Job Description

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Hiring Pay Scale
$115,000 - $155,800 / Year
Towne Centre Drive
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Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hour shifts, Monday - Friday

#129316 Enterprise Pop. Health Quality Analyst IV

Initial Review Date: Wed 5/8/2024

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.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 05/08/24. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position will work a hybrid schedule which includes a combination of working both onsite at Towne Centre Drive and remote.

This position will remain open until filled.


Join Our Team at UC San Diego Health:

Are you passionate about leveraging data-driven insights to revolutionize healthcare delivery? UC San Diego Health invites applications for the pivotal role of Enterprise Population Health Quality Analyst IV. As part of our dynamic Enterprise Population Health & Quality Information Services (IS) team, you will play a vital role in advancing our mission to enhance patient outcomes, improve experiences for both patients and providers, and reduce the cost of care.

What You'll Do:

In this position, you will take the helm in developing and sustaining core population health, reporting, and quality products, which form the cornerstone for actionable insights. Your responsibilities will encompass spearheading the creation of pioneering registries, crafting best practice advisories, and leveraging SQL coding to refine solutions. Through innovation and refinement, you will empower our healthcare professionals with the tools they need to deliver unparalleled care.

Your Impact:

By harnessing the power of population health registries and data models, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring that each patient receives personalized care precisely when they need it. Your expertise will drive the identification of actionable opportunities, enabling us to deliver value-based care effectively. You will be at the forefront of healthcare innovation, shaping interconnected processes and complex rules to optimize patient outcomes.

What We're Looking For:

We're seeking an individual with a robust skill set and a proven track record of success in healthcare analytics and information systems. The ideal candidate will possess a profound understanding of Epic Healthy Planet and data architecture, coupled with intermediate-advanced SQL coding skills and expertise in rule-based decision support tools. Additionally, experience implementing information systems within large-scale healthcare organizations is essential.

Why UC San Diego Health:

Joining UC San Diego Health means joining a community dedicated to pushing the boundaries of healthcare excellence. Here, you'll have the opportunity to collaborate with industry experts, leverage cutting-edge technologies, and make a tangible impact on patient care. If you're ready to embark on a fulfilling career where innovation meets purpose, we invite you to apply today.

Elevate Your Career:

Don't miss this opportunity to be part of a transformative journey in healthcare. Apply now and become a driving force behind the future of population health and quality at UC San Diego Health. Together, let's redefine what's possible in healthcare delivery.


  • Nine (9) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area plus five (5) years of related experience/training. Related experience: healthcare analytics, healthcare quality payment programs, population health analytics, and healthcare data.

  • Advanced organizational and project management skills, and ability to lead a team, prioritize tasks, and see projects through from inception to completion on schedule.

  • Advanced written and verbal communications skills, to convey highly-technical information and instructions to all levels of clinical users and staff in a specific, clear, and concise manner.

  • Advanced analytical skills and expertise in documentation and reporting, with the ability to apply metrics, plan and implement testing systems, collect and analyze performance data, and produce substantive reports and analyses for management use.

  • Advanced ability to serve as a technical leader and information resource, and to work collaboratively with key personnel and management, providing guidance and recommendations on systems, improvements, upgrades, and industry advances and trends.


  • Epic Certification in EpicCare Ambulatory Certification, or EpicCare ClinDoc Certification or EpicCare Healthy Planet Certification, or Clarity Clinical Data Model.

  • Intermediate-advanced SQL coding, familiarity with views, automation, stored procedures, and/or SSIS.

  • Experience and working knowledge of all MS office products. Knowledge and experience of database management technologies.

  • Professional experience and proven success performing clinical workflows, user interface optimization, clinical decision support, rules development, data integration and mining, clinical ontologies and adoption of technology.

  • Familiarity with quality programs such as: QIP, EHPI, eCQM, Magnet

  • Intermediate experience working in the Tableau data visualization tool.

  • Familiarity with standard healthcare terminologies such as LOINC, SNOMED, CPT, ICD, etc.

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written, and presentation skills for a group setting; ability to manage multiple programs independently, setting priorities to meet deadlines.

  • Experience with developing and managing population health, care management, transitions of care, high risk, and/or quality improvement programs.

  • Experience with developing and managing knowledge management, data governance, and/or master data management programs.

  • Experience with developing and managing technology products including developing user profiles, requirements, experience testing, and product portfolio management.

  • Familiarity or experience with OMOP Common Data Model and/or Data Warehouse schemas


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $101,200 - $192,200 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $48.47 - $92.05

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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