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68019523 - RESEARCH AND STATISTICS CONSULTANT

Date: Jun 11, 2021

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32308

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Requisition No: 394202 

Agency: Agency for Health Care Administration

Working Title: 68019523 - RESEARCH AND STATISTICS CONSULTANT

Position Number: 68019523 

Salary:  $1,538.45 - $2,432.54 / Bi-Weekly 

Posting Closing Date: 06/24/2021 

This is an exciting opportunity to help shape the quality of health care in Florida. The Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) is the State of Florida agency responsible for oversight of the Medicaid program.  The Medicaid program provides low-income families and individuals with access to health care.  If you have a desire to use your talent and skills at an organization that provides critical services to millions of individuals and families across the state, AHCA invites you to apply to become an essential member of our team. As one of Florida’s leading state agencies, AHCA’s diverse workforce community of more than 1,400 employees is proud of its efforts to serve the people of Florida.

 

We are seeking to hire a Research and Statistics Consultant who desires to work to enhance the delivery of health care services through the Florida Medicaid Program.  This position requires a candidate who is creative, flexible, innovative, and who will thrive in a fast-paced, team based work environment.

 

This is a position that applies data and statistical skills to intermediately complex data analytic tasks within the Actuarial Services Unit of the Bureau of Medicaid Data Analytics, Division of Medicaid.

 

This position is responsible for playing a key role in health analytics for the Statewide Medicaid Managed Care program (SMMC).  The incumbent will participate in developing health care cost impact models that rely on statistical and actuarial analysis.  The work will involve rate setting and trend analyses, as well as completion of special analyses, studies, or research projects.  A core component of the role will be performing actuarial analysis for the SMMC program.  Therefore, the incumbent should have actuarial analytical skills and experience in preparing charts, tables, slides and other graphic presentation of data, in order to translate date into meaningful formation for non-actuarial audiences. 

 

AHCA offers an excellent array of benefits, including:                     

  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Dental, vision and supplemental insurance      
  • Retirement benefits    
  • Vacation and sick leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • Tuition waiver for public college courses
  • Training opportunities

 

For more information about the Bureau of Medicaid Data Analytics, please visit our website at http://ahca.myflorida.com/Medicaid/index.shtml.

 

Join us at the Agency for Health Care Administration in fulfilling our mission to provide “Better Health Care for all Floridians.”

 

KNOWLEDGE. SKILLS. AND ABILITIES

  • Experience in health care data analytics or similar.
  • Experience working with large data sets. Preferably, health care data experience.
  • Expertise with Excel and other database software packages.
  • Familiar with SQL, SAS, or other statistical analysis software.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Knowledge of the methods of data collection and analysis.
  • Ability to organize data into logical format for presentation in reports, documents, and other materials.
  • Ability to collect, evaluate, and analyze data to develop alternative recommendations and solve problems. 
  • Ability to collect fact-finding research.
  • Ability to work independently and follow-through on assignments.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • At least one year of experience utilizing Excel.

 

Preference will be given to candidates with at least one year of professional experience utilizing Access, SQL, SAS, or other Database programs.

Preference will be given to candidates who have passed at least one (1) actuarial exam.

Preference will be given to candidates with a bachelor's degree in mathematics, actuarial science, statistics, or related field

 

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS

N/A

 

CONTACT:  JESSICA CROWE 850-412-3945

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee