• Data Analyst - Health Outcomes

    Job Locations USA-NY-New York
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(12/28/2018 5:38 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Research - Other
  • Company Overview

    At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.
    For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

    Job Description

    Are you interested in pursuing a career in healthcare or health informatics and have academic or professional experience in software development?

    We are:

    A team of data analysts and programmers in the Health Outcomes group at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. We have two platforms that help support patient care. We take information provided by patients throughout the course of their cancer journey and build electronic reports to optimize the care they receive.  The team also developed a surgeon platform that allows surgeons to get feedback on their surgical outcomes. 

    You are: 

    • Passionately committed to our mission of cancer research and clinical care
    • Motivated to work closely with doctors to help them meet their patients’ needs
    • Committed to high standards of productivity
    • Eager to take on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
    • Adaptable in your approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations.
    • Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.
    • Someone interested in a career in healthcare or health informatics.
    • Collaborative with teammates of diverse backgrounds

    You will:

    • Improve existing codebase by implementing additional features, improving modularization, and QA/debugging updates.
    • Create unit tests for existing scripts and application functionality.
    • Learn to analyze and visualize data, providing decision support for doctors. 
    • Design digital tools for data collection, analysis, and visualization of patient outcomes.
    • Build interactive reports for doctors.
    • Create tools to assess surgeon performance.
    • Have clinical exposure and the opportunity to work closely with doctors and clinicians from diverse clinics.
    • Receive unparalleled training and experience, in one of the most productive and innovative groups in one of the world’s leading medical research institutions.

    You need:

    • A Bachelor’s Degree that includes coursework in front or back end development, or a Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM field, but have professional experience in one of these key areas.
    • Demonstrated interest in all levels of the application lifecycle.
    • Prior experienced is REQUIRED for object-oriented language (C#, C++, Java).
    • Experience in database (SQL) or statistical programming (R, Stata) preferred.
    • Front end programming is a plus (Javascript, CSS, HTML).

    Some of the work we do has been featured in the press. See https://medium.com/backchannel/should-surgeons-keep-score-8b3f890a7d4c



    MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.  


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