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COVID Data Management Analyst

Public Health Foundation Enterprises, In
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Under general supervision of the ARCHES Branch Director, the Data Management Analyst will support the Epidemiology and Surveillance response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The objectives are to (1) understand the burden of disease among residents in San Francisco, (2) conduct public health surveillance for new infections, (3) characterize the epidemiology of COVID-19, and (4) develop actionable knowledge to support decision-making across the public health response. The Data Management Analyst will work with the Population Health Division, the San Francisco Health Network, and staff from other health systems within the City and County of San Francisco.

This position may include weekend hours or shifts to provide for weekend coverage of essential duties. This time would be included as part of the regular work schedule and would be planned in coordination with the CD Data Management Analyst.

This is a temporary, grant-funded, full time, benefited position. Employment is provided by Heluna Health.


  • Conducts routine data cleaning, reconciliation, and deduplication, and other regularly needed quality assurance activities of all COVID-19 surveillance data for cases, deaths, and outbreaks, in support of surveillance of priority populations, including school-aged children, essential workers, and residents of congregate settings;

  • Provides quality assurance or other data management to ensure integrity of data on laboratory tests and case/contact investigation.

  • Addresses ad-hoc data requests and development of routine reports and dashboards

  • Actively maintains and monitors data dashboards and reports to identify and address data errors or epidemiologic trends of concern.
  • Develops and implement epidemiologic analyses to describe the burden of COVID-19 in San Francisco and identify opportunities for intervention;

  • Serves as liaison between Epidemiology/Surveillance teams and groups conducting case/contact investigations, outbreak management, or school surveillance on data issues related to the investigation and reporting of SARS-CoV-2 infections;

  • Participates in relevant team and other COVID interdisciplinary meetings;

  • Prepares reports of analyses of surveillance data and outbreak investigations for use within SFDPH and for distribution to health care providers, community stakeholders, the public, and the media;
  • Contributes to the preparation of written materials and presentation for possible use in San Francisco;

  • Keep informed of current local and national trends in public health and the COVID-19 pandemic;

  • Attends and represents ARCHES at Branch, Division, and Department level meetings as well as community meetings;

  • Confers with supervisor and Branch leadership regarding assignments, problems, and progress; and

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Expertise in statistical software to analyze and visualize epidemiologic data.

  • Experience in public health epidemiology and surveillance.

  • Strong data quality assurance skills; ability to create and implement a data management and data quality assurance protocol.

  • Ability to create, trouble-shoot, and perform data analyses independently and assist others in doing so for program evaluation and quality improvement.

  • Ability to handle a variety of tasks with a high degree of accuracy.

  • Interest and ability to learn new technologies and to cross-train to support other staff duties.

  • Strong verbal and writing communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work independently and take initiative.

  • Ability to adopt quickly and be flexible to ensure continuous quality improvement of data flow and management

  • Strong skills in translating data findings and data management needs in order to inform decision-making and data use by program leaders and other collaborators


  • Skills and proven experience in using SQL for data management (including SQL Server Management Studio), and R or SAS for data cleaning, analysis, and evaluation

  • Ability to design and maintain relational databases.

  • Knowledge and experience employing data visualization best practices using tools, such as PowerBI and Tableau.

  • Knowledge and experience working with electronic laboratory reports and case surveillance data for reportable conditions.

  • Sensitivity to and experience working with diverse racial/ethnic communities and work experience and interest in infectious diseases.


  • Masters degree in Public Health including concentrations in Epidemiology, Biostatistics or in related field or demonstrated equivalent work experience

Other Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Experience working in multi-disciplinary collaboratives

  • Experience working in a government agency at the local, state, or national level.

  • Experience in public health preparedness and emergency response


Stand Frequently

Walk Frequently

Sit Frequently

Handling / Fingering Occasionally

Reach Outward Occasionally

Reach Above Shoulder Occasionally

Climb, Crawl, Kneel, Bend Occasionally

Lift / Carry Occasionally - Up to 50 lbs

Push/Pull Occasionally - Up to 50 lbs

See Constantly

Taste/ Smell Not Applicable

Not Applicable Not required for essential functions

Occasionally (0 - 2 hrs/day)

Frequently (2 - 5 hrs/day)

Constantly (5+ hrs/day)


General Office Setting, Indoors Temperature Controlled


Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume for consideration.

Heluna Health is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that encourages minorities, women, veterans, and disabled to apply.

All qualified applicants will be considered for this position in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance


It is the policy of Heluna Health to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Posted: 2021-09-09 Expires: 2021-10-08
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