SOMA - Specialist Data Informatics PCTE 0.25 FTE
A.T. Still University's School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona (ATSU-SOMA) is seeking a Data Informatics Specialist in Mesa, Arizona who will actively contribute ideas and seek ways to collaboratively improve processes, systems, and tools to enhance data management for the project team and Fellows/Champions. S/he will demonstrate strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills in order to coordinate leaders, faculty, and trainees at multiple remote locations, and serve as a liaison between all parties. S/he will help identify and recommend solutions for addressing Fellow knowledge/skill gaps, particularly in the design of health care transformation projects and collection systems that comply with Health Center policies, regulations, and the law.
The grant-funded data informatics specialist will report directly to the Project Director for the HRSA-funded Pathways to Primary Care Behavioral Health Integration in the Nation’s Health Centers project. The specialist will occasionally travel to the Fellowship sites and frequently conduct business via video conference and email communications with project faculty and trainees.
The responsibilities of the data informatics specialist will include, but will not necessarily be limited to, the following:
- Provide direct input as Integration Scholars and Health Center/ATSU faculty or providers develop, conduct and evaluate community-based, scholarly activity relating to integration, opioid/substance use disorder/addiction, trainee/provider wellness, community oriented primary care or quality improvement projects.
- Work with PCTE-IBHPC team to develop and implement evaluation and assess outcomes.
- Conduct data analysis on small and large data sets.
- Conduct needs assessments and evaluations relating to/based upon curricular gap analysis.
- Conduct needs assessments and evaluations of Health Centers and related to integration, OUD/SUD/addiction/pain management, and provider/trainee wellness.
- Other duties as deemed necessary as the project evolves.
- Work with team, write papers, create presentations and disseminate scholarly work.
- Conduct data analysis for projects, grants and other programs as opportunities are presented and as directed by the PCTE-IBHPC Program Director.
- Meet with PCTE program director, Deputy Director and post-award project manager on a weekly basis.
Successful candidates must be self-starters who possess a master's degree in healthcare informatics, public health, health care administration, health care management, or related field and demonstrate the skills and attitudes needed to methodically blend the application of information management with legal and ethical competencies. Strong data analysis skills and research skills required.
This position is a part-time (.25 FTE) grant-funded position, with HRSA support anticipated through June 30, 2024.