Summary of Responsibilities
The DFCI Data Warehouse (DW) Director is a critical member of the Informatics and Analytics team supporting the development and implementation of the enterprise data warehouse in support of DFCI’s mission to improve cancer care and research. This is a hands-on position that requires a technical and functional understanding of healthcare analytics and data warehousing as well as a strong understanding of DFCI’s core business functions.
The primary responsibilities of this role are to be the liaison with the users of the data warehouse and to develop a support function for the users in the Informatics & Analytics team and across DFCI that will ensure appropriate needs analysis, effective technical implementations, reliable data delivery and exceptional data quality and usability.
Secondary responsibilities include facilitating the technical development and implementation activities related to setting up and operating the new DFCI DW.
This position supports and implements strategies defined by the Informatics Leadership Team (LT)- the DFCI’s Director of Data Services, Vice President of Analytics, Senior Director of Bioinformatics and Technical Director.
This role will operate in a matrix organization with primary reporting to the Technical Director and to the Vice President of Analytics.
This position will work with the Director of Data Services and the technical team to implement policies and procedures to ensure the integrity and availability of all warehouse data and supporting applications. As such, it is expected that the individual will understand healthcare data warehousing concepts and has experience in integrating data from healthcare systems. The focus areas of this work will be broad and include obtaining and integrating data from financial/ administrative, research and clinical systems.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
This role oversees the implementation of different aspects of the Informatics & Analytics strategy:
The responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to:
Strategic design of the DW to succeed supporting Informatics strategic initiatives
Data and Terminology Management
Management and Training Functions
Access, Policy & Security