Clinical Informatics Analyst I
Fully Remote VT
Job Type
Full-time
Description

Company: Lantana Consulting Group provides services and software for standards-based health information exchange. We have built our expertise through more than a decade of development and deployment of technical specifications and interoperability solutions. As a distributed company with no single brick-and-mortar office, Lantana can hire the best available talent and offer a flexible work schedule. We are a rapidly growing employee-owned organization who takes pride in improving public health, quality of care, and research. 


Primary purpose:  


Leverage clinical expertise to provide advisory services, conduct research, develop standards-based solutions, and collaborate with technical and clinical experts to ensure projects align with client expectations and deliver exceptional value. Work in a variety of roles on different projects.   


A successful candidate will: 

  • Develop measure specifications using clinical information models and HL7 standards including Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resource (FHIR) and Clinical Quality Language (CQL), value set concepts and standard vocabularies, and logical scenarios for inclusion/exclusion in measure populations.
  • Develop and maintain value sets using national standardized clinical terminologies and code systems (e.g., SNOMED-CT, LOINC, RxNorm).
  • Create testing scenarios to evaluate measure logic and resolve logic issues using online authoring and testing tools.
  • Analyze qualitative data, findings from studies, and other information to create comprehensive summary reports.
  • Analyze and understand internal and external client needs and translate them into formal requirements.
  • Lead/facilitate requirements and design meetings with clinical professionals.
  • Effectively communicate internal or external client needs to business and technical resources.
  • Communicate effectively with client, management, and staff both verbally and in writing.
  • Perform environmental scans and literature reviews. 
  • Convene/facilitate expert workgroups and technical-expert panels.  
  • Lead the endorsement process for assigned measures. 
  • Prepare education and outreach materials.  
  • Contribute to the development of white papers, presentations, blogs, and memos. 
  • Serve as a clinical lead on projects.
  • Support internal business-development activities as a subject-matter expert.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and healthcare-policy initiatives important to Lantana and its clients.
Requirements

Required Qualifications: 

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent in health informatics, computer science, engineering, information technology, or related field 
  • One (1) or more years of experience with clinical quality measure development and/or implementation, with a total related work experience equivalent to three (3) years 
  • Familiarity with electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) and digital quality measures (dQMs)
  • Familiarity with standardized terminology and code systems, such as SNOMED-CT, LOINC, RxNorm
  • Methodical, organized analytical and technical skills for gathering measure requirements and communicating them to clients, technical analysts, and/or data analysts.  


Preferred Qualifications: 


Bachelor’s degree in health informatics, computer science, engineering, information technology, or related field 


Clinical license  

  • Experience in a U.S.-based clinical practice, including clinical workflow and clinical best practices.  
  • Experience with HL7 standards, including Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resource (FHIR) and Clinical Quality Language (CQL) 
  • Familiarity with Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) measures
  • Familiarity with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) quality-reporting programs
  • Familiarity with the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) reporting
  • Experience with measure testing, specifically alpha/beta site testing 
  • Experience analyzing data, findings from studies, and other information to create comprehensive summary reports.
  • Experience performing environmental scans and literature reviews 
  • Experience with Consensus Based Entity (CBE) endorsement 
  • Experience in EHR implementation


Additional Job Information: 

  •  This position is 100% work-from-home/remote apart from the annual company meeting, held as conditions allow.
  • Lantana is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants for current openings will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability. 
  • For this position, we are not accepting applicants outside of the United States.
Salary Description
$70,000 - $85,000