State of Indiana
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Indiana State Department of Health
The Indiana State Department of Health’s mission is to promote and provide essential public health services for a healthier and safer state.
About the Job
As the Director of the Data Analysis Team (DAT) in the Epidemiology Resource Center, the new hire will work with the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) divisions to provide surveillance data on births, deaths, hospital utilization, and behavioral risk factors.
A Day in the Life
Supervise and coordinate activities of the Data Analysis Team. Produce annual natality, mortality, hospital discharge, marriage, and Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance (BRFS) reports. Provide accurate consultation to the ERC and other ISDH divisions on statistical analysis and data release. Maintain contracts with SAS Institute for end-user SAS licenses and with the BRFS contractor for survey data. Curate the SAS code created by the Data Analysis Team for use by other ISDH divisions Prepare annual epidemiology-use datasets on births, deaths, and hospital utilization for use by other ISDH programs and divisions. Serve as a liaison between the ISDH and external entities such as the Indiana Cancer Coalition, Indiana Hospital Association, and Fairbanks School of Public Health for specific projects or data exchange. Serve on and contribute to internal agency workgroups, including the Data Release Committee, Public Health Accreditation Team, and Epidemiology Integration Collaborative group. Implement standardized procedures for the recording and responding to data requests from internal and external sources, including ISDH programs and divisions, other government agencies, the media, the legislature, health researchers, and the public. Provide data, data analysis, and data summaries for federal grants, including Title V Block Grant, Chronic Disease, Trauma and Injury Prevention, Preparedness, and Immunization. What we are looking for
Master's or doctoral level degree, from an accredited university, in a medical or public health field with extensive knowledge and experience in data analysis and statistics. Proficiency using analytic software (SAS strongly preferred) Prior supervisory experience strongly preferred Strong oral and written communication skills Familiarity with US Census Bureau population estimates and projections Experience with accounting and budgetary principles Broad knowledge of ICD-9 and -10, and ICD- 9-CM -10-CM medical coding systems Extensive knowledge of the CPT4 medical billing system Broad knowledge of CMS-DRG and APR-DRG diagnosis groupings Additional Comments:
Incumbent supervises four Data Analysis Team staff and provides guidance and direction for their activities.
Most employees work 37.5 hours. Choose from four medical plans including RX coverage, vision, dental and a wellness program that allows you to earn discounts on insurance plans. Health savings accounts include state contributions. Deferred compensation account (similar to a private sector 401 K plan) with employer match along with a choice of two fully funded pension plans Group life insurance. Do you want more information? Visit WorkForIndiana.IN.gov to explore more benefits of working in State Government.
Why work for Indiana?
Diversity of workforce and career opportunities. Paid time off for vacation, personal, sick leave and 12 weeks of leave to spend with a new child. 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years. Employee assistance program. Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. Free downtown parking. Equal Employment Opportunity
The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.