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GIS Analyst
GIS Research Associate
Research Associate - Healthcare Data Analyst
Information Systems Business Analyst II - Healthcare Data Analyst


GIS Analyst

Updated January 24, 2017
RQ# 011418

The University of South Carolina requires individuals to complete an online application.  You may access the USC Jobs Online Employment site at http://uscjobs.sc.edu.

Salary range: Salary commensurate with qualifications

University of South Carolina/Institute for Families in Society - MPR Division is seeking a GIS Analyst. Position will use Geographic Information System (GIS) software, tools and methods to generate map products and conduct routine spatial analyses based on predefined procedures in a fast paced, applied research environment.

Position will perform address standardization and processing, geocoding, routine data maintenance, and other data management tasks. Position will be responsible for process documentation and maintenance of metadata. Staff will be a member of a GIS unit using latest ESRI software (ArcGIS Desktop, Server, ArcGIS Pro, and ArcGIS Online) and ancillary tools (Excel, Access, Internet-based data sources, SQL Server). This position is established in support of expanded research activities and projects. Bachelor's degree in geography, public health, earth sciences, life sciences, engineering, or related field and 3 years related GIS experience, or an associate’s degree in geography or related field and 5 years related GIS Experience.

Working knowledge and experience with ArcGIS Desktop 10.4, address processing, and geocoding. Demonstrable expertise in cartographic design and production. Ability to operate GlS equipment (e.g. plotter). Proven ability to conceptualize and complete complex projects with thorough documentation and demonstration of applied logic. Ability to communicate effectively with supervisors, project leader, and co-workers both orally and in writing. Ability to work in a team environment as well as a goal-oriented individual who functions with the highest level of integrity and professionalism.  

Preferred: Knowledge of public health concepts and methods. Experience working with health-related datasets (Medicaid/Medicare, hospitalization data, cancer data, etc.), calculating prevalence or incidence rates, and mapping health data. Experience working with large is desirable. Web GIS skills and experience are a plus.

The University of South Carolina requires individuals to complete an online application. You may access the USC Jobs Online Employment site at http://hr.sc.edu/employ.html. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status. Please reference RQ# 011418.




GIS Research Associate

Updated January 24 2017
RQ# 011419


The University of South Carolina requires individuals to complete an online application.  You may access the USC Jobs Online Employment site at http://uscjobs.sc.edu.

Salary range: Salary commensurate with qualifications

University of South Carolina/Institute for Families in Society - MPR Division is seeking a GIS Research Associate. Position will use Geographic Information System (GIS) software, tools and methods to geocode data, perform advanced spatial analyses, generate map and infographic products, and automate spatial and data management processes in a fast paced, applied research environment. Position will identify, develop, and implement new geospatial tools and methods as appropriate. Position will be responsible for process documentation and maintenance of metadata. Staff will be a member of a GIS unit using latest ESRI software (ArcGIS Desktop, Server, ArcGIS Pro, and ArcGIS Online), spatial statistical software, and ancillary tools (Excel, Access, Internet-based data sources, SQL Server). This position is established in support of expanded research activities and projects.  

Master's degree in geography, public health, earth sciences, life sciences, engineering, or a related field and 5 years related experience. Knowledge of GIS principles, concepts, and methods. Knowledge of spatial analytical/spatial statistical theory and methods. Working knowledge and experience with ArcGIS Desktop 10.4, address processing, and geocoding. Ability to operate GlS equipment (e.g. plotter). Demonstrable expertise in cartographic design and production, and proficiency in the application of spatial analytical methods. Ability to develop and implement GIS automation applications, quality assurance protocols, and metadata standards. Proven ability to conceptualize and complete complex projects with thorough documentation and demonstration of applied logic. Ability to communicate effectively with supervisors, project leader, and co-workers both orally and in writing. Ability to work in a team environment as well as a goal-oriented individual who functions with the highest level of integrity and professionalism.  

Preferred:
Knowledge of public health concepts and methods. Experience working with health-related datasets (Medicaid/Medicare, hospitalization data, cancer data, etc.), calculating prevalence or incidence rates, and mapping health data. Experience with Python scripting and coding in Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio. Experience working with large is desirable. Web GIS skills and experience are a plus.

The University of South Carolina requires individuals to complete an online application. You may access the USC Jobs Online Employment site at http://hr.sc.edu/employ.html. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status. Please reference RQ# 011419.



Research Associate - Healthcare Data Analyst

RQ# 011500
Salary Range: $55,000 - $70,000

The University of South Carolina requires individuals to complete an online application.  You may access the USC Jobs Online Employment site at http://uscjobs.sc.edu.

