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Clinical Data Analyst- Quantitative Data Science

Clinical Data Analyst- Quantitative Data Science

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Participate in all phases of data receipt applications and exploratory data analysis. Tasks include maintaining databases and ensuring that their data are reliable. Requirements include designing, implementing, testing, maintaining, and supporting the processes to analyze hospital data used in performance measurement analytics, as well as the routine refresh of data sets. This role embraces the concept of data wrangling, which is the process of cleaning and unifying messy and complex data sets for easy access and analysis.


This opportunity is for a limited term, through 2019.


  • Bachelor’s degree required in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Data Science, or a similar field. Master’s preferred. 
  • Three to five years of experience in one or more database technologies, big-data methodologies and cloud methodologies is preferred.  
  • Technical proficiency in working with relational database, understanding variety of programming and coding languages and working with reporting/query tools (e.g., MS Access, SAS, MS SQL Server, MS Visio, etc.). Willingness to stay abreast of the development in area of professional competence. 
  • Effective ability to understand requirements in whole and in detail and ability to perform strong analysis and technical problem solving skills to investigate and debug and effectively report issues.  
  • Effective written and oral communication skills, especially in communicating business and technical information. Capable of preparing and delivering requirements and test plan documents 
  • Strong interpersonal skills that can be used to effectively collaborate on work with other professionals. Ability to interact well with individuals, both internally and externally, and effectively communicate technical or statistical information and specifications. Ability to present to small groups. 
  • Self-driven with the ability to work independently. Demonstrates a results-orientation, determination, ownership of responsibility, reliability, and accountability, and yet functions as a team member and follows direction as part of a team under general supervision. 
  • Experience working with healthcare data is preferred.

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