An incumbent is responsible for maintaining statistical data and preparing statistical reports.
Nature and Scope
An incumbent reports to an administrative superior and is responsible for inputing and extracting statistical data from the computer for use by supervisor in interpreting and analyzing the data and developing recommendations. An incumbent is also responsible for maintaining a computerized case registry and preparing statistical reports on the number of cases. An incumbent examines patients records in various hospitals and doctors offices in order to verify accuracy of cases reported.
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
Maintains computerized case registry; prepares statistical reports on the number of cases.
Verifies completeness and accuracy of reported cases by reviewing hospital and doctor's files on cases.
Inputs results of surveys into computer; extracts various statistical data from the computer.
Maintains data collected on clients counseled and tested by the program; issues related reports.
Develop procedures and implements Prevalence Studies of exposure to communicable diseases.
Edits quarterly newsletter for the purpose of distributing Aids statistics to the medical community.
Performs related work as required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The intent of the listed knowledge, skills and abilities is to give a general indication of the core requirements for all positions in the class series; therefore, the KSA’s listed are not exhaustive or necessarily inclusive of the requirements of every position in the class.
Knowledge of sampling techniques and statistical sampling methods.
Knowledge of data management.
Knowledge of the various methods of presenting statistical data.
Knowledge of statistical principles.
Knowledge of survey techniques.
Skill in personal computer operation.
Ability to manage large sets of data with many subfiles.
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.
Ability to conduct surveys.
JOB REQUIREMENTS for Statistician
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
Six months experience in data collection which includes collecting, compiling and maintaining data from multiple sources such as files, records, databases, customers, staff or others.
Six months experience in using an automated information system to enter, update, modify, delete, retrieve/inquire and report on data.
Knowledge of descriptive statistics such as the mean, median, mode or standard deviation.