Fairview Health Services  Manager, Data Analytics in Twin Cities, Minnesota

JobTitle Manager, Data Analytics

Specialty IT Professionals

Location Fairview offices at 2101 Kennedy

Department QPS Analytics

Hours per 2 weeks 80

Shift Day

Date Posted 04/25/2018

Job Number 18-72594

Job Description:

The Manager of Data Analytics is an important part of a team responsible for delivery, maintenance and support of data analytics solutions that enable Fairview Health Service's ability to deliver outstanding patient care, great patient experiences and efficient business processes. This leader will establish and maintain analytic platforms and systems, reporting improvements and data analysis, and reports to the Director of Data Analytics. This Manager will be responsible for providing data platforms containing actionable insights to various operational and business stakeholders, designed by synthesizing knowledge of our services and products, and leveraging data assets. This is a high impact role that requires a deep understanding of healthcare data and analytics, and ability to deliver in a fast-paced environment.

This role is responsible for providing input into and delivering on solutions in partnership with the Data Analytics teams, IT, operational and business partners, and enterprise architecture. The position will also be engaged in related strategies, including implementing key tactical outputs around improved processes, governance, and life-cycle management. This leader will manage a team of analytics professionals directly, and will provide day-to-day direction across Data Analytics and Technology teams to deliver on governed priorities.

Job Expectations:

Manage a team of data analysts, reporting and analytic developers, and data visualization developers; working across the Data and Analytics teams.

Develop excellent understanding of the analytic solutions and how they span or interact with the specific viewpoints of the individual areas of the business. Solutions should be developed to maximize the whole while allowing for necessary variation.

Lead all data related activities to support development of new data science approaches and methodologies to improve operations and business outcomes.

Maintain up-to-date application knowledge and understanding of how the business consumes data.

Partner with the business to understand their existing reports and opportunities for improvements.

Create standards for data specifications, and tools supporting advanced consumption of data. Understand how information assets drive and support the business and maintain productive working relationships with business partners and project teams.

Oversees and manages analytics and data visualization solutions ensuring design, content and definitions integrate to support organizational expectations and objectives. Ensure the team partners with the business to gather requirements and goals to drive optimal solutions.

Complete analytics health assessments. Improve the health of system assets by planning enhancements/upgrades to improve performance and reliability. Track standards exceptions to ensure they are addressed in a planful and timely manner.

Develop and maintain an organization of high performing people through effective hiring, coaching and performance/talent management processes. Influence and implement a resource strategy based on business need, scope of work, cost, and skill requirements. Foster a collaborative, success-oriented team environment where resources are empowered and accountable.

Manage department budget and participate in the annual budget and financial planning process for assigned organization, technical assets and related projects.

Participate in and bring subject matter expertise to the prioritization and planning of technology product solutions to meet and maximize the annual investment budget.

Collaborate with involved teams across the business and with vendor partners to effectively and accurately estimate amount of work and resulting cost associated with project deliverables.

Oversee team compliance with organizational standards, practices and methodologies. Participate in the continuous improvement of methodologies, practices and standards as required.

Hold teams accountable for following and implementing Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodology, ITIL and quality management framework for projects.

Manage work of the team and ensure adherence to standards and specifications (including peer reviews).

Ensure all changes are effectively unit tested prior to being released.

Lead root-cause analysis for production issues and system failures; determine corrective action and improvements to prevent recurrence. Provide implementation/production support as required.

Responsible for managing the interactions with suppliers of hardware, software, and service including identifying potential solutions, problem management, as well as helping with negotiations and contracts.

Job Qualifications:


Bachelor's Degree in Business, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, or equivalent work experience

MBA, MIS, MHA or MPH preferred

At least eight years of previous related healthcare experience

Reporting and data analytic experience with clinical data including EHR clinical data expertise

Minimum 7 years Healthcare leadership, preferably in data analytics or information technology

Prior experience implementing data programs, specifically data governance and stewardship

Candidates must have documented experience relevant to health care data

Candidates must have documented leadership experience in healthcare data analytics in the service/practice arena

Experience mentoring and/or managing

Other welcomed qualifications include strong advanced analytics skills, biostatistics background, computing expertise, data analytics methodological expertise, and a demonstrable history of inter-professional collaboration


Knowledge and experience with the following:

Regulatory Submissions and Program Management

CMS Rule interpretation and implementation

Ambulatory and Inpatient Quality and Measurement

MACRA, eCQMs, IQR, OQR, Value Based Purchasing

Epic, specifically Inpatient and Ambulatory Modules

About Fairview Health Services

Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 11 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

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