Data Analyst- Epidemiology and Population Health

BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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BCCentre for Excellencein HIV/AIDS

Pleasenote: OnlyCanadianCitizens,legalresidentsorresidentswith alegalworkpermit willbeconsidered.

STATUS: Thisisa 1yearfulltimepositionwitha possibilityofextension.

JOB START DATE: Assoonaspossible

SALARY: Commensuratewithqualificationsandexperience

LOCATION: BCCentreforExcellenceinHIV/AIDS, Vancouver, BCat 1081BurrardStreet,Vancouver,BC(St. Paul’sHospital)

JOB: Responsibleforongoinganalysisofhealthcareinformation, obtainedfromavarietyofsources,includingpatient care,financial,anddemographicdata. Involvesdevelopmentandpreparationofinformationproductsforstaff.Requirestheabilitytoanalyzehealthcaredatafromconceptualizationthroughpresentationofthedata.Requiresproficiencywithanalyticaltools(SAS,OracleSQL,Excel),knowledgeofdataanalysismethodology, useofpresentationsoftwareandstrongcommunicationskills.Apreliminary understandingofepidemiologicresearchisanasset.

ORGANIZATION: TheBC-CfEcurrentlyemploysateam ofStatisticians,Programmers, DataManagers,ClinicalResearchAssistants,DataAnalystsandDataEntryClerkswhoworkcollaborativelyoncohort-basedepidemiologicalandclinicalstudies.The BC-CfEisaworld-renownedHIV/AIDSresearchcentreincludingResearchLaboratory,ClinicalTrials,DrugTreatmentProgram, EpidemiologyandProfessionalEducationPrograms.

BENEFITS: Employeebenefitsincludemedical, dental, aswellasaccruedvacationandsicktime

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Developuseful andinsightfulinformationfromavarietyofdatasources

· Developprograms, methodologies, andfilesforanalyzingandpresentingdata

· Useandsupport databaseapplicationsandanalyticaltools: evaluatedataquality,applications,andfunctions,produceoutputandmaintainoperation

· Researchnewdatasourcesandanalyticaltools; contributetonewproductdevelopmentandimprovementinproductdeliveryandpresentation

· Dataretrievalandmanagement ofdatabasesforcohortandadministrativehealthdatastudies, includingwritingcomputerprogramsandmacrosto captureandeditdata

· Maintainingconfidentialityindealingwithallmatters

JOBQUALIFICATIONS:
· Bachelor’sdegreeor higherinrelevant fieldinComputerScienceor MedicalHealthInformationor equivalentqualifications

· Undergraduateorgraduatecourseworkinstatistics,dataanalysis,researchmethods(i.e.,epidemiology), Oracleprogramming

· Twotofiveyearsofexperienceindataanalysis,decisionsupport,includingdemonstratedproficiencywithanalyticalsoftware

· Detailed knowledge and demonstrated experience working with medication prescription databases, such as PharmaCare/PharmaNet or health insurance data.

· General familiarity with other electronic health data sources, including: administrative data (e.g., outpatient physician billing data, hospitalizations, vital statistics, and prescriptions data), laboratory data, and electronic medical records (EMR)/patient charts.

· Experience with unstructured medical data (e.g., free-form text in EMR/patient charts) and analytical expertise in Natural Language Processing is an asset.

· Experienceworkingwitha varietyofinformationsystemsanddatafiles, includinglargeandcomplexfiles: analyzingfilestructure,usingandcreatingfilelayouts, transformingrawdataintofinishedproducts

· DemonstratedexperienceandexpertisewithSASand/orOracleSQLprogramminglanguagerequired

· DemonstratedexperienceusingadvancedExcelfeaturesandtechniquesrequired

· Demonstratedexperienceinanalysisandpresentationofdatarequired

· Familiarwithvarioustypesandsourcesofhealthcareinformation,includingfinancialandpatient-leveldatafiles

· Abilityto self-motivate,withmanagerial,leadershipandproject managementskills

· Excellentoralandwrittencommunication,organizational,multi-taskingandproblem-solvingskills,withtheabilityto workindependentlywithina teamenvironmentas wellasthe abilityto workunderpressuretomeetdeadlines

· KnowledgeofHIV/AIDS, viralhepatitis,and/or medicalterminology isanasset.

· A preliminaryunderstandingofepidemiologicresearch(e.g., studydesign, bias)isanasset.

Pleaseincludeinyourletter of submission:
· CurriculumVitae

· Coverletter detailingexperienceandinterests

· Salaryexpectationandavailability

· Recentpublishedpeerreviewedpapers,ifapplicable

CONTACT:
c/oHRCoordinator,BCCentreforExcellenceinHIV/AIDS, 613-1081BurrardStreet, Vancouver,BC,V6Z1Y6 FAX: 604-806-8464,

APPLICATIONDEADLINE: April 7, 2020

Note: Applicationsreceivedwithoutacoverletter willNOT beconsidered.Onlycandidatethatareselectedforaninterviewwillbecontacted.

Job Type: Full-time