Data Acquisition and Interoperability Associate

athenahealth, Inc.
Watertown, Massachusetts 02472
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Data Acquisition and Interoperability Associate (athenahealth, Inc.; Watertown, Massachusetts): The Data Acquisition and Interoperability Associate will support the population health data product and the internal athena stakeholders of the data product. The role will interact with clients to build out data interfaces and provide a common understanding of client data sets to fit the Population Health data model. This role is responsible for the ETL process including setting up secure connections for exchanging data, translating the data to the Population Health data model, and explaining the data model to downstream consumers. This role requires an independent function with multiple clients to define the scope of the data to be integrated into the athenahealth Population Health platform, evaluate the data that has been received from the client for quality, provide feedback to ensure the client understands how the data will be used, and provide that data set to the implementation development teams in a consumable manner to be integrated with the Population Health data model. The Data Acquisition and Interoperability Associate is responsible for: delivering a data consultation service for athena Population Health clients, providing better visibility into the implementation process of the client’s data and a better understanding of the data product they will receive; expanding data feedback and implementation capabilities of athena Population Health clients to make getting data into the product as easy as possible for clients; identifying areas of opportunity for increased efficiency across data services; operationalizing existing processes through removal of manual work; and identifying additional consumers of the Population Health data product and proactively engaging the consumers to provide better insights using Population Health data.


Minimum requirements: Bachelor's Degree or its equivalent in Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Engineering Management, or a related technical field; and 3 years of professional IT experience.


Must have: demonstrated healthcare IT experience with a focus on interoperability; ability to influence both horizontally and vertically inside and outside of the company; ability as an experienced, confident presenter to all audiences; ability to prioritize and to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, manage several projects simultaneously, meet deadlines, and communicate potential conflicts to manager; ability to work independently as well as part of an extended, cross-functional, multi-geography team; experience with Microsoft SQL and/or Azure; and ability to be an effective team member and display initiative and flexibility in team-goal orientation in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. (Unless otherwise indicated, athenahealth, Inc. is seeking the ability in the skills listed above with no specific years of experience required. All experience can be gained concurrently.)


Apply by resume only to Amanda Santamour, Human Resources, athenahealth, Inc., 311 Arsenal Street, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472. Req ID: AP35304. An EOE.


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Data Acquisition and Interoperability Associate

athenahealth, Inc.
Watertown, Massachusetts 02472

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