Georgia Employer SENIOR HEALTH INFORMATION DATA SCIENTIST - REMOTE in Atlanta, Georgia
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.Job Description: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 careDesign the strategy for standardizing next-generation sequencing and molecular laboratory dataGuide the adoption of controlled terminologies and standard formats with which to express genomic and genetic dataLead the marriage of genomic data with traditional electronic health records and transactional datasetsMinimum Qualifications:4+ years experience in bioinformatics, genetics, data scienceExperience processing sequencing data through a genomics analysis pipelineProficiency in at least one programming languageProficiency with data management systems, relational or otherwise (SQL / NoSQL)Some experience working with at least one interoperability standard -- FHIR, HL7v2, OHDSI OMOPStrong understanding of the role of controlled vocabularies and reference datasets -- COSMIC, HGNC, NCIT -- in clinical information systemsCritical Skills:Familiarity with FHIRExperience employing controlled vocabularies and ontologies to standardize health informationSome experience with procedural, functional, or object oriented programmingSome experience with command line tools and source controlAdditional Skills:MS or PhD in a directly relevant fieldExperience implementing a FHIR-based data model or FHIR server1+years of experience with software development processEducation:Bachelor's degree in a directly relevant field or bachelor's degree in an unrelated field with substantial experience in informatics or data scienceMust be authorized to work in the U.S, now or in the future, without support McKesson.Relocation is NOT budgeted for this position. Remote.#LI-RemoteMcKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.McKesson is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including job seekers with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to McKessonTalentAcquisition@mckesson.com . Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted.Current employees must apply through the internal career site.Join us at McKesson!McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer - minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.