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Employer: Sedgwick County
Division: Health Department
Job Title: Community Health Analyst
Salary: $46477.63 Annually


Veterans' Preference is available for this vacancy.
To receive Veterans' Preference, you must supply a copy of your DD214 to the Human Resources department at Sedgwick County after applying.


Job Description:

Usual working days/hours: Monday - Friday | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location of work: 1900 E. 9th Street | Wichita, KS

Job Objectives:
This position is primarily responsible for analyzing data associated with community health profiles and community health improvement plans over time and measuring the effectiveness of the Community Health Improvement Plan. Data analyses and evaluations performed will guide efforts to improve health in Sedgwick County. Other duties include monitoring data from the Sedgwick County Division of Health (SCDH) that relates to achieving public health standards and supporting SCDH internal program evaluation, performance management, and quality improvement. The Community Health Analyst will communicate analysis results to internal Health Department staff, external health partners and the public through presentations, written reports, scientific posters and peer-reviewed journal articles. Consultation and collaboration with internal Health Department staff and external health partners is required. Work is directed, reviewed and evaluated using established performance indicators and goals. This is an exempt (salaried) position. Regular working hours are between 8 am – 5 pm Monday through Friday and the employee’s work week may exceed 40 hours occasionally.

Essential Job Functions:
Leads the implementation and monitoring of community health improvement plans for Sedgwick County to include data collection, analysis and reporting information through different mediums (ex. info graphics, reports)

  • Supports agency in internal program evaluation, achievement of performance standards and creation or identification of improved data management tools for programs.
  • Uses statistical software analyzes and evaluates Health Department program data and other data that meet Health Department priorities, as assigned.
  • Supports Public Health Performance activities including performance management and quality improvement (QI)
  • Pursues continuing professional education.
  • Collaborates with community partners through attendance at coalition and other community meetings and the provision of technical assistance as needed Supports Division Director with special projects.
  • Identifies funding opportunities for quality improvement system-related efforts.
  • Identifies national and state opportunities for collaboration.
  • Serves on national and state work groups or user groups related to program areas.
  • Facilitate or present at SCDH trainings or meetings
  • Maintains Sedgwick County Level 2 driver qualifications.

If bilingual in English and a non-English language and agree to test as a Sedgwick County Division of Health Interpreter, in some instances it may be necessary to interpret between an English-speaking staff member and a client who speaks the interpreter’s non-English language.

Job Standards:
Required:

  • Master of Public Health or related masters such as biological, medical or health science
  • Nine semester hours coursework in epidemiological methods and/or statistics
  • Experience using a statistical software package such as SPSS or SAS
  • Maintain valid Kansas Driver’s License and motor vehicle insurance
  • This is a tier 3 position which requires a minimum completion of IS 100, 200 and 700 (Incident Command System) training within 30 days of employment. Additional trainings may be required.
  • Any deficits in knowledge necessary for the position are expected to be acquired within one year of hire date
  • Must be able to work effectively with both professional and lay people and meet with the public and conduct public information programs as necessary
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing in English
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, problem-solving and computer skills
  • Must possess excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) with the ability to create correspondence, memos, spreadsheets, presentations, etc. as requested. u Must possess high level of attention to detail, accuracy and initiative
  • Must possess excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills; interpersonal skills; ability to communicate effectively to internal customers of diversity
  • Must be comfortable in a fast-paced, short deadline environment
  • Must have the ability to hold information in a confidential manner and have the ability to make decisions and implement with a small degree of management oversight
  • Ability to meet the public with tact and courtesy
  • Ability to portray a cooperative attitude at all times, even in stressful situations
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and the public
  • Ability to gather data, enter data, analyze statistics, compile information and prepare reports

Preferred:

  • A minimum of five years experience in public health, preferably including community assessment, program administration, data management, and familiarity with public health standards
  • Knowledge of published County values and understanding of their significance to the organization.

This class specification should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this job.

The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification.

Testing/Screening Requested:
Background and DMV checks • Pre-employment drug screen

Equipment:
Standard Office Equipment • Computer with Microsoft Office software

Work Environment:
Office environment. Sitting or standing for long periods of time Keyboarding throughout the day Operating motor vehicle Occasionally lifting and moving objects weighing more than 40 pounds.

*This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice.*

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at crissy.magee@sedgwick.gov. Do not send resumes or application status request or employment questions to this email or phone number. This information is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.
Sedgwick County will prohibit the hiring of spouses and/or immediate family members within the same department, but not within the County structure.
Immediate family and family of the employee’s spouse shall be considered husband, wife, son, step-son, son-in-law, daughter, step-daughter, daughter-in law, brother, step-brother, brother-in law, sister, step-sister, sister-in-law, mother, step-mother, mother-in law, father, step-father, father-in-law, grandchildren, grandparents and grandparents-in-law.


Vacancy Number: 20002672

Open Date: 2/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 6/25/2017 11:59:59 PM