Job Listing Detail
Data Control Specialist
Listing Number: 9239-12163
- Applications must be received by Midnight Mountain Time on the closing date.
For more information contact:
Public Health and Human Services
Human Resources P.O. Box 4210
Helena , MT
Local Montana Job Service Workforce
Public Health and Human Services
Public Health and Safety
Office of Epidemiology and Scientific Support
State Application Required:
$17.95 - $22.44
Additional Salary Information:
Training Assignment: This agency may use a training assignment. Employees in training assignments may be paid below the base pay established by the agency pay rules.
Conditions of the training assignment will be stated in writing at the time of hire.
Applicant Pool: If another department
vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may
be used for the selection.
This position serves as the Data Quality Assurance Specialist in the Vital Statistics Analysis Unit of the Office of Epidemiology and Scientific Support of the Department of Health and Human Services . We are looking for employees who will help us provide services to promote healthy people and healthy communities.
For this position we offer yearly benefits , which include:
This position will work in a standard office environment with most of the workday spent sitting at a computer with occasional lifting of objects of moderate weight and infrequent travel required.
- A contribution of $8,796/yr towards health, life, dental, and optional vision insurance;
- Choice between two defined retirement benefit plans and optional 457(b) deferred compensation;
- 15 days paid vacation, 12 days sick leave, and 10 paid holidays.
Duties:This position is responsible for:
Administration of a health data system, including developing and implementing strategies for improving collection of data from a variety of sources including enhanced data linkage strategies, using statistical analyses and software to prepare reports and evaluations, and assessing, reporting and making recommendations for improvement of the completeness, timeliness and validity of data
User support and training, including developing and maintaining system documentation, data dictionaries and users' manuals and developing and delivering training on system functions
Program administration, including ensuring compliance with state, federal and grantor requirements for timeliness, records retention, security, transfer and disposal
Knowledge, skills and abilities required for the first day of work are:
Ability to manage large, complex data sets
Knowledge of programming complex computer functions
Knowledge and skill in descriptive statistical analysis
General knowledge of HIPAA and confidentiality requirements for collection, storing and using health data
General knowledge of practice of maintaining medical records, medical coding and medical terminology
Knowledge of methods and procedures in maintaining the quality of data collected and in conducting quality assurance analyses
Education/Experience:Minimum qualifications required are:
Bachelor's degree in health sciences, medical records, computer science, electronic information management or a related field;
Education must include significant coursework in data management;
Two years of relevant experience;
Proficiency in use of either SAS or SPSS statistical software;
Proficiency in use of Microsoft Excel and Access.
Other combinations of education and experience may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Supplemental Questions: None Required
Additional Materials Required: None Required