Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity (ELC) BUSINESS ANALYST

Oct 06 2021
Job Description

 

State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Disease Outbreak Control Division

Health Information Systems Office

Downtown, Oahu

 

BUSINESS ANALYST Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity (ELC)

Up to $5,400 - $6,900 per month, salary commensurate w/ training and experience

 

Exempt, Non-Civil Service, Full-Time, Temporary Appointment.  The primary purpose of this position is to act as the key interface between the users and the project manager by gathering information, document processes, and confirm the final documents with users.  The position will facilitate the collection of data and transform it into a more usable format for analysis and decision-making and for detecting, understanding, controlling, and preventing infectious diseases in the population, and using data analytics to assess processes, determine technical and functional requirements, and deliver data-driven solutions to the stakeholders.  In addition, the position is responsible for facilitating enhancement of disease outbreak investigations by using data driven techniques to ensure data management systems and technology provide the critical data for efficient and timely response to and reporting of disease alerts; developing and enhancing surveillance data through any necessary complex coding or HL/7 message mapping; facilitating, coordinating, and exchanging of surveillance data through electronic interfaces with partners.  The position will implement sentinel, syndromic, or hospital-based, including emergency department, surveillance to enhance early detection, identify outbreaks, and support all-hazards situation awareness.

 

 

Minimum Qualification(s)

 

EDUCATION:  Possession of a bachelor’s degree or higher in business analysis, business administration, finance or related field with coursework in data science and analytics.

 

EXPERIENCE:  Two (2) years of Business Analyst experience and one and a half (1 ½) years of progressively responsible professional work experience that required and aptitude for planning, development, implementation and review of large-scale electronic data application systems.  Proven management and organizational skills.

 

In addition, broad IT domain experience in three or more of the following areas:  Applications Development, Enterprise Architecture, Project Management, Vendor Management, Quality Assurance, Infrastructure and Maintenance and Support.

 

LICENSE:  Valid State of Hawaii driver’s license is preferred.

 

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 United States.

 

How to Apply

 

Applicants should mail a resume with current statement of qualifications, State of Hawaii Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment with original signature, and three (3) references to:

 

Department of Health         

Disease Outbreak Control Division

PO BOX 3378

Honolulu, Hawaii 96801-3378

Attn:  Administrative Officer/HR Specialist

 

Application packet at:  https://health.hawaii.gov/employme​nt/job-opportunities/

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Other Information

 

For additional information, you may contact HR Specialist, at [email protected]

 

Recruitment is continuous until needs are met for position #123503.

 

This position is exempt from civil service. Employment in such positions are considered to be “at will.” This position can be up to a 24-month appointment, federally funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity (ELC) Cooperative Agreement for the budget period beginning August 1, 2020 – July 31, 2022. Continuation of this position will be dependent on a successful application for subsequent grant periods.

 

The mission of the Department of Health is to protect and improve the health and environment for all people in Hawaii. Hawaii Department of Health (HDOH) supports a diverse-multicultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels, and creates an inclusive work environment, free from discrimination.

 

 As a condition of employment with the State of Hawaii, all qualified candidates who have successfully completed and passed the recruitment process, must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination at the time a conditional offer of employment is made. Departments will consider reasonable accommodations if requested by a candidate and it is determined through an interactive process that pregnancy, a qualifying disability, or a sincerely held religious belief prevents the candidate from receiving a COVID-19 vaccination.

 

 

Please note that the COVID-19 vaccination policy above will apply to both new hires not currently employed by the State of Hawaii Executive branch, as well as current State of Hawaii Executive Branch Employees who are being considered for placement into another State of Hawaii Executive Branch position. 

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer