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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/02/19

Applications Due09/20/19

Vacancy ID72685

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleAssistant Research Scientist, Research Scientist 1, Research Scientist 2 (Health Services Research) - 63314

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade22

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

Salary RangeFrom $45455 to $88124 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 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address OQPS, Division of Performance Improvement and Patient Safety

Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza,

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications G-14 – Bachelor’s degree in public health, public administration and policy, epidemiology, statistics, mathematics, social sciences, engineering, health economics, finance or a related degree and one year of post-degree professional research experience in the appropriate field. Thirty graduate hours leading to an advanced degree in an appropriate field may be substituted for the required experience.

G-18 – Bachelor’s degree in public health, public administration and policy, epidemiology, statistics, mathematics, social sciences, engineering, health economics, finance 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 post-degree professional research experience in the appropriate field.

G-22 - Bachelor’s in public health, public administration and policy, epidemiology, statistics, mathematics, social sciences, engineering, health economics, finance 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 post-degree professional research experience in the appropriate field; or a doctorate in the appropriate field.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Work experience or coursework in statistics, mathematics, health economics, epidemiology, health or public policy, social sciences, health or public administration, or health services research. Professional experience with research and/or evaluation studies or projects including: data collection and analysis, database management, statistical analyses and presentation of research findings. Experience performing research and analyses with large administrative and/or clinical data sets and presenting research findings. Intermediate or better proficiency with SAS, SQL, and Microsoft Office. Excellent written and communication skills.

Duties Description The incumbent will work on a team tasked with collecting and analyzing provider data. The incumbent will employ best practices for data collection and will perform analyses using multiple data sources, including provider network, panel, and claims. The incumbent will analyze provider attributes using NYS Education Department licensure data, and provider recognition data, such as NCQA’s Patient Centered Medical Home recognition. Areas of research focus will include the assessment of health plans’ provider networks over time; the availability of health care providers in NYS; and the impact of network size on health care utilization and quality outcomes. Duties will include literature review and assistance with study design; data collection, manipulation, and management; statistical analysis; and interpretation and reporting of findings to internal and external groups. The incumbent will collaborate with other research and program staff in the Office of Quality and Patient Safety, and present findings as written and oral reports in internal and external meetings, as well as possible manuscript publication.

If appointed at the Assistant Research Scientist level, the incumbent will perform these duties under the technical supervision of a higher-level Research Scientist; if appointed as a Research Scientist 1, the incumbent will perform these duties under general supervision; if appointed at a Research Scientist 2 level, the incumbent will be expected to perform these duties with a considerable degree of independence.

Additional Comments Appointment level will be determined based on the qualifications and skills of the selected candidate. Permanent, full-time, non-competitive appointment.

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

Name Human Resources Management Group - BL/RS/63314

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address resume@health.ny.gov

Address

Street ESP - Corning Tower

Room 2217

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237

 

Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, BL/RS/63314, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395, or by email to resume@health.ny.gov, with Reference Code BS/RS/63314 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 September 20, 2019.

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