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Health Data Specialist II
Ref No.: 17-06170
Location: Trenton, New Jersey
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 3 Years
Start Date: 11/20/2017
Description: Under the direction of the supervisor, the Health Data Specialist II will perform quantitative research which includes data analysis, integration of data maintained by multiple programs such as administrative records, vital event records and surveys, to assess disparities and trends of emerging population health concerns to alert policy planning and decision making. Performing extensive data management including cleaning, coding, documenting, data matching and analysis are central to the functions of this position. Specific functions include: • Data preparation including data cleaning, performing data analysis, and modeling as appropriate. • Integration of data obtained from multiple sources through data matching. • Analysis of data to assess trends, identify health indicators, and study of risk factors to be used for health policy planning. • Evaluating data for quality of information, identifying valuable information derived from the data analysis to extract emerging population health indicators and disseminate the information though the department. • Performing research in areas of study as directed by supervisor which may include data analysis, interpreting results, writing reports and suggestions for further research.