Data Analyst 1

Sep 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Stanford University

Data Analyst 1

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Department of Medicine, Division of Blood and Marrow Transplant is seeking a Clinical Data Analyst 1 to be under general direction, process a wide variety of analytical data and produce routine, single data sources' information requests.

Duties include:
  • Assess and produce relevant, standard, or custom information (reports, charts, graphs and tables) from structured data sources by querying data repositories and generating the associated information. Distribute and disseminate reports to applicable agencies, researchers, management and other internal end-users.
  • Develop and produce dashboards, key performance indicators, and other recognized metrics used to monitor and report organizational performance.
  • Collect, manage and clean datasets related to the report generation.
  • Research and reconcile data discrepancies occurring among various information systems and reports.
  • Participate in the implementation of data standards and common data elements for data collection.
  • Identify new sources of data and methods to improve data collection, analysis and reporting.
  • May test prototype software and participate in approval and release process for new software.
* - Other duties may also be assigned

  • Hematopoietic Disease and Bone Marrow Transplant subject matter expert. i.e. preparatory regiments, engraftment, and complications of transplant (i.e. GVHD)
  • Ability to understand the nuances of how patients move through inpatient, outpatient and clinic settings.
  • Basic knowledge of R language
  • Ability to work with and analyze structured and unstructured data
  • Intellectual curiosity and algorithmic thinking skills and good analytical skills
  • Ability to consult and communicate effectively to a wide variety to specialists, such as physicians, programmers, and hospital administrators.
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Familiarity with the principles of database design
  • Ability to navigate software and applications and teach others.
  • Ability to managing accounts and files.
  • Ability to create instructions, user manuals, SOPs, tables, and other tools for training
  • Ability to make recommendations and decisions for improvements that can simplify or otherwise result in greater resource efficiency and better data quality.
Bachelor's degree or a combination of education and relevant experience. Experience in a quantitative discipline such as economics, finance, statistics or engineering.

  • Basic knowledge and demonstrated experience using and applying analytical software, database management system software, database reporting software, database user interface and query software, and data mining software.
  • Ability to collect data using a variety of methods, such as data mining and hardcopy or electronic documentation study, to improve or expand databases.
  • Strong listening, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple activities in a deadline-oriented environment; highly organized, flexible and rigorous attention to detail.
  • Ability to use logic to calculate data; efficiently construct a database or scrutinize the form of a question.
  • Ability to work with data of varying levels of quality and validity.
  • Demonstrated ability to produce data in a clear and understandable manner meeting user requirements.
  • Ability to work effectively with multiple internal and external customers.

  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
  • Frequently sit, sort, file paperwork or parts, grasp lightly, and use fine manipulation, lift, carry, push and pull objects that weigh 10 pounds or less.
  • Occasionally write by hand, twist, bend, stoop and squat.
  • Rarely stand, walk, reach or work above shoulders and use a telephone.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

May work extended hours during peak business cycles.

  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide,

Job: Information Analytics

Location: School of Medicine
Schedule: Full-time
Classification Level:

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Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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