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Health Data Engineer

Company: Rhode Island Quality Institute
Location: Providence
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Are you seeking an innovative opportunity to make a difference while working with clinical and operational data for use in research collaboration and product development? At RIQI, our staff is committed to improving health and healthcare in the RI Community by providing and protecting trusted data and information. Consider joining our dynamic team today! WHAT WE DO: The Rhode Island Quality Institute operates Rhode Island's Health Information Exchange (HIE) and is the state-designated Regional Health Information Organization (RHIO). We are a center for collaborative innovation that enables the best healthcare in Rhode Island making available trusted data and information. With a wide array of services available, we facilitate improvements in health and healthcare through initiatives that support care coordination, reduce medical errors and waste, advance quality measurement, and engage patients and families in their care. We have proudly been recognized as a Best Place to Work in RI and foster a culture that embraces our core values of Transparency, Innovation, Reliability, Accountability, and Making a Difference. RIQI BENEFITS & PERKS:

  • Work from home opportunity; flexible work schedule
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Generous Paid Time Off, Sick Time, and Holidays
  • 401(k) Plan with Employer Matching
  • Life Insurance and Disability coverage
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • And more! WHAT YOU WILL DO: Reporting to the Director, Information Technology, you will play a key role in developing and improving RIQI's clinical and operational data warehouse for use in research collaboration, product development, contract fulfillment (RHIO), and internal reporting. This position works closely with technical leadership to define and develop novel ways to analyze and present data from the Health Information Exchange to healthcare stakeholders in RI. In support of organizational initiatives, you will construct and implement extract/transform/load (ETL) routines, platform integrations, and self-service analytics tools. This position works with both structured and unstructured data while ensuring consistency and accuracy across systems. Responsibilities Data Quality
    • Develops and executes plans, policies, and practices that control, protect, deliver, and enhance the value and integrity of RIQI's data and information assets.
    • Implements Data Profiling, Data Analytics, and Data Governance projects at RIQI.
    • Monitors the quality of RIQI's data and information, reports on results, and identifies and works with the IT team to improve the quality of data in all applications.
    • Maintains and improves the RIQI analytics data warehouse, associated ETL routines, and databases.
    • Monitors and improves data quality and process flow to support RIQI products and services.
    • Integrates data from multiple sources to design, develop, and generate operational and ad hoc reports.
    • Works with business partners, in coordination with other RIQI team members, on data anomalies and requests for information,.
    • Prioritizes accuracy, completeness, and fidelity of data deliverables. Analytics
      • Engages in developing and executing standard, recurring reports, and ad hoc analyses.
      • Manipulates and analyzes complex data from varying sources and reports on results.
      • Delivers data and reports to various external stakeholders following specified standards (e.g., OMOP, HEDIS).
      • Develops analytical models for application development. Visualization
        • Builds and supports dashboards for self-service reporting to be used by internal stakeholders.
        • Works with cross-organizational stakeholders to define business requirements.
        • Develops ways to communicate visually about the Health Information Exchange, the data it contains, and potential gaps to internal and external stakeholders.
        • Performs other related duties and special projects as assigned. Requirements:
          • Bachelor's degree in biological, physical, or quantitative science.
          • Minimum three years' experience in business or health data management and reporting, data analytics, or data stewardship.
          • Demonstrated proficiency with ETL processes or tools.
          • Demonstrated expertise in SQL, WebFocus, R, and data cleaning.
          • Experience in participating in upgrading software systems and debugging custom code.
          • Experience with statistical or general programming languages (such as R, Julia, Python).
          • Familiarity with data analytics tools (such as Information Builders or Power BI).
          • Strong commitment to using healthcare clinical and administrative data to deliver insights to healthcare leaders in support of the Quintuple Aim to provide better care for individuals, enable better health for populations, lower per capita costs for health care, address health inequities, and increase well-being of the healthcare workforce. Desired Qualifications
            • Master's degree in a quantitative field (e.g., Biomedical Informatics, Health Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, Applied Mathematics, or Statistics) or equivalent work experience preferred.
            • Demonstrated practical experience in health informatics or health information technology.
            • Certification in health informatics (e.g., AHIC) or health information management (e.g., CPHIMS).
            • Experience working with Electronic Health Record (EHR), prescription, and lab data.
            • Understanding or experience in using electronic health data for health services research.
            • General familiarity with HIPAA and CFR Part 2.
            • Commitment to delivering high-level customer service through a collaborative approach.
            • Ability to communicate technical issues to non-technical audiences succinctly.
            • Strong organizational and time management skills.
            • Motivated and focused on developing interpersonal and technical skills. RIQI is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. PI184827217

Keywords: Rhode Island Quality Institute, Providence , Health Data Engineer, Engineering , Providence, Rhode Island

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