The Center for Child & Community Health Research (CCHR) in the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics is a leader in addressing social determinants of health, sexually transmitted infections and other health disparities through research, programmatic and clinical endeavors.
CCHR seeks a Programmer Analyst to provide technical support primarily for research projects conducted in collaboration with the local health department. The Programmer Analyst would be responsible for:
Supporting day to day research and programmatic activities as they relate to database development and database management for research projects and programs
Building data collection tools within databases while working with Primary Investigators and identified CCHR staff
Formatting and cleaning databases and datasets as needed, including but not limited to RedCap, Epic, public health surveillance and other large datasets
Generating routine data quality assurance assessments and liaising with project collaborating to conduct data quality procedures.
Implementing basic and sometimes complex biostatistical analyses, under the supervision of faculty investigators.
Specific duties & responsibilities:
The responsibilities listed below are typical examples of the work performed by this position. Not all duties assigned to this position are included, nor is it expected that everyone in this position will be assigned every job responsibility.
Programmer Analyst is responsible for development, implementation, testing and support of data collection tools and databases, including platforms such as RedCap and ACASI.
Responsible for day to day research and programmatic activities as they relate to database development and database management for research projects and programs.
Maintain, manage and update databases-provide programming for projects with continued ongoing support.
Manage clinical and other types of data sets and conduct data cleaning and formatting to facilitate data export to all statistics packages.
Provide support to faculty investigators in all areas of research projects, including data management and cleaning, basic biostatistical analysis, and complex biostatistical analysis.
Produce data visualizations as needed.
Communicate findings with study team clearly as project progresses, including adaptation of analytical plans, as needed.
Provide clear deliverables to study team, including basic tables and complex analytical results.
Other duties as needed.
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
Bachelor's degree required.
One year of related work experience with computer systems and applications. Additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Master's degree in related discipline
Experience with database development, specifically REDCap, ACASI and/or Qualtrics
Experience working with public health surveillance data or electronic medical record data
Expertise in GIS software system(s)
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office
Familiarity with a statistical analysis program (STATA, SAS or R preferred)
Ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with faculty investigators as well as other study team members
Excellent written and oral presentation skills
Must demonstrate strong critical thinking and analytical reasoning skills.
Ability to work on multiple projects effectively.
Ability to prioritize conflicting demands.
Ability to execute assigned project tasks within established schedule.
Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
Ability to communicate effectively with a study team.
Analytical ability required to manage data, perform transformation, perform complex analysis, solve both business and technical problems.
Advanced ability to problem-solve creatively and analyze processes and systems.
Ability to independently assess and lead others in which data management and statistical strategies are needed to optimally report outcomes.
Highly proficient with administrative skills, including advanced use of word processing, database, spreadsheet and desktop publishing software.
Ability to analyze highly complex data sets.
Data mining/management, data collection instruction, including ability to show data in a user-friendly format for a variety of audiences.
Good analytical and advanced problem-solving ability to assess, prioritize and solve highly complex clinical and systems problems.
High analytical ability to solve complex technical problems.
Strong problem identification and resolution skills.
Ability to balance multiple tasks simultaneously and quickly switch between priorities/tasks.
Ability to interact with all levels of staff and adapt to a rapidly changing work environment.
Advanced critical thinking skills and ability to apply these skills in various situations.
Ability and willingness to mentor colleagues and share experiences to strengthen the team's success.
Awareness of the need for timely communication, ability to identify potential barriers and strategies, and ability to synthesize and integrate information.
Knowledge of and ability to use multiple information systems and software.
Expert proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet software, database structures, and the internet.
Classified Title: Programmer Analyst Working Title: Programmer Analyst Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PC Starting Salary Range: $50,700-$69,780 Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Mon-Fri/9-5pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 33-MD:Johns Hopkins Bayview Department name: 10003110-SOM Ped Bay Bayview Pediatric Unit Personnel area: School of Medicine
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