Data Strategy Consultant - Gardena , California, United States, 90247

We are seeking a Data Strategy Consultant who will provide post acute services at Providence St Joseph Health. The measurement and analytics team for HCC is part of Providence Institute for Human Caring (IHC). Data strategy is essential to collectively optimize and realize the benefits of group decision making and collaborate with stakeholders outside HCC. For example, a HCC-wide data strategy enables the optimal sequencing of work and design of data sources to serve the needs of all sections simultaneously. The Consultant, Data Strategy' role links sections across HCC, facilitating efforts that benefit from cross-section collaboration. There is a special focus on data strategy, for which this role coordinates cross-section data strategy discussions, develops data strategy roadmaps in conjunction with the analytics team and advises the Executive Director of Measurement and Analytics (M&A). Other areas of responsibility include leading special project' work that involves resources from multiple sections, and advising the caregiver(s) responsible for liaising with other departments.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

Data Strategy

Understand the short and long-term data needs of the different departments within HCC served by the M&A team

Craft short and long-term data strategy for the M&A department, in conjunction with the senior leadership at IHC and HCC

Work with essential caregivers in HCC and Healthcare Intelligence to push forward projects core to our data strategy

Advise the Executive Director of M&A on data strategy


Coordinate and facilitate Measurement Governance Council meetings among HCC, Healthcare Intelligence and Informatics core leaders

Foster strong collaborative working relationships across HCC service lines

Identify opportunities to optimize work processes within HCC, especially related to coordinating work between service lines and regions

Coordinate activities on special analytics projects', especially complex work that requires simultaneous effort from multiple departments


Communicate our data strategy with stakeholders internal and external to HCC and track progress towards key milestones

Assist HCC core leaders in soliciting key data needs

Support caregivers with liaising between informatics and HI and HCC with the goal of coordinating work by advising on relationships and work processes, making key introductions, and recognizing areas of potential duplication/opportunities for harmonization of work across sections

Process Development

Facilitate the development of processes for optimized data strategy decision-making and documentation

Develop and oversee the implementation of a data-driven mechanism to manage the intake and distribution of HCC measurement projects in conjunction with HI intake, the HCCproject prioritization, and the use of a project management tool

Facilitate the development of a HCC metric strategy' that harmonizes with data governance processes outside of HCC (eg in Healthcare Intelligence)


Develop a high level of familiarity with the use of key data products and reporting objects produced across HCC, with the objective of deeply understanding the experience of users and developers

Maintain a store of knowledge about contemporary techniques for data storage and manipulation (eg big data' tools) that can be drawn on to inform the design of data platforms


Required qualifications for this position include:

Masters Degree in Business or Public Administration, Health Sciences, Informatics, Mathematics, Liberal Arts, System Science, Epidemiology, Computer Science, or comparable disciplines Or an equivalent combination of skills and experience

10 years Business Intelligence, analytical software, systems, tools, and processes

5 years Work in a healthcare environment, especially with healthcare data

5 years Project leadership in a complex work environment (large healthcare provider preferred)

5 years Design of analytical tools, data stores or self-service data platforms

Very strong problem solving, analytical, and troubleshooting abilities

Unusually high level of intellectual curiosity

Excellent in communicating with project team members, stakeholders, executives, and external customers. Superb written and oral presentation skills, proven ability to communicate on both interpersonal and technical levels

Exceptional ability to engage senior leadership and others across the organization to create and cultivate innovative ideas, evaluate new opportunities and work collaboratively on execution

Expert facilitation skills, including the ability to collaborate and facilitate across cross-functional teams in solution and strategy sessions and lead key stakeholders in decision-making

Proven ability to lead through influence

Thoroughly knowledgeable about how organizations work; can clearly articulate how to get things done both through formal channels and through the informal network

Exhibits perseverance through energy and drive; will not give up when faced with resistance or setbacks

Healthcare industry background and experience working with internal and external partners building real-world end-to-end analytic solutions

Expert knowledge in the design of data stores to support analytical products

Expert knowledge of statistical analysis, software functionality, logical systems, and/or scientific methods

Strong leadership and mentoring skills in the areas of technical development and scientific inquiry

Ability to develop new analytic or technical approaches that overcome limitations of existing systems

Knowledgeable about the healthcare environment including trends concerning health insurance, healthcare delivery, provider relationships and regulatory issues