The Office of the Director (OOD) is looking for a highly motivated individual to join our team as a Targeted Investment Statistical Liaison. This position will focus on data collection, tabulation, analysis in addition to serving as a liaison with internal and external quality metrics experts and statisticians to support the Targeted Investments (TI) program and related AHCCCS initiatives. Major duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Provide general support to the Targeted Investments (TI) Program Administrator, Manager and other divisions’ staff engaged in the Targeted Investments Program design and implementation activities, with a focus on data management and analysis.
• Act as a liaison between AHCCCS programmatic staff and university statisticians in support of outcome analysis.
• Lead tabulation, analysis, and discussion of TI participant’s performance measures, attestations, and document review.
• Lead the management of the TI participant database, including updates and validation.
• Assist and support with the implementation of incentive payment process and provider enrollment.
• Support interface with AHCCCS data management resources and lead Cognos-report generation and results analysis.
• Assist with administration and coordination of TI participant engagement activities including newsletter, web page updates, FAQs, milestone education/guidance, and other public facing communication.
• Other duties assigned that are related to the position.
• Health care delivery system and healthcare quality measure stewards
• AHCCCS Data Warehouse or claims & encounter data elements
• Statistical methods
• Analytical terminology
• Health care terminology.
• Google, Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other comparable software program.
• Written and verbal communication skills involving statistics.
• Data management.
• Interpersonal skills.
• Statistical analysis and research
• Problem solving
• Excellent client-facing skills
• Basic project coordination skills.
• Discuss multivariate analyses with an academic statistician and public health officials
• Establish and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders
• Work collaboratively in a small team
• Prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
• Coordinate multiple projects and meet deadlines.
• Work independently and manage time efficiently
• Ability to telecommute
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• 6 years experience in health-related data project management, health care administration, or public administration; or
- Master's degree with statistics-focus in a public policy, health informatics, epidemiology, biostatistics, or related field; or
- Bachelor's degree with statistics-focus in public policy, health informatics, epidemiology, biostatistics, or related field & 6+ months related experience in health-related data project management, health care administration, or public administration; or
- Associates degree with significant interest in statistics & 3 years related experience in health-related data project management, health care administration, or public administration
CPHQ certification or similar. Experience with healthcare quality metrics.
• Successfully complete the Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify), applicable to all newly hired State employees.
• Successfully pass fingerprint background check, prior employment verifications and reference checks; employment is contingent upon completion of the above-mentioned process and the agency’s ability to reasonably accommodate any restrictions.
• Travel may be required for State business. Employees who drive on state business must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12.) AND have an acceptable driving record for the last 39 months including no DUI, suspension or revocations and less than 8 points on your license. If an Out of State Driver License was held within the last 39 months, a copy of your MVR (Motor Vehicle Record) is required prior to driving for State Business. Employees may be required to use their own transportation as well as maintaining valid motor vehicle insurance and current Arizona vehicle registration; however, mileage will be reimbursed.
Among the many benefits of a career with the State of Arizona, there are:
• 10 paid holidays per year
• Paid Vacation and Sick time off (13 and 12 days per year respectively) - start earning it your 1st day (prorated for part-time employees)
• A top-ranked retirement program with lifetime pension benefits
• A robust and affordable insurance plan, including medical, dental, life, and disability insurance
• Participation eligibility in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (must meet qualifications)
• RideShare and Public Transit Subsidy
• A variety of learning and career development opportunities
• Opportunity to work 100% virtually or remotely on an ad-hoc basis (home office)
By providing the option of a full-time or part-time virtual/remote work schedule, employees enjoy improved work/life balance, report higher job satisfaction, and are more productive. Remote work is a management option and not an employee entitlement or right. An agency may terminate a remote work agreement at its discretion.
For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page
Lifetime Pension Benefit Program
• Administered through the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS)
• Defined benefit plan that provides for life-long income upon retirement.
• Required participation for Long-Term Disability (LTD) and ASRS Retirement plan.
• Pre-taxed payroll contributions begin after a 27-week waiting period (prior contributions may waive the waiting period).
Deferred Retirement Compensation Program
• Voluntary participation.
• Program administered through Nationwide.
• Tax-deferred retirement investments through payroll deductions.
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.
ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)
All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.
The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.