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Data Quality Specialist Lincoln, NE Contract

CSS Staffing Lincoln, NE

Job Description

Data Quality Specialist

Lincoln, NE


The purpose of this agreement is to develop and implement new data quality monitoring processes to ensure completeness, timeliness and accuracy of Syndromic Surveillance and Electronic Lab data submitted through electronic data exchange. Provides feedback to facilities/data exchange partners, client teams and leaders as well as data quality/completeness


Core Responsibilities:

  • Assists with onboarding and reporting new providers with the goal to better enhance early detection, to identify outbreaks, and to support all-hazards situational awareness
  • Work with representatives of assigned client’s programs and/or systems to develop data quality measurement and monitoring systems based on customer needs and desired results
  • Identifies opportunities for program/function improvement for each assigned systems through a variety of activities and communicates such opportunities with appropriate organizational program team and leaders
  • Develops system processes that include defined results, a balanced set of performance measures, a system of data collection, compilation, analysis and reporting, data interpretation, a system of feedback to program/division administrators, and an on-going process of evaluation of the quality measurement system
  • Coordinates with program administrators/managers to determine data collection needs, develop data collection methods, and provide consultation in regard to data collection and analysis
  • Interprets correlation and other measures to adjust, weigh, and assess the significant differences, trends or relationships that exist among data
  • Provides consultative advice and/or direction to team and leaders in the development and utilization of QA measuring and monitoring tools to collect, manipulate and evaluate appropriate data relative to outcome standard
  • Aides assigned programs and divisions in the development of timelines that includes necessary steps to successfully develop and implement a data quality measurement system
  • Facilitate meetings as necessary, emphasizing collaboration with key stakeholders
  • Connect various components of DHHS as necessary to achieve products (planning, data collection, compilation, research, etc.)
  • Based on collection and analysis of data, identifies system barriers and opportunities for program improvement and directs program change, and consults with managers, task forces, planning teams, or committees to identify and remove program barriers
  • Collaborates with program and field staff on quality principles and the value of meeting and exceeding quality standards



The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

  • Knowledge of: program (such as health care delivery, protection & safety, etc.) theories, concepts, and practices; federal/state/or other QA standards or regulations, data collection and analysis concepts and practices
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field


Additional Information:

  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Assignment length: 1½ year contract