HIA Analyst Team Lead

State of Utah

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HIA Analyst – Team Lead
Health Information and Analysis

This is the lead analyst position for the Health Information and Analysis program, which publishes Utah’s health care statistics. As the HIA Analysts Team Lead, you are a senior level research consultant who works closely with other analysts to extract, validate, analyze, and report information about a wide variety of healthcare related topics. You will work closely with the HIA manager and agency/division leaders to form conclusions, determine goals and objectives, select appropriate methodologies, and utilize appropriate analytical and visualization tools to present and communicate technical health information to a wide audience.
Why You Should Join Our Team
You will receive great health and retirement benefits, such as generous paid time off so you can have a positive work life balance . Click here to view a summary of all the benefits we offer.

The Agency
To learn more about the Utah Department of Health & Human Services, click here.

If offered this position, your continued employment will be contingent upon passing a fingerprint background check. There will be no cost to you and fingerprints will be completed on the first day of employment or shortly thereafter at various locations. You may review the department policy by clicking here. (Download PDF reader)


Example of Duties

Principal Duties
Leads the health care statistics program; directs the research and/or analysis of projects by establishing priorities, setting goals, and developing research standards.
Regularly presents information and makes recommendations directly to senior management, boards, commissions, local governments, or the legislature.
Interprets, clarifies, explains, and applies agency policy and procedures, and business practices.
Ensures compliance with applicable federal and/or state laws, regulations, and/or agency rules, standards, and guidelines, etc.
Evaluates all aspects of health statistics projects and associated data including technical methodologies and implications.
Writes position papers, technical reports, articles, or related material based on research, investigation, or analysis.
Analyzes, summarizes and/or reviews data; reports findings, interprets results and/or makes recommendations.
Testifies at hearings to provide pertinent information and technical support.
Participates in conferences on technical improvements; reviews literature pertinent to research objectives, design, data-collection, and project implementation.

Typical Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications

Knowledge of mathematics, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications to solve problems.
Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
Proficiency of database structures and tools to query databases.
Ability to identify complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
Ability to identify measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.
Possess strong interpersonal skills.
Verbal and writing skills to communicate effectively for the needs of the audience.
Ability to observe and understand the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
Ability to select and apply training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
Ability to manage one’s own time and the time of others.

Our Ideal Candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree and experience in:
Project Management
Data Analysis
Health Care


Supplemental Information

Supplemental Information
This position is open to remote work/telework options.
Risks found in the typical office setting, which is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated, e.g., safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations, etc.
Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work; however, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying light items; driving an automobile, etc. Special physical demands are not required to perform the work.

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