Post Date: 03/07/2018
Close Date: 03/12/2018
JOB CODE: OHA18-0080
CLOSING DATE/TIME: 03/12/18 01:10 PM
SALARY: $4,765.00 - $6,977.00 Monthly
JOB TYPE: Permanent
LOCATION: Portland, Oregon
AGENCY: Oregon Health Authority-Public Health
The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD), Injury & Violence Prevention Section in Portland, OR is recruiting for a EMS and Trauma Data Manager to manage the Oregon Trauma Registry and the Oregon Emergency Medical Services Information System. The Injury & Violence Prevention Section focuses on the identification and prevention of morbidity and mortality due to injury among Oregonians. This section maintains an injury data information system from primary and secondary sources of data on injury problems and works in multi-disciplinary partnerships to develop prevention activities to reduce morbidity and mortality due to injury.
What will you do?
As EMS and Trauma Data Manager, you will oversee integration of pre-hospital data into the Oregon Trauma Registry and ensure process improvement to full implementation of an integrated trauma and pre-hospital patient care data system by December 31, 2018. You will provide technical support to ensure system wide 100% compliance with electronic patient care records produced and reported by Oregon's licensed ambulance agencies. In addition, you will oversee and support the coordination of ongoing maintenance and upgrades of data system technologies and support training updates for system users by working with technology experts to revise schematron, revise data dictionaries, and manage change processes with stakeholders. You will serve as the primary contact with national organizations for the data system and data management.
What's in it for you?
Do you have extensive experience working with large data systems? Are you proficient in informatics and data quality improvement? Then read on!
Public Health is a great place to work and is located right in the heart of Portland.
The Pacific Northwest boasts year-round family outdoor activities. Located in Oregon’s Willamette Valley, Portland is just a short-distance from winter skiing; summer beach-combing; lush, green mountains; spectacular camping; world-renowned vineyards; and a multitude of cultural explorations all within an hour’s drive.
We offer full medical, vision and dental benefits with paid sick and personal leave, vacation, and ten paid holidays per year!
A Bachelor's Degree in any disciplines that included six-quarter units in statistics or quantitative analysis methods and procedures, and three years of experience using computerized applications to independently gather, compile, and analyze data and prepare narrative or statistical reports. Two of the three years must have included coordinating complex research projects.
Five years of research experience using computerized applications to independently gather, compile, and analyze data and prepare narrative or statistical reports. Two of the five years must have included coordinating complex research projects.
• Three to five years of experience in the following is preferred:
o Working experience as well as vision for health information exchange standards, electronic health records, including HL7 along with using health messaging tools such as Rhapsody.
o Familiarity with analytic coding languages (SAS, R) needed for data cleaning and dissemination.
o Evaluating the data quality of a large data dataset.
• Planning and implementing health information technology projects Show 2-5 years' experience in quality assurance and quality improvement for health information data as well as work with key stakeholders for continuous quality improvement and engagement.
• Familiarity with XML (XLST) and schematron use for data validation and information exchange.
• Experience with complex data analysis and research projects
• Proven ability to write grants, and develop data reports
• Proven communication skills
• Master's degree in epidemiology and/or health informatics is preferred
Please visit the following link to complete the online application: