Nationwide Children's Hospital

  • IT Project Scientist I - RISI

    Posted Date 6 months ago(6/12/2018 2:00 PM)
    Requisition ID
  • Overview

    The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose.

    Here, Everyone Matters. We’re 12,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we’ll never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.

    Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children’s badge what they do for a living. They’ll tell you it’s More Than a Job. It’s a calling. It’s a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.

    Nationwide Children’s Hospital. A Place to Be Proud.


    The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is looking for a motivated and collaborative individual who is eager to get engaged in solving intriguing research, clinical or operational problems that may directly or indirectly impact clinical care or operation at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Your work has the potential to have long lasting positive impact to our pediatric patients and help NCH to achieve best outcome in our care delivery. The R&D division of Research Information Solutions and Innovation has a diverse portfolio of clinical informatics research projects ranging from clinical genomics, business data mining, Hadoop and big data analytics, predictive analytics, virtual reality, to social mobile and cloud (SoMoClo) applications. These projects are highly collaborative involving partners in Clinical Informatics, Hospital IS, physicians, researchers, and administrators, both internally and externally.


    The IT Project Scientist I position will design and lead scientific aspects of a project, such as study design, proposal drafting, outcome evaluation, and manuscript writing etc. The candidate must have strong interpersonal skills and capable of working with technical staff to drive the projects forward. The candidate must be able to verbally and visually communicate clearly to all level of stakeholders.


    1.      Participate in requirement gathering, conduct literature review, draft proposal, and evaluate scientific merit.

    2.      Document project plan especially scientific direction and outputs with time estimates.

    3.      Work both independently and in small teams to develop scientific/analytic approaches.

    4.      Work with both clinical and research data while keeping PHI exposure to a need-only basis.

    5.      Work closely with technical staff and project managers to integrate technical and scientific approaches seamlessly.

    6.      Present the results internally and externally in forms of presentations, posters, or manuscripts

    7.      Share knowledge and be a good team player.

    8.      Performs other duties as assigned by manager.


    Reports to: Design &Technology manager

    • Ph.D. or equivalent degree.
    • 1+ years of postdoctoral experience in informatics, design, or technology related areas.
    • Previous publication track record
    • Previous grant proposal writing experience highly desired
    • Strong desire to learn and highly collaborative
    • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills to interact effectively with all levels of the organization and external contacts.
    1. Typing on a keyboard - Frequently (34-66%)
    2. Talking on phone/in person Occasionally (15-33%)
    3. Able to lift up to 50 lbs. - Occasionally (0-33%)
    4. Standing/walking - Occasionally (0-33%)
    5. Pressure in this position will vary depending on the workload. The workload will be heavy but manageable most of the time. Pressure may arise in the face of deadlines associated with grants and projects.


    The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.  EOE M/F/Disability/Vet



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