The incumbent is responsible for monitoring a wide spectrum of vital records, producing data files, running data quality checks, and providing technical assistance to data users. Responsible for the preparation, evaluation, analysis, and reporting of vital record data, including the evaluation and processing of data requests.
Work is performed in a standard office environment with state travel required on a periodic basis (approximately 10%) by car, and out-of-state travel required on occasion by airplane.
Master's degree in Public Health (Epidemiology/Biostatistics), Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Health Informatics, Statistics, or related field of study. Degree candidates will also be considered.
Familiarity with SAS and statistical procedures, including knowledge of linking methodologies and experience working with large datasets.
Considerable knowledge of computers, and competent in the use of Microsoft Office.
Medical knowledge or background preferred.
Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities.
Ability to prepare reports and presentations.
Ability to work closely with colleagues to identify data-related problems.
Advanced ability to work cooperatively with staff and representatives of external partners and to coordinate efforts of administrative and professional personnel.
Considerable skill in coordinating complex work tasks.
Advanced ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.