Sanford Health Clinical Quality Analyst - Quality Strategy in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Clinical Quality Analyst | Quality Strategy | Multi-City

City: Sioux Falls

State: Multi-State

Department : Quality Strategy

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


Responsible for maintaining participation and/or coordination, consultation and technical support of data systems, including but not limited to: centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Joint Commission (TJC), and other various registries based on clinical diagnosis. Although direct patient care is not part of this job role, understanding clinical presentations of disease processes across the age spectrum is necessary. Develops and implements processes to collect, monitor, analyze and report quality improvement and safety information consistent with internal and external needs. Contributes to the development of the health quality plan for Sanford. Coordinates and facilitates work on assigned quality improvement goals related to the overall quality initiative. Facilitates quality improvement activities within assigned department and setting including implementation of improvement strategies. Stimulates problem solving and innovation. Coordinate peer review activities within assigned departments. Analyzes patient records to identify potential variances from desired clinical outcomes. Designs and provides education on quality improvement topics as needed. Provides consultation on quality improvement and accreditation.


Advises others in analyzing and synthesizing relevant data and assessing alternatives. Analyzes policy and standards documentation and ensures organizational compliance.Applies key aspects of continuous improvement processes and evaluates impact on quality. Compares key metrics against benchmarks and goals so as to keep pace with improvement opportunities. Coordinates the necessary resources for managing efficient and effective projects within the program. Demonstrates the value and necessity of linking tactical plans to overall strategic plan. Detects and summarizes patterns in data and findings by producing simple reports. Initiates partnerships that could increase the organization's capabilities. Participates in projects to gather data for needs analysis. Redesigns or enhances business processes to meet regulatory requirements. Responds to day-to-day operational priorities while still making progress on project work. Tracks document management's existing issues and best practices.


This role will primarily perform manual abstraction of quality data from the medical record. Other types of record reviews may also be required.


Obtains and subsequently maintains an unencumbered professional clinical license with the applicable state board, accrediting body, and/or national registry as required for department needs and specialty focus area(s). Maintain any additional department specific competencies and certifications. Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) preferred. Appropriate education level required in accordance with state clinical licensure. Minimum of three years clinical background in specialty required. Microsoft Office applications experience preferred.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.

We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community,

across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.

We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Multi-City

State: Multi-State

Job Function: Quality & Risk Management

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: req21516