Clinical Informaticist

  • Remote
  • Full Time
  • Entry Level

Since 2008, Navigating Cancer has championed a better patient experience. Our mission is to radically reduce the burden of cancer through transformative digital health solutions. We enable oncology clinics to provide personalized, efficient care to every patient by providing relevant educational materials, giving the whole care team visibility to patient issues and needs, and delivering useful insights so that care teams can identify and resolve gaps in care. Through our platform, patients receive a holistic service offering to support their individual goals and needs.

Job Summary:

Navigating Cancer is building a high-performing and experienced Clinical Informatics Team to support our clinical and research strategy.  In this role, you will be responsible for developing Navigating Cancer’s clinical data model and helping us deliver best-in-class clinical software applications and data products to our customer base.  As a clinical expert and ontologist, your job will be to ensure we can get clean and accurate information out of our data sets and that consumers of the data understand how to use it.



  • Develop and oversee Navigating Cancer’s data and knowledge models to properly contain our data assets
  • Serve as the clinical informatics expert liaison to Product, Engineering, and Data Science, providing guidance on appropriate data modeling and knowledge representation for clinical concepts
  • Work with internal data source owners to ensure that we obtain and represent data at the right level to support various use cases
  • Work in tandem with our Data Analytics and Interoperability teams to curate and harmonize clinical data
  • Normalize internal vocabularies to standard terminologies and classifications
  • Develop and maintain standard policies and procedures for clinical informatics work 
  • Identify and evaluate clinical content, technology and other solutions necessary to optimize clinical informatics function and business strategy
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to clinical terminologist(s)



  • Advanced Clinical Degree (required) - MD, PharmD, RN, etc.
  • Masters/Certificate in Health or Biomedical Informatics (preferred)
  • 1+ years of relevant clinical informatics experience
  • Experience with interoperability standards, like FHIR, HL7
  • Experience with data modeling, mapping to standard medical terminologies and classifications (SNOMED CT, ICD-10-CM, LOINC, RxNorm)
  • Extraordinary communication skills and ability work in cross-functional environment, to translate clinical concepts to technical teams and vice versa
  • Ability to do basic database querying (SQL, Python)
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in an agile and fast paced environment

Bonus Points:

  • Oncology-specific clinical experience
  • Deep understanding of oncology-specific terminologies and standards


Why Work Here?

We support thousands of healthcare professionals and cancer patients every day. We are a mission-driven company that believes in transformational innovation. Everyday we develop new, better ways to improve the patient experience, help lower patient costs, and drive more equitable outcomes. Help us innovate through technology & grow to reach the next level in patient care. We believe in each other, believe in our work, and have fun doing it!

This position is full-time & 100% remote, with the option to come into the Seattle corporate office on a voluntary basis for local employees. We not only offer competitive compensation, but have a ton of other perks - here are just a few:

  • Flexible Work From Anywhere policy (must be US-based)
  • Employer subsidized medical, dental and vision, optional short/long term disability & life insurance 
  • 401K + ROTH option
  • Generous employee stock option plan & yearly bonus
  • Flexible time off policy (including paid maternity | paternity leave)
  • Bi-Annual Hackathons
  • Educational stipend
  • Employee Referral program

Base pay range: $110,000/yr - $135,000/yr + 10% Corporate Bonus 

Navigating Cancer is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Our Values: 

  • Work with Purpose: Work together to improve the lives of cancer patients. Collaborate with team members, have passion, enthusiasm and mission for the work that we do.
  • Act with Integrity: Communicate openly, be honest, follow through.
  • Be Agile: Discover creative solutions, welcome change. Adapt and pursue continuous improvement.
  • Seek Simplicity: Reduce complexity for our customers and patients. Simplify our products, our processes and our messages.
  • Strive for Growth: Constantly strive to achieve personal, professional, and company goals. Continuous reflection, learning and achievement.
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