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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Data Analyst.
In this role, the successful candidate The Department of Population Health, in partnership with the Family Health Centers at NYU Langone Brooklyn, have established the Urban Health Innovation Collaborative which brings together expert researchers and clinicians to advance urban population health through practice transformation, surveillance, and community program development and evaluation. The newly created Brooklyn Data Station supports these efforts as it builds the underlying infrastructure needed to acquire, store, analyze and communicate clinical and population-based data most relevant to the populations served by the Family Health Centers. The Brooklyn Data Station also supports the work of the Community Service Plan by providing local data for needs assessments and program development. The Brooklyn Data Station is seeking a data manager who would be responsible for data management of a variety of population data sources such as Census, housing, education, and health, in support of population health research. Working under direct supervision, the Data Analyst will assist with acquisition of datasets, including publicly available sources and data obtained through data use agreements; create and maintain data dictionaries and related meta-data; assist with descriptive analyses, including data visualization and communication of data findings. The Data Analyst will work with School of Medicine and Medical Center staff and departments, including Directors, Managers, Clinical Information Systems; may also interface with partner community organizations.
Acquire data from publicly available sources and work with team to store data on central resource repository
Work with team to process and clean datasets acquired from public and private sources.
Create and maintain data dictionaries and other metadata resources to share with other analysts and researchers
Understand and follow all data security requirements
Work with staff and others to facilitate automation of standard, recurrent data acquisition, management, analysis and reporting
Plan and implement data quality assurance plans and data checking and work with investigators and others to address all identified issues.
Design and conduct analyses pertaining to data acquired through various data sources
Create descriptive data summaries including visualizations and written descriptions of data findings for a wide range of audiences
Provide technical assistance to analysts and researchers in accessing and analyzing datasets, as needed.
Contribute to the development of publications, reports and presentations
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a Bachelor's degree in public health; health care administration; or similar field. In-depth knowledge of best practices in data management; research methods; epidemiologic study design; quality performance measurement; quality improvement. Proven experience with statistical software programs such as SAS, Stata and/or R. Proven ability to design complex data management and analysis projects, working with professionals with a variety of skills and backgrounds. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including technical documentation and data summarization. Works well with other team members.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in pertinent field (clinical informatics; information management, biostatistics, epidemiology, public health, health care administration or similar field). Experience with Hadoop and/or SQL are preferred. Skills and Specifications: Familiarity with clinical information, including diagnostic coding and clinical databases. Knowledge of principles and methods of biostatistics; principles, theories, and procedures of epidemiology, including study design, statistical analysis, and causal inference. Knowledge of current research and trends in public health; appropriate computer processing methods used to generate, organize and display statistical and research data; and standard English grammar, spelling, and usage. Ability to apply mathematical formulas and make calculations. Ability to gather, organize, analyze, and report findings from analyses. Problem-solving skills. Planning/organizational skills. Personal motivation. Knowledge of Chinese or Spanish preferred.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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NYU Langone Health is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. Included in the 200+ locations throughout the New York area are five inpatient locations: Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute-care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation, ranked as one of the top 10 rehabilitation programs in the country; NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, a dedicated inpatient orthopedic hospital with all musculoskeletal specialties ranked top 10 in the country; Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services; and NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, a full-service teaching hospital and level 1 trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Also part of NYU Langone Health is the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute–designated cancer center, and NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history.