Monday, November 4, 2013

Work for the Child Fatality Prevention System

The Colorado Child Fatality Prevention System (CFPS) Program is a statewide, multidisciplinary, multi-agency effort to prevent child deaths. This unit is responsible for the oversight of the CFPS, which reviews child deaths (ages 0-17) for the purpose of describing the trends and patterns in Colorado, and to identify prevention strategies.

The CFPS is hiring a Statistical Analyst II Position to serve as the statistical analyst for the Child Fatality Prevention System Program. This position manages the data collection and analysis components of the Colorado Child Fatality Prevention System, including overseeing local review team input into a web-based data collection system. This position is responsible for independently analyzing data from the Colorado Child Fatality prevention Data Collection System and assessing data quality (including accuracy, validity, completeness, and other limitations of the data). This position applies descriptive or inferential statistics, or modifications of these measures, to analyze relevant data to identify populations and geographic locations with increased risk of child death due to traffic crashes, unintentional injury, violence, sudden unexpected infant death, suicide, child abuse and neglect, and undetermined causes. This position develops and writes an annual data report summarizing and interpreting the aggregated trends and patterns of child fatalities occurring in Colorado.

Apply by November 18, 2013 to be considered for the position.

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