Be part of the team that's poised to transform the fight against cancer. Backed by the strength of a Fortune 8 company, our entrepreneurial organization develops technologies used by the oncology community to deliver evidence-based, personalized care, as well as insights used by biopharma companies to accelerate drug development and support the entire treatment journey. Our work powers informed decision-making at every pivotal moment in oncology - from the treatment options presented to patients, to the operational considerations for oncology practices, to the design of clinical trials, to the commercial launch plans for new therapies.
As a Senior Health Information Scientist at Ontada, you will design information systems that power analytics and data science to guide the delivery of precision cancer care
Design the strategy for standardizing next-generation sequencing and molecular laboratory data
Guide the adoption of controlled terminologies and standard formats with which to express genomic and genetic data
Lead the marriage of genomic data with traditional electronic health records and transactional datasets
4+ years experience in bioinformatics, genetics, data science
Experience processing sequencing data through a genomics analysis pipeline
Proficiency in at least one programming language
Proficiency with data management systems, relational or otherwise (SQL / NoSQL)
Some experience working with at least one interoperability standard -- FHIR, HL7v2, OHDSI OMOP
Strong understanding of the role of controlled vocabularies and reference datasets -- COSMIC, HGNC, NCIT -- in clinical information systems
Familiarity with FHIR
Experience employing controlled vocabularies and ontologies to standardize health information
Some experience with procedural, functional, or object oriented programming
Some experience with command line tools and source control
MS or PhD in a directly relevant field
Experience implementing a FHIR-based data model or FHIR server
1+ years of experience with software development process
Bachelor's degree in a directly relevant field or bachelor's degree in an unrelated field with substantial experience in informatics or data science
Must be authorized to work in the U.S, now or in the future, without support McKesson.
Relocation is NOT budgeted for this position. Remote.
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