Research Scientist III - Health Informatics at HEALTH RESEARCH, INC., Menands, NY

Posted: 07/31/18 | SHARE:


The Research Scientist III – Health Informatics will be responsible for implementing health informatics strategies in support of the Opioid Crisis grant. In collaboration with staff from the Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement, Center for Environmental Health, Office of Information Technology Services and Public Health Information Group, the incumbent will develop and automate data matching strategies between opioid prescription and mortality data. The incumbent will secure access to public health datasets; obtain and document business requirements for matching automation; evaluate data sources and formats; perform statistical analyses; design and develop deterministic and probabilistic matching algorithms; and test, automate, and monitor the resultant processes. Candidate will participate in informatics system maintenance, data governance and data stewardship, as well as develop QA/QC protocols for ongoing processes. This position will provide subject matter expertise for informatics strategies and serve as a key liaison between information technology and programmatic staff. Other grant related duties as required.
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in public health, epidemiology, medical or health informatics, or related field and four years of research experience in public health or health informatics; OR a Master's degree in a related field and three years of research experience; OR a Doctorate in a related field and one year of research experience.
Preferred Qualifications
Four years of SAS data analysis experience. Two years experience with clinical data-representation methods, including coding systems (e.g., ICD-10, SNOMED, LOINC), data models (e.g., XML, relational databases) and HL7 data-interchange standard. One year of deterministic or probabilistic matching of public health data.  Two years of experience accessing datasets with over 1 million records. Two years experience in business process analysis/improvement and implementation of health care or public health information or electronic health record systems. Two years of project management.

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