Title: RESEARCH PROGRAM SPECIALIST I Salary: $4,833.00 - $5,874.00 Posted: 11/07/2012
Job Description: This is a reposting of an advertisement dated October 24, 2012. Applicants who previously applied for this position no longer need to resubmit an application in order to be considered for this vacancy.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the general supervision of the Office of the Patient Advocate (OPA) Deputy Director, the incumbent will work with the OPA in the development and implementation of a new interdepartmental Complaint Data Public Reporting Project. Project and work outcomes will be reported to the Staff Services Manager II at the Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC). The incumbent will lead this effort to independently research, develop and implement a pubic reporting system to collect standardized health care coverage complaint data from the following entities: California Department of Insurance, California Department of Health Care Services, Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board, California Health Benefit Exchange, and DMHC. This position is based in Sacramento and will require minimal travel.
FOR FURTHER QUESTIONS REGARDING THIS VACANCY, PLEASE CONTACT CHRISTINA SARALLO AT 916-255-2408.
Knowledge of health care service programs and trends
Familiarity with research methods to assist in the development of healthcare projects
Ability to work independently with minimum supervision and provide consultative services to management
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Ability to use good judgment in following established program procedures
Ability to adjust to shifting priorities and meet stated deadlines
Ability to work in a team environment and serve as a team leader on a project
Knowledge and skill with PCs, i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.
WHO MAY APPLY: Individuals currently at the above classification level or who are eligible for transfer or list appointment are encouraged to apply. ONLY THOSE BEST QUALIFIED WILL BE INTERVIEWED. Send a completed application to the person and address provided below. Include your social security number for eligibility verification and indicate the RPA #12-118 on your application. A resume may be included, but its submission is optional. In the “Explanations” section of the State Application (STD 678), all applicants must indicate the basis of eligibility (e.g., SROA, Surplus, Reemployment, Reinstatement, Transfer, List Eligibility, etc.). Failure to provide this information may result in automatic elimination from the hiring process for this position. Appointment may be subject to SROA/Surplus restrictions. SROA/Surplus applicants must submit a copy of their letter with their applications. The STD 678 can be accessed through CalHR's website at www.CalHR.ca.gov.
Signed Job Applications must be postmarked by the final filing date. Hand delivered applications must be submitted no later than 5pm on the final filing date.
SUBMIT APPLICATION TO:
Department of Managed Health Care
Attention: Human Resources, Mel Jones
980 9th Street, Suite 500
Sacramento, CA 95814
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