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State of Montana Health Services Data Analyst in Helena, Montana

HEALTH SERVICES DATA ANALYST RESEARCH ANALYTICS AND PLANNING BUREAU HELENA, MT MISSION/ //- /Montana Department of Corrections is creating a safer Montana through Accountability, Rehabilitation and Empowerment. If you want to work making positive changes in the community the Montana Department of Corrections is the place for you! JOB OVERVIEW - Research, develop and apply techniques to collect, analyze, and report quantitative and non-quantitative health care information that assists health executives, providers, and administrators’ managers, accounting, or other professionals make data-driven, strategic decisions,reduce health care costs, deliver better care, and overall have a positive impact on people’s lives. * Responsible for modifying and updating data collection or statistical models based on changing or differing industry standards, needs of requesters, projects, or programs. * Coordinate, collaborate, and communicate within an agency or business unit on research projects. * Coordinate research and statistics with other operations and functions of the agency or business unit. * Analyze and integrate various data sources and factors to produce projections or trends. * Prepare research reports containing descriptive, analytical, and evaluative content, including recommendations. * Work as part of the RAP Bureau with a primary focus on healthcare data and projects. Assist and support other data analysis needs of the department. * Types of data sources to be analyzed: o Clinical data: *The most common type of health care data analytics is clinical data. This includes using electronic health records (EHRs) to directly improve medical outcomes. o *Claims data:Health Services Data Analysts will analyze claims data to help institutions identify trends in treatment which could provide critical financial readiness and planning. o Pharmaceutical data:Data could include pharmaceutical trends, expenses, and healthcare decision making. o Behavioral data: *Data specific to mental health and mental disorders, pharmaceutical interventions, behavioral interventions, suicide, and substance use. o *Public health data: A health services data analyst might work with public health data to deliver statistics, infographics, and reports after identifying methods for preventing disease or promoting health within a population. The hourly rate of this position will increase by $1.50 per hour or 4% whichever is greater starting July 1, 2024 in accordance with HB13. APPLICATION MATERIALS * /Applications missing required documentation may not be considered./ * Resume * Cover Letter * Supplemental Documents * State of Montana Application Materials submitted but not requested will not be considered in the selection process, please make sure all attachments are marked as RELEVANT If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection. Background screens which may include criminal records check, child/patient/offender abuse registries, and reference checks will be conducted for this position. *SUPPLEMENTAL DOCUMENTS (Required for completed application) - *Please include a work sample (graph, table, fact sheet, report, etc.), or briefly summarize a research project you worked on, including the type(s) of analysis used and the statistics produced. *BENEFITS Employment with the state may qualify you to receive student loan forgiveness under PSLF. Look here to learn more and see if you may qualify! NOTICES Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 - * Any person who has been convicted of engaging in or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force, or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse; or any person who has been civilly or administratively adjusted to have engaged in the activity as described are not qualified for this position. *Tobacco Free - *Use of all tobacco products, including smokeless tobacco products and tobacco substitutes in Department of Corrections buildings, is prohibited. In secure care facilities possession of tobacco products is also prohibited. The Montana Department of Corrections is an EOE/M/F/D/V/SO (Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority, Female, Disabled, Veteran, Sexual Orientation). *QUALIFICATIONS * * The required knowledge, skills, and abilities are typically acquired through a combination of education and experience equivalent to a minimum of a bachelor's degree in mathematics, statistics, economics, epidemiology, or other related research-intensive field. * Two (2) years of progressively responsible and relevant experience in economic, statistical, epidemiological, program evaluation, or related analysis. * Experience with Tableau is preferred. * Other combinations of related education and experience may be considered on a case-by-case basis. * The Health Services Data Analyst, will need workplace skills such as effective written and verbal communication, creative thinking, interpersonal skills, and time management. * Further, knowledge of the health sector, experience with EHR,medical terminology, and medical billing are extremely useful. Title: *Health Services Data Analyst Location: Helena Requisition ID: 24141361

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