University of South Carolina/Institute for Families in Society - MPR Division is seeking a Healthcare Data Analyst. The position extensively utilizes database technologies to acquire and transform the data into consistent data formats to power dashboards and reports. Gathers, analyzes and compiles healthcare and provider data to develop and evaluate healthcare programs and policies. Works closely with the other members of the team to provide meaningful data for clinical and cost studies, quality, and process improvement initiatives. Obtains, understands and communicates reporting specifications from government agencies and other entities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Obtains, validates and compiles data from multiple sources to create summary files for both external and internal use.
  • Uses SAS and/or SQL coding to pull claims and membership data to support involved healthcare analytics.
  • Coordinates aggregation and maintains integrity of data being submitted to research staff and investigators. To include timeliness of data submissions accuracy of the data sources, mapping and integrating data fields and data systems to effectively interface with other systems. Devises creative solutions to accommodate partial data sets and custom data formats.
  • Ensures accuracy and timeliness of reports to include regularly scheduled and ad-hoc reporting requests. Responsible for all follow-up and/or research requests regarding clinical data.
  • Distributes and posts reports as appropriate.
  • Participates in project teams, analyzing various new programs, projects or ventures that require analysis of clinical data.
  • Prepares reports, presentations and other documents and presents these materials in meetings.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of relevant government and third-party health care initiatives in which the company participates. It is assumed, in order to maintain these skills, that relevant seminars, books, periodicals, and regulations be routinely reviewed.
  • Provides training to staff to utilize relevant data systems, and fully supports staff in their use of these systems. Maintains manual with standard operation procedures and instructions as appropriate.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Qualifications:
Essential qualifications for this job are analytical thinking, attention to details, communication, computer proficiency and research skills. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's in Informatics, Data Management, Health Care Administration, Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Administration or related field is required.
  • Two (2) years of technical or professional experience in a directly related field
  • Demonstrated ability to use analytic tools (e.g. Excel, SQL, Access, SAS)
  • Extensive, diverse and progressively responsible experience, including direct responsibility for programming, analysis, and extraction of healthcare data using various data extraction and mining tools/products
  • Competency in database architecture, healthcare claims data, and information technology is beneficial to your success in this position
  • Experience in Healthcare

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least four (4) years of progressive programming experience using various data extraction and mining tools/products.
  • Experience using full SQL capabilities and comprehension of efficient SQL data warehouse access.
  • At least 2 years experience working with healthcare data or in a healthcare environment.
  • Strongly prefer an understanding of Medicaid and Medicare claims data systems
  • Working knowledge of IT systems, database design, or data structures
  • Strongly prefer knowledge of and experience with health care data subject area industry code sets, e.g., (RXNORM, LOINC, SNOMED, CPT, ICD-9, ICD-10)

The University of South Carolina requires individuals to complete an online application. You may access the USC Jobs Online Employment site at http://hr.sc.edu/employ.html. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status. Please reference RQ# 011500.


Information Systems Business Analyst II - Healthcare Data Analyst

(Band 6)
Salary Range: $45,954 - $55,000

RQ# 011499

The University of South Carolina requires individuals to complete an online application.  You may access the USC Jobs Online Employment site at http://uscjobs.sc.edu.

University of South Carolina/Institute for Families in Society - MPR Division is seeking a Healthcare Data Analyst. This position extensively utilizes database technologies to acquire and transform data into consistent formats to power dashboards and reports. Works closely with other members of the team to provide meaningful data for clinical and cost studies, quality, and process improvement initiatives. Obtains, understands and communicates reporting specifications from government agencies and other entities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Obtains, validates and compiles data from multiple sources to create summary files for both external and internal use.
  • Uses SAS and/or SQL coding to pull claims and membership data to support involved healthcare analytics.
  • Coordinates aggregation and maintains integrity of data being submitted to research staff and investigators. To include timeliness of data submissions accuracy of the data sources, mapping and integrating data fields and data systems to effectively interface with other systems. Devises creative solutions to accommodate partial data sets and custom data formats.
  • Ensures accuracy and timeliness of reports to include regularly scheduled and ad-hoc reporting requests. Responsible for all follow-up and/or research requests regarding clinical data.
  • Distributes and posts reports as appropriate.
  • Participates in project teams, analyzing various new programs, projects or ventures that require analysis of clinical data.
  • Prepares reports, presentations and other documents and presents these materials in meetings.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of relevant government and third-party health care initiatives in which the company participates. It is assumed, in order to maintain these skills, that relevant seminars, books, periodicals, and regulations be routinely reviewed.
  • Provides training to staff to utilize relevant data systems, and fully supports staff in their use of these systems. Maintains manual with standard operation procedures and instructions as appropriate.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Qualifications:
Essential qualifications for this job are analytical thinking, attention to details, communication, computer proficiency and research skills. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s in Informatics, Data Management, Healthcare Administration, Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Administration or related field is required. Four (4) years of technical or professional experience in a directly related field may be substituted for the degree.
  • Demonstrated ability to use analytic tools (e.g. Excel, SQL, SAS, Access)
  • Extensive, diverse and progressively responsible experience, including direct responsibility for programming, analysis, and extraction of healthcare data using various data extraction and mining tools/products
  • Competency in database architecture, healthcare claims data, and information technology is beneficial to your success in this position
  • Experience in healthcare

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least four (4) years of progressive programming experience using various data extraction and mining tools/products
  • At least 2 years experience working with healthcare data or in a healthcare environment
  • Experience using full SQL capabilities and comprehension of efficient SQL data warehouse access
  • Strongly prefer an understanding of Medicaid and Medicare claims data systems
  • Working knowledge of IT systems, database design, or data structures
  • Strongly prefer knowledge of and experience with health care data subject area industry code sets, e.g., (RXNORM, LOINC, SNOMED, CPT, ICD-9, ICD-10)

The University of South Carolina requires individuals to complete an online application. You may access the USC Jobs Online Employment site at http://hr.sc.edu/employ.html. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status. Please reference RQ# 011499.

 


For more information about jobs at the University, please visit the USC Jobs website at uscjobs.sc.edu.

The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.
Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.


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