Advertised Summary Job Description: The Division of General Medicineis recruiting a Programmer with a strong background and ability to extract and manage data for research projects conducted by the Patient Safety Research Program. The Programmer will work under the supervision of the Columbia University/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Chief Patient Safety Officer, and the Patient Safety Research Program Director. The Programmer will interact with investigators and biostatisticians at Columbia and collaborating sites. Training and one-on-one mentoring will be provided by Senior Programmers with extensive Health IT experience. The Programmer will have the opportunity to participate in important research projects aimed at improving patient safety, as well as co-author peer-reviewed publications related to this research.
General Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering, Software Engineering, Information Systems, or related field, plus at least four years of related research and programming experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree would substitute for experience. Proficiency with SQL, NET, and Microsoft Excel. Ability to write clear, concise documentation and specifications. Outstanding communication skills to effectively collaborate with team. Exceptional problem solving and critical thinking skills. Excellence in debugging, documentation, and version control of code. Familiarity with scripting languages, such as Python or Ruby Knowledge of Web Development languages (HTML, CSS, JS), APIs, and web services (SOAP, REST); Experience with CIS and EHR systems.
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Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It... seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.