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University of Rochester Information Analyst, Emerging Infections CCHP - 234479 in Rochester, New York

Information Analyst, Emerging Infections CCHP Job ID 234479

Location Health Sciences Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 051 Ctr Comm Health & Prevention


8 AM-4:30 PM


Job Summary:

Under general direction of the Emerging Infections Program (EIP) Director and Program Manager, with latitude for independent judgement, assists the EIP with review, data cleaning, report generation, and analysis for EIP surveillance programs. Manages REDCap, Excel and Access databases and supports users of those databases, electronic entry and querying processes. Independently identifies database bugs and data collection errors and works with EIP Surveillance Officers (SO) to make recommendations to correct errors and ensure future data quality assurance. Collects medical data from physicians’ offices via phone calls in order to complete EIP surveillance activities. May also collect limited data from electronic medical records. Must be professional, well-spoken, and able to maintain HIPAA compliance pertaining to this data collection.


Coordinate database management for EIP research data. Includes but not limited to:

  • Data management, analysis, scanning, review, querying, updating, filing, and reporting of surveillance data. Identifies plan for data quality assurance, to be approved by SOs and Program Managers. 25%

  • Develops and analyzes spreadsheets and REDCap databases; ensures accurate and complete data entry of EIP surveillance data. 15%

  • Collects data by use of questionnaires, interviews, and reports; Manages REDCap databases in coordination with SOs. 10%

  • Identifies strategies to address site concerns and troubleshoot data entry, queries and database questions. Maintain HIPAA security and privacy. 10%

  • Analyzes and develops customized reports. 10%

  • Prepares reports and recommendations based upon analysis of information gathered. 10%

  • Designs posters reporting and charting data for presentation at local and national conferences. 5%

  • Prepares grant submissions by obtaining necessary materials from internal/external partners, managing deadlines and ensuring that specific sponsor guidelines are followed. 5%

  • Develops, edits and maintains EIP website and newsletter. 5%

  • Other projects and job duties as assigned. 5%


  • Bachelor’s degree with major course work in public health field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Relevant job experience including a position where the ability to work with minimal supervision is demonstrated.

  • Familiarity with surveillance data and proficient in REDCap and Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Publisher required.

  • Excellent communication (including written communication), interpersonal skills, analytical, and organizational skills.

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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