Clinical Informatics Lead in Cambridge, MA at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 12/25/2019

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    Cambridge, MA
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Job Description

Job ID: 55393

Our client in Cambridge, Massachusetts is seeking a Clinical Informatics Lead. 

Candidates who are eligible to work in the US without sponsorship are encouraged to apply. 

This position will be part of the Real World Evidence Strategy and Analytics (ALIGN) team within the Medical Evidence, Research & Innovation group at the client and report into the Director, Data Sciences and Operations .

Job Description
This position will be part of the Real World Evidence Strategy and Analytics (ALIGN) team within the Medical Evidence, Research & Innovation group at the client and report into the Director, Data Sciences and Operations . As part of the team, he/she will be responsible for the development and management of a unique, multi-center, large scale ongoing real world data set comprising EHR, imaging, genetic and sensor-based data in multiple sclerosis. The successful candidate will be responsible for defining EHR, payor, and biomarker data standards using industry guidelines and drawing on past experience with managing real world evidence data sets. He/she will play a key role in helping to define the healthcare data standards strategy, its implementation and evolution for the program.

Primary responsibilities of this position include:
• Developing and managing the content curation pipeline for the individual data types (EHR, imaging, genetic, and sensor-based)
• Curation of data sets with focus on medication data that utilizes working knowledge and experience as a pharmacist
• Publication of versioned data sets for research use
• Creating, maintaining and publishing documentation related to the above
• Liaising with the information technology groups to enhance and further develop the data collection, management and distribution infrastructure
• Supporting ad hoc requests for data mining and analysis to aid hypothesis generation for network participants
• Creation, analysis and reporting of targeted data sets on an ad hoc basis for operational purposes and to monitor the participant network
• Conducting directed research in the areas of learning healthcare systems, data privacy, and clinical informatics.

• Minimum of 5 years of direct industry experience in healthcare setting, EHR or clinical systems, or biopharmaceutical companies using healthcare terminology standards and management of multiple terminologies
• Demonstrated experience with various healthcare terminology and messaging standards, such as ICD-9/ICD- 10, SNOMED, LOINC, RxNorm, NDC, CPT, HCPCS, HL-7, FHIR, C-CDA structure
• Broad working knowledge of typical healthcare IT systems (EHR, PACS, RIS, LIS, billing, ordering, scheduling) and clinical data modeling
• Proficiency with SQL and HTML. Proficiency in R or Python preferred
• Working knowledge of and experience with data management approaches e.g. relational databases, object stores, column stores, triple stores, graph stores, document stores desired
• Experience working cross-functional groups at the intersection of clinical, psychosocial or imaging data analytics
and computational technologies desired • Ability to be self-directed at the manager level with skills to influence others who are not direct reports
• Demonstrated success in project or program management in a fast-paced environment

PharmD, MPH, MS or BS in information sciences or health informatics, or relevant experience in the field.

Fast Switch, Ltd. is a high-growth IT staffing firm, with headquarters in Dublin, Ohio and with offices serving the Columbus, Detroit, Boston, Cincinnati, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Hartford, Los Angeles, Tucson, San Francisco, Denver, and Cleveland metropolitan areas.  We have a staff of over 780 associates and have experienced growth while remaining profitable.

Compensation can vary depending on experience and capability, plus benefits which include healthcare, dental, and vision insurance, long term disability coverage, and 401(k) with match and IMMEDIATE vesting.  Our benefits package, in this day and age, is superb.

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