Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Department Name: 7P210:KY INJURY PREV & RESEARCH CTR
The Data Management Analyst will be responsible for data collection and analysis for statewide drug overdose mortality surveillance and violent death reporting using medical examiner, toxicology, and coroner reports. The Data Management Analyst will build and enter data into a Drug Overdose Fatality Surveillance System and the Kentucky Violent Death Reporting System, assess data quality, perform basic statistical analyses, and produce reports. Major job responsibilities include: collect data from four regional medical examiner offices and county coroners, perform epidemiological analyses of drug overdose and violent death fatality data, prepare periodic medical examiner/toxicology data extracts, as well as detailed written reports on these fatalities including demographics, specific drugs, prescription history, physical location of death, etc. Additional duties include outreach to coroners and medical examiners.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Masters in Public Health with a concentration in epidemiology preferred; and valid drivers license strongly preferred.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.