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Clinical Analytics Research Associate Intern - Life Sciences



Health Catalyst



Cambridge, GB


Our mission is to be the catalyst for massive, measurable, data-informed healthcare improvement through:

Data: integrate data in a flexible, open & scalable platform to power healthcare’s digital transformation​

Analytics: deliver analytic applications & services that generate insight on how to measurably improve​

Expertise: provide clinical, financial & operational experts who enable & accelerate improvement​

Engagement: attract, develop and retain world-class team members by being a best place to work​

Internship Dates (must be available): Mid December 2019 through End of May 2020 (preferred 30-40 hrs/week)

Job Summary

The Clinical Analytics Research Associate Intern for the Life Sciences business will support the Director of Clinical Analytics to identify, analyze, and extract metrics on health data across Health Catalyst client data, assisting where possible with compiling knowledge for presentation to management, potential clients, and partners.

The incumbent will have aptitude to adapt quickly to new clinical domains, researching nuances that may be relevant to diseases and therapeutic areas of interest, and using lessons learned to ask the right questions of the data, identify gaps that might exist, and communicate findings both orally and via e-mail and presentations.

Duties & Responsibilities

Explore disparate data sources across multiple healthcare provider’s data to identify new sources of information. Perform research on clinical domains of relevance as projects dictate, applying lessons learned into data analysis efforts to ensure extraction of appropriate data. Document and communicate findings, including summary statistics, missingness in data sources, proposed approaches to compensate for any data deficiencies, etc. Support the Clinical Analytics Director and Data Engineer with other tasks as required.

Required Skills

Strong data analysis skills via either SQL, Python, R, etc.

Develop greater understanding of clinical data via exposure to EHRs, registries, public data sets, or related

Desired Skills

Deep exposure to at least one disease or therapeutic area preferred, or broad exposure to many clinical domains

Ability to craft clear documentation that tells the story behind the data being described via PowerPoint and other means

Education & Relevant Experience

BS/BA Biology, Biostatistics, Public Health, or related field. Master’s/MPH coursework a plus.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job function.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned by Health Catalyst.

At Health Catalyst, we appreciate the opportunity to benefit from the diverse backgrounds and experiences of others. Because of our deep commitment to respect every individual, Health Catalyst is an equal opportunity employer.

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