This position is responsible for statistical data analysis and management of the Cancer Registry data. This position is also responsible for assisting with annual data submissions, which includes resolution of edits, duplicate records. The Statistician will also:
Conduct data linkages with external data sources for analysis and case ascertainment, such as Social Security Death Index, National Death Index and the Breast and Cervical cancer data.
Respond to evaluation of cancer cluster in a highly professional manner by following standard Cancer Registry cluster procedures and CDC guidelines.
Support data requests from researchers, state agencies and citizens by disseminating relevant information and explaining the methodology and limitations of the Cancer Registry data as needed.
Assist with annual and bi-annual publications and reports on cancer incidence and mortality.
Collaborate with the state’s Comprehensive Cancer Control program and participate in the Advisory Board on Cancer Coordination and Control (ACCCC) and their sub-committee meeting and work groups.
Know and understand many data sources and be aware of the continually changing data standards and data management system.
Must be skilled at keeping abreast with all the coding and reporting changes by monitoring manuals and internet sites and must work with minimal supervision.
Salary Grade: NC18
Recruitment Range: $58,294
Exam Plan: 22-08587
About the Division of Public Health The North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics :
The NC Division of Public Health (DPH) works to promote and contribute to the highest possible level of health for the people of North Carolina – Everywhere, Everyday, Everybody.
As a part of DHHS, the Division of Public Health is comprised of several sections serving the citizens of North Carolina. The North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics is a part of the Division of Public Health and is responsible for data collection, health-related research, and production of reports and maintenance of a comprehensive collection of health statistics. We provide high-quality health information to ensure more informed decision-making and effective health policies. Our goal is to improve the health of all North Carolinians and their communities.
Master’s degree in statistics, mathematics, data science, data analytics, psychometrics or measurement and evaluation from an appropriately credited institution and one year of experience in data analysis; OR Bachelor’s degree in statistics, mathematics, data science, data analytics, psychometrics or measurement and evaluation from an appropriately credited institution and three years of experience in study design and data analysis; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form. Any information listed under the text resume section or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. Qualified candidates must document on the application that they possess all of the following:
Experience with data analysis and management.
Experience using statistical, analytical and other relevant software (e.g., SAS, SQL, Excel, Access).
Experience writing reports and publications using Word and PowerPoint.