Data Scientist

Denver Health Denver, CO
Job Summary

Under minimal supervision, supports data needs of investigators in the Departments of Medicine and Behavioral Health for the purposes of research, quality improvement, grant and contract deliverables and publication. Coordinates and performs duties related to data acquisition and analysis for multiple projects simultaneously. Responsible for querying and managing data using Epic reporting tools, SQL Server, and SAS software suite or SPSS. Provides assistance in creating and refining research methodologies and works closely with investigators to design analytical plans and perform statistical analysis. Prepares tables, graphs and descriptive summaries of data for presentations, progress reports, grant applications and manuscripts. Requires strong organizational skills to set priorities and ability to work with high degree of accuracy and attention to details while responding to tight deadlines and multiple priorities and demands. Demonstrates skill in utilizing principles and practices of effective and persuasive communication to elicit and/or present explanatory or interpretive information in an organized, concise manner.

Minimum Qualifications

Education 1. Bachelors in biostatistics, clinical science, computer science, public health, statistics, or disciplines which include application of statistical analysis and research required. Master's Degree highly preferred. Demonstration of continued technical education preferred.

Experience 1. 3 years of technical experience working with relational databases developing in SQL and writing reports preferably in Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS). 2. Business/clinical analysis experience for Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence solutions preferably in a Microsoft SQL Server Environment. 3. Proficiency with Microsoft Office specifically Excel and experience performing statistical analyses using SAS (Statistical Analysis System) or SPSS (Statistical Package for Social Sciences) is required. Qualitative analysis experience is highly desirable. 4. Typically, one or more years of healthcare experience working with clinical databases and the analysis of data preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 1. Knowledge of Data Warehousing technologies including Microsoft SQL Server, SAS, Microsoft Access and Excel or other similar programs. 2. Strong Analytical and problem-solving skills and ability to compile, code, categorize, calculate, audit, and/or verify data. 3. Ability to create stored procedures and triggers as well as run queries, develop complex tables and joins, and perform data analysis. 4. Ability to manage several projects simultaneously while remaining flexible with changing priorities. 5. Ability to work both independently and as part of a team to accomplish goals. 6. Excellent communication skills and ability to summarize detailed information in an organized, concise manner. Preferred Skills 1. Experience in biomedical research including study design, conduct and analysis. 2. Demonstrated experience in advanced bioinformatics including regression modeling and "big-data" analytical techniques. 3. Experience in advanced data visualization for the purposes of analysis, publication and grand applications. Computers and Technology 1. Knowledge of relational databases (Microsoft SQL Server) 2. Experience with SAS software suite or SPSS 3. Familiarity with Epic Software is preferred.

Certificates, Licenses and Registration 1. Epic Certification or Proficiency in Clarity or Caboodle data models highly desirable. 2. Candidates who have these certifications in Inpatient and/or Ambulatory data models preferred.

All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment hasbeen made.

Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.

As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.

Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.

We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

"Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class."