Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume): Bachelor's degree (foreign equivalent or higher) in Informatics, Public Health, Social Sciences, or a relevant field. Two (2) years of full-time experience performing informatics-related work in a clinical or research environment.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree (foreign equivalent or higher) in Informatics, Public Health, Social Sciences, or another relevant field. Two (2) years of full-time experience with Access or similar relational database software, including VBA. At least two (2) years of experience with Excel, pivot tables, Tableau, dashboard development, and Electronic Medical Records (EMR). Experienced in R, Python, Anaconda, SPSS, Azure, AWS, and MS Visio. Experienced with Qualtrics, RedCap or another electronic data-collection platform. Experienced with SQL or other relevant database management programming languages. Experience in systems maintenance and providing technical IT support. Familiarity with the WTC Health Program policies and procedures. Experience navigating through GetHub for collaboration within industry.
Brief Descriptions of Duties: Working closely with the Informatics Supervisor, the Clinical Informatics Data/Project Analyst's responsibilities will include optimizing the: data collection, data management systems, procedures and workflows, all through technologies. They should possess the ability to collaborate effectively with staff at different levels of seniority and work with various forms of technology. The successful candidate must possess excellent organizational and communication skills and be able to manage their projects through the complete project life cycle. They must be self-driven, detail-oriented, and able to successfully track simultaneous tasks independently in a fast-paced team environment. They must be able to provide technical and strategic input to leadership team to help drive changes. The Clinical Informatics Data/Project Analyst will provide technical guidance on complex and cross application architecture challenges. Play an active role as a technical expert during all phases of the project life cycle.
Informatics Project Management
Meet with staff to gather information on existing workflows and develop a change charter outlining current versus future state to identify inefficiencies in the workflows and products. While working on various projects develop and maintain project specific charters throughout the project life cycle.
Propose detailed project plans in regard to the build tasks necessary to complete the projects. Determine the order and timing in which tasks must be completed. Develops and maintains environmental/domain planning according to project timelines.
Provide insight on technological solutions to the Informatics Supervisor (e.g., building an Access database) or procedural solutions (e.g., communication protocols) and work with staff to implement them, if needed.
Work with project teams continuously optimizing the databases' interface and validation methods to facilitate user experience and minimize data-entry errors.
Coordinate, program, and update electronic surveys and document changes.
Optimize and support the use of the Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system by working with Manager and Stony Brook Medicine IT to customize the system to our staff's needs and continuously coordinate training of staff on optimal use of the system.
Develop and manage automated, customized reports in Access databases and Tableau for BI reports and interactive dashboards as required. Develop healthcare data analysis visualizations and supporting data linkages to those visualizations.
Participate in the mentoring of graduate-level Applied Health Informatics Interns.
Monitors projects independently in terms of the timeline and overall quality. The incumbent facilitates communication between all parties involved in an implementation to ensure that the teams are effectively working together.
Monitors exactly where the project is according to plan on a daily basis in order to predict problems earlier and isolate issues that need to be addressed because of the critical effects that they may have on other parts of the project. Communicates findings and proposes solutions to the Informatics Project Supervisor.
Conduct quality checks of data and database user Interfaces
Responsible in establishing and running queries to provide staff, management, and investigators with high-quality datasets (properly labeled and with minimal error) to support operational decision making and research needs.
Identify and troubleshoot issues in data transmission with managers/supervisors, including researching solutions and guiding users through corrective steps.
Interpret data, analyze results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reports
Acquire data from primary or secondary data sources and maintain databases/data systems
Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets
Filter and "clean" data by reviewing computer reports, printouts, and performance indicators
Improves program conformance by testing data, comparing data with established standards, and remediating data with managers/supervisors.
Remediate data errors by training users, interpreting instructions and answering questions.
Responsible in generating comprehensive reports with the aim of assisting admin staff and the quality assurance team
Responsible in creating ad-hoc SQL queries to aid and support program requirements.
Enforces program standards for performance metrics, data collection, data integrity, query design, and reporting format to ensure high quality, meaningful analytic output.
Interpret data, analyze results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reports.
Responsible for updating data collection tools.
In conjunction with the Informatics Project Supervisor, act as a liaison between clinic staff and Stony Brook IT to optimize and support the Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system and adjust it to staff's needs and workflow changes, resolve issues, and train staff on optimal use of the system
Participate in the resolution of technical and operational issues internally and externally.
Provide technical support to data analytics functions as they relate to varied processes, and development and implementation of various reporting and BI tools tied to business unit reporting requirements.
Other duties as assigned.
Special Notes: The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.
**The incumbent must be willing to work and travel between the Mineola and Commack clinic locations. Occasional Evenings and Saturdays will be required.
In accordance with the New York State Department of Health (DOH) regulation that all hospitals and nursing homes "continuously require all personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19," Candidates who are not already vaccinated must obtain the first dose of the vaccine within three (3) calendar days of acceptance of conditional job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with the vaccine protocol. Candidates who are partially vaccinated, but not yet fully vaccinated, must complete their vaccination series within three (3) calendar days of job offer or in accordance with vaccine manufacture protocol, whichever comes later.
The regulation also includes those who may be affiliated with or interact with employees of a hospital or nursing home. The regulation allows for limited exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law.
Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
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