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GOVERNMENT ANALYST II - 64053572

Date:  Oct 8, 2022
Location: 

TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399


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Requisition No: 662961 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: GOVERNMENT ANALYST II - 64053572

Position Number: 64053572 

Salary:  $46,381.14 annual salary 

Posting Closing Date: 01/02/2023 

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH - OPEN COMPETITIVE

 

Your Specific Responsibilities:

This is a career service Government Analyst II position, that will serve as a professional research analyst for the Systems Information Management Unit, located in the for the Office of CMS Managed Care Plan. The successful applicant must be detail oriented and well organized, and will be responsible for conducting quantitative research and assisting with the data analysis components of a variety of research projects, as well as assisting with review, revision, and editing of research and related projects by staff. This position will be required to contribute to the unit’s diverse research agenda, and the incumbent will be expected to take an active role in collaborating with and supporting staff and colleagues to achieve the overall goals of the Office of CMS Managed Care Plan. The selected applicant will be competent in statistical analyses using SAS or R, proficient in creating graphical presentations of quantitative information, and able to write clear and simple explanations of patterns and trends. The duties of this position shall include but are not limited to the following:

  • Implement mixed methodological approaches (quantitative and qualitative) in the development and execution of research on health, healthcare, programs, and supportive services.
  • Conduct research and statistical analysis with a variety of data types- examples of data types include fiscal, expenditure, enrollment, attrition, geographic, time series, intervention, etc.
  • Manipulate raw, very large, multi-wave client data and conduct advanced analyses to support unit research needs.
  • Be able to write clearly about technical work, including articles, literature reviews, technical briefs, scholarly papers, formal correspondence, and other ways to articulate central research questions, analytic techniques, and key findings.
  • Generate infographics, graphs, charts, tables, and maps with a variety of social and population data; and create figures to help explain complex statistical information to varied audiences.
  • Collaborate, review, critique, and edit colleague work products, as needed.
  • Submit research to interested organizations and conferences and present research findings [both to the Department and outside audiences], as opportunities arise.
  • Become informed about programs and services available for children with acute and chronic health conditions and disabilities.
  • Position may occasionally require travel.
  • Incumbent may be required to work before, during and/or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Professional level proficiency with Microsoft products- especially Office, Teams, Word, Power Point, and Excel. Demonstrated education and/or work history of research and advanced analytic skills in large data. Experience in performing multivariate and inferential statistical analyses using SAS or R software.

Ability to organize complex information into user-friendly formats for presentations and written materials. Possess professional organizational skills, demonstrate attention to detail, and committed to excellent internal and external customer service. Open to solicit and accept feedback and critique, able to establish/maintain effective working relationships with others; and willing to serve in a support role and facilitate creative exchange in collaborative projects. Ability to communicate professionally and effectively in written and spoken situations. Experience with querying data using SQL, depicting data trends in Qlik, or conducting ArcGIS map functions a plus.

 

Preferred Qualifications:  Master’s degree or a Bachelor’s degree and three professional years of experience performing statistical analyses in health or social sciences.

 

Florida Department of Health Mission, Vision, and Values:

Mission:

To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts.

Vision:

To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.

Values:

nnovation: We search for creative solutions and manage resources wisely.

C ollaboration: We use teamwork to achieve common goals & solve problems.

A ccountability: We perform with integrity & respect.

R esponsiveness: We achieve our mission by serving our customers & engaging our partners.

E xcellence: We promote quality outcomes through learning & continuous performance improvement.

 

Where You Will Work:

Tallahassee, FL

 

The 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:

  • Annual and Sick Leave benefits;
  • Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year;
  • State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options;
  • Retirement plan options, including employer contributions

(For more information, please click www.myfrs.com);

  • Flexible Spending Accounts;
  • Tuition waivers;
  • And more!

For a more complete list of benefits, including monthly costs, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com.

 

Please be advised:

Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.  

 

This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. Any misrepresentations or omissions will disqualify you from employment consideration. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment for safety-sensitive positions.

 

Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: http://www.sss.gov 

 

If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida.  Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement. 

 

The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system.  E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility.   

 

Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days.

 

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

 

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). 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. 

 

Florida has the third largest population of veterans in the nation with more than 1.5 million service men and women.  The Florida Department of Health (department) is committed to serving members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans and their families by encouraging them to apply for vacancies that fit their area of knowledge and/or expertise.  Through the Department's VALOR program, which expedites licensing for military veterans, the Department also waives initial licensing and application fees for military veterans who apply for a health care professional license within 60 months of an honorable discharge. These initiatives help ensure that the transition from military service into the workforce is as smooth as possible and reflects our appreciation for the dedication devoted to protecting our country.   

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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