Research Analyst III – Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

May 15, 2008 at 12:57 pm Leave a comment

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Research Analyst III

Salary (semi-monthly): $1,508.50 – $2,156.00

Section of Epidemiology for Public Health Practice

Chronic Disease and Nutritional Epidemiology Response Team

This is a highly responsible position requiring research, surveillance, statistical, and analytical skills.  This position serves as data manager and analyst for Show Me Healthy Missourian (SMHM) screening programs that include the Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Project, the WISEWOMAN Program, and the Colorectal Cancer Screening Demonstration Project.  The Data Manager works with both program staff and the Information Technology Services Division (ITSD) at multiple levels of SMHM database use, maintenance and development.

Responsibilities are to monitor program data to assure compliance with funding sources’ data requirements, informing the program manager when data do not meet minimum standards; develop Crystal Report queries to extract data from the MOHSAIC database; work with ITSD personnel to assure data integrity and that Minimum Data Elements are being submitted successfully; participate with program strategy team to improve program efficiencies, including identifying performance barriers and priority target populations for program services; and assist with long-term program evaluation efforts.  In addition, this position involves the design and implementation of surveys and process evaluations; development of reporting forms/procedures to gather data; assisting with grant applications and evaluating/monitoring progress on grant objectives.

We are seeking candidates with a background in data collection and management, statistics, research methods, and health information analysis and presentation as well as familiarity with computer languages and data warehouses and how the two interact.  Proficiency with statistical software packages (preferably SAS) is highly desirable.  Familiarity with PC desktop resources and Microsoft Professional Office software is expected. Successful candidate must possess strong written and oral communication skills.

Candidate must meet the qualifications for the Missouri Merit System classification of Research Analyst III.   To review the qualifications, please go to www.oa.mo.gov/pers/ClassSpecs/List_A-F.htm/

Hours are from 8:00 to 5:00, Monday through Friday.  Flex time may be considered.

If interested in this position, go to www.ease.mo.gov and apply on-line for Research Analyst III by June 1, 2008.  Please complete and return as instructed with the Department application, any transcripts and current resume.  The Department of Health and Senior Services is unable to sponsor candidates or employees in their application for work visa thru INS.

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