Clinical Knowledge Engineer

Location - Remote

Rate - $70/hr on Contract W2



· Bachelor’s degree in computer science

· Master’s degree in clinical informatics or computer science preferred


· Experience in clinical informatics, clinical knowledge development or clinical knowledge testing

· Experience with the application of clinical informatics, including definition and implementation of clinical data models;

· Experience with clinical decision support or quality measurement in electronic medical records or population health platforms

·Experience programming in Python


· Translate qualitative clinical guidelines, logic, and required data input into executable knowledge artifacts represented as CQL expressions against FHIR data.

· Build and execute unit test cases to validate knowledge artifacts

· Develop and test computable knowledge artifacts with large data sets

· Manage and track the progress of computable knowledge artifacts through a predefined development process.

· Respond to ad-hoc analysis requests while supporting core pipeline development.

· Develop new tools and solutions to support artifact development and testing processes

· Drive the team’s business results through data-based insights and the ability to engage with a wide range of stakeholders and functional teams.

· Identify inefficiencies, optimize processes and dataflows, and make recommendations for improvements.

· Willingness to learn other programming languages, including Clinical Quality Language and Clojure

Specific Skills and Knowledge

• Demonstrated performance in framing ambiguous business problems and driving toward a solution hypothesis, while working independently to resolve issues.

• Meticulous with strong analytical and critical thinking skills.

• Demonstrated experience in proactive communication across all levels of the business hierarchy

• Expertise in dealing with large datasets using analytical approaches and quantitative methods

· Demonstrated expertise in the CQL programming language for complex clinical analysis

· Demonstrated fluency on FHIR data modeling and the use of FHIR profiles with claims and clinical data

· Demonstrated aptitude for learning learn new software languages and producing high-quality code quickly

Personal Qualities

• Strong creative problem-solving skills

• Clear written and oral communication skills

• Effective presentation skills

• Ability to effectively plan and orchestrate work across multiple products

• Ability to model compliance with company policies and procedures

• Ability to support company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity

• Ability to thrive in a high-accountability, quality-focused, and deadline-oriented organization

This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate who thrives on challenges, works to exacting standards, and is resourceful in an environment that encourages initiative and creativity

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