Emory

Business Analyst II | PHII - CHAMPS

Job Number
75429
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Division
Affiliated Organizations
Department
Task Force for Global Health
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Information Technology
Location : Name
Task Force for Global Health
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Decatur

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TFGH BACKGROUND: The Task Force for Global Health, founded nearly 40 years ago to advance health equity, works with partners in more than 150 countries to eliminate diseases, ensure access to vaccines and essential medicines, and strengthen health systems to protect populations. Expertise includes neglected tropical diseases and other infectious diseases; vaccine safety, distribution and access; and health systems strengthening. For more information, visit www.taskforce.org.

 

PHII BACKGROUND: The Public Health Informatics Institute (PHII) is a program of the Task Force for Global Health, a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization. Our staff is comprised of professionals in the areas of public health, healthcare, information systems and communications—all well-versed in the current and emerging issues facing public health. PHII is known for its expertise as a neutral convener of public health professionals and their stakeholders, transforming health practitioners’ ability to apply information effectively in order to improve health outcomes worldwide. Since 1992, PHII has assisted public health organizations in defining and leveraging the power of information systems to meet public health needs. For more information, visit our website at www.phii.org.

Description

As part of the Task Force for Global Health, works as a positive team member of a project that may consist of Business Analysts I, II, III Project Leads, Project Managers, Information Architects, Data Analysts, and/or Database Administrators to deliver quality applications and components within scope, on time, and within budget.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Analyzes data and may coordinate the identification of technical solutions for electronic gathering and sharing of public health data. Supports public health agencies in coordinating informatics needs and priorities.
  • Coordinates efforts to ensure that information systems support departmental objectives and information management needs.
  • Supports efforts to ensure that information systems upholds overall organizational mission and objectives.
  • Works closely with departmental customers to conduct business analysis and identify business objectives and requirements.
  • Assists in the development of technology plans and strategies.
  • Coordinates the planning and implementation of systems related projects.
  • Maintains a high level of client satisfaction with information services as provided to assigned clients.
  • Coordinates, conducts, and performs the analysis of business problems to be solved with automated systems.
  • Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
  • Partners with users to identify and evaluate systems and procedures which are cost effective and meet user requirements.
  • Responsible for learning about the customers, their mission, needs, general business processes, and cultures.
  • Conducts extensive literature searches and effectively summarizes reported research findings and their applicability to the reasons for which the research was requested.
  • Manages databases, such as EndNote, Access and Excel.
  • Researches vendor, products/features in health information systems.
  • Coordinates and follows-up on client risks and open issues related to business analysis and system requirements documents.
  • Assists with gathering and coordinating information to document key client business processes for use in published materials and integrating client feedback into the final version of the business analysis and system requirements documentation.
  • Prepares for and assists with current state analysis, future state design, requirements definition, and logical design sessions (trainings and workshops).
  • Coordinates and assists with all project deliverables (e.g., context diagrams, task flow diagrams) using tools such as Visio, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint.
  • Assists with communicating, sharing, and transferring knowledge to colleagues and customers.
  • Attends conferences/meetings and reviews literature in order to stay abreast of current knowledge and issues.
  • Stays current with public health informatics knowledge and skills, especially in the areas of system integration, system interoperability, and health information exchange between healthcare entities and public health agencies.
  • Coordinates activities for multiple projects.
  • Project manages activities and deliverables.
  • May provide oversight and direction to consultants, volunteers and interns.
  • Assists with building consensus among global partners and collaborative participants.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

ADDITIONAL JOB DETAILS:

  • Participate fully as a member of the Task Force for Global Health by contributing, assisting and participating in projects, activities, and initiatives as requested by management.
  • TRAVEL: 10-20% domestic and international travel is required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Five years of position specific subject matter knowledge and/or experience in planning and applying information technology to one or more business functions OR a bachelor's degree and five years of position specific subject matter knowledge and/or experience in planning and applying information technology to one or more business functions.
  • A master's degree in a public health related field is preferred.
  • At least one year of public health informatics experience is preferred.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in informatics, business, engineering, science or related field or Master’s degree in public health related field
  • Five years of experience specifically related to the position including (at least one year) in public health informatics.
  • One or more years of experience working internationally.
  • Demonstrated strong professional oral and written communication skills.
  • The ability to interact with both internal staff and external domestic and global clients with diplomacy and tact.

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic, with intent to return to an Emory University location in the future.  Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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