At Stony Brook Medicine the Trauma Database Administrator functions as the leader in maintaining and continuously enhancing applications and repositories for the Trauma Program including the Trauma One application for the NYSDOH, National Trauma Database, and American College of Surgery Trauma Quality Improvement Program registries. This individual will take responsibility for ensuring the continued smooth functioning of these applications and databases, reporting, and all data submissions as requested by departmental and hospital leadership.
Duties of the Trauma Database Administrator may include the following but are not limited to:
Function as the lead support for the Trauma Program database systems. This includes collaborating with vendor and/or IT staff to monitor the success of data transfers, make enhancements, and troubleshoot.
Maintain the Performance Improvement module in Trauma One. Generate reports and perform analyses to support quality Improvement, including reporting for dashboards and mortality and morbidity reporting. Provide input into the implementation of the McKesson Quality Measurement & Analytics system in support of future report development.
Perform necessary updates and upgrades to all associated applications. Manage the long-term maintenance and support of the applications; this includes additional data integration and other improvements.
Ensure all data submissions are timely, complete, and compliant.
Work with Trauma team to enhance clinical data capture and analysis, in support of internal and external quality improvement and reporting efforts and mandates. This includes custom field development and other enhancements in order to integrate required registries and to meet the needs of these programs. Working with the services may require flexible scheduling to accommodate physician participation.
Maintain all appropriate documentation for quality databases and applications, including process steps, data dictionaries, and other information necessary to ensure the smooth functioning of these databases.
Train analysts in the extraction of data from quality databases and applications. Train end users in navigation, data entry, and routine report generation.
Provide high quality, actionable reports to Trauma Program leadership and participating centers to drive quality and safety improvement efforts. This includes aggregating, analyzing and displaying statistically-oriented, external quality reporting data in formats such as dashboards, scorecards, visualizations, and other reports. Ensure the automation of reporting functions wherever possible.
Help to support research activities of the Trauma Program. Provide analyses of registry data as requested by Trauma service. Conduct literature reviews and prepare research abstractions. Attend and actively participate in Trauma research group. Develop presentations for surgical staff and for the regional trauma group, and contribute to the regional trauma newsletter.
Generate ad hoc reports and perform ad-hoc responsibilities as deemed appropriate by the Director of The Trauma Program
Abide by and demonstrate Stony Brook's Mission, Vision, and Values through behavior and job performance on a day-to-day basis. Maintain awareness of institutional quality priorities and work collaboratively with colleagues the Quality Management Division, IT, Finance, clinical and ancillary services, and hospital leadership to accomplish organizational and programmatic goals.
Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other requiring database and systems administration skills, applications, programming, and/or software engineering/analysis.
Three or more years or relevant experience in database administration, applications, programming, and/or software engineering/analysis.
SQL Server experience, including the ability to create and maintain stored procedures for import to and update of databases.
Experience and skill in developing and monitoring mechanisms for assessing data accuracy and completeness.
Superior organization skills, detail-oriented, and ability to be persistent and follow-through.
Problem-solving, ability to adapt, flexibility in approaches to accomplishing tasks, and ability to independently arrive at creative solutions to problems.
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, particularly the ability to convey technical information in an accessible and understandable manner.
Strong listening skills with the ability to gather requirements and understand the technical barriers to project completion.
Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other field requiring database and systems administration skills, applications, programming, and/or software engineering/analysis.
Five or more years of relevant experience in database administration, applications, programming, and/or software engineering/analysis.
Prior experience with health care-related systems and reporting as well as working in a health care setting and/or collaborating with clinical staff.
Experience as well as skill in presenting data in a variety of reporting formats and to a variety of audiences.
Experience and skill in managing external vendors.
Special Notes: This position will remain posted until filled or for 90 days max.
An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. For full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date). If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date.
Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.
All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
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Official Job Title: TH Staff Associate
Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Trauma Quality-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Shift Shift Hours: 0830-1700 (Flexible) Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date: May 21, 2020
Posting End Date: Aug 20, 2020, 3:59:00 AM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: SL4
Internal Number: 2001344
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