The mission of Information and Technology is to create and support an information technology environment that enhances the ability of the UC Davis community to teach, do research and provide public service. In support of the University's mission, IT will deliver an infrastructure of technological services appropriate to the requirements of the campus community.
Job Summary Final Filing Date : 11/02/2020 Salary Range : $6,608.33 - $14,808.33 (Grade 25) Salary Frequency : Monthly Appointment Type : Career Percentage of Time : 100% Shift Hour : 08 hours Location : Alhambra Cannery City : Sacramento Union Representation : No Benefits Eligible : Yes
We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs.
THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY
Responsibilities The IT Health Informatics division provides enterprise database support, computing infrastructure, and technology support services to UC Davis Health Informatics and research efforts. Work is performed under direction of the Clinical and Translational Science Center's (CTSC) Biomedical Informatics Program Manager.
The Clinical Informatics Specialist will work with teams across the IT department to devise solutions that meet both the reporting and analytical needs of the local community of UC Davis clinical researchers and the data sharing mandates of the national consortium of Clinical and Translational Science Centers. Candidate will work with approved clinical researchers to extract complex datasets from Epic's relational databases (Clarity, Caboodle), and other relational databases as needed (OMOP, i2b2), to assist with preparation of data for analysis. This process includes requirements gathering, data retrieval from a variety of clinical and financial data sources, validation and curation, and database administration. Some projects may require translation of data into informative and actionable visualizations. The Clinical Informatics Specialist may also participate in strategic initiatives and business development activities. This might include evaluating and enhancing analytics tools and advising leadership about data management strategies related to integrate complex clinical and financial data from disparate sources.
Work and decisions are reviewed in terms of meeting objectives when performed within the accepted parameters of UCD/UCDH policies and procedures and the general guidelines of the department. This position will work on all CTSC data management applications, which may include Java, Microsoft .NET, Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, various open-source applications, Crystal Reports, and select interface engines. Incumbent will also serve as a trainer for CTSC project deployments.
Minimum 2 years of experience in the analysis, retrieval, and management of clinical data from a healthcare software system.
Minimum of 1 year of experience working with standardized healthcare codes (e.g., ICD, CPT, LOINC, SNOMED)
Proficiency in Structured Query Language (SQL)
Working knowledge of Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) applications.
and fiscal information; ability to absorb information to make timely and sound decisions.
Demonstrated experience translating customer requirements into technical specifications and documentation.
Excellent organizational skills to determine and prioritize workload to enable timely completion of tasks.
Identify and communicate problems in a collaborative, professional manner.
Ability to deal with highly confidential, secured, and financial matters; practical application of HIPAA and privacy rules a plus.
Comfortable working independently with minimal direction in a dynamic and diverse environment.
Experience with various office software tools such as Microsoft Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio.
Expertise with various programming languages and software such as SQL, Stored Procedures, XML, Python, J2EE, Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), Shell script, Excel, Tableau, Crystal Reports, and Business Objects.
Master's degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Health Informatics, Public Health, or Healthcare Administration.
Oracle and MS SQL Server experience
Clarity Data Model certification (e.g., Inpatient, ASAP, HIM, Ambulatory, Willow, and OpTime)
Caboodle Data Model experience
Prior experience with clinical research projects.
Familiarity with visualization/analytics tools (Business Objects, Tableau); ability to translate data
into actionable information via graphical representations.
Data warehouse experience such as i2b2.
Must be able to work extra hours (nights and weekends) if important development is behind
schedule or the correction of problems with operational systems is considered critical. Must be
able to receive after-hours calls on an 'on-call' basis.
Ability to lift and move equipment up to 40 lbs.
Valid California driver's license
This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
EEO The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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