Immunization Research Analyst

  • Oregon Health Authority
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • Jun 11, 2018
Full time Public Health

Job Description

JOB CODE: OHA18-0506

CLOSING DATE/TIME: 06/18/18 11:59 PM

SALARY: $3,943.00 - $5,765.00 Monthly

JOB TYPE: Permanent

LOCATION: Portland, Oregon

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD), Oregon Immunization Program (OIP) is recruiting for an Immunization Research Analyst to serve as a subject matter expert on immunization research and evaluation activities for the Oregon Immunization Program. This position supports data management and analysis activities related to the ALERT Immunization Information System (IIS) and analysis of clinical, regional, and statewide immunization rates. The Oregon Immunization Program works to reduce the incidence of vaccine-preventable disease in Oregon.

What will you do?
As the Immunization Research Analyst, you will provide support to program staff on immunization research issues, which includes access to services; effectiveness of interventions; barriers to immunizations; and expanded purchase of vaccines. You will also support activities related to the statewide immunization registry and population-based analysis of immunization practices and rates. You will independently plan, manage, coordinate and communicate immunization-related research and data analysis projects.

What's in it for you?
You will work with a team of public health professionals who are passionate about the work they do to reduce disease for Oregonians. Do you have public health research experience? Do you have knowledge of immunization practices? Do you have experience analyzing and reporting data? If so, we want to connect with you!

We offer full medical, vision and dental benefits with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays per year plus pension and retirement plans. If this position sounds like the perfect fit for your skills, delay, apply today! 

This position is classified and represented by a union.

A Bachelor's Degree in any discipline that included six-quarter units in statistics or quantitative analysis methods and procedures, AND one of year experience using computerized applications to independently gather, compile, and analyze data and prepare narrative or statistical reports. 


Four years of research experience using computerized applications to independently gather, compile, and analyze data and prepare narrative or statistical reports.

Knowledge of:
Immunization terminology and practices and the data elements that support them
Industry specific techniques sufficient to collect, analyze, interpret and summarize data
Standards and precedents for data design and formatting
Public health reporting standards
Ability to:
Quickly learn new technology and data fields commonly used in clinic practices
Communicate effectively to technical and non-technical audiences in written and oral methods
Contribute as a strong member of a self-directed work team
Use information and judgment to determine if processes comply with laws, regulations or standards
Follow information security and privacy laws/policies as well as appropriate procedures to manage confidential data
Skill to:

Use analytical/database software such as STATA, SQL, Microsoft Access and/or SAS
Apply analytic, demographic, and/or epidemiologic principles to IIS data
Use of common software products such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel
Adopt complex, modern information technology and communication tools
Appropriately apply IIS policies and procedures to specific situations
Communicate the role of public health within the health system and community to diverse audiences


Please visit the following link to complete the online application:


Cyndi Phipps-Roman

Phone: 503-945-6377


Public Health Administration



$3,943.00 - $5,765.00 Monthly