UnityPoint Health

Data Collection & Analytics Specialist

Requisition ID
Behavioral Health Services - Non-Nursing
228 NE Jefferson Ave
5420 UP Human Service Center
Cert Comm Beh Hlth Clinic
Scheduled Hours/Shift
40 hours/day shift
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits


Data Collection & Analytics Specialist

UnityPlace, CCBHC

Full-Time 40 hours/week, Benefitted

1st Shift


To abstract clinical data from patient medical records to support the specific data needs of the CCHBC grant. To provide ensure that data is captured and reported in accordance with the CCBHC grant contract.


About UnityPoint Health - UnityPlace:

UnityPoint Health - UnityPlace is proud to offer the most comprehensive addiction and mental health services in the Peoria, Illinois region to you and your family. UnityPlace was formed by the joining of UnityPoint Health®, Human Service Center and Tazwood Center for Wellness in April of 2019. UnityPlace is a new non-profit organization dedicated to meeting the growing behavioral health care needs of the community. Our compassionate and committed treatment team is comprised of many experts from psychiatry and addiction medicine. 

Our goal is to deliver comprehensive behavioral healthcare to optimize the patient's well-being. It is our privilege to partner with our patients on their journey of healing. 

As a member of the UnityPlace Team, our team members are eligible for a benefits package including:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Retirement
  • Paid Time Off

Additional benefits are available, apply today to discuss our full benefits package!

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you matter. Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what’s right for the people we serve.
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.


Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org/


Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

Essential functions are the duties and responsibilities that are essential to the position (not a task list).  Do not include if less than 5% of work time is spent on this duty.  Be specific without giving explicit instructions on how to perform the task.  Do not include duties that are to be performed in the future.  Duties should be action oriented and avoid vague or general statements. 

% of Time



·                     Performs thorough review of medical records to ensure appropriate clinical information is being

             obtained by CCBHC staff 

·                     Retroactively audits electronic medical records and gathers historical data 

·                     Collects and compiles statistical data and inputs information into database 

·                     Creates a process to obtain clinical data and provides ongoing monitoring 

·                     Analyses data thoroughly to ensure information is complete accurate and relevant prior to the   

             entry of data to the database 

·                     Prepares charts and graphs to show trends and outcomes 

·                     Collaborates with other CCBHC staff to establish an ongoing flow of data collection 

·                     Utilize different analytical techniques to resolve problems and assist in process improvement 




Performance Improvement


·         In conjunction with the Project Director, facilitates data collecting improvement initiatives.

·         Provides timely feedback on problematic trends and suggestions for improvement.

·         Demonstrated ability to analyze and adjust work procedures to quality of statistical evidence 

·         Ability to work well under pressure and apply sound analytical thinking  

·         Skilled at applying statistical methods to show trends in collected data 

·         Participates in studies where expertise is needed.

·         Participates in team/committee meetings as assigned.




Basic UPH Performance Criteria         

·         Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.

·         Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.

·         Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.

·         Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.

·         Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.

·         Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse.  Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff.  Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.




Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.




Bachelor’s Degree preferred 




Experience in quality management preferred 










Required English Skills

  • Advanced reading skills
  • Advanced writing skills
  • Advanced oral skills


Communication Skills

  • Ability to respond appropriately to customer/co-worker
  • Interaction with a wide variety of people
  • Maintain confidential information
  • Ability to communicate only the facts to recipients or to decline to reveal information
  • Ability to project a professional, friendly, helpful demeanor


Computer Skills

  • Basic computer knowledge: Uses word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail application, and web browser. Comfortable within a Windows OS and learning new applications.





Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

Must have control over personal use of all mood altering chemicals and behaviors.

If recovering from an addiction, must currently have a minimum of 2 years of uninterrupted recovery.



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