68048558 - GOVERNMENT ANALYST II

Date:  Jun 5, 2024
Location: 

TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32308


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Requisition No: 828821 

Agency: Agency for Health Care Administration

Working Title: 68048558 - GOVERNMENT ANALYST II

 Pay Plan: Career Service

Position Number: 68048558 

Salary:  $1,973.85 Biweekly 

Posting Closing Date: 06/28/2024 

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Agency Overview:

 

The Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) is Florida's chief health policy and planning entity.

The Agency is responsible for administering the Florida Medicaid program, the licensure and regulation of nearly 50,000 health care facilities, and empowering consumers through health care transparency initiatives.

 

Under the direction of the Agency Secretary, AHCA is focused on advancing Governor DeSantis’ vision for Florida’s health care system to be the most cost-effective, transparent, and high-quality health care system in the nation.

 

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.

 

Agency Objectives:

 

HIGH QUALITY

Emphasizing quality in all that we do to improve health outcomes, always putting the individual first.

 

TRANSPARENT

Supporting initiatives that promote transparency and empower consumers in making well informed healthcare decisions.

 

COST-EFFECTIVE

Leveraging Florida’s buying power in delivering high quality care at the lowest cost to taxpayers.

 

Position Overview:

 

This is an exciting opportunity to help shape the quality of health care in Florida.

We are seeking to hire a Government Analyst II 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 position is located in the Bureau of Medicaid Quality.

Medicaid Quality provides data-driven, focused and systematic feedback on the quality of Florida’s Medicaid program to federal and state agencies, Medicaid recipients, Medicaid managed care plans, and providers.

The Bureau of Medicaid Quality has a strong focus on providing more comprehensive care, improving health outcomes, and reducing costs.

 

This position is responsible for coordinating and monitoring quality improvement programs and initiatives within the Florida Medicaid Program.

Maintain up-to-date knowledge concerning all aspects of the Florida Medicaid program, including federal regulations, state statutes, administrative rules, the Florida Medicaid State Plan and all waivers.

Maintain up-to-date knowledge of health care and relevant industry trends that may have an impact on Florida Medicaid or may inform quality improvement activities.

 

Provide management consultant services to assist the Agency in meeting its goals related to the Medicaid program and to improve health outcomes for the Medicaid population.              

Lead and directs clinical quality improvement initiatives, as directed by the incumbent’s supervisor.

Utilize data to support recommendations for quality improvement.

Analyze health care/program related information in order to determine compliance with federal and state laws.

 

Prepare correspondence to entities for which a monitoring review will be conducted to relay key information needed to complete the review.

Ensure that all written materials (reports, correspondences, presentations, etc.) are of good quality and comply with Agency and bureau style guide requirements.     

Develop training and technical assistance to internal and external stakeholders to ensure consistency in service/program operation and conformity with goals and objectives of the Agency, state and federal laws, rules, regulations, and guidelines.

 

Performing other duties and responsibilities as required

 

This position will only be filled at the salary of $1,973.85 biweekly and is non-negotiable.

 

This is an anticipated vacancy.

 

This position is not a remote or telework position; it will have to report to a Field Office or the Headquarters in Tallahassee.

 

Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:

Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including:

 

• State Group Insurance Coverage Options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options;

• Flexible Spending Accounts;

• State of Florida retirement options, including employer contributions;

• Generous annual and sick leave benefits;

• 9 paid holidays a year and 1 Personal Holiday each year;

• Career advancement opportunities;

• Tuition waiver for courses offered by Florida’s nationally ranked State University System;

• Training and professional development opportunities;

• And more!

 

For more information about the Bureau of Medicaid Quality, 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

• Knowledge and experience with Medicaid or other healthcare systems.

• Knowledge of practical social services, public health, or managed care.

• Knowledge of basic management principles and practices.

• Knowledge of the methods of data collection and analysis.

• Skilled in reviewing and analyzing reports related to health care, including financial and health services.

• Ability to develop and implement various program monitoring methodologies and techniques.

• Ability to research, collect, evaluate, and analyze data to develop reports, presentations, alternative recommendations, solve problems, document work and other activities relating to the improvement of operational and management practices.

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

• Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

• Ability to formulate policies and procedures.

• Ability to work independently, prioritize workload, multi-task, and meet deadlines.

• Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies, and procedures relating to operational and management analysis activities.

• Ability to travel with or without accommodations. 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS

•A minimum of two years experience reviewing, monitoring, or auditing health care or social service programs for quality compliance.

•Minimum of four years of professional experience in systems analysis, management analysis, program planning, program research, program evaluation, engineering, or administrative work.

 

•A bachelor's degree from a college or university and/or a master's degree from a college or university in health services, social work, psychology, public administration, health care or social services administration is preferred and can substitute for one year of the required experience.

 

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS

N/A

 

CONTACT:  NICHOLAS WARD 850-412-4158

 

BACKGROUND SCREENING

It is the policy of the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration that any applicant being considered for employment must successfully complete a State and National criminal history check as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and, if applicable, also be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, F.S., and Chapter 408, F.S.  No applicant may begin employment until the background screening results are received, reviewed for any disqualifying offenses, and approved by the Agency.  Background screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for State and Federal criminal records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and may include local criminal history checks through local law enforcement agencies.

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.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  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. 


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