Data Specialist GHWIC (WTHC)

Gardnerville, United States

Position Title

Data Specialist GHWIC (WTHC)

Job Type





NE10 (16.32 - 22.84)


PRC and Wellness


Position Summary

This position is responsible for providing data services for the collection, analysis, and reporting of data related to assigned project for the Good Health and Wellness in Indian Country grant. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Associates degree from an accredited college or university and two years’ experience in data management position or Tribal, non-profit and/or public health service experience is a plus or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Must be able to be insurable by the Tribe’s Driving Policy.

  • Preference given to qualified Washoe Tribal Members and American Indians.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Engage in community outreach.

  • Prepare and conduct meetings and presentations, effectively.

  • Co-develop and implement a data system (collection and reporting).

  • Utilize and train others on cultural and evidenced-based instruments and techniques.

  • Co-develop and implement a data monitoring system (routine analysis on project process and outcome data).

  • Facilitate cultural-based information gathering and sharing sessions.

  • Facilitate cultural-based information and gathering sessions with professionals, partners and the public.

  • Represent the Health Center in a positive manner with tribal members and professionals

  • Provide routine analysis and progress updates regarding project process and outcome data with Health Clinical and Prevention Teams, community members and other involved agencies.

  • Seek training and knowledge in data management to remain current with professional standards.

  • Conduct reviews of project data related documents, data files, published information and official reports for presentation with Health Clinical and Prevention Teams, community members and other involved agencies.

  • Adhere to all healthcare standards as related to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

  • Performs other duties as assigned for the position.

Knowledge, Abilities, Skills, and Certifications
  • Knowledge of Washoe and American Indian/Alaska Native People and their history.

  • Knowledge of records management procedures and use of electronic health record system.

  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local regulatory laws and regulations including established professional standards.

  • Knowledge of medical terminology a plus.

  • Knowledge of community health resources a plus.

  • Ability to analyze problems, devise solutions, and make sound decisions.

  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative/effective work relationships with participants, partners, professionals and the public (especially with American Indian/Alaska Natives.

  • Ability to plan, organize, and express ideas clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to represent the organization in a professional manner, building respect and confidence.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.

  • Skill in operating personal computer and using computer software (especially data).

Physical Demands
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly is required to sit; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee occasionally is required to operate a motor vehicle, stand, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment
  • Work is generally performed in an office setting with a moderate noise level.