• Research Informatics Analyst II

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Requisition ID
    2018-44639
    Category
    Info Technology
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    COM Biomedical Informatics Research
    Post End Date
    10/8/2018
  • Overview

    There are three (3) positions available that will be sourced from this posting

     

    UAMS Department of Biomedical Informatics is a vibrant research environment that uses computational methods to optimally use health information. The department hosts multiple NIH/NCI funded projects and provides biomedical informatics insights to the entire UAMS community. The expertise and research interests of DBMI faculty cover multiple key disciplines of Biomedical Informatics, including Imaging Informatics, Bioinformatics, Clinical Research Informatics, and Semantic Web technologies in the life sciences.

     

    The Research Informatics Analyst II operationalizes data management processes for scientific research and clinical research projects. 

     

    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

    Salary offered commensurate with experience.

    Responsibilities

    1. Operationalizes data management processes including data processing, system development, system validation and system implementation.
    2. Identifies, reports and prevents/mitigates project risks.
    3. Provides progress reports on system development, system validation, system implementation, data collection and data processing.
    4. Tracks production and communicates problems/backlogs to the project team and management.
    5. Calculates and monitors productivity standards and process metrics; uses metrics and studies parameters to project data volume and resource needs.
    6. Designs, creates and maintains study form instructions, medical record abstraction guidelines and data processing operations used by peers and other team members.
    7. Creates study protocols, data dictionaries, forms and documents to create basic logical data models.
    8. Creates and selects written procedures, study protocols, interviews and observations used by peers and other team members to create data and workflow diagrams.
    9. Maintains standardized data management documentation including: data definitions, logical data models, functional specifications of information systems used, data access and control procedures and associated records, audit findings and corrective/preventative action responses.
    10. Identifies and resolves data discrepancies.
    11. Creates specifications for and oversee the development, testing and distribution of study reports; writes SQL code to produce ad-hoc reports. 
    12. May perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in biomedical informatics, computer science or science-related area PLUS at least three (3) years of experience working with data or in a biomedical informatics field
    • Required skills include: SQL programming, analytical skills, ability to use data and process modeling, and knowledge of form and data base design
    • Ability to perform system testing, to validate and evaluate information systems and knowledge of information system implementation processes and change control
    • Effectively draft and maintain process documentation such as Standard Operating Procedures and work instructions
    • Knowledge to successfully acquire and manage data from electronic health records and medical devices

     

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience with any of the following principles: ICH GCP; open source solutions for clinical research like LimeSurvey, OpenClinica, REDCap and/or similar; standard expressions of CDISC controlled terminology; FAIR guiding principles; programming languages like Python, Java, R, SAS and/or similar

     

    UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.

     

     

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    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Occasionally
    Sit: Frequently
    Walk: Occasionally
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 10 lbs or less
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Frequently
    Talk: Frequently
    Hear: Frequently
    Taste or smell: Occasionally
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
    Physical Environment: Inside Office Environment
    Noise Level: Moderate
    Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
    Hazards: None

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