Under the general direction of the Chief of the Surveillance and Data Use (SDU) unit, California Cancer Reporting and Epidemiologic Surveillance (CalCARES) Program, the Research Data Analyst 3 is responsible for (a) supporting the use of CCR data by approved researchers, (b) conducting probabilistic data linkages for CCR-approved research projects, (c) developing surveillance reports, web contents and other informational products describing the burden of cancer in California, (d) conducting epidemiologic studies using CCR data in all areas of the cancer care continuum and (e) providing technical support for internal and external researchers using CCR data. The CalCARES Program is housed in the Institute for Population Health Improvement (IPHI), UC Davis Health, and is responsible for operating the statewide activities of the California Cancer Registry.REQUIRED- Experience writing reports of scientific contents for publication.- Strong analytical skills to perform data analysis.- SAS programming skills/experience. - Knowledge of epidemiology and public health.- Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills with experience clearly and effectively interacting with diverse groups of individuals at all levels within an organization.- Experience composing reports, correspondence, and summaries in a comprehensive and organized format.PREFERRED- Master's level education in epidemiology or a public health-related field. - Experience with electronic data linkages.- Demonstrated initiative and problem-solving skills.- Experience working in a team environment and independently with little supervision.SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS - THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT.
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About University of California Davis Medical Center
At the end of 2015, we launched a comprehensive and inclusive process to tap into the broad, diverse knowledge of our entire UC Davis Health community to stimulate new and unique ideas for our next strategic plan.Throughout 2016, hundreds of members of our UC Davis Health family, as well as external friends and partners, took part in conversations and provided valuable input into charting a long-term course for our future that will continue the momentum underway to solidify our position as a top-tier health care organization.With your valuable input and talents, I am excited to launch our six new strategic plan goals. Over the next few years, together we will:Lead Person-Centered Care in the best way, at the best time, in the best place, and with the best teamReimagine Education by cultivating diverse, transdisciplinary, life-long learners who will lead transformation in health care to advance well-being and equity for allAccelerate Innovative Research to improve lives and reduce the burden of disease through the discovery, implementation and dissemination of new knowledgeImprove Population Health through the use of big data and precision healthTransform Our Culture by engaging eve...ryone with compassion and inclusion, by inspiring innovative ideas, and by empowering each otherPromote Sustainability through shared goals, balanced priorities and investments in our workforce and in our communityAt a time when our industry is experiencing some of the most formidable changes ever, these are bold aspirations that will anchor us and provide us with clarity of purpose and a path forward. I am fully confident that we will achieve great success knowing we have a solid plan and areas of focus to guide us.I thank everyone who participated in the planning process for their great input and their dedication to our future success.