Nov 13 2021
Job Description



Telecommunications and Social Informatics.  Regular, Full-Time, Limited-Term (not to exceed 12 months in duration) RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the Social Science Research Institute (SSRI), Telecommunication and Social Informatics/Pacific Health Informatics Data Center (TASI/PHIDC) Research Program, located at the University of Hawai‘i in Honolulu, Hawai‘i. Telework is permissible with Principal Investigator’s (PI) approval. Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with applicable Federal/State laws. 


MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary commensurate with qualifications. 


DUTIES:  Develops strategy, vision, and direction for analytics within the organization. Manages roles and responsibilities for analytics team. Leads projects and mentors staff, research assistants, and students. Performs data analysis, modeling, forecasting, statistical analysis, and machine learning. Calculates and communicates the relevance, accuracy, and limitations of results. Presents findings to internal and external audiences, in oral or written form, potentially publishing in web sites, journals, and conferences. Provides recommendations based on findings. Develops and utilizes reproducible reporting workflows. Builds and automates data products for effective communication, including but not limited to visualizations, reports, dashboards. Integrates new data sources, including data mapping, ETL process development, data product development, and data management processes. Develops standard operating procedures (SOPs) in file naming conventions and folder organization for data quality improvement, data quality assurance, and data governance processes. Conducts training and oversight for compliance with SOPs. Develops budgets and provides subject matter expertise on analytics projects, which includes hardware or software needs included in agreements or system design specifications. 


PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION/TRAINING:  Master’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university in Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Math, Statistics, Social Science, Information Technology, Public Health, or related field. (Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university in Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Math, Statistics, Social Science, Information Technology, Public Health, or related field and two (2) years of relevant work experience may substitute for a Master’s Degree.).  EXPERIENCE:  At least four (4) years of experience with data analysis, data modeling, and reporting. Experience must include at least two (2) years in project management and leading teams.  ABIL/KNOW/SKILLS:  Knowledge in U.S. health systems and payer-provider relationship, including major system stakeholders, providers and provider types, provider services, billing and payment processes. Understanding of healthcare organization data flows, operational processes, the types of data collected, and the coding standards and used (e.g., International Classification of Diseases (ICD-9/ICD-10), Current Procedural Terminology (CPT), Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS), Health Level Seven International (HL7), ASC ANSI X12 HIPAA 5010, NCPDP). Knowledge in two or more of the following: healthcare clinical data, public health data, social determinant data. Knowledge of cost and utilization reporting, healthcare quality metrics, healthcare policy initiatives, and project management. Knowledge of program integrity, healthcare operational processes including but not limited to telemedicine, Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems, research program development and evaluation, information systems design and maintenance. Knowledge in Medicaid, Medicare, Children’s Health Insurance Programs, including statutory authorities, regulations, and other guidance. Knowledge of Hawai‘i and US-Affiliated Pacific Island countries, governments, and organizations. Ability to use computer operating systems (e.g. network, desktop, server/mainframe) and office applications (e.g. Microsoft Office). Ability to use analytics, programming, database, code repository software. Ability to use reproducible reporting workflows. Ability to perform data analysis; and assess relevance, accuracy, and limitations. Ability to summarize and present results. Excellent communication skills. Excellent presentation skills. Post Offer/Employment Condition:  Must be able to pass a post offer criminal background check.  PHYSICAL/MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Able to lift and carry up to fifty (50) pounds unassisted. POLICY AND/OR REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS:  As a condition of employment, employee will be subject to all applicable RCUH policies and procedures and, as applicable, subject to the University of Hawai‘i's Telecommunications and Social Informatics/ Pacific Health Informatics  Data Center Research Program HIPAA/PHI privacy and security policy and the HIPAA/PHI privacy and security policy of various cooperating entities/organizations. Violation of the RCUH's, the UH's, or the business entity's policies and/or procedures or applicable State or Federal laws and/or regulations may lead to disciplinary action (including, but not limited to possible termination of employment, personal fines, civil and/or criminal penalties, etc.). Must complete the University of Hawai‘i's Telecommunications and Social Informatics/Pacific Health Informatics Data Center Research Program HIPAA/PHI privacy and security training and the HIPAA/PHI privacy and security of various cooperating entities/organizations, training immediately after hire or not later than employee’s initial exposure to HIPAA/PHI. Must maintain a current status on the University’s and/or the business entity's training requirements.  


SECONDARY QUALIFICATIONS:  Knowledge and experience using technologies used by the TASI/PHIDC projects, including but not limited to Tenable Nessus. Experience with CompTIA Security+, Network+, CCNA. Experience with cloud computing technologies and platforms (i.e., Amazon EC2, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud). Experience with open-source tools (i.e., Mirth, Zimbra, Icinga2, ElasticSearch, Logstash, Kibana, Ansible, CentOS, VeraCrypt, GPG4Win). Experience with project management tools (i.e., Microsoft Project, Asana). Experience with Cisco, Dell, and SonicWALL hardware. Experience with virtualization with VMware. Experience with AlienVault or other security information and event management (SIEM) solutions. Information Systems Security Professional certification. Certified Information Security Manager certification. 


INQUIRIES:  Umerang Imetengel 392-4660 (Oahu). 


Please apply directly on the RCUH website to be considered for the position.


APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Please go to www.rcuh.com and click on “Job Postings.” You must submit the following documents online to be considered for the position: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume, 3) Supervisory References, 4) Copy of Degree(s)/Transcript(s)/Certificate(s). All online applications must be submitted/received by the closing date (11:59 P.M. Hawai‘i Standard Time/RCUH receipt time) as stated on the job posting. All RCUH employees and positions are subject to the August 5, 2021 Emergency Proclamation requiring all State/RCUH employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be subject to weekly testing for COVID-19.  All post-job offer/new hires will be required to show proof that they are fully vaccinated (e.g., their CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card) or a Negative COVID-19 Test result during the onboarding process.  Requests for a religious or medical accommodation from the COVID-19 vaccination will be handled on a post-job offer basis.  Individuals granted an accommodation will be subject to the weekly testing requirement. If you do not have access to our system and the closing date is imminent, you may send additional documents to [email protected] If you have questions on the application process and/or need assistance, please call (808)956-7262 or (808)956-0872. 


CLOSING DATE:  December 24, 2021. 


RCUH’s mission is to support and enhance research, development and training in Hawai‘i, with a focus on the University ofHawai‘i.


Equal Opportunities Employer – Minorities/Women/Disability/Veteran.