Business Data Analyst

University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

ID: 7071282
Posted: October 22, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Summary
The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) profession is changing and information is essential to good decision making. Be a catalyst for an Information-Driven Future! Join the National Emergency Medical Services Information Systems (NEMSIS) team and help to transform information into evidence-supported action. Provide administrative program coordination for the NEMSIS Technical Assistance Center (TAC) activities and operations.

The NEMSIS EMS Business Data Analyst position will play a key role in the development and promotion of the use of data to facilitate enhanced prehospital emergency care services.

The NEMSIS program is responsible for the collection, cleaning, storing and sharing of nationwide EMS data. By joining the TAC team, you assist local, state and national stakeholders in using that information to improve the EMS industry.
This position focuses on effectively communicating and promoting the use of EMS data to expert and lay audiences. It will require strong communication skills and the ability to maintain a high level of professionalism with local, state and federal stakeholders.

This position may require occasional travel.

• Develop tools and reports that interpret EMS data to expert and lay audiences which promote local and state level evaluations of system performance, patient care, and clinician skills.

• Promote, teach, and train partners on tools and resources available. Assist in development and facilitation of trainings and presentations.

• Provide technical assistance to partners utilizing EMS data for practical application to the EMS industry.

• Collaborate with local and state partners to develop valuable reports, advocate for data quality, and support for field clinicians.

• Collaborate with national partners in utilizing EMS data for research, public health surveillance, and industry improvement.

• Propose new initiatives to evaluate and promote utilization of data for industry improvement.

• Critically evaluate processes to determine appropriate resource allocation.

• Participate in the planning, design, and delivery of outreach activities.

• Effectively track project progress to facilitate the successful completion of program and grant deliverables.

• Actively participate in and contribute to process improvement, team building and professional development.

• Assist stakeholders in other areas as needed. May require some travel to support stakeholders.

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications
Requires a bachelor’s degree in related area (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education). Two to four years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

• Experience in data analytics, tabulating, and reporting on data.

• Knowledge and application of research methods.

• Ability to collaborate effectively and work as part of a team.

• Experience as an EMS clinician (such as EMT, paramedic or flight nurse).

• Familiarity with EMS data analytics and reporting.

• Initiative, creative solutioning, and flexibility under pressure.

• Business and technical writing skills.

• Experience in SAS and SQL.

• Experience with Tableau, statistical packages, and use of large datasets.

Applicants will be screened according to preferences


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