Research Programmer Analyst - Senior (FT), Remote opportunit

at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Workforce Readiness Institute in Lebanon, New Hampshire, United States

Job Description

Research Programmer Analyst – Senior (FT), Remote opportunity

Lebanon, NH, USA


Information Systems/Technology

Post Date Sep 14, 2021

Requisition # 210003G7

The Vermont Retaining Employment and Talent after Injury/Illness Network (VT RETAIN) is a work disability prevention program through the Vermont Department of Labor. As a key member of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock VT RETAIN study team, the Senior Research Programmer Analyst will work with the VT RETAIN Clinical Coordinating Center and Data Coordinating Center to provide leadership in the management, manipulation and analysis of data required for research activities and to coordinate data requirements with principal investigators. Utilizes strong analytical, technical, and communication skills to understand and identify data and information reporting needs for researchers and research operations. Analyzes large datasets such as health, biosocial, and economic data using a variety of statistical software packages. Serves as a technical resource for the team members. This position reports to the VT RETAIN D-H site P.I.

Responsibilities :

1. Creates, manages, manipulates and analyzes large health data using SAS or other relevant software to create analytic files by merging multiple large databases, formatting, recoding, and sub-setting data as needed

2. Develops an analytic plan for specified researchers and clinicians

3. Directs ongoing validation efforts to ensure data integrity and accuracy for all reporting

4. Participates and provides analytic data for grant proposals, publications and manuscripts

5. Responsible for creating complex database reports to support scientific measurement and analysis

6. Assists in the development, maintenance, and support of the D-H enterprise data warehouse system and corresponding data marts

7. Troubleshoots, tunes and enhances existing data warehouse applications

8. Provides direction and guidance to less experienced team members

9. Creates new or enhanced components of the data warehouse

10. Provides technical support to research tools like i2b2 and REDcap

11. Participates in the design, development and documentation of the reporting systems

12. Works independently, applies strong project management skills, initiative and works across all levels of management to carry out departmental and institutional initiatives

13. Collaborates well and leads within team and user groups structures

14. Performs other data and programming related duties as required or assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

+ Bachelors degree with 5 years of relevant experience or a Master’s degree with 3 years of experience required

+ Master’s degree in Statistics, Health Informatics, Computer Science, or related field is preferred

+ Minimum of 3 years of programming, data management, and/or analytics experience

+ Demonstrated expertise in managing large and complex data sets

+ Strong knowledge of Clinical data and SQL is required

+ Direct experience managing and analyzing healthcare data, experience with national health survey data and complex survey design methods strongly desired.

+ Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, Word, Outlook etc.) required

+ Knowledge of RDBMS/SQL relational databases as well as non-relational databases and/or knowledge of other statistical software packages desired

+ Knowledge of EDW concepts and familiarity with Health Catalyst applications is a plus

+ Excellent interpersonal skills and strong organizational skills required, including the ability to work effectively with diverse groups

+ Able to work independently with minimal supervision and maximum collaboration in a team environment

+ Able to set priorities, handle multiple assignments and deadlines, and display excellent judgment while operating in a flexible and professional manner

+ Strong understanding of the healthcare data environment, security, and clinical and business workflows

+ Background in research programming and analysis preferred

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Job Posting: JC192488830

Posted On: Sep 16, 2021

Updated On: Oct 03, 2021