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Conduent Public Health Research Associate (remote) in Lebanon, Kansas

Through our dedicated associates, Conduent delivers mission-critical services and solutions on behalf of Fortune 100 companies and over 500 governments - creating exceptional outcomes for our clients and the millions of people who count on them.

You have an opportunity to personally thrive, make a difference and be part of a culture where individuality is noticed and valued every day.

Conduent Healthy Communities Institute (HCI) is looking for a full-time, remote Public Health Research Associate to support the core functions of the Research Department. You will provide expert data guidance and analysis through our technology platform and consulting services. You will support the work of healthcare providers, health departments, and health collaboratives across the country in their community health improvement efforts.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Client Projects

  • Working with a team to conduct community health needs assessments and develop action plans

  • Interpreting and effectively communicating data analysis findings to audiences with a wide range of public health knowledge

  • Interacting with clients to answer data-related questions and ensure successful execution of products and services according to client needs

  • Supporting key informant interviews, focus groups, prioritization sessions, and stakeholder meetings

Data Analysis and Maintenance

  • Managing and analyzing large quantities of community health (quantitative and qualitative) and patient data

  • Maintaining and curating a database of health and health-related indicators to provide context for users in an easily understandable format

  • Maintaining and curating a database of community health interventions with proven public health impact

Content Development

  • Developing reports, summarizing data findings, and offering recommendations

  • Developing guides and tools for data collection

  • Assisting in the development of new data visualizations and web-based communication tools

Cross-functional projects

  • Working cross-functionally with other departments and lines of business

  • Engaging externally as a community health data expert

  • Leading various project teams for internal process improvements, solutions development, innovations, and client projects

Required experience and skills:

  • A Master's degree in Health related discipline

  • Experience in accessing, exploring, and analyzing data using SAS statistical software

  • Ability to synthesize data and present findings through compelling narratives and visuals

  • Familiarity and comfort with methods used to assess public health needs

  • Understanding of the relationship between healthcare and the broader community in the context of implementing community health programs and services

  • Experience with qualitative data analysis tools and techniques

  • Excellent interpersonal communication, leadership, and project management skills

  • Solid analytical and presentation skills

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a remote office setting

  • Proactive and resourceful

  • Desire to learn new skills and systems

  • Proficiency in MS Office

Preferred experience and skills:

  • A Master's in Public Health with coursework in statistics and/or epidemiology

  • Knowledge in best practices related to community health improvement, health equity, social determinants of health, and effective collaboration across sectors to maximize ROI

  • Experience with ArcGIS software and mapping methods (Could be trained on it.)

  • Familiarity with hospital quality improvement initiatives (e.g., CMS Readmission Reduction Program, value-based care reimbursement), medical terminology, and ICD coding

  • R statistical programming is plus, but we mostly use SAS (could be trained on it. )

  • Previous experience working remotely

Please also fill out the brief job questionnaire on the Conduent website that goes with this!

Conduent is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, gender identity, gender expression, sex/gender, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, use of a guide dog or service animal, military/veteran status, citizenship status, basis of genetic information, or any other group protected by law.

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At Conduent we value the health and safety of our associates, their families and our community. For US applicants while we DO NOT require vaccination for most of our jobs, we DO require that you provide us with your vaccination status, where legally permissible. Providing this information is a requirement of your employment at Conduent.