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Data Management Specialist

Job Description

Job ID: 1215206
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

BJC Behavioral Health is a community health center that provides and coordinates behavioral health services for more than 6,000 seriously mentally ill adults and seriously emotionally disturbed children in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. François, Iron and Washington counties.  As an Administrative Agent of the Missouri Department of Mental Health (DMH) serves as a major point of entry for people eligible for mental health services funded by DMH and is responsible for serving as gatekeeper to the public mental health system.  BJC Behavioral Health also administers the BJC Employee Assistance Program ad Behavioral Health Partners, an administrative services organization.


Role Purpose

Responsible for organizational oversight of data metrics related to organizational strategic initiatives, program goals and participant outcomes. Analyze and report on organizational data stored in agency Behavorial Health Electronic Health Record (BH-EHR) to measure program effectiveness as compared to state and national benchmarks.


  • Analyze, Synthesize and Report on organizational data contained within the Behavioral Health Electronic Medical Record to measure program effectiveness as compared to internal, state and national benchmarks. Reports to management and Board of Directors results and data trending over time to identify organizational success and areas for improvement (40% of employee's time).
  • Collaborates and coordinates with internal and external stakeholders on the identification of key metrics for the organization to collect, track, analyze and report . Researches and communicates with Behavioral Health Community to understand and identify relevant areas of analysis in the field of Behavioral Health and how it applies to the current organization or with future initiatives (20% of employee's time).
  • Collaborates with Electronic Health Record Report Writer to extract data from Behavioral Health Electronic Health Record to identify appropriate data for analysis. Assists with creating or creates extract data reports from Behavorial Health Electronic Health Record (20% of employee's time).
  • Assists with the collection and analysis of organizational data as it applies to existing funded grants and in the application process for future grant and funding opportunities (15% of employee's time).
  • Creates annual Management Report documenting organizational progress made on achieving annual Performance Improvement Goals. Creates annual Outcomes report documenting organizational effectiveness of assisting persons served with reaching organizational, personal and recovery goals. Assists with compiling and reporting data to Accrediting Organizations (5% of employee's time).

  • Minimum Requirements



  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Health Informatics/related



  • <2 years


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information



  • 2-5 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer