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HEALTH CARE SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF

Title:  ASSOCIATE GOVERNMENTAL PROGRAM ANALYST
Salary: $4,400.00 - $5,508.00
Posted: 10/01/2013

Job Description:
If you are interested in this position, please submit your application to the address listed and reference your list or transfer eligibility and the position number in the 'Explanations' section of your State Application. Do not attach copies of this ad or application instructions to your application packet. Please make sure your application is signed and dated (up to date) and make sure your application is submitted before the final filing date. All applications received or post marked after the final filing date will not be accepted. Failure to follow these directions may disqualify you from being considered. Please note that applications delivered to the contact's building or to the department's HR will not be accepted. Mailed applications only.

Duty Statement - Associate Governmental Program Analyst

Job Summary -The Associate Governmental Program Analyst (AGPA) in the County Monitoring Unit of the Performance Management Branch, SUD Prevention, Treatment & Recovery Services Division (SUD PTRSD) will administer annual programmatic monitoring reviews on County Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) programs as required by federal and state statutes and regulations. Travel to assigned counties to conduct on site programmatic monitoring reviews. Develop and write reports of findings, corrective action, recommendations, and required follow up; work with county staff to address concerns and resolution. Monitor corrective action plans and follow up with relevant resources to provide necessary technical assistance and training to resolve issues. Ability to interpret and utilize data to assist counties in improving their provision of services. Act as a resource liaison between the County and the Department in areas of education, training, available resources, information distribution, etc. Attend and participate in meetings, task forces, and workgroups regarding county monitoring policies, procedures and regulations. Average annual travel of 40%.

Supervision Received: Under the direction of the Staff Services Manager I (SSM I), Chief, County Monitoring Unit.

Percent of Time - Essential Functions

30% -Administer annual programmatic monitoring reviews of county Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) programs as required by federal and state statutes and regulations. Travel to assigned counties to conduct onsite programmatic reviews. Analyze data on county AOD trends, needs and gaps. Independently identify promising practices, develop and write reports of findings, advisory recommendations, and required follow up. Follow up with county to address concerns and resolution. Address issues and trends with other branches, divisions, and management. Monitor corrective action plans and follow up with relevant resources and/or provide necessary technical assistance and training to resolve issues. Update tracking spreadsheets as required. Act as a resource liaison between the county and the department in areas of education, training, available resources, information distribution, etc. Make travel arrangements (e.g. order airline tickets, secure overnight accommodations and ground transportation).

20% -Conduct analysis of county treatment outcomes utilizing the performance data and outcome measures and work with county staff to improve services. Research, analyze performance measurement data through graphs and charts, and work with other Branches and Divisions to determine issues, concerns, and areas of questionable performance.

20% -Independently review and analyze the impact of existing and/or proposed policies and guidelines on alcohol and drug treatment and prevention programs relating to monitoring Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant, State General Fund, and other fund source requirements. Research, analyze, and develop policy and problem resolution recommendations for management regarding adoption and implementation. Collaborate and meet with counties and internal and external stakeholders.

20% -Meet and/or confer with other Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) programs to coordinate and/or provide Technical Assistance to counties in need of or requesting assistance and/or training. Provide Technical Assistance directly to counties as needed and/or requested.

Percent of Time - Marginal Functions

10% -Participate in various meetings, task forces, and workgroups regarding treatment policies and regulations which may include other DHCS divisions as well as providers, counties, and other state and federal agencies. Participate in special assignments and projects including regulation and policy updates, controlled correspondence, decision and issue memorandums, bill analyses, budget change proposals, conference attendance and organization.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Associate Governmental Program Analyst 808 - 960 - 5393 - 740
Location County
Downtown, Sacramento SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
10/15/2013 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
UMD / Recruit Unit 960 / County Monitoring
P.O. Box 997419, MS 4506
Sacramento, CA 95899-7419
Katie Kellinger

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