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68064717 - GOVERNMENT ANALYST II

Date:  Jan 20, 2023
Location: 

TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32308


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Requisition No: 761443 

Agency: Agency for Health Care Administration

Working Title: 68064717 - GOVERNMENT ANALYST II

Position Number: 68064717 

Salary:  $2,115.39 - $2,307.70 Bi-Weekly 

Posting Closing Date: 02/02/2023 

Agency Overview:

The Agency for Health Care Administration 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 Agency Secretary Simone Marstiller, the Agency 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. Current Agency initiatives include implementing Florida’s groundbreaking Canadian Prescription Drug Importation Program, overhauling Florida’s healthcare technological ecosystem, and increasing insight in the cost of health care services.

 

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.

 

JOB DESRIPTION:

This is a highly responsible professional position with both technical and administrative responsibilities within the Division of Information Technology, Information Systems Development Methodology (ISDM) unit. The incumbent provides project management for multiple Medicaid related projects that support the Agency’s strategic plan, legislative requirements, and technology needs. The incumbent provides project management and business analysis services; support and guidance to project staff; and ensures that project teams follow agency ISDM procedures and documentation standards.

 

Duties & Responsibilities Include:

 

- Manage multiple Medicaid related projects that support the Agency’s business needs by following industry standard project management methodology such as the Project Management Institutes’ (PMI) Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), Rule 60GG-1 F.A.C, and AHCA ISDM processes and standards. Manage project scope and implementation activities to deliver projects on time and within budget. Manage project budget and spend plan. Ensure that the project team is able to design, develop, test, and deliver high quality solutions that meet business needs.

 

- Collaborate with the business sponsor to determine project vision and scope. Facilitate meetings with project team members and stakeholders. Articulate conceptual, logical, and physical design of the project. Work with team members to identify the tasks needed to complete the project and estimate the level of effort to complete the tasks. Develop and manage a project schedule for the full life cycle of the project. Coordinate and assign project development and implementation tasks and milestones for business subject matter experts and technical staff. Report and communicate project status with project team members, stakeholders, and Agency management.

 

- Complete AHCA IT Information System Development Methodology (ISDM) documentation as required. Project documentation includes but is not limited to the Risk and Complexity Assessment, project charter, project plan, security plan, spend plan, scope, schedule, deliverables, change logs, issue logs, risk logs, meeting agendas, meeting minutes, and weekly project status reports. Additional project document includes test plans, test scripts, test cases, troubleshooting guides, user guides, training materials, and project close out reports.

 

- Provide business analysis, or guide assigned business analysts, for assigned projects. This includes but is not limited to creating process maps and working with business units to gather business requirements. Work includes conducting interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops or Joint Application Design (JAD) sessions, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, and workflow analysis. Performs testing activities such as testing and validating work products in addition to coordinating user acceptance testing with the customer.

 

- Identifies and manages technical and non-technical issues and risks that could impact the project. Uses problem solving skills to remove obstacles, resolve conflicts, and mitigate risks when possible and escalates to management when appropriate.

 

- Perform other duties as required.

 

PREFERENCES:

- Preference will be given to those who possess a Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) or Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, or Business Analyst Certification (ECBA, CBAP).

 

- Preference will be given to candidates with a Bachelor's degree in business, technology, or management from an accredited college or university.

 

SALARY:

Annual Salary:  $55,000 - $60,000, commensurate on experience

 

BENEFITS:

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!

 

To be considered for the position all applicants must:

Submit a complete and accurate applicant profile and/or resume necessary for qualifying, such as dates of service, reason for leaving, etc. In addition, all applicants must ensure all employment and/or detailed information about work experience is listed on your applicant profile and/or resume (including military service, self-employment, job-related volunteer work, internships, part-time employment, etc.) and that gaps in employment are explained. Support of knowledge, skills, and abilities should be demonstrated on the applicant profile and/or resume, in the education, in the work experience, in the work sample, in the interview and/or during reference checks.  Applicants who do not provide all information necessary to qualify, will not be considered for this position.

 

Applicants being considered for employment will be required to submit to a fingerprint-based background investigation, which will include a check of the criminal history records of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Knowledge, skills, and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position:

• Proficiency in project management principles, methods, techniques, and tools for the effective management of projects from initiation through project closure.

•  Proficient with Microsoft Project, Microsoft Visio, SharePoint, the Microsoft 365 Office Suite, and familiar with project management software development tools.

•  Ability to work independently as well as in teams in order to meet deadlines.

•  Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate multiple projects and work assignments.

•  Knowledge of basic management principles and practices, methods of data collection and analysis.

•  Ability to organize data into logical format for presentation in reports, documents, and other written materials.

•  Ability to conduct fact finding research, to work independently, plan, organize, and coordinate work assignments.

•  Proven communication skills, both written and oral, with technical and non-technical staff, and all levels of management.

•  Must possess the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

•  Goal oriented action focused, pragmatic and self-disciplined.

•  Strong analytical, problem-solving skills.

•  Ability to elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, site visits, mapping of business processes, use cases, task, and workflow analysis.

•  Ability to collect, evaluate, and analyze data to develop alternative recommendations, solve problems, document workflow, and other activities relating to the continuous improvement of processes.

•  The incumbent will administer and coordinate compliance with AHCA IT Information Systems Development Methodology (ISDM) documentation.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS

Two (2) years of professional experience managing projects utilizing the Project Management Institutes' methodologies and best practices.     

 

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS

N/A

CONTACT:  ABBY DUNN (850) 412-4805

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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