Children's Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric healthcare excellence for more than 100 years.
Here, the nation’s brightest nurses, physicians, scientists, researchers, therapists and care providers are creating the future of child health. With an optimist’s outlook, a trailblazing spirit and a celebrated history, we’re making new strides every day.
We’ve been Magnet-designated three times by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and are consistently recognized among the nation’s top 10 pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.
As a national leader in pediatric care, we serve children and families from all over the nation. Our System of Care includes four pediatric hospitals, 12 specialty care centers, 400+ outreach clinics and 7,000 healthcare professionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric care specialties.
We need your expertise.
A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, and motivate you to make a difference in the life of a child. Here, it’s different. Do you have what it takes?
Department: RI-Research informatics Hours per week: 40, eligible for benefits Shift: Full time M-F
The Research Informatics Analyst will support clinical and translational research for researchers at Children’s Hospital Colorado. This includes providing research and data consultation, and developing curated datasets, data extractions and data reports ready for analysis utilizing data techniques needed for large databases. This analyst will provide expertise in consultation with researchers on research study design and analysis to support data extraction needs, ensuring that the data decided upon is sufficient for answering the research questions and aims, and provided in the necessary format for analysis. This role will work with end-users, such as Researchers, Biostatisticians and Research Coordinators to develop cohorts using self-service tools, or to create custom code to meet needs not met by self-service tools. As a Research Informatics team member, this role will collaborate with others to validate and test code, solve complex problems, develop new processes and methods to meet the everchanging research informatics and data needs of researchers. Analysts participate in both formal and informal learning opportunities to advance skills and methodologies. The primary data source will be the Epic electronic health record databases, with other institutional data sources as needed. The toolsets in this role are evolving as needs grow. Currently, necessary skills include advanced SQL skills, other programming languages such as R (e.g. tidyverse, bigrquery, devtools. etc), with occasional use of graphical user interfaces. In addition to developing curated data sets, this role may perform natural language processing, probabilistic record linkage, development and maintenance of algorithms for free-text de-identification, sensitivity analyses, validation of predictive models and other needs as they arise. A successful candidate will strive in an environment where you are constantly learning and developing new skills, and enjoy being part of the mission of Children’s Hospital Colorado.
POPULATION SPECIFIC CARE
No direct patient care.
An employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of the following essential functions. These examples do not include all of the functions which the employee may be expected to perform.
Conducts data analysis and develops meaningful, accurate and dependable data reports, research registry forms, and dashboards.
Completes data extraction and manipulation to develop meaningful and actionable results and may complete data profiling. Supports and performs data validation and auditing.
Collaborates with a variety of individuals and department teams to provide comprehensive analyses supporting organizational wide projects, programs, and initiatives. Works directly with requestors to ensure best practices for data reporting and variable development.
Identifies data sources needed to produce required data sets or reports. Ensures delivered data solutions meet requirements. Collaborates with others to solve problems and obtain feedback on reports.
Prepares, analyzes and develops reports using a variety of different reporting tools. Develops regularly scheduled and ad hoc reports for end users and data quality management.
May performs primary and secondary research techniques to produce insightful decisions and support recommendations.
Manages, facilitates, and provides oversight for a variety of analytical projects from start to finish.
Provides project management, data analysis and support for collaborative work and major improvement initiatives.
Presents data-related progress updates and findings to internal and external stakeholders, project teams, departments, and leadership. Creates data products, data visualizations and presentations.
Involved in the development, preparation and outcome tracking for clinical and operational performance metrics.
Gathers functional and technical requirements to design, build, test, deliver and manage data repositories, reporting, ETL, data warehouse, registry or data collection forms, and dashboarding functions.
Acts as liaison between IT teams and business stakeholders and end users.
Assumes on-call responsibilities as required.¿
SCOPE AND LEVEL
Guidelines: Possesses knowledge of and applies the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures within a particular field of specialization.
Complexity: Duties and tasks are varied and somewhat complex, but usually involve limited responsibility. Procedures, methods and techniques to carry out work may not be well defined, requiring greater analysis.
Decision Making: Has some discretion in making some decisions. Decisions and recommendations are made after contemplative analysis and with independent judgment and ingenuity. May escalate the most complex and important decisions to a higher level employee, supervisor and/or manager.
Communication: Communicates explanatory and/or interpretive information relative to the organization and/or own function with team members, peers, management, clients and in limited cases, the public. Uses some discretion and independent judgment when information is exchanged, gathered and/or presented. Defers to higher level team members and/or management in many situations.
Supervision Received: Works under some supervision, conferring with higher level employees, supervisor and/or manager as needed.
EDUCATION – High School or GED. Prefer Bachelor's degree or Master’s in Public Health, Epidemiology, Informatics, or related field
EXPERIENCE – Minimum of one (1) year of related experience is required. Prefer three (3) years of related experience in research design, data analysis, data transformation and SQL..
CERTIFICATION(S) – Epic Certification required within four months of hire to maintain employment.
Ability to Perform Essential Functions of the Job
Vision - Near: clear vision at 20 inches or less
Weight Lifted/Force Exerted: up to 10 pounds/4.5 kilos, up to 1/3 of time
Hearing: able to clearly hear details
Sit: 2/3 or more of time
Talk: able to communicate verbally
Mental/Emotional: able to work in close proximity to others and/or in a distracting enviro
Mental/Emotional: able to cope with stress effectively
Mental/Emotional: able to prioritize effectively
Mental/Emotional: able to tolerate ambiguity
Mental/Emotional: able to prioritize effectively
Mental/Emotional: may be subject to many interruptions
Office Work Environment: Regular/frequent exposure
Bloodborne Pathogen Category 2: Occasional exposure to blood/body fluid
Equal Employment Opportunity
It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. Be aware that none of the questions are intended to imply illegal preferences or discrimination based on non-job-related information.
Internal Number: 66508
About Children's Hospital Colorado
Children's Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric healthcare excellence for more than 100 years. Founded in 1908, Children's Colorado is a leading pediatric network entirely devoted to the health and well being of children. Continually recognized as one of the nation's outstanding hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, Children's Colorado is known both for its nationally and internationally recognized medical, research and education programs as well as the full spectrum of everyday care for kids throughout Colorado and surrounding states. With more than 1,000 healthcare professionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric specialties, Children's Colorado Network of Care includes its main campus, 16 Children's Care Centers and more than 400 outreach clinics.
A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, and motivate you to make a difference in the life of a child.