Data Analyst

Location
California, United States
Posted
21 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
21 Aug 2019
Ref
83583
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

The Stanford Psychiatry Center for Youth Mental Health & Wellbeing is seeking Data Analyst 2 to administer and support the data systems and procedures for the groundbreaking allcove pilot program. This position will serve as a lead member of the team developing and implementing pilots of allcove -integrated ‘one stop shop’ youth mental health centers in the Bay Area, statewide and nationally. Modeled off of successful international models, the pilots will create stand-alone, integrated care sites for young people ages 12-25 to access early mental health support, physical health check-ups, substance use counseling, peer support, and education and employment resources all under one roof. The Data Analyst will be a core member of the evaluation team, collecting and analyzing data to determine pilot outcomes. These responsibilities will involve navigating complex service pathways, working with multiple established and new data systems, and challenging the status quo by designing and implementing new approaches. 

Duties include:

  • Collect and analyze data, create reports, review and explain trends; formulate and evaluate alternative solutions and/or recommendations to achieve the goals of the program or function.
  • Analyze and interpret policies; develop, revise and implement procedures for program or function
  • Represent the program or function as the key contact and subject matter expert within the department, unit or school. Commit resources and provide information and/or training. May also represent the program or function to external/internal stakeholders and constituencies. 
  • Serve as critical liaison between implementation team(s) and stakeholder organizations – including Stanford and Santa Clara County Behavioral Health. 
  • Work with international partners to collaborate on a shared common data set and best practices related to implementing a youth mental health model.
  • Set up data management and reporting procedures for the centers, including standard and custom reports. 
  • Manage vendor system permissions and partner access to reports. 
  • Provide training for center staff who will be accessing reports.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

This position will serve as a lead member of the team developing and implementing pilots of allcove -integrated ‘one stop shop’ youth mental health centers in the Bay Area, statewide and nationally. Modeled off of successful international models, the pilots will create stand-alone, integrated care sites for young people ages 12-25 to access early mental health support, physical health check-ups, substance use counseling, peer support, and education and employment resources all under one roof. With the guidance and support of a community consortium and youth advisory board, these programs seek to improve young people’s mental, social, and emotional wellbeing through the provision of high quality, integrated, age-appropriate, low to no cost care for teenagers, young adults, and their families.

The Data Analyst will be responsible for defining and overseeing implementation of the centers’ data systems and procedures and will be a core member of the evaluation team, collecting and analyzing data to determine pilot outcomes. These responsibilities will involve navigating complex service pathways, working with multiple established and new data systems, and challenging the status quo by designing and implementing new approaches.

Other responsibilities will include providing technical assistance to support the implementation of integrated youth mental health center pilots in other counties throughout California and the U.S. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, problem-solver and comfortable managing multiple stakeholders simultaneously. They will be innovative, flexible, detail-oriented, creative, resourceful, self-motivated, and solutions-focused. They will have excellent communication skills, experience working within complex clinical systems, ideally in a community facing role, and be able to interact effectively with a diverse range of individuals and organizations.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):

Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience. Experience in a quantitative discipline such as economics, finance, statistics or engineering.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):

  • In-depth knowledge and experience using and applying analytical software, database management system software, database reporting software, database user interface and query software, and data mining software.
  • Expert ability to collect data using a variety of methods, such as data mining and hardcopy or electronic documentation study, to improve or expand databases.
  • Basic statistical ability.
  • Strong listening, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple activities in a deadline-oriented environment; highly organized, flexible and rigorous attention to detail.
  • Ability to use logic to calculate data; efficiently construct a database or scrutinize the form of a question.
  • Ability to work with data of varying levels of quality and validity.
  • Demonstrated ability to produce data in a clear and understandable manner meeting user requirements.
  • Ability to work effectively with multiple internal and external customers.
  •  Ability to take a leadership role on projects and with users/clients.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide community-based implementation assistance, consultation and planning in the development of the two pilot sites in Santa Clara County and others planned across the state and country
  • Work directly with stakeholders to complete implementation milestones such as defining data requirements for clinical service provision and evaluation purposes, data integration and more.
  • Set up and oversee workflows, clinical services and referral pathways for the centers. 
  • Set up data management and reporting procedures for the centers, including standard and custom reports. Manage vendor system permissions and partner access to reports. 
  • Pull data and reports that analyze fidelity to core program components and will guide pilot implementation. This will involve working closely with program evaluators to determine outcome and process measures.
  • Establish data collection systems and integration with other systems such as electronic health records for the purpose of clinical services and program evaluation.
  • Work with national and international partners to develop model fidelity and expand the capacity for the US model to benefit from and share in the international effort to expand youth mental health programs. 
  • Lead the set up and management of the data collection and management system for each allcove center, starting with the Santa Clara County pilot and growing to a dozen or more throughout the state and Country.
  • Serve as a core team member of the program evaluation team.
  • Lead the roll out of new programs and procedures across the centers and within the Center for Youth Mental Health & Wellbeing that support increased awareness, access, and stigma-reduction for mental health services for individuals ages 12-25.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:

  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
  • Frequently sit, sort, file paperwork or parts, grasp lightly, and use fine manipulation, lift, carry, push and pull objects that weigh 10 pounds or less.
  • Occasionally write by hand, twist, bend, stoop and squat.
  • Rarely stand, walk, reach or work above shoulders and use a telephone.

* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

WORKING CONDITIONS: 

May work extended hours during peak business cycles. Occasional evening and weekend hours. Frequent local travel and some state and national travel required.

WORK STANDARDS:

  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

Additional Information

Schedule: Part-time
Job Code: 4745
Employee Status: Regular
Grade: I
Requisition ID: 83583