The Center for Health Policy in the MU School of Medicine has an opening for a Lead Research Project Analyst to conduct analytical studies and data analysis that support and facilitate the planning, policy development and decision making activities for the MO HealthNet (Missouri Medicaid) Data project, the Missouri Census Data Center project and Missouri Kids Count.
Primary duties include, but not limited to:
Filter, match, and correlate clinical/administrative medical data for research support, including but not limited to: matching clinical diagnoses or procedures to demographic or geographic characteristics; de-identifying and re-identifying data; conducting exploratory and ad-hoc queries to help support data request and research questions; managing a secured data environment (DCL4 and HIPPA compliant) for use by CHP analysts.
Build, maintain, and update database-driven applications for dissemination of Census and related data for public use, including tools for filtering, correlating, and aggregating data output for more meaningful results.
Provide support for Census data products/applications to end users, including researchers, academics, policy makers, government offices, business analysts, and the general public.
Conduct large-scale Census data analysis for paying clients.
Crosswalk and correlate Census and other geographies using statistical and GIS tools for geographic analysis.
Conceptualize and create maps using GIS software and utilize GIS for geographic analysis.
Salary Range: $53,600 - $96,992/year
University Title: Research Project Analyst Lead
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Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
A Bachelor's or Master's degree or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience and at least 3 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
At least 3 years of experience with comprehensive knowledge of administrative and clinical characteristics of Medicaid claim, provider, and participant data. Experience in use of database query language and programs to conduct large-scale longitudinal data collection across a decade or longer and among billions of records. Detailed knowledge of and experience using the U.S. Census Bureau's many data products, including but not limited to: American Community Survey (ACS) annual data; ACS Public Use Microdata Sample data; Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE) data; Population Estimates Program data; Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) data. Detailed knowledge of other state and federal datasets involving demographic, social, housing, and economic characteristics, including: employment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics; IRS tax return datasets; bank deposit data from the FDIC; demographic data from the National Center for Health Statistics. Experience with Census and related geographies and geographic topics, including: administrative and statistical boundaries; geographic change over time; redistricting; geographic relationships; geographic codes and standards. Technical skills experience in oracle database administration and MySQL, including ETL and backup/restore operations; SAS software; GIS software for geographic analysis and mapping.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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