Campus: Downtown Phoenix
Data Science Specialist
This position will lead efforts to maintain a database of health related data and to conduct data analysis and reporting for modeling the health system and supporting efforts to improve outcomes. This position will provide analytical feedback to individual participants, report aggregate performance statistical process control conclusions, anomalies, significant trends, etc., recommend enhancements to data analyses and manage data collection from the project participants.Job Family: Business Operations
Department Name: CHS CHIR
VP Code: VP/EXEC VICE PROV DPC
Scope of Search: Open
Grant Funded Position
This is a grant funded position. Continuation is contingent on future grant funding.
Salary Range: $56,000 - $75,000 per year; DOE
Close Date: 12-December-2019
- Oversees secure collection, cleaning, standardization, transformation and storing of data from various sources.
- Maintains databases and related programs in a thorough and efficient manner, ensuring data quality.
- Identifies and uses appropriate investigative and analytical technologies to identify patterns, interpret and verify results.
- Uses predictive modeling, statistics, trend analysis and other data analysis techniques to explore data and to answer specific research questions.
- Co-creates models that describe the current health system and sub-systems.
- Evaluates the impact of innovations and interventions intended to improve health outcomes.
- Utilizes effective project planning techniques to break down projects into tasks and ensure deadlines are met.
- Prepares, or oversees the preparation of, reports, dashboards and presentations.
- Collaborates with the team in order to improve the effectiveness of computational models through the use of data and feedback from stakeholders.
- May perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Statistics, Computer Information Systems, Business Information, Economics or a related field and three (3) years of related data analysis experience, OR, any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.Desired Qualifications
- Experience working with health data.
- Experience in using SQL, data visualizations, database software and statistical programs.
- Demonstrated knowledge of statistical analysis, database architecture, data mining and predictive modeling tools and techniques.
- Experience in completing projects with evidence of creative and critical thinking.
- Experience in communicating findings in a clear, accurate and user-friendly manner.
Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse (75%); required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work (10%).Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds (15%).Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts.Ability to clearly communicate verbally, read, write, see and hear to perform essential functions.Department Statement
This project is a partnership between the AHCCCS Complete Care health plans and the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) to sponsor a Learning Collaborative (LC) for the provider groups participating in the Targeted Investments Program (TIP). The purpose of the LC is to optimize integration of primary care and behavioral health to maximize and sustain milestone performance by the provider groups and strengthen provider networks for successful value-based payment models in the future. This project will deliver timely actionable information and a performance management system featuring a forum to share best practices and disseminate the practical content needed to achieve the TIP core components and milestones.
The College of Health Solutions (CHS) is dedicated to translating scientific advances into practical interventions to improve health outcomes through education, research and service. We equip students with the knowledge and skills to influence healthier lifestyle choices; develop creative interventions to improve the health of people and populations; analyze and translate large amounts of health data into solutions; and maximize the technology, science, business and application of diagnostics. CHS research programs encompass basic/discovery science, clinical trials, intervention science and measurement of health outcomes. CHS takes an interdisciplinary approach to address the complex systems that underpin health problems. The college is highly collaborative, transparent and team-oriented with an innovative organizational structure that includes translational teams, affinity networks, and academic programs to improve the health of people and communities.
The current training programs include behavioral health, biomedical diagnostics, biomedical informatics, executive and continuing education, exercise science, health promotion, health sciences, kinesiology, medical studies, nutrition, population health, the science of health care delivery, and speech and hearing science. Our programs are offered at ASU's Downtown Phoenix, Tempe, West and Lake Havasu campuses, as well as on Mayo Clinic's Scottsdale campus.
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