Job Description

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Hiring Pay Scale
$32.18 - $57.28 / Hour
La Jolla Medical Center
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Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday-Friday

#130031 Database Administrator 2

Filing Deadline: Tue 7/30/2024

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

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Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 7/03/24. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


Uses professional concepts, industry standards, and best practices in maintaining databases. Demonstrates functional proficiency / fluency. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate course of action. Applies campus / medical center / OP policies and procedures to resolve a variety of database issues. Works on database problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requiresa review of a variety of factors.

Data management: Is responsible for the management and analysis of data, including validation of abstracted data and performance of inter-rater reliability testing. Develops databases, spreadsheets, and statistical tools to identify improvement opportunities. Benchmarks key performance indicators against regional, national, and like group metrics. Works with IS resources to build reports and queries, develop a concurrent Tableau dashboard, develop and test automated data feeds from EPIC into cardiovascular registry software, and optimize EPIC utilization.

Communicates and collaborates with faculty and staff in support of data integrity and internal transparency. Serves as the local expert for registry definitions and related national guidelines/expert consensus statements in area of specialty. Manages information required for external data submission for the purpose of obtaining and/or maintaining regulatory compliance, certifications and/or payer obligations.


  • Six (6) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area plus two (2) years of related experience/training.

  • Data analysis, process improvement and/or project management experience, preferably at an academic medical center.


  • Master’s Degree in information systems, healthcare administration, or nursing. electrophysiology or interventional cardiology.
  • Experience with QAPI methodologies, clinical chart review and abstraction, and/or regulatory requirements.
  • Lean Six Sigma certification.
  • Tableau experience.
  • EPIC reporting experience and/or certification.


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs. Frequent travel between UC San Diego Health campuses within San Diego County.
  • Less than 10% travel expected outside of San Diego County. Must have a current California Driver’s License in good standing.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $69,500 - $123,500 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $33.29 - $59.15

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

If employed by the University of California, you will be required to comply with our Policy on Vaccination Programs, which may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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