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Clinical Informaticist I

Company: Actalent
Location: Durham
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Description:Position SummaryThe Clinical Research Informaticist I position is a leadership role on clinical research projects. This includes the development, use and evaluation of standards, models, processes and systems to optimize the design and conduct of clinical and translational research This is often accomplished through modeling workflow, semantic relationships, terminology, business rules and specification of technology requirements utilized in research. The Informaticist I has an understanding of the broader biomedical informatics practices including medical computing, terminology and healthcare processes. Knowledge and routine contribution to the domain of clinical research informatics is expected. The Informaticist I is an active leader working with faculty ensuring the success of clinical and translational research projects. Close collaboration with other disciplines and departments within and across Duke and external organizations is necessary. The Informaticist I typically leads one or more biomedical research projects of average to moderate complexity, at times with oversight of a more senior Informaticist. Travel is required.Position Responsibilities Administrative - Supports and contributes to the administrative processes for the Informatics group and overall department.Project Management - Contributes to the project management activities of assigned projects and holds responsibility and accountability for assigned work contributing to the success of the project. - Assist defining work requirements for new projects and monitor scope of assigned work within an ongoing project. This includes working with internal and external collaborators. - Analyze and resolve issues that have potential to jeopardize agreed upon deliverables. - Engage and collaborate with stakeholders in the development of artifacts defining the workflow and technical specifications in support of clinical or translational research projects. - Contribute to the evaluation of costs, risks, benefits and regulatory requirements of implementation options considered by project teams. - Provide leadership to the implementation, migration and validation of research data systems. - Lead industry initiatives, committees and working groups. - Contribute to lessons learned as routine part of project lifecycle. - Actively plan, manage, and report on work status; seek efficiencies wherever possible. - Always work toward positive and effective relationships with informatics staff and collaborators.Technical - Provide informatics support on research projects, including: requirements analyses, design, implementation and ongoing support for the research objectives. - Leverage cross-discipline training and experience to capture project requirements, while facilitating participation by clinical, scientific, operational and information technology stakeholders. - Consult on and provide direct technical support for research projects of routine complexity and often requiring solutions not previously utilized by project team or work group. - Have working knowledge in domain modeling, relational database design, programming language(s), XML, data transfer methods, HL7, DICOM and CDISC standards and/or analytical techniques used in research programs. Maintain an understanding of emerging tools and technologies. - Develop and maintain a working knowledge of statistical principles and analyses considerations for clinical and translational research. - Develop and maintain knowledge of terminologies and coding procedures used in research and the healthcare environment - Support the transfer of adopted technology, tools or methods into routine organizational activities through training, tools development and process documentation. - Draft artifacts from domain modeling efforts. - Analyze adopt and maintain new technologies/systems supporting data acquisition, integration and reporting activities to be adopted by a research project. - Work closely with Information Technology (IT) support for network, database, and hardware/software from requirements throughout the Software Development Lifecycle representing the clinical or translational research project requirements. - Lead validation & user acceptance testing as needed. - Develop custom ad hoc reports and tools in support of clinical data management requirements. - Offer concrete suggestions on how project-specific products or lessons that can be used by others with similar needs. - Understand requirements presented by different types of data (i.e. clinical data, administrative data, imaging, and newer high-volume data sources). - Ensure semantics and context of data is maintained during collection, processing and reporting. - Troubleshoot issues across projects, identifying the underlying root causes and improvements for efficiency. - Support mapping data structures and values from one dataset into another.Analytics - Perform data analyst functions that generate knowledge via data mining, visualization or other analytics. - Contribute to the creation of best practices, resources and tools that enable new analytical capabilities. Research - Contribute knowledge of the scientific method to assist with the formal evaluation of informatics methods and products. Training - Educate internal and external partners on the value, role and methodology provided by biomedical informatics. - Provide training on biomedical informatics-related concepts, applications and tools. - Maintain working knowledge of biomedical informatics, including technology, standards, systems and methodologies used in health care and research. - Develop and conduct training sessions for internal and external staff on a regular basis; present at conferences and/or publish in peer reviewed journals. - Contribute to department training and development infrastructure including identification of training needs, ensure that training reflects local and industry standards.The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.Skills:Data, Management, CDM, Lead, Manager, Inform, RAVE, informaticist, InformaticsTop Skills Details:Data,Management,CDM,Lead,Manager,Inform,RAVEAdditional Skills & Qualifications:1 year Data MgtinformaticsEducation in informatics (NC State & Duke, MMCI, etc.)Compensation is tied to the Colorado market for jobsperformed in Colorado. -Other locations may be subject to variances based -on locations-related factors.We reserve the right to pay above or below the posted wagebased on factors unrelated to sex, race, or any other protected classification.Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and maydepend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are -subject to change and may be subject to specific elections, plan, or program -terms. -This temporary role may be eligible for the following:

  • Medical, -dental & vision
  • 401(k)/Roth
  • Insurance -(Basic/Supplemental Life & AD&D)
  • Short -and long-term disability
  • Health -& Dependent Care Spending Accounts (HSA & DCFSA)
  • Transportation -benefits
  • Employee -Assistance Program
  • Time -Off/Leave (PTO, Vacation or Sick Leave)

    About Actalent:

    Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We 're supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.
    The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Actalent, Durham , Clinical Informaticist I, Healthcare , Durham, North Carolina

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