Application Deadline: 2/12/2023
Salary Range: $3,885 - $5,936 Monthly
Work Location: Portland, OR (Remote or Hybrid)
The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD), Acute and Communicable Disease Prevention (ACDP) section in Portland, Oregon is recruiting for a COVID-NET Research Analyst (Research Analyst 2) to support the COVID-19-Associated Hospitalization Surveillance Network (COVID-NET).
The Acute and Communicable disease Prevention (ACDP) section is charged with preventing the spread of communicable disease in the State of Oregon through surveillance, investigation, infection control, epidemiologic studies, and education.
This is a full-time, limited duration, classified position, which is represented by a union. Limited duration positions are benefit eligible. The duration of this position is expected to last 24 months. This recruitment may be used to establish a list of qualified candidates to fill current or future vacancies.
What you will do:
As the COVID-NET Research Analyst, you will support surveillance for hospitalized cases of COVID-19. You will assist with data collection for COVID-19 surveillance systems and review medical charts of persons hospitalized with COVID-19. You will participate in random audits of patient charts to ensure complete case ascertainment of hospitalized cases of COVID-19. In addition, you will contribute to respiratory viral pathogen reporting, including COVID-19, influenza, and RSV, assist with data analysis under the supervision of an epidemiologist, and prepare summary graphs and tables.
Responsibilities may include:
What's in it for you?
The public health division is a team of passionate individuals working to promote health across the lifespan of individuals, families, and communities. We value and support unique perspectives using a trauma-informed approach and aim to reflect these values in our hiring practices, professional development, and workplace. We are committed to racial equity as a driving factor to improve health outcomes for all communities that experience inequities.
The Oregon Health Authority is committed to:
What are we looking for?
A bachelor's degree which included six-quarter units in statistics or quantitative analysis methods and procedures;
Three (3) years of experience as a research assistant comparable to the work of a Research Analyst 1 or two (2) years of experience using computer applications to help gather, compile, analyze, and report information and statistical data.
The work in this role will be conducted remotely or hybrid. There may be times when in-office work is required. The office is located at 800 NE Oregon Street, Portland, OR 97232. This role may require weekend and evening work.
The Oregon Health Authority is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to workforce diversity and anti-racism.