Programmer Analyst - Clinical and Translational Science Institute

West Virginia University

Morgantown, WV

ID: 7073731
Posted: January 5, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Description

The West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for a Programmer Analyst. This position will assist investigators with their data retrieval and management needs, performing tasks such as generating summaries, statistics and reports using query and report-writing tools, as well as Structured Query Language (SQL). Incumbent will develop data management standards, procedures, and documentation using knowledge of the
healthcare regulatory environment to ensure conformance to internal and external policies, protocols, and regulations such as HIPAA.


In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:

Provide WVCTSI investigators with customized data sets using knowledge of SQL as well as Epic Clarity and other clinical databases.
Maintain expertise in SQL and other data extraction or visualization tools.
Use knowledge of healthcare terminologies and classification systems (such as ICD10 or LOINC) to aid researchers with their research and data requests.
Identify relationships and trends in data, as well as any factors that could affect the results of research.
Develop data models for applications, metadata tables, views or related database structures.
Design and develop data marts for researchers to simplify the reporting process.
Develop innovative solutions for researchers needing statistical assistance for generated data sets, using knowledge of SAS, R or other statistical software.
Develop data management standards, procedures, and documentation using knowledge of the healthcare regulatory environment to ensure conformance to internal and external policies, protocols, and regulations such as HIPAA.
Maintain security and confidentiality of patient information.
Perform quality control audits to ensure accuracy, completeness, or proper usage of clinical systems and data. Create supporting documentation, such as metadata and diagrams of entity relationships, business processes, and process flow.
Design and implement warehouse database structures in collaboration with software architects.
Develop and implement data extraction procedures from other systems, such as administration, billing, or claims.

Collaborate with system architects, software architects, design analysts, and others to understand business or industry
requirements.


Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, or other related field;
Two (2) years of data management activities experience or related experience;
Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Skilled at effective data collection and creating effective customized reports.
Basic Proficiency in Programming Languages (C, C++, Python)
Effective time management skills at meeting deadlines.
Skilled at using SQL and mathematics to solve problems.
Skilled at identifying and verifying appropriate clinical source documentation for data reporting.
Knowledge of regulatory aspects of protocol management.
Strong analytical problem-solving skills.
Ability to troubleshoot hardware and software problems.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.



 

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