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MD Anderson Cancer Center Lead, Informatics Analyst - Clinical Informatics in Houston, Texas


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 primary purpose of the Lead Informatics Analyst position is to serve as team lead

and subject matter expert for OPI/Clinical Operations Informatics projects. The Lead

Analyst conducts quantitative and qualitative analysis using comparative databases and

outcomes reporting, manages departmental projects, trains institutional users of clinical

data, and trains and supervises the work of subordinate staff. The Lead Informatics

Analyst may use internal and external reports to identify opportunities for improvement

in systems and in data management.


Technical Expertise and staff Training

• Train subordinate staff on the use of query

tools, report writing, and analysis of MDA patient populations

• Train and/or educate faculty and other institutional users of clinical and/or

organizational data through various tools such as Press Ganey, UHC, and Hyperion

• Identify required fields and establish a system to create files to transfer data to external

comparative databases

• Use knowledge of medical terminology, coding, and impact of medical services to

evaluate impact on mortality rates, length of stay information, and other types of

outcomes measures

• Demonstrate understanding and application of basic quality tools and software (such as

Statit, Minitab, SPSS, MS Project, MS Excel, and Visio.)

• Demonstrate application of quantitative and qualitative improvement tools

• Demonstrate ability to observe and document opportunities for process improvement

activities and quality engineering applications

• Demonstrate experience and ability to use report writing and business intelligence tools

such as Crystal Reports, SQL, MS Access, Hyperion, OBIE, Toad or other tools

Innovative Thinking

• Serve as lead analyst and manage departmental projects as


• Use structured database to create quality outcomes reports and communicate results

effectively to faculty and staff

• Understand risk methodology and be able to explain it effectively to others

• Act as a change agent for the organization and ensure that process improvement activity

is being communicated, understood, and supported within the organization

• Participate in the achievement of organizational directed department objectives

• Other duties as assigned

Bachelor's degree in related field. Eight years of experience working with structured databases, programming, system analysis or related field to include two years as a project/program lead.. 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: 166055

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Days

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 91,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 113,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 136,000

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Work Location: Hybrid Onsite/Remote

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Referral Bonus Available?: Yes

  • Relocation Assistance Available?: Yes

  • Science Jobs: No