Sep 29 2017
State of Hawaii, Department of Health |Honolulu|Full Time, $46,140 - $50,754 / year
Job Description

State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Behavioral Health Administration

Office of Program Improvement and Excellence (OPIE)

Downtown, Oahu


CORE Information Technology Database Specialist

($46,140 - $50,754 annually, commensurate with training and experience)


This position monitors data submissionfrom state-operated and contracted purchase of service providers; reviews the integrity of such data; and works with MIS staff and/or service providers to correct errors and develop strategy to avoid future data errors. This is a key position to help insure the accuracy of the data used for all reports generated by the Hawai‘i Department of Health Behavioral Health Administration Divisions.  This position will contribute to the standardization of data definitions, data reporting, forms, and the use of quality and outcomes data to achieve efficiencies and commonalities in how data is collected, reported, and utilized by the Divisions to make individual clinical and management decisions.  The major duties of this position include data integrity checks; database design, data collection, data entry, and database management; reporting system user assistance; and merging of data from multiple sources/divisions.



Minimum Qualification Requirements


Education:  Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Administration or Social Sciences.


Experience:  A minimum of two (2) years work experience in a data related field. Professional work experience must include use of computer software for advanced database management, including relational databases.


One year work experience in behavioral health or insurance related field is preferred but not required.


Experience with electronic medical record systems and statistical software such as SPSS is preferred but not required.


Knowledge of:  relational databases (e.g., Access); scanner and scanning programs; MS Access, Excel, Outlook, Word and Power Point.


Ability to:  analyze and design data capture strategies and methods, write relational database queries, write specifications for data reports and enhancements, good interpersonal skills to work with both MIS staff and end users, operate a variety of office equipment.


Who May Apply


LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK REQUIREMENT:  The State of Hawaii requires that all persons seeking employment with the government of the State shall be citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens of the United States, or eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment in the Unites States.


How to Apply


Submit completed State of Hawaii Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment, cover letter, detailed resume, and salary requirements to:


OPIE Recruitment

1250 Punchbowl Street, Room 257

Honolulu, HI  96813


For application packet go to:​-opportunities/


Recruitment is continuous until needs are met.


Other Information


This position is exempt from the civil service.  Employment in such positions is considered to be “at will."  Incumbent must be able to work flexible hours and travel to neighbor islands and the mainland.  Incumbent will also participate in the DOH disaster notification telephone tree and emergency/disaster response plan.


For more information, please contact Cara at (808) 586-4690. 


An Equal Opportunity Employer