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MD Anderson Cancer Center Informatics Analyst - Anesthesiology, Critical Care & Pain - Research Support in Houston, Texas

Mission Statement

The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.


The Informatics Analyst is responsible for developing and preparing analysis and information to support the informational needs of the institution, including, but not limited to, clinical, planning, research, education, and prevention areas. The Informatics Analyst impacts division and/or institution operational and efficiencies.

Informatics Analyst opportunity in the Anesthesiology, Critical Care & Pain - Research Support Department. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree and five years of related business, finance, project/process management experience.

Experience in database development and management, .NET, Python, Java, Oracle, SQL (data processing via EPIC), and ability to work between systems, Epic, Epic Universes/Caboodle, and Slicer Dicer functions is preferred. Experience with Palantir, Deep6, or similar data-driven intelligence applications is a plus.

Prefer candidates with experience working on clinical research projects where you developed research databases and queried large data sets from either EPIC, other electronic health record systems, and/or research databases.

Job Functions

Data Management and Reporting

  • Provides assistance by delivering information to support various projects. Integrates clinical, financial, cost, demographic, billing and other data from various sources when conducting analysis and preparing reports

  • Consults and assists physicians, researchers, executives and other professionals by delivering data that involve conducting analysis and developing reports utilizing clinical, financial, billing, demographic, physician and/or statistical information.

-Ensures that all deliverables are accurate, complete and contain definitions, sources of data and department identification.

-Develops and implements Standard Operating Procedures for research program for data collection (data modules and data dictionaries), narrative description from specifications, and analysis

  • Participates in data quality programs that address work processes that affect the quality of data entered and stored by various institutional and departmental systems.

-Maintain a current level of knowledge regarding database and data management issues through reading and/or attending meetings and conferences.

-Other duties as assigned

Database Development& Maintenance

-Assesses emerging technologies and integrates them as appropriate

  • Understands and uses appropriately the data contained within the Enterprise Information Warehouse, Epic OneConnect (Epic Universes/Caboodle), Statit, Hyperion, SQL Server and other institutional systems

-Develops database structures, user-interfaces, and reports that support clinical research conducted by the Division of Anesthesiology, Critical Care & Pain Medicine

-Responsible for the development and management of research databases that incorporates data from various institutional systems

-Establishes a close interaction with the faculty for architecture and data dictionaries

-Develops improved methods and procedures for data capture and collection

-Defines work-flows for the timely capture and abstraction of clinical research data

-Assist principal investigator/clinical study coordinator in collection and evaluation of data.

-Creates appropriate filing systems and provides record maintenance.

-Maintains research data in compliance with sponsor, federal, and institutional rules and regulations

-Provides end user support regarding data sources, as well as guidance in the appropriate use of query and database building, institutionally support business intelligence and reporting applications.


-Develops dynamic reports for data retrieval for statistical analysis and reporting by consulting with statisticians and analysts regarding data structures, joins, and conditional logic constraints in database

  • Proficiency in generating visual analytics, dashboards, and ad hoc reports with programs such as Power BI, Tableau, MiniTab

-Utilizes computer statistical/data management software as applicable

-Conducts descriptive and exploratory statistical analyses and reports

-Design charts, graph, etc. representing research data.

-Collaborates on presentations and publications arising from data analysis of patient outcomes


Required: Bachelor's degree in a related field.

Preferred: Master's degree in a related field.


Required: Five years of related business, finance, project/process management experience. May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one-to-one basis.

Preferred: Five years of related business, finance, project/process management experience. In addition to experience in database development and management, ability with .NET, Python, Java, Oracle, SQL (Data Processing via Epic), technical skills to be able to work between systems, experience with Epic, Epic Universes/Caboodle, and Slicer Dicer functions. Also experience with Palantir, Deep6, or similar data-driven intelligence applications


Required: None

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 165863

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Days

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 71,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 89,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 107,000

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Fund Type: Soft

  • Work Location: Hybrid Onsite/Remote

  • Pivotal Position: No

  • Referral Bonus Available?: No

  • Relocation Assistance Available?: No

  • Science Jobs: No