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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/23/19

Applications Due09/09/19

Vacancy ID73360

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleAssistant Research Scientist or RS 1 or RS 2(Biostatistics) – 80032

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade14

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

Salary RangeFrom $45455 to $88124 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

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 Office of Primary Care and Health Systems Management, Data Management, Analysis and Research GroupESP - Corning Tower

Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications G-14 – Bachelor’s degree in public health, epidemiology, mathematics, statistics, biostatistics, engineering or a related field 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 substituted for the required experience.

G-18 - Bachelor’s degree in public health, epidemiology, mathematics, statistics, biostatistics, engineering or a related field and two years of post degree professional research experience in the appropriate field; or a master’s degree and one year of post degree professional research experience in the appropriate field.

G-22 - Bachelor's degree in public health, epidemiology, mathematics, statistics, biostatistics, engineering or a related field and three years of post degree professional research experience in an appropriate field; or a master’s degree in one of the above fields and two years of such experience; OR a Doctorate in one of the above fields.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Analytic experience in epidemiology, biostatistics, economics or a related field; knowledge of health care delivery, transformation and quality measurement; proficiency in advanced SAS or R functionality such as macros, SQL, and ODS; the ability to develop and document reliable and replicable data processing procedures; excellent writing and presentation skills; the ability to present and explain complex information and prepare manuscript for publications; experience with project management; familiarity with the healthcare system in New York.

Duties Description Evaluating healthcare facilities’ financial status and developing predictive models to forecast financial distress, thereby enabling managers to determine if financial interventions are needed to sustain the health care system for a specific population; developing methodologies to evaluate the impact/effectiveness of implementing new policies/regulation, such as healthcare transformation programs and interventions to healthcare facilities in NYS; conducting research on market share, healthcare utilization, and trends analysis of the affected community/population; responding to regular and ad hoc data requests; preparing summary level statistical reports and presentation slides for dissemination/publication; providing technical support and expertise to OPCHSM staff on methods and procedures of scientific research, statistical analysis, and reporting; and, provide expertise on various datasets such as Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative System (SPARCS) hospital discharges, Institutional Cost Reports, Census data and other state and federal data source.

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

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

Name Human Resources Management Group - CB/RS2/80032,

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 cover letter and resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, CB/RS2/80032, 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 CB/RS2/80032 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 September 9, 2019.

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