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The Mount Sinai Health System Technical Lead (Programmer Analyst IV) Healthcare Analytics - Corporate (Hybrid/Remote) in New York, New York

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Technical Lead (Programmer Analyst IV)- Corporate 42 nd Street (Hybrid/Remote)

Healthcare Analytics Req # 2715294

The mission of Clinical Data Operations is to improve Mount Sinai Health System performance and outcomes by providing leadership and care teams with quantifiable data and insights needed for operations, clinical performance measurement, quality improvement, analytics, and outcomes research. We provide solutions to integrate, cleanse, govern, translate and dispense information across Mount Sinai Health System’s clinical institutes and clinical care service lines.

Our team is seeking a Technical Lead, Healthcare Analytics to understand, interpret, automate and provide overall technical implementation and technical support to quality measurement program initiatives (US News ranking, pay-for-performance).

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain measures catalog for all hospital measurement systems.

  • Work closely with Head of Clinical Analytics, Program Coordinator, and Business Analysts to identify, track and update technical implementation of measures, benchmarks, and targets in MSHS data ecosystem.

  • Lead technical operations for Hospital Performance team including but not limited to measure builds, scheduling routine data table updates, recommendations for data architecture, and automated data quality checks.

  • Works with leadership to expedite problem identification and resolution.

  • Conducts methodology reviews and stays up to date on measure specifications to support measure catalog and keep it current.

  • Works collaboratively to promote positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Works to ensure all necessary communications are timely and accurate

  • Develop understanding of complex quality-based measurement programs such as US News rankings, Commercial, and CMS pay-for-performance programs including measures and algorithms for patient cohorts.

  • Collaborate with Program Coordinator on development and maintenance of measures catalog including database tables, measure specifications, documentation, user guides, benchmarks and targets.

  • Maintaining organizational knowledge for key programs as they evolve and staying current with methodology changes.

  • Representing hospital performance team in technical discussions regarding data architecture and infrastructure for larger departmental organization.


  • Bachelor's (required) or Master's (preferred) in related field.

  • Strong or expert level Excel skills and strong or expert level skills in 1 of either SAS, SQL, or R.

  • Self-motivated with strong organization and project management skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead projects through to successful completion within agreed upon deadlines. Able to learn quickly on the job with minimal guidance.

Preferred Experience:

  • Familiarity with CMS programs VBP, HAC, and/or HRRP.

  • Familiarity with key data sets: HCAHPS, Hospital Acquired Infections, and/or others available on CMS Hospital Compare website.

  • Prior work in a clinical healthcare setting.

  • Understanding of healthcare clinical operations, workflow, policies, and procedures.

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.

We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care.

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story!

Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.

Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans