The Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Aging and Serious Illness (CASI), a research center within the Mongan Institute at Massachusetts General Hospital, seeks a Senior Data Analyst to add to our dynamic and growing team. The mission of the Center for Aging and Serious Illness is to better understand the needs of those living with serious illness and their caregivers, develop new interventions, improve current treatments, and explore new questions at the intersection of aging and serious illness. The research team is responsible for a growing number of clinical studies, observational studies, investigator-initiated primary care, hospital-based and community-based implementation studies.
The successful Senior Data Analyst will have experience conducting observational data analyses, working with raw data, and using large longitudinal datasets. The ideal candidate has strong analytic and methodological skills, excellent communication skills, experience working with health care data and medical claims data, and the ability to mentor and lead other members of the team.
The Mongan Institute in the Department of Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital is dedicated to supporting research across the institution in the areas of population and health care delivery science. The Mongan Institute applies population and health care delivery science to expand and strengthen research at Mass General with a specific focus on health disparities and advancing health equity, health policy, population health, implementation science, and patient outcomes. The Mongan Institute currently has approximately 130 faculty researchers and postdoctoral fellows and is advancing a strategic plan to be the academic home for population and health care delivery science across clinical departments at MGH. https://www.monganinstitute.org
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Please note, the functions below are representative of major duties that are typically associated with these positions. Specific responsibilities may vary based upon Center needs. Similarly, not all duties that have been outlined will be assigned to each position.
Under the general supervision of the Center for Aging & Serious Illness Director and research faculty, the Senior Data Analyst will work collaboratively with our team to perform a variety of activities including assisting with database development, software programming, data management, statistical analysis, and reporting results for a variety of internal and external projects and constituents. This detail-oriented, motivated, and independent individual will work with large national survey, electronic health record (EPIC), and administrative claims datasets. The Senior Data Analyst will use SAS software and other technical tools to clean data, build datasets, and run statistical analyses for multiple projects. They will be responsible for translating evaluation questions into analytic plans, constructing analytic datasets by extracting raw data, including medical claims data, from electronic data warehouses and other sources as necessary, producing appropriate data summaries, and conducting valid data comparisons and statistical tests.
In collaboration with the Director for the Center for Aging & Serious Illness and Administrative Director for the Division of Palliative Care & Geriatric Medicine, the Senior Data Analyst provides leadership through motivating, coaching, training, and mentorship of a Data Analyst.
SKILLS & COMPETENCIES REQUIRED: