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Information Analyst I - 64048

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19146

Job Type: 

LOC_ROBERTS-Roberts Ctr Pediatric Research Req ID: 55601

Shift: Days

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

 

The Information Analyst will perform data management tasks and analyses on multiple prospective longitudinal research databases.  The Analyst will join a team comprised of statistical, research, and investigative team members. The Analyst will be expected to communicate effectively with team members in order to provide analytic data sets for specific requests. Additionally, the Analyst will be responsible for data cleaning and management activities, with focuses on analysis-specific investigations as well as database-wide concerns. The Analysts will also work with team members to prepare individual-level data submissions required by project sponsors and summary-level data for annual reports. Analyst will be expected to develop a strong understanding of research databases in order to not only perform data management tasks, but also to contribute to strategic data meetings, analysis planning, and ultimately completed analyses.

 

The ideal candidate will possess:

Statistical analysis training via formal education in data science, epidemiology, or other relevant experience

Experience with multi-faceted data set management and documentation

Experience with data linking/merging, cleaning, and maintenance

Understand and comply with all enterprise and IS departmental information security policies, procedures and standards

Support all compliance activities related to state, federal regulatory requirements, healthcare accreditation standards, and all other applicable regulations that govern the use and disclosure of patient, financial, or other confidential information

 

 

Job Responsibilities
  • Detects anomalies in the data and seeks resolution through interactions with clinical and data management staff.
  • Identifies portions of the clinical data reporting service that can be further developed/coded to maximize efficiency of the unit.
  • Contributes to the development of report-based systems by writing reusable code or customizing 3rd party systems.
  • Seeks to innovate systems through the use of developing code base and expertise.
  • Maps source system data to other data models.
Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Data storage & maintenance:

Management & updating data sets

Cleaning data sets

Detect anomalies in the data and seek resolution by consulting with research and data management teams

Creating and updating all related metadata documentation and SOPs for above

Maintain data dictionary

Abstract data from sources and prepare useable datasets for research questions, this may include:

Deriving variables of interest

Validation, visualization, etc.

Describe data sets

Develop report-based systems by writing reusable code or customizing 3rd party systems

Actively innovate on systems by developing code base and expertise

Conduct analyses prescribed by research team:

Descriptive statistics

Inferential statistics

Archive all code to perform analyses

Report-outs:

Update reports for research team

Reports describing analyses output

Contribute to drafting of manuscripts

 

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Communication:

Communication within concussion team and with other data teams including collaborators at Penn and external device collaborators.

Necessary skills:

Database querying

Statistical analysis

Statistical programming: e.g. R, SPSS, SAS

Data report writing

Team communication skills

Time management skills

Project management skills

 

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations
EPIC Systems – Clarity Certification in one application data model required within 90 days of hire.
Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree 

 

Required Experience: At least one (1) year of data extraction / manipulation experience, preferably in a healthcare environment

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Education: Candidates with a degree in the life sciences, but who have pursued a career in informatics highly desirable.

 

Preferred Experience:

  • Two (2) or more years of data extraction / manipulation experience, preferably in a healthcare environment.
  • Experience in building databases in REDCap.
  • Experience with biomedical data management.
Additional Technical Requirements
  • Must be able to efficiently learn a complex clinical data model and apply methods to achieve interpretable information for biomedical research activities. 
  • Situational awareness concerning data interpretation, quality, and integrity is essential. 
  • Must exhibit good oral and written communication skills. 
  • Working knowledge of relational database application development, including stored procedures, SQL, data definition language, basic performance tuning and query optimization. 
  • Working knowledge of SQL and one or more of the following: Perl, Python, R and Java. 

 

Information Security Requirements

  • Understand and comply with all enterprise and IS departmental information security policies, procedures and standards.
  • Support the integration of information security in the development, design, and implementation of Hospital Technology Resources that process, transmit, or store CHOP information.
  • Support all compliance activities related to state, federal regulatory requirements, healthcare accreditation standards, and all other applicable regulations that govern the use and disclosure of patient, financial, or other confidential information.

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Philadelphia, PA 19146 

Phone: 866-820-9288 

Email:TalentAcquisition@email.chop.edu

 

 

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