Information Systems Analyst 1 (Health IT), UCP 6

Location
Hartford, CT
Posted
Sep 27, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Information Systems Analyst 1 (Health IT), UCP 6
Job ID: 2018158
Location: Hartford Campus
Full/Part Time:
Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Job Posting

The Analytics and Information Management Solutions (AIMS) group (http://aims.uconn.edu) within the School of Nursing at University of Connecticut (http://nursing.uconn.edu/) is seeking to hire a Senior Business Analyst (Information Systems Analyst 1 (UCP 6), which is grant funded position. This position will support Connecticut's Health Information Technology (HIT) initiatives. Under the direction of the AIMS Director, the incumbent will collaboratively research data mining and analytics techniques methods that will lead to the design and development of advanced analytics and innovative visualizations and dashboards. This position will work directly with various health care stakeholders to capture and research best fit use cases to drive information management workflows.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Assist in conducting needs analyses and feasibility studies, in coordinating computing system purchases and in implementing systems.
  • Plan, design, and develop research use cases to define requirements and roadmaps for solutions.
  • Provides consulting assistance to system users and acts as a resource for user support.
  • Conducts workshops in administrative systems software and in computer center supported products, including such areas as word processing, spreadsheets, data management, mainframe communications and data security.
  • Assists in research, review, testing and evaluation of potential new system tools or enhancements; determine best-fit needs for broader solution architecture direction writes summaries and reports recommendations; researches licensing and purchasing arrangements relative to potential products.
  • Assists project teams in providing systems analysis and coordination in support of major systems development.
  • Performs analysis and coordination activities in support of projects in such areas as data processing, analytics and data security.
  • Assists in analyzing needs, designing data analytics, writing programs, enhancing existing programs, writing supporting documentation and implementing production procedures.
  • Reports progress of projects to users, colleagues and management through formal written and informal verbal communications.
  • Creates requirement documentation and designs visualization and dashboard mockups to follow enable business workflows.
  • Conducts research and develops point of view papers to communicate best-fit innovation into solution architectures.
  • Develops abstracts and presents at industry conferences.
  • Assists to develop other team members and students on advance health analytics methods, technology, and techniques.
  • Is responsible for the successful completion of individual projects.
  • May participate in the planning, development and implementation of grant proposals.
  • Participates in conferences to represent AIMS to external groups.
  • Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Bioinformatics, Health Informatics, Information Management or related field OR Master's degree in an intensive health data mining field of study, such as Health Informatics or Genetics and Genomics and two years of experience. An equivalent combination or training and experience may be considered.
  • Evidence of extensive applied experience in any of the above mentioned field of study areas/disciplines.
  • Demonstrated experience in training users, consulting with users for problems, or programming in a large data processing environment.
  • Experience with stakeholder outreach and communications to gather user requirements to lead research focus.
  • Demonstrated abilities in analytical reasoning and logical problem solving.
  • Knowledge of project management techniques and experience working with diverse groups in a project team setting.
  • Experience to include analytics and information management projects with a focus in data organization, data mining, visualizations and dashboard mock-up designs.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply a variety of concepts, techniques and practices to broad-based projects in analytics.
  • Proven ability to evaluate and produce reliable results, problem-solve and trouble shoot problems.
  • Experience with creating data visualizations with R, Tableau, or other visualization tool.
  • Experience with Tableau, SQL, and other statistical tools.
  • Knowledge of advanced analytics, data mining, and machine learning against large data sets.
  • Knowledge of health care data sets.
  • Experience working with and organizing large data sets for mining.
  • Experience creating methods of enriching and enhancing data before analysis.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities.
  • MS Project, MS SharePoint, MS Office – Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, and OneNote.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • High level of motivation, initiative and responsibility.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Bioinformatics, Health Informatics, Information Management or related fields with five or more years applied experiences OR Master's degree in an intensive health data mining field of study, such as Health Informatics or Genetics and Genomics, and at least two years of experience.
  • Knowledge of genetics data analysis and convergence with health care clinical and claims based data sets.
  • Experience with healthcare clinical and claims based data sets.
  • Ability to research and compare different analytic tools and determine how to incorporate these into a broader analytic solution.
  • Hands-on implementation of advanced analytics, data mining, and machine learning.
  • Experience designing meaningful use/quality analytics to improve patient outcomes.
  • Experience creating business flow designs and mockups for system development.
  • Knowledge of various healthcare grouper technology.
  • Applied experience in Agile SDLC methodology.
  • Applied experience working with movement and storage of PHI and PII data.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a full-time, grant-funded position that is subject to annual renewal depending on available funding and job performance. The standard work schedule is Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. Salary will be commensurate on the successful candidate's background and experience. Work location is at the Hartford campus.

TO APPLY

To apply, please submit an online application that includes a cover letter, a resume and contact information for three (3) professional references UConn Jobs at www.jobs.uconn.edu , Staff Positions. Evaluation of applications will begin immediately. Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2018158)

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on October 9, 2017.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University's teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn's ranking as one of the nation's top research universities. UConn's faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

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