Oregon Health Authority is a government agency in Oregon, United States. The mission of this agency is to ensure the provision of quality care for the residents of the city. The organization aims to see a healthy Oregon today and in the future as well. The mission of OHA is to provide affordable health care, social, physical, and mental wellness to the people of Oregon. They are dedicated to providing lifelong health to Oregonians and lowering the cost of their services so that may become affordable for every citizen. They seek employees who can work for the promotion of the vision of the company.
- Doctoral Degree
- Bachelor's Degree
- Statistical Software
- Data Analysis Skills
- Dental Insurance
- Health Insurance
- Paid Time Off
- Vision Insurance
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The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD), Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention (HPCDP) Section in Portland, OR is recruiting for a Self-Management Research Analyst to work as a member of a dynamic team to develop and execute plans to gather, compile, analyze, and report statistical data related to risk and protective factors and chronic disease outcomes in Oregon. The 2020 Vision of the Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention (HPCDP) Section is: 'All Oregonians live, work, play and learn in communities that support health and an optimal quality of life.' The HPCDP Mission is to serve all people in Oregon by advancing policies, environments and systems that promote health, and prevent and manage chronic diseases.
What will you do?
As the Self-Management Research Analyst, you will assist in the development of survey instruments, analyze data from multiple sources using statistical analysis software, and provide interpretation of data analyses by generating statistical reports as well as summary tables, graphs, charts, presentations and interactive data sites. You will responsibility for continuously assessing and improving surveillance systems to track risk and protective factors and chronic disease outcomes among people in Oregon.
What's in it for you?
You will work with an engaged team of public health professionals who are passionate about the work they do to improve the health of people in Oregon. Are you passionate about promoting good health choices that prevent and manage chronic disease? Do you support optimal health and quality of life for Oregon communities? Are you an experienced professional with the knowledge, skills and experience in public health surveillance and complex data analysis? If so, you couldn't ask for a better career match.
We offer full medical, vision and dental benefits with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays per year plus pension and retirement plans . If you are an experiences research analyst with experience in surveillance and evaluation, don't delay, today!
This is a full-time, permanent classified position and is represented by a union.
The Oregon Health Authority is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information or any other protected class under state or federal law. Click here, to learn more about OHA's mission, vision and core values.
What are we looking for?
Requested Skills and Experience
Bachelor's degree which included six-quarter credits in statistics or quantitative analysis and one-year of experience using computerized applications to independently gather, compile, and analyze data and prepare narrative or statistical reports; OR four years of research experience using computerized applications to independently gather, compile, and analyze data and prepare narrative or statistical reports.
Experience working with chronic disease risk factors, including tobacco use, alcohol use, physical inactivity and poor nutrition
Experience designing and developing surveys and conducting qualitative and quantitative survey analysis
Experience conducting program evaluations specific to chronic disease
Experience conducting complex data analyses using Stata, SAS, SPSS, ArcGIS or other statistical software
Experience interpreting data analyses via summary tables, graphs, charts, presentations, reports and interactive data sites for a wide variety of audiences
Experience adhering to statutes, rules, policies and procedures related to public health and chronic disease surveillance
Experience using GIS mapping and data visualization techniques for effective presentations and communications
Experience promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment
This recruitment announcement will be used to establish a list of qualified candidates to fill the current vacancy and may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur.
To for this position, follow the 'Apply' link above and complete the online application and all supplemental questions.
Please attach a cover letter to your application (not to exceed 3 pages) that clearly resses each of the desired competencies listed below.
Please ress the following:
Describe your on-the-job experience working on a research or data analysis project in a team environment. Discuss your role and expectations as a member of the that team, as well as the methods you used to coordinate work activities with others.
Describe your training or on-the-job experience planning and coordinating research or data analysis projects. Describe your process for maintaining personal time management, and planning and tracking projects.
Describe your training or on-the-job experience conducting data analysis using public health and/or health care data. Describe an analysis you conducted and your method for communicating the results from your analysis to a general audience.
If you do not respond to each, you may not be offered an interview.
Qualified applicants whose background most closely matches the desired competencies will be invited for interview. Applications without the required cover letter will be removed from consideration.
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