Independently performs advanced statistical analysis of health data, including interpretation and reporting of results
Ensures integrity of data collection, data entry, and statistical analysis; maintains strict security and confidentiality of data and adheres to all HIPAA guidelines/regulations
Develops and conducts surveys and other methodologies to assist the department in evaluating and addressing public health concerns
Designs community health studies with complexities such as control matching, meta-analysis, and data strength testing using evidence-based methods
Assists with planning, data collection, and establishing performance data measures for the Community Health Assessment, Community Health Improvement Plan, and the CCPHC Strategic Plan
Creates and maintains CCPHC databases
Works with CCPHC programs to assist with data monitoring and ongoing evaluation to enable quality improvement
Collaborates with partners to improve population health data collection and analysis
Cleans, verifies, and analyzes data sets for trends in at risk groups using statistical software packages
Manages and links data from multiple sources, examines data for trends, and generates meaningful reports for internal and external partners when needed
Leads the development of strategies, policies and procedures to integrate multiple data sets and sources to display and communicate health, health equity and social determinant of health issues within the county
Monitors targeted population health outcomes and evaluation measures to evaluate community health improvement efforts and progress on the reduction of health disparities
Utilizes established scientific and technical methods and practices while collecting and analyzing data.
Aids in submission of grant applications, request for proposals and other evidence-based practices geared towards programmatic fiscal sustainability
Compiles information into monthly/annual summary reports, technical reports, evaluations, and assessments for review by the Health Planning and Policy Section Chief and the public
Maintains and upgrades professional knowledge, skills and development by attending seminars and training programs and reading trade and professional journals and publications
Delivers targeted, culturally appropriate information to help individuals and groups understand health promotion and disease prevention information, policies, regulations and local code
Maintains current knowledge related to applicable statues, regulations, guidelines and standards necessary to perform job duties
Exercises significant independence and initiative in the performance of responsibilities; receives general administrative direction
Proactively provides feedback for improvements that improve quality, efficiency, cost savings, productivity, systems, and/or procedures
Reports for special assigned duties during a public health emergency, if applicable
Other duties may be assigned
Qualifications & Skills:
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in public health, epidemiology, biostatistics, or other closely related field; a Master’s Degree is preferred
Minimum professional experience and skills include: 1) one or more years in public or population health working with data analysis software (SAS, SPSS, STATA, R), 2) ability to self-start projects and work independently with minimal guidance, 3) excellent communication, computer, and attention to detail skills are required
Preferred skills include: 1) training or knowledge in health economic evaluation and analysis, 2) experience with data visualizing techniques and software, 3) data analysis software certification (or willingness to obtain certification), 4) training or knowledge in working with Geographical Information Systems (GIS), 5) training or knowledge of developing and analyzing public health policy
Interested applicants are asked to complete a Clay County Public Health Center (CCPHC) Employment Application online at www.clayhealth.com or send completed application along with resume/cover letter where applicable, to Clay County Public Health Center, Attn: Human Resources, 800 Haines Dr., Liberty, MO 64068.
Internal Number: 01-2019
About Clay County Public Health Center
The mission of Clay County Public Health Center is to prevent disease, promote and protect the health of Clay County residents by assessing needs, developing policies and programs, and assuring access to quality health services.
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Services provided on a non-discriminatory basis.