Job Posting - Public Health Analyst II/III - Vermont Cancer Registry

  • 1.  Job Posting - Public Health Analyst II/III - Vermont Cancer Registry

    Posted 01-27-2022 11:46
    Title:  Public Health Analyst III

    Application Deadline Date:  02/17/2022
    Department:  Health
    Location: Burlington, VT, US
    Position Type:  Permanent
    Schedule Type:  Full Time


    Vermont Department of Health is recruiting a Public Health Analyst II or Public Health Analyst III for the Vermont Cancer Registry (VCR). The VCR is a program within the Public Health Statistics Section of the Health Surveillance Division that collects information about all cancers diagnosed in Vermont. Cancer Registry data are used to monitor efforts to reduce the burden of cancers among all Vermonters as part of statewide and national efforts to reduce the impact of cancer on individuals, families, and communities. 

    The Public Health Analyst conducts surveillance of cancer among Vermonters. Analysis of registry data is used to create data products that assist in making data driven decisions for cancer prevention and control.

    The position is supervised by the Cancer Registry Chief. The Analyst is expected to work alongside multiple teams including: the Comprehensive Cancer Control Program and the Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program. The position also collaborates with other analysts, programs, and with community partners.

    Duties include selection of statistical and epidemiological methodology and the scientific assessment of data. The position requires the knowledge of statistical software, analysis of data, assessment of data quality, data visualization and data dissemination. Experience with Microsoft Office and statistical software (SAS, SPSS, or R) is required. Experience with Databases, Power Bi, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is valued but is not required.

    Responsibilities may include:

    Assist with the collection of timely, accurate, and complete data on cancer diagnosed in Vermont and among Vermonters.
    Maintain high quality data for submission to the CDC and for analysis.
    Analyze cancer incidence, mortality, trends, prevalence, and survival data.
    Research, review, and develop methods of analysis.
    Research risk factors, opportunities for early detection, and consistency with best practices.
    Disseminate data and research findings through publications, online visualizations, and presentations.
    Communicate complex data and analysis to a variety of audiences, including lay audience.
    Work with large and complex data sets (analysis, queries, reports and publications).
    Conduct data linkages.
    Investigate community concerns.
    Provide analytic support for internal and external data requests.
    Collaborate with other VDH Programs and analysts as well as external partners.
    Geographic Information System (GIS) analysis.
    Preform additional tasks or other related duties as required.

    The Vermont Department of Health is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the Department's diversity and commitment to foster an environment of mutual respect, acceptance and equal opportunity. We're seeking people of all backgrounds who are dedicated to improving economic, social, health and environmental conditions for all Vermonters; and committed to a vision of Vermont that embraces all its citizens.

    We are a dynamic, cohesive, motivated and hardworking office that is community-minded and customer-focused. We believe all Vermonters should have a fair and just opportunity to be healthy and live in healthy communities.

    For more information about either position please visit: Public Health Analyst II or Public Health Analyst III

    Jennifer Kachajian