A Bachelor of Science Degree, or an equal amount of work experience is required. Preferred background related to health information management, mathematics, statistics, computer science, data science, economics, data analytics, etc.
Must be familiar with databases and able to collect, analyze, and interpret health related data. Must be able to use and train data users to use data (collect publicly available data, create a database, analyze, and perform simple data interpretation).
Knowledge of Oklahoma health data and database resources is preferred.
The ideal candidate will have some experience working in Tribal public health and familiar with Indian Health laws and policies. High level experience working with a Native American Tribes or Tribal organizations desirable. Ability to identify and work with staff from Tribes, Tribal organizations, IHS, State Health Departments, federal agencies and outside agencies to coordinate and develop grant activities.
Knowledge of Health Information Exchanges (HIE)s, electronic case reporting (eCR), and the Resource Patient Management System (RPMS) are a plus.
Experience with server management and programming languages such as SQL, R/SAS, Python, etc. is strongly preferred.
Teamwork, effective communication, planning and organizing work, initiative, and problem solving. Basic computer skills, public health informatics knowledge, and informatics skills.
Supervision and Management:
In and out-of-state travel may be required in fulfillment of job requirements and training.
Except for Indian Preference, consideration will be made without regard to any non-merit factors such as race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, politics, disabilities, marital status, age, membership or non-membership in any employee organization.
Reasonable accommodations will be made for qualified applicants or employees with disabilities, except when so doing would impose an undue hardship on the SPTHB.
Conditions of Employment:
1. Full-time grant funded appointment (subject to grant continuation);
2. Applicants must possess and maintain a current state driver's license;
3. Climbing walking, standing, bending and occasionally long hours;
4. In and /or out-of-state travel required.