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Providence Health & Services Quality Data Analyst - St. Elias in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Quality Data Analyst (Performance Improvement, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) at St Elias Specialty Hospital in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

This position will work remotely. We are accepting candidats from outside of Alaska.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Provides advanced analytical support for quality, clinical and quality operations improvement activities. This includes summarizing information into charts, tables, and figures to convey the meaning of the data to customers and decision-makers.

  • Organizes, prepares, and distributes complex quality, patient safety, clinical and quality operational reports utilizing multiple data systems. This may include Epic, Datix, CDW, Callisto, or others.

  • Leading new strategic data-related projects, strategic initiatives, and other high level projects. Uses quality improvement methodology knowledge and data analysis expertise to inform improvement initiatives. Provides consultative services and recommendations to leadership on work process or initiatives.

  • May support specific content areas, such as Quality Improvement, Infection Prevention, Patient Safety, Medical Staff Services, Nursing Quality, etc. Develops relationships with individuals in these areas and continue to learn more about their operations.

  • Provides in-depth specialized skills in areas such as: statistical analyses, programming and technical data management skills, healthcare information, or database development.

  • Utilizes programming skills, such as SQL, VB/VBA, or other programming languages. Uses these skills in optimizing reports or conducting statistical analyses.

  • Develops and provides support for relational databases, including reporting, design, and data management.

  • Maintains clear documentation on reports and other outputs to keep inclusion and exclusion criteria explicit for those interpreting the data. This includes Stadard Work and Standard Operating Procedure.

  • Communicates with Sr. Analyst and/or Sr. Manager regarding prioritization of projects and completion of requests on deadline.

  • Participates in research study and quality project design in a collaborative relationship with investigators, management, and staff.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Science, Computer Science, Biological Science, Mathematics, Nursing, or related field or 4 years of data analysis experience

  • 1 year experience in health care environment

  • 2 years experience creating and manipulating databases for research and quality improvement project requests

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Public Health, Statistics, Healthcare Administration, Program Management, or related field

  • 1 year demonstrated experience with programming languages, such as Visual Basic, SQL, SAS, SPSS or other technical skill sets

About St. Elias Specialty Hospital:

St. Elias Specialty Hospital is owned by Providence Health System. The hospital has 59 beds, almost all private rooms. The facility features state of the art equipment to provide extended inpatient acute care for patients.

At St. Elias Specialty Hospital, we provide customized, physician-driven services for patients requiring longer stays in an acute care environment due to multiple or complex medical conditions. We are not a permanent placement for patients; rather we are an answer for many patients who are acutely ill and need to take the first steps towards rehabilitation or home.

Most of our patients are admitted from a traditional acute care hospital, often from the Intensive Care Unit. Families of patients are welcome to contact us to see if we might be an option for their loved one.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Quality/Risk/Safety (Non-Clinical)

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 278918