/24/2017
Employee Classification 
Exempt
Department 
Office of Education
Position Type 
Regular Full-Time

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ABOUT US

Founded in 1955, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) is one of the nation’s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation. A full-time faculty of some 2,000 conducts research, teaches, and delivers health care in every major biomedical specialty. The college has some 730 medical students, 193 Ph.D. students, 106 MD/Ph.D. students and 275 postdoctoral fellows.

 

Einstein’s major strength, in addition to training physicians and scientists, is its science. During fiscal year 2015, the faculty’s consistently high level of scientific achievement resulted in the awarding of more than $150 million in peer-reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

 

Einstein is part of Montefiore Medicine Academic Health System, an integrated academic delivery system comprising seven campuses, including 8 hospitals, a multi-county ambulatory network, a new state-of-the art “hospital without beds”, a skilled nursing facility, school of nursing, home health agency, and the state’s first freestanding emergency department. As the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore is a premier academic health system, employing Einstein’s clinical faculty and training Einstein’s medical students, over 1,300 residents, 420 allied health students, and 1,600 nursing students annually.

 

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve. 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

This position reports directly to the Senior Director of Operations for the Office of Medical Education (OME), and requires interaction with faculty and administrators throughout the Albert Einstein College of Medicine to ensure compliance with appropriate LCME standards and provide operational support for quality improvement initiatives. This includes creating, distributing, analyzing and tracking reports, among other responsibilities. Projects and priorities will be developed in conjunction with the Associate Dean for Medical Education and Curricular Affairs, Senior Director of Operations for OME, and the Director of Assessment, Evaluation and Quality Improvement.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Report Compilation, Analysis & Distribution

  • Program Evaluation
    • Maintain accurate database of instructors for courses, clerkships and electives.
    • Assign required course, clerkship, and instructor evaluations to students, as appropriate.
    • Collect data from student evaluations of courses, clerkships and electives using appropriate software and / or web-based applications.
    • Prepare primary data sets, reports and other materials for OME, faculty and curricular committees.
    • Develop methodology to facilitate / automate distribution of reports.
    • Respond to ad hoc requests for evaluation information by culling reports from respective databases.
    • Recommend processes for improving efficiency
    • Coding qualitative data and analysis of same. 
  • CQI (Continuous Quality Improvement) and Site Comparability Programs
    • Download information from systems
    • Identify & investigate significant differences or anomalies in the data
    • Interpret and analyze various form data
    • Report data trends as identified in analytical tools
    • Utilize data visualization to distribute reports
    • Interpret reports for continuous quality improvement
    • Collect and track CQI plans
  •   Student Assessment Data
    • Conduct longitudinal analysis and reports on learner assessment data from courses, clerkships and other longitudinal educational programs
    • Assist the Director of Assessment, Evaluation and Quality Improvement in mapping the institutional competencies and how learners are assessed
    • Multiple Choice Examination CQ
  • Review performance data from inhouse multiple-choice exams for compliance with guidelines established by the Student Assessment subcommittee and Course Directors subcommittee
  • Provide primary data analysis to course directors and the Student Assessment Subcommittee on quality of multiple-choice questions
  • Recommend solutions to bring questions into compliance
  • Collect and track plans
  • Collate responses for presentation
  • Quality Teaching

Maintain accurate records of documents and spreadsheets for these initiatives

Collect & track information from course and clerkship directors

Initiate projects; Present progress and provide insight

Streamline processes for increased accuracy and efficiency

Prepare documents for distribution to appropriate instructors

Download information from systems to generate reports for each initiative

Distribute to course and clerkship directors the corresponding documents

Collect remediation forms from course and clerkship directors

Follow up to ensure timely receipt of same

Distribute commendation letters for these initiatives

  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree required. MBA a plus.
Minimum 2 years’ work experience in academic setting; medical or higher education preferred.
Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office; Excellent to expert level knowledge of Excel
Experience with data visualization tools a plus.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work independently as well as member of team.
Attention to detail.
Able to coach others and explain complex issues in simple language.