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Title:  Health Data Administrator II

Application Deadline Date:  08/22/2022
Req ID:  38525
Department:  Health

Burlington, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $24.93


The Vermont Department of Health is recruiting for an Electronic Surveillance Coordinator (Health Data Administrator) on the Infectious Disease Data Systems team. The position provides coordination in the planning, development, maintenance, enhancement, and project management for electronic data exchange, including electronic laboratory reporting (ELR) and electronic case reporting (eCR). Routine activities include onboarding facilities for electronic reporting for infectious diseases. The purpose of these efforts is to develop and enhance health information systems infrastructure, support standards-based electronic data exchange, and support information systems interoperability. This position works closely with information technology staff, epidemiologists, and external partners including lab information system or electronic health record vendors and medical providers/hospitals.


Examples of Job Duties:

• Act as a liaison between information technology and programmatic staff, coordinating system requirements gathering, development, testing, implementation, maintenance, and enhancements for electronic reporting.
• Ensure coordination with external partners to provide timely technical feedback on content quality of electronic reports and identify system areas for improvement.
• Monitor reporting volume by hospitals and reference laboratories to ensure no reporting feeds have been dropped.
• Provide supporting data for grant progress reports and write sections of grant proposals to ensure continued funding for system implementation, maintenance and enhancements.
• Collaborate with CDC to test HL7 messages for electronic case notifications to CDC for nationally notifiable infectious diseases or conditions.
• Participate in national surveillance working groups and projects to align agency electronic disease surveillance with federal requirements, national standards, and interoperability as needed.


The Department of Health supports a hybrid work environment. Upon hire, employees work with their supervisor to create a schedule that aligns with the business needs of the unit. We believe a hybrid work environment promotes autonomy and allows for increased flexibility and greater work/life balance.

Who May Apply

This position, Health Data Administrator II (Job Requisition #38525), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.  You must apply online to be considered.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.


AHS BACKGROUND CHECKS:  Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position.  In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed in a standard office setting. Considerable interaction with Information Technology Section, users, and other department staff is involved.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree AND one (1) years or more experience in a public health or health care setting conducting data management, data analysis, and writing reports.


Bachelor's degree AND two (2) years or more experience in a public health or health care setting conducting data management, data analysis, and writing reports.


Associate's degree AND four (4) years or more experience in a public health or health care setting conducting data management, data analysis, and writing reports.


Six (6) years or more experience in a public health or health care setting conducting data management, data analysis, and writing reports.

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:

  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.

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