Bioinformaticist-Staff

Location
Murray, Utah (US)
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Posted
March 01 2021
Ref
R8299
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Healthcare/Hospital
Job Type
Staff Scientist

Job Description:

Bioinformaticist-Staff is responsible to advance and improve patient care and the process of delivering patient care through the use of patients' genomics information and data; to further research, educational, and business opportunities in Bioinformatics; and to increase the knowledge and capabilities of personnel in genomic and OMICs data use. Familiarity and minimal experience with Bioinformatics and its use in improving healthcare delivery for both patients, providers, and other clinical and business staff. Works on small, defined elements of large projects. Incumbent's ability encompasses a subset of the total knowledge required within the Bioinformatics specialty area, and incumbent is in process of developing remaining skills. Requires additional support and/or training to become fully proficient. This position is overseen by higher level contributors such as the senior and consultant professionals.

Scope
Typically this position performs analysis on moderately complex projects under general supervision.

Job Essentials
1. Under limited supervision, manages genomic and OMICs data, which may include the loading, transformation, analysis, validation, and reporting.
2. Under limited supervision, uses Genomic standards and reference information sources for annotation and analysis of Genomic and OMICs data
3. Under limited supervision, collaborates with assigned stakeholder groups (Precision Medicine, Cardiovascular, Oncology, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Biorepository, Research etc.) in the extraction, analysis, export, and integration with clinical data.
4. Under limited supervision, collaborates with assigned stakeholder groups (IS, Clinical Programs, Clinical Services, SCO, etc.) in the evaluation, selection, and adoption of both internally developed and vended Bioinformatics solutions; in the recommendations for Bioinformatics-enhanced workflows; and in the creation and documentation of the functional and technical Bioinformatics designs needed to support clinical and business requirements.
5. Under limited supervision, assists in defining the Bioinformatics guiding principles and standards and is responsible to champion them with all stakeholder groups.
6. Under mentoring, contributes to the theoretical/practical knowledge of Genomic information standards (e.g. Clinvar, HGVS, HL7, etc.) and participates in and collaborates with external entities including university affiliations.
7. Under mentoring, contributes in the identification of external opportunities to leverage Intermountain's intellectual property and to promote the use of Intermountain's knowledge in revenue generating solutions.
8. Under mentoring, is accountable to deliver results for area of responsibility. Regularly communicates with staff and manages projects to ensure timely delivery within budget and according to requirements. This includes goal setting and implementation and problem/issue resolution.
9. Under mentoring, maintains technical and business knowledge for areas of responsibility.

Minimum Qualifications
A Bachelor of Science degree in Bioinformatics with four years of professional Bioinformatics work experience
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A Bachelor of Science degree in a life sciences, information systems or healthcare-related, Non-Bioinformatics field with six years of professional Bioinformatics work experience
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A Master's Degree in Bioinformatics and two years of previous professional Bioinformatics work experience
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A Master's Degree in a life sciences, information systems or healthcare-related, Non-Bioinformatics field, or a Genetics Counselor master's degree, with four years of previous professional Bioinformatics work experience
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An MD or PhD in Bioinformatics with less than two years of previous professional Bioinformatics work experience
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An MD or PhD in a life sciences, information systems or healthcare-related, Non-Bioinformatics field with two years of previous professional Bioinformatics work experience. NOTE: Degree must be obtained through an accredited institution. Education is verified. An internationally awarded degree may require additional certification and/or years of experience.
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Demonstrated knowledge of Genomic terminology and clinical processes.
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Demonstrated proficiency in research and development.
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Demonstrated proficiency in presenting information to other groups.
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Demonstrated knowledge of Bioinformatics workflows for strategic planning efforts.
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Demonstrated knowledge of Genomic data analysis and tools.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated skill in at least one programming language such as Python.
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Demonstrated ability to find creative solutions to new Bioinformatics issues with no supervision.
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Demonstrated skill and understanding of Genomic tools.
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Demonstrated knowledge and practical use of Genomic and OMIC data standards.

Physical Requirements:

Interact with others requiring employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information.
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Operate computers, telephones, office equipment, and manipulate paper requiring the ability to move fingers and hands.
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See and read computer monitors and documents.
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Remain sitting or standing for long periods of time to perform work on a computer, telephone, or other equipment.

Location: Intermountain Medical Center

Work City: Murray

 

Work State: Utah

 

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40