University of Utah State Support for the NEMSIS TAC - BDA in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 06/15/2018

Requisition Number PRN17529B

Job Title Business Data Analyst

Working Title State Support for the NEMSIS TAC - BDA

Job Grade F

FLSA Code Computer Employee

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00850 - Pediatric Critical Care

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $47,600 - $79,699

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The Division of Pediatric Critical Care in the Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine has an immediate opening for a Business Analyst. Provides leadership and oversight of state support for the National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Information System (NEMSIS) Technical Assistance Center (TAC) activities and operations. Interprets results using a variety of techniques, ranging from simple data aggregation via statistical analysis to complex data mining. Designs, develops, implements and maintains business solutions. Works directly with clients and project and business leaders to identify analytical requirements. This position will report to theNEMSISProgram Director.



1.Coordinate with the Principal Investigator and Director while working with State and TerritoryEMSOffices towards the development of state, regional, and localEMSdata system implementations to populate the nationalEMSdatabase.

2.Provide recommendations regarding the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Office ofEMSCooperative Agreement with the University of Utah, School of Medicine to meet the needs of theEMScommunity.

3.Coordinate the development and implementation of theNHTSA/NEMSISVersion 3 data standard with involvement from multiple State and localEMSstakeholders.

4.Work withEMSstakeholders to determine the best codes and descriptors for the pre-hospital environment using healthcare standards used in theNHTSA/NEMSISVersion 3 standard (e.g.,ICD-10, RxNorm, andSNOMEDCT forEMSprocedures performed).

5.Identify and coordinate the development, maintenance, and community outreach in the use of theNEMSISPublic and State Reporting Tools and their ongoing development and improvement through education and feedback.

State and Vendor Technical Assistance:

1.Act as resource person and coordinator for States and Territories attempting to define or restructure an electronicEMSdata collection system based on theNHTSA/NEMSISStandards (Version 2 and the transition to Version 3).

2.Provide technical assistance to States and Territories,EMSsoftware development companies, localEMSagencies by phone, email, webinars, site visits, conferences, etc. to help withEMSdata system development, StateEMSdata submission to populate theNEMSISnational database, and nationalEMSdataset compliance.

3.Help states and territories investigate and resolve data issues by analyzing, cleaning, tracking, and reporting data.

4.Speak at state conference (or state meetings), via webinar or in person, providing education and overview regarding theNHTSA/NEMSISVersion 3. Conferences include:NASEMSOConferences, State Work Group or Special Interest Groups, and StateEMSConferences

National Activities:

1.Participate in monthlyNASEMSOconference calls, and other meetings as needed.

Research Activities:

1.Provide clinical expertise and quality assurance review of research conducted by outside investigators, State officials andNEMSISinvestigators.

2.Assist State and TerritoryEMSpersonnel in analysis of State or Territory level data withinNEMSISusingNEMSISReporting Tools and databases.

3.Assist in the annual research dataset internal analysis prior to publication.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a bachelor’s degree in related area (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education). Two to four years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.