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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/21/19

Applications Due09/20/19

Vacancy ID73241

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleAssistant Research Scientist or Research Scientist 1 (Biostatistics or Health Informatics) 63310, 63311

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $45455 to $71980 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 Health Care Innovation

Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza,

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications G-14 – Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, statistics, engineering, biostatistics, public health, epidemiology, health informatics, data analytics, public administration, government analytics, social sciences 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 mathematics, statistics, engineering, biostatistics, public health, epidemiology, health informatics, data analytics, public administration, government analytics, social sciences 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.

Preferred Qualifications
Work experience or coursework in statistics, mathematics, health economics, health informatics, epidemiology, health or public policy, health administration, or health services research. Experience with research studies or projects including: data collection and manipulation, data modeling, and presentation of research findings. Experience with large administrative and/or clinical data sets. Proficiency with SAS, SQL, and Microsoft Office. Excellent written and communication skills.

Duties Description The Research Scientist will be assigned to the Division of Health Care Innovation, in the New York State Department of Health’s Office of Quality and Patient Safety (OQPS). The Research Scientist will conduct data analysis and research related to the evaluation of the NYS Patient Centered Medical Home Program (PCMH) and the State Health Information Network for NY (SHIN-NY). Specific duties include: utilizing OQPS and external data sources to evaluate the PCMH program; providing data support to the Health IT Enabled Quality Measurement workgroup; presenting and reporting research and evaluation results to internal and external stakeholders; and, assisting in literature searches, report writing and manuscripts preparation for peer review publication.

If appointed as an Assistant Research Scientist, the incumbent will assist other research staff with these duties; if appointed as a Research Scientist 1 level, the incumbent will be expected to perform these duties under general supervision.

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/63310

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 a resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, BL/RS/63310, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237- 0012, or by email to resume@health.ny.gov, or by fax to (518) 473-3395 with a subject line BL/RS/63310. 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. Applications will be accepted until September 20, 2019.

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