Analyst Programmer II
Company: Duke University
Posted on: January 25, 2023
This Position is fully Grant Funded
School of Medicine:
Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the
youngest of the nation's top medical schools. Ranked tenth among
its peers, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community
of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where
traditional barriers are low, interdisciplinary collaboration is
embraced, and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental
scientific discoveries to improve humanhealth locally and around
Comprised of 2,400 faculty physicians and researchers, the Duke
University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School
of Nursing and Duke University Health System create Duke Health.
Duke Health is a world-class health care network. Founded in 1998
to provide efficient, responsive care, the health system offers a
full network of health services and encompasses Duke University
Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke
Primary Care, Private Diagnostic Clinic, Duke Home and Hospice,
Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.
Duke University School of Medicine
Duke Office of Clinical Research
HR Title: Analyst Programmer II
Working Title: Programmer - Image De-Identification
The Analyst Programmer II will split their time between supporting
an image de-identification process and other clinical research data
projects. This job will provide technical and operational support
for image de-identification. Working with experts in the areas of
Radiology and Computer Science to assist with the de-identification
or verification of de-identification of medical image data.
Collaborating with internal Compliance, Privacy, and Security
Offices to get approval for tools and processes to accomplish
de-identification. The Analyst Programmer will also work on other
clinical research projects that could include creating data
collection tools, cleaning data, and other data management
activities. This role will collaborate with study teams and project
leaders across Duke.
This position reports to the Director, Clinical Research Operations
* Serve as an honest broker for medical images. This role is a
neutral third party to de-identify or anonymize data on behalf of
investigative teams. Working with statisticians and study teams,
provide data management, de-identification, and validation
services. This will include learning the regulatory requirements
for various types of data sharing requests (e.g., limited dataset,
de-identified dataset, or anonymized dataset) as well as the
methodology to work with DICOM and non-DICOM medical images.
* Contribute to the development of internal SOPs and external
policies. Work with experts to determine ongoing needs around image
de-identification and data sharing, and serve to get approval for
new tools and processes to meet these needs. Provide regular status
reports to leadership and stakeholders across Duke. Serve as a
subject matter expert for image de-identification.
* Serve as a data manager for projects seeking assistance with
cleaning, merging, reshaping, and coding datasets. Use common data
management tools such as SAS, R, Python, or SPSS to work with the
study data to facilitate data importing or analysis. Also, assist
study teams with reporting or visualizations, as needed, to help
monitor and report on their data. This may require the use of tools
like Tableau or R to create dashboards or other visualizations.
Serve as a subject matter expert on good data practices in clinical
* Work with other members of the data team to improve workflow and
processes (e.g., implement standardizations). Develop policies and
procedures around REDCap use, in collaboration with team
leadership. Develop policies and procedures around the use of other
data tools and systems (e.g., visualization software, SAS or other
analytical tools), and minimum documentation requirements for data
* Design, develop, and maintain databases (REDCap) for multiple
studies. Assist and advise study teams regarding data collection
best practices. Confer with principal investigator to develop forms
or questionnaires for collection of study data. Test and debug
projects to verify their accuracy and completeness. Import, export,
and clean data for studies. Document all data processes to support
best practices in data provenance and research GCPs.
* Consult with study teams and other across the institution,
providing one-on-one, and small group, instruction both in person
and over email or telephone. Build subject matter expertise.
Provide at the elbow support as needed. Participate in formal
trainings, workshops, and presentations as requested. Serve as a
mentor to co-workers doing data management. Provide training to
co-workers and end-users analytical tools such as SAS, R, Python,
or SPSS and data management.
* Attend weekly Data Team meetings, monthly DOCR staff meetings,
and other regular meetings around image de-identification and
research projects as they are established.
* Perform other related duties incidental to the work described
Work requires a Bachelor's degree in mathematics or computer
science or a computer-related field or equivalent coursework or
Work requires two years of application programming experience with
some responsibility for systems design and supervision or project
coordination. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION
Familiarity with SQL, as well as statistical programming software
such as R, SAS, or SPSS, and data visualization experience
(Tableau, Power BI, R, other) strongly preferred. Prior experience
with training development or delivery for data management is a
Required Qualifications at this Level
Education/Training: Work requires a Bachelor's degree in
mathematics or computer science or a computer-related field or
equivalent coursework or technical training.
Experience: Work requires two years of application programming
experience with some responsibility for systems design and project
coordination. Prefer experience in the areas of research or
clinical data management and/or analysis, or prior experience with
medical images and de-identification.
OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR
Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed
to providing employment opportunity without regard to an
individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression,
gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration,
innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success
depends on the robust exchange of ideasan exchange that is best
when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and
experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential
that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the
contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices
are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to
uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University
and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob
functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities.
Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable
accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.
Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh
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