April 30, 2022

Informatics Analyst

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Department: Health Systems Transformation
Location: Albany, NY

About Us:

NYSTEC is a nonprofit technology consulting company, advising agencies, organizations, institutions, and businesses since 1996. We’re independent and vendor-neutral, so we have our clients’ best interests at heart. At NYSTEC, we know that we succeed when individuals and teams flourish personally and professionally, so our benefits and perks support that mindset. Are you ready to contribute to our engaged workforce and to deliver the NYSTEC Experience?

About the Role:

As an informatics analyst in the Health Systems Transformation practice, you will collaborate with team members to conceptualize, deliver, and support our clients through today’s ever-changing healthcare landscape. NYSTEC is considered a trusted program advisor, providing subject matter expertise and connecting the dots for our clients. Over the last five years, NYSTEC has consulted on some of the largest Medicaid initiatives and served in various roles across a multitude of New York State healthcare technology systems.

Serving as an informatics analyst, your day-to-day role will include acting as the primary liaison to facilitate technical onboarding and electronic health record (EHR) data exchange between healthcare providers and a public health registry. The ideal candidate will perform operations support, communication and outreach, data remediation, and review activities to ensure data conformance and compliance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Respond to phone and email inquiries concerning registry-specific registration and testing requirements.
  • Fulfill onboarding status update requests for healthcare provider and program staff.
  • Develop registry-specific guidance and educational materials.
  • Perform ongoing tracking and surveillance of production interfaces.
  • Contribute to the design and testing of developed systems that support the registry or general meaningful use (MU) activities.
  • Run standard and ad hoc queries on onboarding data to support compliance and audit considerations.
  • Track communications with providers and hospitals and prepare and distribute registry reports to inform the program.
  • Conduct quality assurance activities to ensure the completeness and accuracy of the electronic exchange of health information from healthcare providers.
  • Design, develop, and implement measures to track and analyze the quality of data submitted to the registry.
  • Contribute to efforts to standardize onboarding processes across public health registries.
  • Contribute to communication outreach planning.
  • Create and maintain documentation to help internal and external stakeholders understand the registry onboarding process and ensure that standards are met and that all transmissions are tested appropriately.

About You:

Required Qualifications

  • Knowledge of healthcare data standards and exchange protocols, such as Health Level 7 (HL7).
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills and the ability to work collaboratively with peers and senior staff.
  • Strong written documentation, communication, and analytical skills are necessary to ensure that high quality deliverables are provided to NYSTEC clients.
  • Strong computer skills, including experience using Microsoft Project, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook, Visio, and SharePoint.

Preferred/Desired Qualifications:

  • Minimum of one year in public health or working with healthcare data standards and exchange protocols.
  • Understanding of the system development life cycle (SDLC).
  • Familiarity with any of the following:
  • Immunization CVT/CPX and NDC codes.
  • Statistical Analysis System (SAS).
  • Structured Query Language (SQL).
  • Health Level 7 (HL7).
  • Clinical Document Architecture (CDA).
  • Standard medical coding system (ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM, ICD-O-3, LOINC, CPT-4, SNOMED).

Education and Experience

  • A bachelor’s degree and one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of advanced education, training, and experience.

If you’re an effective communicator who enjoys working in complex and collaborative environments, using your critical thinking and research skills to develop solutions for clients, providing support to customers, and you have the required education, experience, and skills, we want to hear from you.

Employees are required to comply with NYSTEC’s Vaccination Policy and Prevention Plan. Our policy requires proof of vaccination status or agreeing to submit weekly COVID-19 tests via our ADP portal. New York City office employees and travelers are required to submit proof of vaccination or apply for a workplace accommodation request in accordance with NYC Emergency Executive Order No. 98.

It is NYSTEC’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all individuals, regardless of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, military service and veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws and ordinances. NYSTEC is strongly committed to this policy and believes in the concept and spirit of the law.

Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future.

Learn more about NYSTEC by visiting www.nystec.com.

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