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Beth Israel Lahey Health Data Analyst - Ho Lab in Boston, Massachusetts

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

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The BIDMC Cardiology Division and CardioVascular Institute is seeking a highly motivated individual with expertise in Data Science to work on multiple clinical and translational research projects focused on cardiovascular disease.

This Data Analyst position offers the opportunity to work directly with the Senior Investigators in the Division of Cardiology at BIDMC as part of a collaborative multidisciplinary team of clinicians, scientists, and trainees. The candidate will have the opportunity to lead data analyses for projects related to heart disease, and to leverage conventional and advanced approaches to analyze large unique high-dimensional complex databases of human data.

The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated ability to manage relational datasets across different data types, to integrate complex multi-omic data, to perform data visualization, and to lead data quality control processes and data analyses.

Job Description:

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Maintains integrity & quality of data & assures data conformity meets operational requirements and goals.

  • Assists in planning, establishing & monitoring criteria for data collection.

  • Trains department staff on data acquisition methods.

  • Acts as central resource for data collection.

  • Extracts data from multiple sources.

  • Audits and resolves all issues; acts as integral member of data collection teams.

  • Designs and develops reporting and analysis tools; interprets data and refines analysis.

  • Prepares and presents comprehensive reports; develops forms, tables and other data tools in the applications that capture, report and consolidate data; provides application data collection, analytics and reporting expertise.

  • Completes analytics in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Collaborates with IS to obtain and maintain applications used for data collection and reporting.

  • Recommends tools, upgrades and alternatives.; assists in the development of application security and back-up plans.

  • Coordinates interface solutions with multiple applications.

  • Ensures application access is in compliance with all regulatory and medical center practices; sets and defines all user access and determines level of access.

  • Reports all security risks to the application.

Required Qualifications:

  1. High School Diploma required; Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Allied Health or related field preferred.

  2. 1-3 years related work experience required, including experience with application maintenance of relational databases.

  3. Advanced technical computer skills for technical support specific to functional area and related systems.


Decision Making: Ability to make decisions that are guided by general instructions and practices requiring some interpretation. May make recommendations for solving problems of moderate complexity and importance.

Problem Solving: Ability to address problems that are varied, requiring analysis or interpretation of the situation using direct observation, knowledge and skills based on general precedents.

Independence of Action: Ability to follow precedents and procedures. May set priorities and organize work within general guidelines. Seeks assistance when confronted with difficult and/or unpredictable situations. Work progress is monitored by supervisor/manager.

Written Communications: Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in written English with internal and external customers.

Oral Communications: Ability to comprehend and communicate complex verbal information in English to medical center staff, patients, families and external customers.

Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate full working knowledge of standard concepts, practices, procedures and policies with the ability to use them in varied situations.

Team Work: Ability to act as a team leader for small projects or work groups, creating a collaborative and respectful team environment and improving workflows. Results may impact the operations of one or more departments.

Customer Service: Ability to provide a high level of customer service to patients, visitors, staff and external customers in a professional, service-oriented, respectful manner using skills in active listening and problem solving. Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.

Physical Nature of the Job:

Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally in carrying, lifting, pushing, pulling objects. Sitting most of the time, with walking and standing required only occasionally.

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As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more ( about this requirement.

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