Data Analyst

Data Analyst, Anchorage

  • Employee Type: Exempt

  • Job Type: Full-time

  • Job Category: Analyst, Researcher, Statistics

  • Required Degree: 4 Year Degree

General Statement: The Alaska Primary Care Association (APCA) is a private, 501(c)(3) membership organization of Alaska’s “safety-net” primary care providers. The APCA’s mission is “helping to create healthy communities by supporting vibrant and effective community health centers” in Alaska. Our membership includes federally designated §330 Community Health Centers (CHCs) that serve all Alaskans and focus particularly on providing primary care services to those who are underinsured, uninsured, and live in medically underserved areas.

Position SummaryUnder the direction of the Senior Director of TTA, the Data Analytics Coordinator performs complex and technical research and data analysis in support of APCA projects. The Data Analytics Coordinator is required to make decisions concerning research approach and methodology, conflicting or inconsistent data sets, analysis, and reporting conclusions. Decisions are based on objective analysis of data and research, as well as other forms of evidence. This position uses independent judgment to identify, collect, input, analyze, interpret and report data relevant to the project.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned, as necessary.

  • Plans and develops forms, procedures, and regulations governing the collection of health center related data and statistics
  • Develops and implements quantitative and qualitative data collection, research, and analysis projects
  • Performs meta-analysis of existing research and analysis, to identify trends and patterns in data and outcomes
  • Advises the APCA leadership on the design and utilization of statistical data
  • Adapts common statistical and research techniques to fit the administrative and operational needs of the organization
  • Supports the work of APCA by collecting, analyzing, and reporting on relevant data from state governmental sources, both public and confidential; and by creating charts, graphs, and explanatory narrative for APCA project reports and publications
  • As necessary, modifies existing research procedures or constructs new research and analysis procedures
  • Assists with monthly collaborative learning calls and bi-annual data summits
  • Assists APCA and CHC staff in the interpretation and use of data for decision-making
  • Develop effective relationships and ensure communication with partners and other key stakeholders
  • Support organization-wide communications efforts.

Qualifications / Knowledge / Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s Degree required in a related area. Master’s Degree in related area preferred
  • At least two years of research and/or statistical analysis experience required
  • Knowledge of R is required; SPSS, SAS knowledge is preferred
  • Proficiency in SQL is preferred
  • Community Health Center experience preferred
  • Strong EHR system and clinical applications skills
  • Ability to work as a team member and work effectively with diverse people. Demonstrated awareness of and value for cultural competence
  • Strong computer skills, particularly Microsoft Office, Outlook and the Internet
  • Excellent technical writing skills, to include experience writing in "plain language"
  • Strong verbal, interpersonal and listening skills

Supervisory Relationship:

Received: Works under the direct supervision of the Senior Director of TTA. Supervision is received through review of work and observation of work in progress.

Exercised: None at this time.

Language Skills: Fluency in written and spoken English required.

Travel Required: In-city travel by personal vehicle to community sites, meetings, and outreach locations. In-state travel required. Some out-of-state travel may also be required.

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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk and hear, and be able to operate a personal computer, printer, telephone, calculator, fax machine and photocopier.

Work environmentDuties will be performed in an office setting and via telecommuting.

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Anchorage, AK

19 day(s) ago

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