NAS Program Data Manager

Equal Opportunity Employer

The mission of the Health Federation of Philadelphia is to promote health equity for marginalized communities by advancing access to high-quality, integrated, and comprehensive health and human services.  Health equity is at the heart of all our work. We believe in and are firmly committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, sex or gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, military or veteran status.  This commitment applies to all aspects of the Health Federation of Philadelphia’s employment practices, including recruiting, hiring, training, and promotion.


This position will serve as the data manager for the division of Substance Use Prevention and Harm Reduction’s (SUPHR) Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) Surveillance and Outreach program.  The data manager will be responsible for maintaining, organizing, cleaning, and analyzing NAS surveillance and outreach data. Additionally, the data manager will provide limited data support to the other SUPHR division programs as needed. This position will be situated within the Department of Public Health.


Under the supervision of the NAS Program Manager, the Data Manager will perform the following essential job functions:

  • Maintain data collection systems used for NAS surveillance, specifically REDCap and Maven, a database management system
  • Develop and implement procedures for effective data management
  • Medical chart abstraction of supplemental clinical information to support data captured via reporting mechanism
  • Regular reporting of surveillance and outreach data to internal and external partners
  • Preparation of data for analysis, including regular data cleaning to ensure accuracy and completeness
  • Support data needs associated with grant funding deliverables such as data submissions
  • Analysis of surveillance and outreach data, disseminating findings to relevant partners
  • Contribute to the preparation of manuscripts to be published in appropriate journals
  • Serve as representative for program during conferences and meetings with partners, including clinical providers
  • Cross program data support as needed, including abstraction of overdose fatality data
  • Interdepartmental collaboration with other perinatal and child focused programs


Master’s degree in public health, public health administration or a related field, with a concentration in epidemiology or biostatistics; AND one (1) or more years of fulltime work experience in data management or analytics, or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the necessary level of skill, knowledge and ability.


  • Computer proficiency, particularly in MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, REDCap, Canva, and virtual meeting platforms
  • Practical experience in statistical analysis using statistical packages, including Excel, SAS, R, ArcGIS, Tableau, etc.
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multitask with several project details at once
  • Ability to take initiative, work independently, and use innovative techniques and ingenuity to prepare reports and presentations.
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Curiosity about the functions, policies, and protocols of City departments and services. Experience in Local or State government is a plus, but not necessary.
  • Ability to analyze and think critically to apply reasonable judgment and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, to prioritize and handle multiple tasks, and to work independently in a high-pressure environment.
  • Sensitivity to and experience working with ethnically, culturally, and sexually diverse individuals, communities, agencies, and organizations.

WORK ENVIRONMENT Standard office setting with extended periods at workstation and periodic use of office equipment.

POSITION TYPE AND WORK SCHEDULE Full time position, typical hours are Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.  Flex office schedule options available with supervisor approval.

TRAVEL No travel required.



Our employees are our most valuable resource, so we offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package, which can include:

  • Medical with vision benefits
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life, AD&D and long-term care insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan, with a company contribution
  • Paid time off including vacation, sick, personal and holiday
  • Employee Assistance Program

Eligibility and participation are handled consistent with the plan documents and HFP policy. 


The Health Federation reserves the right to modify, interpret, or apply this job description in any way the Company desires. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an employee assigned to this position. This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties, including essential duties, responsibilities and/or skills to be performed by the employee occupying this position. This job description is not an employment contract, implied, or otherwise. The employment relationship remains “at will.” The aforementioned job requirements are subject to change to reasonably accommodate qualified disabled individuals.