We are seeking a Data Analyst for the Division of Quality and Safety at MSK . With regular accountability to the Deputy Physician-in-Chief, you will work closely with physicians and administrative leaders to consolidate, analyze, and report data from a variety of sources and systems for quality assessment and performance improvement purposes.
Additionally, you will facilitate integration and evaluation of data central to care redesign, collaborate with department quality leaders to define quality improvement opportunities, provide statistical programming, and project support for a number of ongoing/future projects and serve as a departmental subject matter expert.
Current or upcoming projects:
Utilize various tools and quality databases to screen, monitor, and prevent potential high-risk adverse events across the institution.
Ongoing data-driven measure development in tandem with various services for more effective quality assessment and maintenance, performance outlier analysis, and accreditation purposes.
About our current team:
We focus on data analytics/reporting and application development. The team consists of developers and analysts, with two managers reporting to the Associate Director. The Data Analyst role will report Project Manager. There is a high level of collaboration amongst the team but individual project ownership is promoted as well.
What's exciting and unique about this opportunity:
We love to see our employees grow and are supportive of learning and training for relevant certificates of interest. There is flexibility on doing work that youre passionate about. We are owners of several quality initiatives that have institution-wide reach and are enhancing the patient experience on a daily basis.
Degree in a quantitative field, such as biostatistics, applied mathematics, engineering, or economics.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with an ability to develop creative solutions for complex problems.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to share ideas in both technical and user-friendly language.
Able to develop effective relationships with individuals at all levels.
Ability to develop SQL code as needed to extract and manipulate data from clinical, hospital-based, ambulatory, and claims-based databases.
Ability analyze and visualize cancer care data with tools like R, Python, SAS, MS Reporting Services, Pandas, or Tableau
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team to identify, measure, and address opportunities for quality improvement.
Intellectual curiosity and ability to independently critically think.
Nice to have:
Advanced degree in statistics, mathematics, or related quantitative/analytical field
Experience with Electronic Medical Records systems
Familiarity with common medical terminologies (e.g. ICD, SNOMED, CPT, LOINC)
Familiarity with national clinical quality initiatives and performance improvement measures
Experience writing and presenting reports of statistical findings for publication or conference proceedings.
Knowledge of a production programming language (e.g., C#, C++, Java)
**Please include a link to your github on your resume**
Internal Number: 2019-37915
About Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.