The Analyst will work as part of an interdisciplinary team to build critical clinical data repositories in targeted areas of medicine. The Analyst will coordinate closely with clinicians, statisticians, research staff, and IT staff to extract relevant data from hospital electronic medical records systems to build relational databases, ensuring the integrity and quality of all the data. Research investigators will then use these databases, in coordination with the Senior Biostatistician, to conduct secondary data analyses. The Analyst will be part of the Office of Research Administration and work closely with the Senior Biostatistician and the Associate Director of Health Services Research. The Analyst will report to the Vice President of Research and Health Services Initiatives.
Conceptualize, build and maintain data repositories composed of original Medical Center patient data from electronic medical records systems
Liaise with clinicians and research staff to develop research questions, select appropriate variables for extraction from patient data bases, and ensure appropriate design, structure, and interface of the resulting research data repositories.
Conduct data extractions, quality assurance, and creation of smaller datasets that will subsequently be used for analysis by Investigators
Develop data documentation
Provide assistance with data abstraction tools and strategies
Provide general support with research study data collection and management
At least a Masters degree required (e.g. Statistics, Public Health, etc.)
At least 5 years of experience working with health care-related data (public health, administrative, electronic medical record data, performance reporting, clinical trials)
Demonstrated experience in data mining, cataloguing, documentation and organization
Experience creating data repositories and proficiency with creation of relational databases (Oracle, SQL server, MS Access, etc.)
Minimum of 1 year project management and/or managerial experience in IT and/or a clinical health care discipline
Knowledge of clinical and operational hospital applications and integration strategies
Strong analytical and critical thinking and aptitude for problem solving required
Familiarity working with data from multiple types (csv, txt, Excel, mdb, accd, etc)
Familiarity with statistical software packages e.g. SPSS, SAS
Familiarity working with electronic health record systems such as MOSAIQ, PeriGen, Sunrise Clinical
Manager and NextGen a plus
Excellent project management skills
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team
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