Job Posting for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health: Public Health Informatics Specialist

Title: Public Health Informatics Specialist

Organization: Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Summary of Position

We seek an experienced evaluation professional who is eager to apply their expertise in data analytics, evaluation, quality improvement and performance management to strengthen the future of program design and policy decision making in a challenging and ever evolving team-based environment. New initiatives include the creation of a unified data system for local and regional public health and supporting local and regional health with implementing performance standards as laid out in the Blueprint for Public Health Excellence.

The Office of Local and Regional Health acknowledges the history of structural racism and its impact on health. We are committed to improving the quality of life for all Commonwealth residents while eliminating inequities that impact the lives of communities of color who are disproportionately affected by conditions leading to poor health outcomes. The Public Health Informatics Specialist will be part of the Office’s vision of implementing strategies that ensure the Office’s work, policies and programs are inclusive and equitable for all.

Our ideal candidate has:

  • Strong communication, leadership, project management and time management skills.
  • Supervisory experience
  • Knowledge of local and regional public health systems including Municipal Boards of Health
  • Familiarity with the principles of quality improvement and program evaluation
  • Ability to manage databases, construct data files, conduct and support data entry, perform data edits/cleaning, and also analyze and determine the applicability of epidemiologic/demographic data to draw conclusions and make recommendations

To Apply
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