Clay County Public Health Center (CCPHC) is nationally accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board and was established in 1953 to protect the health of Clay County residents by implementing population-based prevention programs and services.
Our staff is comprised of professionals with a wide range of education and experience from both the public and private sectors. We have an active Employee Learning & Development Plan which provides for staff training and education, so their skill set keeps pace with evolving trends in public health. This allows us to provide the best services possible.
Responsibilities and Duties
The Health Data Analyst supports the Clay County Public Health Center with ongoing initiatives and operations through conducting and coordinating data collection, analysis and reporting in addition to assisting with program, policy and economic evaluations.
Duties include but are not limited to:
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 and 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
CCPHC offers a compensation package that includes an employer-paid pension plan, paid leave, 12 paid holidays and paid life insurance, as well as options for medical, dental & vision coverage, flexible spending accounts and a 457(b) retirement plan.
Interested applicants are asked to complete a Clay County Public Health Center 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.
A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in public health, epidemiology, biostatistics, or other closely related field is required; 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), and 4) training or knowledge in working with Geographical Information Systems (GIS).
Internal Number: 0000
About Clay County Public Health Center
Clay County Public Health Center (CCPHC) - accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board - was established in 1953 to protect the health of The Clay County residents by implementing population based prevention programs and services. This community approach to wellness is accomplished through programs and services which not only prevent the spread of disease but which also provide wellness education to empower people to make healthy choices.Our staff is comprised of healthcare professionals with a wide range of education and experience from both the public and private sectors. We have an active Employee Learning & Development Plan which provides for staff training and education so their skill set keeps pace with evolving trends in public health. This allows us to provide the best services possible.
Today CCPHC offers a variety of health education, disease prevention, and treatment services that promote good health across the county.