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#117768 Biomedical Informatics Analyst - Hybrid/Remote

Extended Review Date: Mon 12/5/2022

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 08/12/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position will work a hybrid schedule which includes a combination of working both onsite at ACTRI in La Jolla and remote.


The Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute (ACTRI), an organized research unit established to provide education, training, and infrastructure for clinical research in UC San Diego Health Sciences. It encompasses four hospital systems, two universities and four biomedical research organizations. The ACTRI provides clinical and translational research support across a wide collaboration of units.

The ACTRI unit for Biomedical Informatics (BMI) is a leader in using, innovating and providing informatics technologies and services to enable advances in healthcare research and collaborations. Focusing on data-oriented infrastructure, computational science and biomedical informatics applications such as Epic EHR and Research Module, Velos CTMS, Biospecimen, REDCap, and AWS HIPAA cloud. ACTRI-BMI serves as a UCSD and national resource for clinical data informatics expertise, consultation and collaborations. Our cyberinfrastructure services integrates software, hardware, and professional consultancy in multi-disciplinary Health Sciences translational research.

This position will serve as the Biomedical Informatics Analyst for ACTRI and its associated projects that have a local, national and international scope and are devoted to harnessing information technologies and cyberinfrastructure to improve clinical trials management and supporting breakthroughs in medicine. The incumbent performs objective and advanced level work in an innovative team dedicated to EPIC reporting for the enterprise. Responsibilities includes but not limited to the extraction and reporting of hospital and ambulatory encounter datasets, and data dependencies for large projects and CTSA driven initiatives.

The Biomedical Informatics division of ACTRI provides leading edge information systems and expert management, in support of clinical and translational research. Computational services are hosted within a HIPAA compliant secure research cloud, including integrations with health system EHR, CTMS, informatics and clinical data warehouse systems.


  • Nine years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area plus five years of related experience/training.

  • Certifications in EPIC EMR data administration and integration, including Clarity ambulatory, inpatient, and caboodle.

  • Extensive knowledge of the Clarity Data Model and other EPIC based COGITO services, leveraging Structured Query Language (SQL) for EMR systems.

  • Advanced experience with common data model protocols, and schemas for International Statistical Classification of Diseases (ICD), and Common Procedure Codes (CPT).

  • Ability to prepare complex data models unassisted.

  • Ability to understand and model complex knowledge-intensive processes such as scholarly and research processes.

  • Experience in data integration and the specification of data services.

  • Proven modeling and information design skills.

  • Good negotiation and influencing skills.

  • Familiarity with highly complex logical data design and data mapping or data conversion.

  • Familiarity with highly complex data quality and governance issues and requirements.

  • Advanced knowledge of data management systems, practices and standards.

  • Thorough knowledge of relevant rules and regulations.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with others from diverse backgrounds. Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated service orientation skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate technical information to technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization.

  • Self-motivated and works independently and as part of a team. Strong organizational skills.

  • Demonstrated advanced problem-solving skills. Able to learn effectively and meet deadlines.

  • Advanced analytical and design skills, including the ability to abstract information requirements from real-world processes to understand information flows in computer systems.

  • Ability to represent relevant information in abstract models. Critical thinking skills and attention to detail.

  • Advanced knowledge and experience with ETL normalization of clinical data from various sources for processing for efficient extraction using Structured Query Language (SQL).


  • Advanced education, training, and/or proven eight years or more of professional experience in clinical data management.


  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health Sciences is comprised of our School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science, and our Student Health and Well-Being Department. We have long been at the forefront of translational - or "bench-to-bedside" - research, transforming patient care through discovery and innovation leading to new drugs and technologies. Translational research is carried out every day in the hundreds of clinical trials of promising new therapies offered through UC San Diego Health, and in the drive of our researchers and clinician-scientists who are committed to having a significant impact on patient care. We invite you to join our team!

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