Data Analyst

Job Number 55991
Posted 7/9/2018
Account Acadia Hospital
Department Behavioral Health Home
Location Acadia Healthcare, Inc., ME 04402
Schedule Regular Full-time
Shift Day
Hours 0800-1630
Job Details Job Summary:

The Data Analyst assists in the planning and coordination of performance measurement efforts, including data collection, data mining, organizing and interpreting, creating and maintaining data bases, and preparing reports. Data Analyst will maintain API/payroll records for the Behavioral Health Home team. The successful candidate will be organized, have the ability to plan, a high attention to detail, strong critical thinking and problem solving skills, the ability to communicate (verbal and written) to a variety of clinical, administrative, and support staff, as well as the capability to function independently and as part of a team. Perform any duties and/or responsibilities assigned by Manager or Supervisor for which qualified.


Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:

Performs monthly billing for the community integration grant

Performs monthly Behavioral Health Home batch billing

Maintains the VMS portal, performing audit of the VMS portal against the master client list

Maintains Primary Care Provider list for Acadia Healthcare's Memorandum of Understanding

Updates the BHH Dashboard for reporting out statistics

Process intercompany billing and pass through payments

Gather data and evaluate accuracy

Design and create data collection tools

Proficient with MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access)

Assist in the maintenance of existing databases as needed

Alert Director/Program Manager in advance to any barrier(s) to meeting deadline(s)

Coordinate with employees assisting in data collection

Collaborate with medical, counseling, case management, and administrative staff to ensure reports are accurate and meaningful

Generate reports from a variety of internal and external data sources

Be familiar with, and have the ability to, format data in various ways

Create and/or maintain documentation and products in a shared network space

Analyze data for trends, improvements, and areas of concern

Provide analytical measurement on quality, performance, and research initiatives, as assigned.

Compile, organize, and analyze data from multiple sources

Contributes to the paperless filing pilot project

Performs API functions in order to process payroll

Assist in maintaining a work environment free from recognized hazards that create a risk of injury to employees, patients or visitors and that all accidents and incidents are reported by employees and properly investigated. When appropriate, assist with the return of all workers with work related injuries and illnesses to gainful employment.

Participate in professional development.

Utilization Management for School Based Services, Behavioral Health Home, and any additional Acadia Healthcare service line as requested.

Evaluation of existing and development of efficient department processes.

Identification and correction of inefficiencies within departmental processes.

Mitigation of billing and authorization errors that result in lost revenue.

Professional Requirements:

Bachelor's degree or relevant experience preferred. Familiarity with healthcare environment, health care related research and data management. Knowledge of research methods and/or the Performance Improvement cycle. Proficiency with MS Office products, excellent oral and written communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills, and ability to work under pressure with precision and accuracy. Detail oriented with the ability to work on multiple projects and strong critical thinking. Maintains patient confidentiality at all times. Represents organization in a positive and professional manner in the community. Maintains regulatory requirements, including the Joint Commission, and Local, Federal and State. Complies with all organizational policies regarding EMHS's Code of Conduct and ethical business practices.

Language Skills:

Must possess good oral and written communication skills in the English language.

Physical Demands:

Visual acuity, color vision, hearing acuity, and tactile sensation are necessary to respond to patient response and requests. The ability to read and speak English, to communicate and document information. Must possess the manual dexterity and a degree of body strength and flexibility to respond to aggressive patient behavior. The ability to reach and stretch intermittently. Time may be spent sitting at a computer, collaborating with other healthcare team members. Standing and walking comprises some of the workday.

Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.