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Job Title: Data Manager
Job Number: 581140
Organization: Virginia Commonwealth University Office of Health Innovation
Posted: 12/11/2017
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health - General
Industry: Academic Institutions
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Richmond,  VA    USA
Compensation: $42,000 to $55,000
Position Description: Currently, OHI is maintaining and expanding its data analytic infrastructure to drive and measure improvement in population health, community health, and health equity. The goal of the OHI Data Team is to provide accurate, timely data to inform the planning, implementation, and evaluation of innovative health care models at VCU Health System and in the community.

This is a Grant Funded Position. Continuation of this Position depends on funding of the grant.

The Data Manager will: 1) Analyze and translate data into useful information for the Principal Investigator and Director of Health Data Analytics. 2) Manage assigned projects and ad hoc requests related to data management and analysis, program evaluation, documentation of data and/or processes, grant writing, data collection for demonstration projects, literature reviews, and any emerging projects. 3) Prepare and present written and oral reports and/or status updates on assigned projects to stakeholders.

Qualifications: 1) Knowledge of principles of epidemiology, health care research, biostatistics, data collection and management, and applied epidemiological methods (2) Knowledge of and familiarity with the following types of program evaluation: formative, process, outcome, and/or impact evaluation (3) Knowledge of International Classification of Diseases (ICD) codes, CPT codes, and HEDIS measures (4) Ability to analyze large data sets in SAS statistical software, IBM Cognos or Tableau business intelligence tools (5) Strong written and verbal communication skills (6) Ability to complete projects and manage multiple tasks with minimal supervision (7) Working knowledge of PubMed, MedLine, or other journal/publication research systems (8) Proficient in Microsoft office suite, particularly Excel and Access (9) Strong organizational skills, including ability to effectively translate technical and theoretical concepts or information to technical and non-technical staff. (10) Exhibit critical thinking and problem solving skills (11) Contribute in team settings (12) Willingness to learn new software packages and participate in training and professional development activities that may require traveling (13) Knowledge of health care delivery systems, health care and population health databases (14) Familiarity with IRB processes and procedures. (15) Ability to prepare statistical, research based reports and recommendations using public health, health care, economic and/or epidemiological data (16) Ability to work in a diverse environment is required. Preferred Qualifications

(1) Demonstrated experience with SAS statistical software (SAS 9) for data management and analysis (2) Demonstrated experience in the analysis of medical claims data (3) Demonstrated experience with the evaluation of health service programs including development of logic models, analysis plans, and generating and/or refining evaluation questions (4) Prefer experience or familiarity with REDCap for primary data collection (5) Prefer graduation from an accredited college or university with a master’s degree and advanced course work in program evaluation, epidemiology, biostatistics, public health or health services research or equivalent combination of work and experience

Organization Description: VCU’s Office of Health Innovation (OHI) is a collaborative effort of the university and VCUHS that is housed in the VCU School of Medicine. OHI focuses on 1) the development, testing, and evaluation of innovative health care delivery models through research and demonstration projects, 2) supporting the community outreach/engagement strategies of the university and health system, and 3) providing education on policies related to health care transformation.

Closing Date: 3/30/2018
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Contact Name: Towanda Vaughan,  Department Administrator
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How to Apply: To apply please submit your application on VCU eJobs website: If you have any questions regarding the position, please email them to .

Additional Information: Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution providing access to education and employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, political affiliation, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or disability.

Web Site Delete Date: 3/30/2018