Data Specialist / Coordinator in Sacramento, CA at Shriners Hospitals for Children

Date Posted: 6/19/2020

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Data Specialist / Coordinator

Shriners Hospitals for Children Northern California, the premier pediatric burn, orthopaedic, spinal cord injury and pediatric subspecialties medical center, is looking for a highly motivated Data Specialist to become part of our Medical Staff team and work closely with our physicians and practitioners with data collection and analysis.

This full time position is responsible for specialized internal / external databases to include data collection, data management and statistical analysis.  Assists Medical Staff with research studies and performance improvement activities. Under direction of Medical Staff, interfaces with national planning and coordinating committees and professional organizations to present data and facilitate coordination of varied statistical inputs.

SHCNC offers a competitive salary and benefit package.  Other considerations include, free parking, team approached interdisciplinary care, friendly environment and the satisfaction that our patients are receiving the best care available at no cost to them.  Submit resumes to Human Resources, 2425 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA  95817 fax to 916-453-2388, or email at  To learn more about our hospital visit our website at EOE/Drug Free Workplace

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate would possess previous research and analysis or uncoordinated diagnostic terminology skills and experience in accurately deducing facts and budgetary implications as well as past experience or education in medical records or quality improvement.

Must have the ability to:

  • Analyze data, problem solve, and select an appropriate course of action from a given set of alternatives.
  • Retrieve specific data from medical records (abstraction)
  • Design and implement databases and record keeping systems.
  • Extract and correlate accurate data from disparate and uncoordinated platforms and reduce conflicting descriptions to meaningful appropriate nomenclature.
  • Interface with a wide range of professional staff and researchers from varied specialties to create and present accurate cross discipline reports.

Requires knowledge of:

  • Basics of record keeping and legal requirements and guidelines of medical records
  • Various software packages including Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook.
  • Proficient in Access Software and ability to transfer data between incompatible programs.
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of Medical Terminology
  • Mathematical analysis and auditing skills applied to medical records data.
  • Protocols for interfacing with professional diagnosticians, consultants and researchers


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