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Employer: Sedgwick County
Division: Health
Job Title: Community Health Analyst
Salary: $46710.56 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:

Job Objectives:

The Community Health Analyst is responsible for analyzing health status indicators and associated community health data to identify emerging health issues. The position assists with the planning and implementation of the Community Health Assessment (CHA) and leads the health assessment portion of the CHA.  The position monitors and reports on the effectiveness of the Community Health Improvement Plan. The position analyzes chronic disease and Sedgwick County Division of Health data and communicates results of analyses 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.  Data analyses and evaluations performed will guide efforts to improve health of Sedgwick County residents.

 

Essential Job Functions:

1. Participate in the Community Health Assessment (CHA) process

  • Develop and maintain a health assessment data tracking system
  • Accurately update, analyze and report required information on Health Status Indicators
  • Create annual health status indicator report
  • Assist in planning, organizing and implementing the community health assessment

2. Analyze primary and secondary health data

  • Identify, assess and analyze chronic disease data
  • Lead SCDOH data collection projects
  • Participate in SCDOH quality improvement
  • Analyze Fetal-Infant Mortality Review  (FIMR) data
  • Respond to data requests and provide quality customer service to clients that request data

3. Monitor and assist with implementation of the Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP)

  • Build partnerships with internal and external partners
  • Work with community groups to implement strategies identified in the CHIP
  • Report on CHIP work to SCDOH and partners

 

Competencies:

Collaboration/Relationship Building:  Establishes rapport and personal connections, while maintaining professional boundaries. Builds constructive working relationships with clients/customers, other work units, community organizations and others to meet mutual goals and objectives. Behaves professionally and supportively when working with individuals from a variety of ethnic, social and educational backgrounds.

Analytical Thinking:  Works systematically and logically to resolve problems, identify causation and anticipate unexpected results.  Manages issues by drawing on own experience and knowledge and calls on other resources as necessary.

Personal Effectiveness:  The ability to adapt one's interpersonal style, skills and qualities so that high quality results are achieved. Modifying behaviors to accommodate tasks, situations and individuals.  Maintain and enhance own self-esteem.  Adapt approach or style to a range of individuals and circumstances.  Continue to work effectively when under pressure.  Show perseverance in dealing with difficulties.  Have an insight into own strengths and weaknesses.  Seek feedback on performance and take positive steps to improve.

Detail-Oriented:  Ensures information is complete and accurate; follows up with others to ensure that agreements and commitments have been fulfilled.   Follows process steps as outlined in standard operating procedures.  Reviews materials to ensure they are accurate, clear, and concise.  Performs follow-up to ensure quality of work product and/or actions are completed.

Communication:  Clearly conveys and receives information and ideas through the appropriate methods and media for target audiences in a manner that engages the listener, helps them understand and retain the message, and invites response and feedback. Ensures appropriate stakeholders are kept informed and that information shared is accurate and timely.  Demonstrates good written, oral, and listening skills.

 

Job Standards:

Minimum Qualifications

Educational Requirements:   Master of Public Health or related masters such as biological, medical or health science. Nine semester hours coursework in epidemiological methods and/or statistics.

Years of Experience:  One year of data analysis and data management experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Years of Experience:  Five years of experience in public health, including community assessment and program evaluation. Two years of data analysis and data management experience.

 

Physical Requirements of Position:

  • Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
  • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.
  • The employee is required to have visual acuity to operate motor vehicles and/or heavy equipment.

 

Testing/Screening Requirements:

Background and DMV checks, Pre-employment drug screen

 

Equipment:

Standard office equipment, computer with Microsoft Office software

 

Work Environment:

Usual working days/hours:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location of work:  1900 E 9th

Primary Cost Code Center IO:  38001-274 & 38031-110

 

*Please note this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice*

*This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice. Must be at least 18 years of age to work for Sedgwick County*

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.

 



Vacancy Number: 20002672

Open Date: 5/3/2018 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 6/3/2018 11:59:59 PM