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Bureau of Health Care System Research Empire State Plaza, Corning Tower,
Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM
G-14 – Bachelor’s degree in public health, epidemiology, mathematics, statistics, social sciences, engineering or a related field and one year of professional research experience in the appropriate field. Thirty graduate hours leading to an advanced degree in an appropriate field may be substituted for the required experience.
G-18 – Bachelor’s degree in public health, epidemiology, mathematics, statistics, social sciences, engineering or a related field and two years of professional research experience in the appropriate field OR a Master’s degree in one of the above fields and one year of professional research experience in the appropriate field.
Work experience or coursework in statistics, mathematics, health economics, epidemiology, health or public policy, health administration, or health services research. Experience with research and/or evaluation studies or projects including: data collection and analysis, database management, statistical analyses and presentation of research findings. Experience performing research and analyses with large administrative and/or clinical data sets and presenting research findings. Proficiency with SAS, SQL, and Microsoft Office. Excellent written and communication skills.
Duties Description The Research Scientist will be assigned to the Division of Health Care Innovation, in the New York State Department of Health’s Office of Quality and Patient Safety (OQPS). The incumbent, under the supervision of a higher-level Research Scientist, will conduct data analysis and research related to the evaluation of the NYS Patient Centered Medical Home Model (PCMH) and the State Health Information Network for NY (SHIN-NY). Specific duties include: utilizing several sources of data within OQPS and from other sources to evaluate the PCMH program; providing data support to the workgroup of Health IT Enabled Quality Measurement; presenting and reporting research and evaluation results to internal and external stakeholders; and, engaging in literature searches, report writing and manuscripts preparation for peer review publication.
If appointed as an Assistant Research Scientist, the incumbent will assist other research staff with these duties; if appointed as a Research Scientist 1 level, the incumbent will be expected to perform these duties under general supervision.
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Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, DB/RS/51426, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, with Reference Code DB/RS/51426 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 accepted until July 20, 2018.