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Research and Data Analyst
Sacramento, CA

The California Hospital Patient Safety Organization (“CHPSO”) was created by the California Hospital Association to lead California’s efforts towards eliminating preventable patient harm and improving the quality of health care delivery in hospitals. CHPSO is one of the largest Patient Safety Organizations in the nation and has access to data from over 700 hospitals. CHPSO’s initiatives include providing a collaborative and privileged environment where hospitals can share data and best practices, analyzing adverse outcomes and developing corrective actions to prevent reoccurrence, developing education materials, and serving as a statewide resource for patient-safety initiatives in California.

The Research and Data Analyst is primarily responsible for developing programs and methodologies for collecting and analyzing event and other quality data and providing informative reports to CHPSO staff and member hospitals.  The incumbent will perform complex data analysis in order to present accurate information regarding the safety culture within organizations.  The Research and Data Analyst is also responsible for the evaluation of data with the goal of creating accurate output materials critical to the improvement in patient safety and health care outcomes. 

To be successful, you will need to have the following education, skills and talents:
• Bachelor’s degree or higher in statistics, social science, public health or a related field
• At least three years of experience providing analysis of complex data and presenting findings in reports for management’s use.
• Advanced skill level in MS Office software programs, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook.  Ability to run complex reports in Excel and Access.
• Proven ability to transform raw data into an accurate and useful format.
• Proven ability to effectively communicate with end-users in an informative and non-technical manner.
• Ability to handle sensitive and confidential materials in a professional manner.
• Ability to work on multiple projects, prioritize, and meet deadlines.
• Must have strong analytical and organizational skills and be detail-oriented.
• Ability to work effectively and efficiently with minimal supervision.
• Must work well as a team member and must demonstrate effectiveness in doing so.
• Knowledge of hospital operations and regulations preferred.

If this sounds like a good fit with your background and career interests, we’d love to hear from you! To apply, please forward your resume and cover letter (with salary requirement) to