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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/10/18

Applications Due08/24/18

Vacancy ID57943

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleProgram Research Specialist 3 (Health Systems Analysis) – 51418

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade23

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $73284 to $92693 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address OPCHSM, Center for Health Care Provider Services and Oversight

Riverview Center

City Menands


Zip Code12204

Minimum Qualifications Current NYS Department of Health (DOH) employee with permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive status as a Program Research Specialist 3 (Health Systems Analysis) SG-23 OR a NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive service in a title at or above a SG-21 and deemed eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 or Section 52.6 of the NYS Civil Service Law.
Bachelors or Master’s degree in public health, epidemiology, mathematics, statistics, social sciences, economics, computer science, or a related field. Experience with analyzing large datasets, database management, records linkage, and in the interpretation of data analytic results, report writing and public presentation. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Skilled in SAS and SQL. Proficient with Microsoft Office programs such as Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. Excellent organizational skills with the ability to work independently and collaboratively in groups.

Duties Description This position is located within the Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement and will support the Opioid Stewardship Fund program. The Program Research Specialist 3 (Health Systems Analysis) (PRS3) will provide technical assistance to New York State (NYS) licensed manufacturers and distributors with the reporting application and will monitor the submission of data related to the sale and distribution of controlled substances in NYS. The PRS3 will review data submitted by NYS licensed manufacturers and distributors for accuracy and potential impact on payments related to the Opioid Stewardship Fund program. The PRS3 will prepare written technical reports containing the analysis and interpretation of the data in response to data requests as needed. The PRS3 will provide factual and evaluative material (reports) and advice related to the sale and distribution of controlled substances, trends, and aberrancies in a manner useful to management. The PRS3 will assist with administrative tasks, operational activities, and other Bureau tasks as assigned.

Additional Comments Permanent, full-time appointment.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Human Resources Management Group, DB/PRS3HSA/51418

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, DB/PRS3HSA/51418, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237- 0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395, or by email to with Reference Code DB/PRS3HSA/51418 included in the subject line. *Failure to include the required information in the subject line of your email or fax may result in your resume not being considered for this position. Resumes accepted until August 24, 2018.

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