IS Programmer Analyst I OBGYN Maternal Fetal Medicine at Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH)

Posted in Other 16 days ago.

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description:

The programmer will provide database and statistical programming support to the Program for Surgical Obstetrics in the Maternal Fetal Medicine division. Working independently with guidance from the Faculty the programmer maintains project and analysis related documentation, updates and maintains active databases, conducts basic statistical analysis in SAS, produces tables and graphs, and summarizes methodology used to produce results for publication.

  • In collaboration with the division faculty participate in the design of analysis plans

  • Performs statistical programming and analysis for multiple research studies

  • Prepare data output formats as requested

  • Prepare data for presentations and articles for publication

  • Identify and perform sensitivity analyses to address potential biases

  • Link/aggregate data from multiple sources and experience working with administrative health datasets

  • Make decisions about appropriate statistical tests as required and perform statistical analyses

  • Resolve data discrepancies

  • Perform dataset edits

  • Ensure accurate and detailed documentation concerning how and why analysis decisions are made throughout the course of a research project

  • Assist in manuscript preparation (methods section)

  • The candidate will be expected to meet specified deadlines or communicate valid reasons why such may not be possible

  • All other duties as assigned

  • Qualifications

    QUALIFICATIONS: (MUST be realistic, neither overstated nor understated, and related to the essential functions of the job.)

    Level of education required:

    • MSc in epidemiology or statistics or equivalent required

    Work experience required:

    • Proficient with SAS (Essential)

    • Experience with relational databases (Essential)

    • Experience working in an analysis position (preferred)

    • Experience with calculation of basic epidemiologic measures (i.e., rates, risks, rate/risk ratios, 95% confidence intervals) (Essential)

    • Clinical health research experience (preferred)

    • Must have sound interpersonal skills and experience working as part of a team

    SKILLS/ ABILITIES/ COMPETENCIES REQUIRED: (MUST be realistic, neither overstated nor understated, and related to the essential functions of the job.)

    • Strong organizational, coordination and judgment skills

    • Ability to prioritize with good time management skills

    • Familiarity with maintaining a database

    • Must possess the ability to work independently

    • Ability to handle sensitive information and situations with poise and professionalism.

    • Excellent communication skills (phone, verbal and written). Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English, multilingual skills a plus

    • Ability to problem solve and troubleshoot. Ability to analyze a situation and determine best course of action within established guidelines

    • Must possess strong analytical skills and conceptual thinking

    EEO Statement

    Brigham and Women's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability unrelated to job requirements, genetic information, military service, or other protected status.
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