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Data Analyst

£32,000 to £34,000
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
Hunter Merrifield are currently working with The British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) to recruit a Data Analyst on a permanent basis. Job Title: Data Analyst Department: Transformation and Quality Improvement Reports To: Director, Transformation and Quality Improvement Contract / Hours: Permanent / full-time (35 hours p/w) Hybrid The British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) is a charity that represents doctors who specialise in skin disease, for the wider benefit of patients, carers and the public. The transformation Quality Improvement Unit (TQIU) at BAD provides expert advice and support to our Dermatology members, Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) and Hospital Trust management and national stakeholders on all areas of NHS service provision. This requires the statistical gathering of data from numerous resources covering a number of areas including workforce planning, service reviews, registry audits, hospital episode statistics and our membership database. As such, The British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) are seeking a Data Analyst to join its TQIU team to support the work programmes. Working with the Director of TQIU and across other BAD business units, the successful Data Analyst will be integral to the data interrogation and reporting that supports various activities. Job Summary: Data Analyst The successful Data Analyst will support the BAD's efforts to advance care for skin disease patients, with the development of the new services and clinical registries, by improving the sourcing and collation of our membership's workforce data. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Work with the Director of Transformation and Quality Improvement to recommend and determine the infrastructure and resources needed for a data analytics and reporting centre for the BAD. Assist the TQIU in the oversight of incoming data requests to vet through the requests, determine analytic feasibility, and develop project timelines and review/approvals processes. Conduct data preparation for analysis. Review data for plausibility and patterns for possible outliers and inconsistencies within the data. Work with TQIU team to identify and summarize data trends, gaps, and patterns from both platform data and other relevant reports and bring gaps in data to the attention of the team. Work with BAD business unit Directors to identify and collate relevant data held by individual teams, review all aspects of data quality (e.g., completeness, standardization, accuracy). In collaboration with the platform vendor and supervisor, develop agreed reports for various stakeholders including members, working party groups, and internal teams. Create educational tools and resources to guide stakeholders on understanding reports. Synthesize stakeholder feedback for improvements, issues, and deficiencies to escalate additional analysis needed. Work with BAD Directors to develop and recommend reports based on trends, performance gaps, and improvement needs. Create and distribute reports that can be shared with service providers and other stakeholders to provide comparison data. Establish template and new comparison reports for groups with similarities including practice size, geographical location, patient population, etc. Be responsible for quality assurance in validation of analysis and testing for correct report implementation. Provide general analytics expertise and content for the development of reports, presentations and other materials to a range of BAD audiences. Work with BAD business units to finalize and operationalize data quality, analysis, and reporting. Person Specifications: Data Analyst Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Strong organizational skills, proven ability to handle multiple projects and competing deadlines, and ability to prioritize tasks with little input from supervisor. Understanding of clinical data registries, data collection, and quality metrics. Understanding of national physician reporting requirements, speciality-specific measures, and quality improvement initiatives. Experience in data analysis and review for data quality. Experience in report development and refinement. Strong understanding of statistical modelling and clinical risk adjustment. Proficiency with Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Access & PowerPoint), experience with relevant statistical software (e.g., SAS, R), and relational databases (e.g., SQL). Qualifications and Experience: Degree-level education in statistics, biostatistics, data science and analytics or related field - or equivalent qualification. Minimum two to three years experience in data analytics, statistical modelling, and/or research. Experience in using health-related datasets such as clinical registry data, health administrative databases, and electronic health records. Experience in statistical project management from inception to completion. For more information on the Data Analyst role, please contact Akash at Hunter Merrifield. We practice a diverse and inclusive recruitment process that ensures equal opportunity for all we work with, irrespective of race, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, age or gender. As an organisation, we encourage applications from all backgrounds and will ensure measures are met when required, to allow a fair process throughout
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  • Job Reference: 707259492-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Huntress
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £32,000 to £34,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent