Public Health Analyst Job Description

Public Health Analyst Job Description

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Public health analyst provides technical support in multiple statistical programming languages (SAS, R, Stata, SPSS).

Public Health Analyst Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Write and disseminate research findings, including reports, briefs, peer-reviewed publications, and research meeting and conference presentations
Develop and design research and evaluation projects, identify appropriate analytical methods, conduct analyses, write reports, and present the findings to policy and professional audiences
Direct research teams and oversee analyses and other aspects of projects including staffing and budgets
Win, lead and manage highly complex health research projects
Research complex health issues, synthesizing information across provider settings (e.g., claims
Lead and manage complex research tasks and monitor task expenditures
Design and conduct multi-site evaluation research studies
Experience with SAS (not required)
Develops presentations graphics
Creates and executes project work plans and schedules, using industry-standard applications

Public Health Analyst Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Public Health Analyst

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Education for Public Health Analyst

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the public health analyst job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Master's and Bachelor's Degree in Public Health, Health, Epidemiology, Statistics, Education, Graduate Education, Economics, Public Administration, Business, Graduate

Skills for Public Health Analyst

Desired skills for public health analyst include:

STATA
R
SAS
Research
Atlas.ti
Intimate partner violence
Nvivo
Public health principles and concepts
Python
SPSS is desirable

Desired experience for public health analyst includes:

Ability to use and interpret basic statistical procedures (Proc Survey, Proc Genmod, Proc Reg, Proc Logistic)
BS/BA degree in Public Health, Statistic or Math or related field of study
Experience working with social marketing campaigns, including data management/analysis, quality control, or evaluation/measurement
Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in English or Journalism)
5 years documented experience writing and editing reports, presentations and publications
Experience with unique issues of developing and editing documents for consumers that are clearly written and use clear communication and plain language, proper grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure

