Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):
Bachelor's degree (foreign equivalent or higher) in Informatics, Public Health, Social Sciences, or a relevant field. Experience performing informatics-related work in a clinical or research environment. Familiarity with Access and VBA. Familiarity with Excel and Electronic Medical Records (EMR).
Master's degree (foreign equivalent or higher) in Informatics, Public Health, Social Sciences, or another relevant field. Successful completion of an internship at the WTC Health Program or one year of full-time experience performing informatics-related work in a clinical or research environment. Proficiency with Access or similar relational database software, including VBA. Familiarity with Qualtrics, RedCap or another electronic data-collection platform. Familiarity with SQL or other relevant database management programming languages. Familiarity with statistical platforms, such as SPSS, SAS, Stata, or R. Experience in systems maintenance and providing technical IT support. Familiarity with the WTC Health Program policies and procedures.
Brief Descriptions of Duties:
Working closely with and under the supervision of the Informatics Supervisor, the Clinical Informatics Analyst's responsibilities will include optimizing the: data collection, data management systems, procedures and workflows, all through technologies. S/he should possess the ability to communicate effectively with staff at different levels of seniority and work with various forms of technology. The successful candidate must possess excellent organizational and communication skills. S/he must be self-driven, detail-oriented, and able to successfully navigate simultaneous tasks in a fast- paced team environment.
Maintain a database that consolidates information on patients' consent to research and administration of research-based assessments. Create and maintain additional databases to address operational and research needs (e.g., tracking of referrals, claim processing).
Assist with continuously optimizing the databases' interface and validation methods to facilitate user experience and minimize data-entry errors.
Program and update electronic surveys and document changes.
Develop and run queries to provide staff, management, and investigators with high-quality datasets (properly labeled and with minimal error) to support operational decision making and research needs.
Review workflows to identify inefficiencies, propose technological or procedural solutions to the Informatics Supervisor and work with staff to implement them, if needed.
Meet with staff to gather information on existing workflows.
Identify inefficiencies and interferences to the workflow.
Propose to the Informatics Supervisor technological solutions (e.g., building an Access database) or procedural solutions (e.g., communication protocols) and work with staff to implement them, if needed.
Computerize procedures and data collection and upgrade existing computerized data-management platforms (i.e. databases, spreadsheets) to enhance efficiency and quality of data and patient care. In conjunction with the Informatics Supervisor, act as a liaison between clinic staff and Stony Brook IT to resolve issues with connectivity and installing hardware and software.
Under the direction of the Informatics Supervisor, optimize the use of the Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system by working with Stony Brook Medicine IT to customize the system to our staff's needs and coordinate training of staff on optimal use of the system.
In conjunction with the Informatics Supervisor, assist in daily supervision of graduate-level Applied Health Informatics Interns on projects.
Other duties as assigned.
The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. This position is located at our Commack site. **The incumbent must be willing to work and travel between the Mineola and Commack clinic locations.
Long Island's premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine represents Stony Brook University's entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook's health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, the five Health Sciences schools -- Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Renaissance School of Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare -- as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. With 603 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. Stony Brook Children's, with more than 180 pediatric specialists in 30 specialties, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region.
Stony Brook University/Research is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer. We encourage all to apply including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
If you need a disability related accommodation, please call the University Human Resource Services Department at (631) 632- 6161 or the University Hospital Human Resources Department at (631) 444-4700. In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act, a copy of our crime statistics is available upon request by calling (631) 632- 6350. It can also be viewed on line at the University Police website at http://www.stonybrook.edu/police .
Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location: US-NY-Commack
Department/Hiring Area: Medicine/WTC Health Program-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Shift Shift Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date: Jul 9, 2019
Posting End Date: Jul 24, 2019, 3:59:00 AM
Salary: Commensurate with experience within the range of $48,000-$55,000.
Salary Grade: N11
Appointment Type: Regular
Internal Number: 1902263
About Stony Brook University
FROM ITS BEGINNINGS A HALF-CENTURY AGO, STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HAS BEEN CHARACTERIZED by innovation, energy and progress, transforming the lives of people who earn degrees, work and make groundbreaking discoveries here. A dramatic trajectory of growth has turned what was once a small teacher preparation college into an internationally recognized research institution that is changing the world.