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Salary: $4,400.00 - $5,508.00
Posted: 10/03/2013

Job Description:
The Licensing and Certification Policy Section is recruiting for a Permanent Full Time Associate Governmental Program Analysts (AGPA) position.

Working for the California Department of Public Health, Center for Health Care Quality, Licensing and Certification Program, Policy and Enforcement Branch, Policy Section, the Staff Services Analyst/Associate Governmental Program Analyst (AGPA) is responsible for providing analytical support to the Policy Section. The incumbent will develop bill analysis and legislative proposals for one or more of the licensing and/or certified health facility categories, ranging from General Acute Care Hospitals to Skilled Nursing Facilities. This includes developing talking points and speeches for the Chief of Policy Section or other program and departmental staff. The AGPA develops issue memoranda, white papers, legislative and other reports to advise and make recommendations to program management and the administration.

The SSA/AGPA develops policies and procedures; conducts research and analysis of program needs, statutory and regulatory authority and the impact on the public, providers and patients/residents. The incumbent will consult with legal services, provider associations, advocates, program staff and others as appropriate in the development of recommendations for the adoption or for changes in policy and procedures.

The SSA/AGPA researches issues on a variety of topics related to health facility licensing and certification and prepares responses to correspondence; develops all facility letters or letters to others advising them of program changes or implementation of new statutory provision etc.; prepares reports and reviews on sensitive and complex public policy issues on a variety of health facility and related aging issues. The incumbent will be required to work with other departments on joint licensing or other regulatory projects and attend departmental meetings as necessary.

All interested applicants must submit:

• State Application Form STD 678 (with original signature)

• A Statement of Qualification (SOQ) is required for this position. The SOQ is a narrative discussion that individually answers each of the questions below. The responses to these questions should be no longer that one page in length each. In addition, each page must list your name in the upper right hand corner and the question number. The SOQ serves as documentation of each candidate’s ability to present information clearly and concisely in writing and must be typed using no less than Arial 11 pt. font. Applications received without a clearly titled SOQ will not be considered for this position.

Describe in detail your experience, educational background and qualifications for this position.

What skills do you believe are most critical to be successful in this position? Please describe your experience in using those skills.

Describe the types of document you have written. How did you organize what you wrote?

In Section 12, please provide proof of your eligibility (list appointment, lateral transfer, reinstatement, or SROA.). If you claim list eligibility, please attach a copy of your exam results. Lateral transfer candidates MUST provide the classification of your last list appointment. Appointment is subject to SROA and State surplus policies. Surplus candidates must submit copy of surplus status letter. Applications will be screened and only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

For a complete job description, please contact Chelsea Driscoll, at (916) 327-0643 or

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
SSA/AGPA 580 - 810 - 5393 - 709
Will also consider hiring a(n)
STAFF SERVICES ANALYST (GENERAL) $2,817.00 - $3,529.00
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
10/13/2013 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
L&C - Policy Section
1615 Capitol Ave, MS 3201
Sacramento, CA 95814
Chelsea Driscoll
(916) 327-0643

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