Public Health Analyst Examples

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Public Health Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of public health analyst. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for public health analyst
  • Direct, plan, review and coordinate technical research to assist clients in implementing, reporting, and evaluating clinical quality measures
  • Research complex health issues, synthesize information across multiple sources, and effectively communicate findings/recommendations to clients and stakeholders
  • Research experience in health policy and quality performance measurement in public and private sectors
  • Facilitates the onboarding of new project staff, consultants and subcontractors, as needed
  • Facilitates communication with the client and project team
  • Establish leadership role in terms of client interface, project communications and reporting
  • Lead and participate in study design and development
  • Lead literature reviews
  • Lead and participate in development of technical reports and peer reviewed manuscripts
  • Lead and participate in development of grant and contract proposals
Qualifications for public health analyst
  • Ability to coordinate and review written documents prepared by others
  • Experience creating print and Web-based products
  • Comfort with managing multiple projects, priorities, and deadlines
  • Demonstrated experience and mastery of statistical software
  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, psychology, social work or related field required
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office suite of applications (i.e., MS Word, Outlook, Project, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio)
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Public Health Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a public health analyst. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for public health analyst
  • Contribute indirectly to proposals by responding to requests for resume preparation, charts summarizing project experience, technical graphs and tables, and background information
  • Drive continuous improvement across the testing function
  • Identify test conditions
  • Write detailed acceptance criteria (Test Cases)
  • Peer review test cases from other team members
  • Execute test criteria
  • Raise defects to development team and liaise with development as required to identify a resolution
  • Review functional design specifications
  • Provide support to Business teams as they engage in User Acceptance Test (UAT)
  • Plan/direct the preparation of grant/contract proposals
Qualifications for public health analyst
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively at all levels both verbally and written
  • BA/BS in Public Health, Public Policy, Economics, Psychology, Sociology, or other related field (May 2016 graduates will be considered)
  • Strong background in designing surveys and experiments and conducting quantitative analysis
  • Experience conducting quantitative analyses including item analysis and scale development, multivariate analysis of variance, factor analysis, and regression analysis
  • Must have strong quantitative or qualitative skills, or experience in policy analysis
  • PhD in Public Health or Health Policy, Economics, or related degree and a minimum of 6 years of experience in measuring and or techniques to improve health equity or disparities
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Public Health Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of public health analyst. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for public health analyst
  • Designing qualitative and quantitative approaches to studying health policy and health services research, especially in the area of patient safety, quality measurement or quality reporting
  • Participate in client meetings, including meetings with military contacts
  • Assist with training and program delivery
  • Participate in business development activities, including meetings with prospective clients, identifying strategic opportunities in areas of interest, and working with our team to market these opportunities
  • Serves as liaison, committee member, or similar point of contact with internal and external representatives
  • Experience with Lectora (not required)
  • Assist HIV prevention grantees and stakeholders in collecting and reporting NHM&E data by providing technical support via e-mail, telephone and other media
  • Respond to questions and concerns related to NHM&E and data reporting from grantees and other stakeholders with accurate and consistent responses
  • Assist CDC staff in communicating with, training or providing technical support
  • Identify and triage questions about monitoring and evaluation (M&E) requirements
Qualifications for public health analyst
  • Demonstrated success in proposal writing and winning new business
  • Strong qualitative and quantitative expertise
  • Proven ability to communicate at all levels and have the ability to provide writing samples if requested
  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident to be considered for this role
  • Demonstrated success in working with multi-site/state initiatives/programs
  • Track record of leading large projects
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Public Health Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of public health analyst. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for public health analyst
  • Write proposal sections with moderate level of technical complexity and gather background information to support proposal efforts
  • Act as subject matter expert in quality measurement and quality improvement
  • Act as a subject matter expert in aging, disability and long-term care
  • Plan/direct/contribute to the preparation of proposals of significant technical complexity, contract value, or strategic importance
  • Prepares and make presentations on behalf of client
  • Prepares/compiles monthly team reports and technical reports and briefings related to data quality and accountability
  • Master’s degree in public health, epidemiology, statistics or related field and 5 years of related experience is required
  • Contribute to teams and help lead teams in the development and evaluation of quality measures
  • Contribute to and lead technical analyses related to measure design and maintenance
  • Contribute to writing technical reports
Qualifications for public health analyst
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite to include strong Excel skills
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office suite of applications (e.g., MS Word, Outlook, Project, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio)
  • BA/BS in Public Health, Public Policy, Sociology, Psychology, Economics, or other related field with a minimum GPA of 3.3 or higher (May 2017 graduates will be considered)
  • BA/BS (May 2017 graduates will be considered) in Public Health, Economics, Psychology, Sociology, or a related field
  • Experience conducting site visits and conducting interviews with adolescents, health clinic staff and providers, and members of vulnerable populations
  • Strong research methodology and evaluation training and skills
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Public Health Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a public health analyst. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for public health analyst
  • Manage moderately complex health research projects
  • Research complex Public Health issues and review published and web-based Public Health information sources
  • Provide project management support, including tracking project activities and progress, negotiating timelines of deliverables, and prepare project reports
  • Conduct quantitative data and statistical analysis
  • Authoring technical reports and articles
  • Interpret and present analysis results in a succinct manner for wide audience
  • Assist with submission of grant and contract proposals by writing proposal sections with moderate level of technical complexity
  • Assist with ongoing contract work related to the epidemiology of mental problems and treatment
  • Lead ongoing and new projects
  • Lead grant and contract proposals to government agencies and other funding sources
Qualifications for public health analyst
  • Strong leadership, collaboration, interpersonal, problem-solving, and organizational skills
  • Experience leading or managing complex tasks
  • A record of publication
  • Bachelor’s degree in a field with strong quantitative research exposure required
  • 0-3 years of related statistical programming or statistical consulting experience
  • Highly organized, with decision-making skills, initiative, and ability to work with limited supervision

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