Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
The incumbent in this role will serve as a technical team member for a new Pathways platform that enables Dana-Farber oncologists to author, maintain, utilize and share evidence-based cancer treatment pathways across many cancer types. The project is a codevelopment partnership between Dana-Farber’s Informatics and Quality and Patient Safety departments and a commercial vendor. The incumbent will support efforts to discover, evaluate and access structured data describing patient demographics, cancer type, stage, treatment history, comorbidities and other attributes from a complex data environment. S/he will also participate in technical interactions with the commercial vendor. This position will report to the Application Specialist - Pathways.
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MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Excellent organizational and communication skills; required to track and communicate detailed knowledge, acquisition strategy and status of a large number of data elements from a complex universe
Understanding of software development and ability to quickly adapt to changing requirements
Ability to effectively translate complex business requirements to functional requirements
Excellent problem-solving skills
Requires minimal direction and possesses the ability to learn quickly
Ability to successfully negotiate and collaborate with others of different skill sets, backgrounds and levels both internal and external to the organizatio
Ability to cooperatively and effectively work within a team
PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.