[JOB] Healthtech Startup looking for RoR Engineer

From: Mike G.
Sent on: Wednesday, January 16, 2013 7:01 AM

Job Description

When my grandmother received a hip and knee replacement last year, I never imagined that the most painful part of her procedure would happen outside of the hospital . After a smooth surgery, my family received a list of phone numbers and addresses from the nurse to help find a rehab facility.  Overwhelmed with options and no quality information to help us choose, we selected a facility close to home.  The first three days of rehab were scary for my grandmother and my family.  We didn't know it then, but we chose a facility that had a reputation of mismanaging medication and my grandmother was over-medicated for 3 days.  Hallucinating and lacking any understanding of her surroundings, she spent an extra week getting rehab for reasons that were unclear to my entire family.

Aidin is reworking this process with a tool used by hospitals that quickly matches patients to the post-discharge provider (like nursing homes or rehab centers) that is best suited to serve the patients individual health needs.  We do this by getting hard data on the quality of care of these providers and presenting it to the patient right when they need it most.  Think Yelp for healthcare. 

Skills & Requirements

As Aidin’s first technical hire you'll touch on every aspect of the technology related to the company. It’s a broad job description and we’re looking for someone who loves being part of a fast-paced, constantly evolving work environment where your opinions and decisions will seriously affect our technical direction. We’re looking for a technology generalist with interest in specializing as necessary - It's more important that you love learning and can adopt new languages/frameworks/APIs very quickly.

•    Experience with Ruby on Rails, and comfort with Rails 3.2

•    Strong relational database skills, specifically Postgresql & ActiveRecord

•    Comfortable with HTML, CSS, jQuery, Javascript, Ajax

 

Personal Traits:

•   Strong communication skills

•    Creative thinker

•    Interested in changing the healthcare system

 

About Aidin:

Aidin's mission is to bring transparency to the healthcare system and empower patients with data to make more informed decisions on where they receive care.  We're backed by the best institutional investors in both consumer internet and healthcare IT. Aidin was born out of Blueprint Health, a Techstars affiliated healthcare IT accelerator.  We're surrounded by amazing talent as we currently reside in Dogpatch Labs, a highly selective co-working space housing the best startups in New York. 

There are few companies poised to actually make an impact on people's lives, but Aidin is one of them.  Join a team of people committed to leave a lasting impression on a part of healthcare that one day, we too will rely on.

How to apply

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