Public Health Data Analyst

Website lantana_group Lantana Consulting Group

Company: Lantana Consulting Group provides services and software for standards-based health information exchange. We have built our expertise through more than a decade of development and deployment of technical specifications and interoperability solutions. As a distributed company with no single brick and mortar office, Lantana can hire the best available talent and offer a flexible work schedule. We are a rapidly growing employee-owned organization who takes pride in improving public health, quality of care, and research.

Primary purpose: Provide consulting, design, training, and development services to Lantana’s client, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN). Assist NHSN’s partner healthcare facilities in submitting healthcare quality data to the government. Create educational materials and collect and monitor metrics to meet program and client strategic objectives.

A successful candidate will:

  • Provide technical assistance and conduct outreach to healthcare facilities on how to submit data to the NHSN
  • Participate in development of business requirements using industry standards
  • Prepare materials (talking points, presentations, background materials, leave behind documents) for leadership meetings with internal and external audiences
  • Develop and deliver training materials and presentations on CDC’s NHSN modules
  • Monitor metrics of NHSN strategic objectives and track progress towards goals
  • Analyze and clearly articulate information in both verbal and written formats to clients,
    stakeholders, and partners
  • Conduct analyses in SAS; interpret, summarize, and present findings to relevant stakeholders
  • Take part in application testing and provide feedback to software developers and quality
    assurance technicians
  • Interpret and explain basic analytics methodologies and results to end users
  • Collaborate in planning, development, and project implementation
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and changes

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