Data Analyst I
The Data Analyst I supports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Immunization Information Systems (IIS) Technical, Operational, and Analytical Support project. This position helps the CDC improve and update Vaccine Tracking System (VTrckS)/ External Information Systems (ExIS) implementation.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge/quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative/motivation, cooperation/relationships, problem analysis/discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral/written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability/dependability, flexibility and ownership/accountability of actions taken.
Tracks the status of vaccine ordering and inventory management projects for state IIS. Coordinates conference calls with stakeholders as directed. Reviews data collected and information gathered from various sources (e.g, conference calls, webinars, surveys, project reports).
Analyzes data and supports the development of reports and presentations for CDC and IIS stakeholders by creating dashboards and other data visualization output as directed. Supports collection and analysis of feedback, diagnoses any gaps and helps identify process improvements.
Provides support to end users on a variety of issues. Identifies, researches, and resolves technical and non-technical problems. Documents, tracks and monitors problems to ensure a timely resolution. Supports a plan of action for addressing/resolving assessed problems.
Monitors internal project status and maintains project documentation through regular communication with CDC stakeholders. Ensures technical and programmatic documents are up-to-date, available in repositories (e.g. SharePoint, OneNote) and updated per established schedule.
Monitors, triages, and coordinates responses to shared mailbox communications.
Supports emerging program needs and priorities.
Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.
Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.
Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and co-workers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions as the best of own ability.
Master’s degree (M. A.) in Public Health or equivalent; and four (4) years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Public health/healthcare experience preferred.
Knowledge of health information systems
Familiarity with data analytic tools (e.g., Tableau, Power BI)
Exceptional customer service skills with ability to receive and provide information with clarity, courtesy and tact
Excellent written and verbal communications skills with ability to create effective presentations
Ability to work effectively with others to achieve goals
Ability to assess needs, provide assistance, resolve problems and satisfy expectations
Skilled proficiency using Microsoft Windows / Office (i.e., Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, etc.)
Ability to work independently or in a team environment with flexibility and willingness to pitch in wherever needed
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGRISTRATION
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professiona1journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
SPECIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Regularly required to sit. Regularly required use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms to handle objects and operate tools, computer, and/or controls. Required to speak and hear. Occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Exposed to general office noise with computers printers and light traffic.