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Date: Mar 1, 2017

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28204

Company: Carolinas HealthCare System

Job Req ID: 123988

Position Number: 00160270

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: Variable/On Call

Shift Details: FT, 1st

Standard Hours: 40.00

Department Name: Dickson Advanced Analytics Grp

Location: CHS Corporate Operations

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Job Summary
Provides leadership and support in the development, enhancement, modification, and maintenance of research data management information systems.  Provides system architecture design and development for mid to complex Research projects, as well as analyzes, maps and reengineers complex business processes.  Resolves highly complex issues and recommends innovations in support of CHS Research needs.  Applies high level computer and organizational skills to take advantage of the available CHS data, tools, and other resources in support of improving health, elevating hope, and advancing healing for all through Research.

Essential Functions

  • Develops SAS/SQL infrastructure and business intelligence to support research database systems and the use of analytics to improve the quality of healthcare provided by CHS.
  • Manipulates large datasets, primarily using SAS, SQL, Tableau, Business Objects and Excel to build healthcare research databases and generate meaningful reports.
  • Designs, tests and implements SAS/SQL-based programs and data collection instruments used in the retrieval, management, analysis and reporting of data.
  • Prepares detailed specifications for the development and implementation of data management information systems.
  • Demonstrates ability to competently work at the highest technical level of all phases of applications system analysis and programming activities. 
  • Provides guidance and training to information system users and other application specialists.


Physical Requirements
Must be able to lift objects that weigh up to 35 lbs. This position is subject to high-level visibility through verbal and written communications with senior hospital management, associated project deadlines, personnel evaluation, and counseling. Must be available for on-call support on a regular basis. Due to project requirements, overtime will be required, as needed.

Education, Experience and Certifications
High School Diploma or GED required; Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, or related field preferred. Formal training in Information systems, desktop applications, databases, software development packages and programming languages preferred.

The ideal applicant will have the following:

  • Five years experience working with Relational Database Management Systems.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years experience utilizing SQL, Base SAS & SAS Macros in a professional environment.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years experience with industry-standard report-building applications, with two years in healthcare planning, operations, or managed care.
  • Experience with Electronic Health Record and Billing systems, such as Cerner, Epic, IDX, and STAR.
  • Experience with healthcare research databases, designing data collection instruments and knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Familiarity with healthcare research processes and basic statistical concepts.
  • High proficiency with a variety of information systems technologies, such as REDCap, Tableau, and Business Objects.
  • Strong verbal and writing skills are necessary to effectively function within a team environment and communicate with management, clients, and coworkers.




At Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.


As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.


Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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