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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/04/22

Applications Due05/18/22

Vacancy ID104179

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleAssistant Research Scientist/Research Scientist 1 or Research Scientist 2 (Biostatistics) - 00599

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade22

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

Salary RangeFrom $49202 to $95392 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Empire State Plaza, Corning Tower

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications G14 - A Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Biostatistics, Public Health, Epidemiology, or a related degree AND one year of post-degree professional research experience in that field. Thirty graduate hours leading to an advanced degree in an appropriate field may be substituted for the required experience.

G18 - Bachelor's degree in a degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Biostatistics, Public Health, Epidemiology, or a related degree AND two years of post-degree professional research experience in the appropriate field; OR a Master’s degree in one of the above fields and one year of such experience in the appropriate field.

G22 - Bachelor's degree in a degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Biostatistics, Public Health, Epidemiology, or a related degree AND three years of post-degree professional research experience in the appropriate field; OR a Master’s degree in one of the above fields and two years of such experience in the appropriate field; OR a Doctorate in the appropriate field.

Preferred Qualifications: The preferred qualifications are: analytic experience in epidemiology, biostatistics, economics, informatics, or a related field; strong data management skills; knowledge of health care quality measurements; proficiency in advanced statistical analysis and generating summary reports; proficiency in SQL, SAS (including macros, SQL, and ODS), MS Access; advanced experience in Business Intelligence tools such as Tableau, Crystal Reports or other similar report generating products; ability to develop and document reliable and replicable data processing procedures; excellent writing and presentation skills; ability to present and explain complex information and prepare manuscripts for publications; and/or experience with project management.

Duties Description Under the direction of higher-level staff in DMAR, the Research Scientist 2 will perform a broad range of analytical and research activities, including problem definition and literature reviews; database management and quality assurance; records extracts, linking and statistical analyses; summary reports or manuscript preparation of research findings for dissemination and publication. The incumbent will conduct research using linked patients’ discharge data from multiple data sources to analyze health outcomes or identify factors that affect quality of care; perform records matching and data submission audits to improve the completeness of case reporting; collaborate with program staff of OPCHSM & NYS DOH to develop an integrated approach to performance measurements, data management and reporting to help evaluate and compare the quality and efficiency of patient care to lead to lower costs and improved outcomes; may supervise junior staff to conduct data quality controls and statistical analyses; respond to regular or ad hoc data requests, including time-sensitive COVID-19 related requests; and other duties as assigned.

Additional Comments Candidates should be prepared to provide college transcripts for verification of qualifications. Work hours and telecommuting availability (50% maximum) for this position will be discussed during the interview process, and are subject to operational needs and the telecommuting application process.

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

Name Human Resources Management Group, LAK/00599/RS2

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address resume@health.ny.gov

Address

Street RM 2217, Corning Tower Building, ESP

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237

 

Notes on ApplyingSubmit cover letter and resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, LAK/00599/RS2, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237- 0012, or fax to (518)473-3395, or by email to resume@health.ny.gov, with Reference Code LAK/00599/RS2 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 will be accepted until May 18, 2022

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