Data Science Analyst I - Geriatrics and Palliative Care

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.


The  Data Science Analyst I will assist in the management, analysis, and presentation of departmental and health system (MSHS) data; support department investigators in quality improvement related projects; and lead collaborative initiatives to improve data security, accessibility, and integrity for research, clinical, and administrative operations in the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine.


Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Perform and/or assist in capture, extraction, queries, analysis, and interpretation involving palliative care, geriatric, and related databases for purposes of reporting, operational efficiency, and quality improvement initiatives
  • Document, implement, maintain, and recommend operating methods to improve cleaning, processing, editing, distribution, and flow of departmental data
  • Deliver analyzable or analyzed departmental or system-wide data to internal and external stakeholders, including administrators, funders, and regulation bodies
  • Prepare reports and presentations using departmental and system-wide data
  • Manage initiatives to maintain and improve quality, accessibility, security and interpretability of departmental data
  • Maintain knowledge of current regulations and technologies related to data storage, security, and management
  • Collaborate with MSHS systems and personnel—including Academic Informatics and Technology (AIT), Research Information Technology, Computing Services, the Mount Sinai Data Warehouse (MSDW), the Office of the Chief Research Informatics Officer (CRIO), and IT professionals in other hospital and academic departments—in order to maintain and improve daily operation, management, and administration of technology utilized for medical and research purposes
  • Define parameters for file or space utilization, including on project-specific and shared (file/storage) servers
  • Assist faculty and staff with ensuring that technology (involved in data storage and transfer) is in compliance with MSHS policy, Data Use Agreements (e.g., for population health research data), and other data security standards (e.g., FIPS 140-2) as applicable; assist with documentation of protocols and compliance (e.g., writing portions of data management plans)


  • Education: BA or BS degree minimum, in a relevant field of study; Master’s degree preferred
  • Experience: 2 years of experience is preferred in analytics development expertise, preferably in health care, or for a health provider, health plan or accountable care organization

Strength Through Diversity


The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.


We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 


Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 


Who We Are


Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.


Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.


The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 


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