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The Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) is the leader in collecting data and disseminating information about California’s healthcare infrastructure. The Research Data Analyst II (RDA II) supports the work of the Healthcare Payments Data (HPD) Program within the Cost Transparency Section (CTS). The HPD program, is responsible for the collection of data including medical claims and encounters, pharmacy claims, member enrollment data, provider information, and claims and encounters for specialty services such as dental and behavioral health. The data supports California cost transparency efforts and informs policy decisions regarding the provision of health care, and the reduction of health care costs and outcome disparities. The RDA II will be responsible for contributing to the development and maintenance of the HPD program including collection, analysis, quality control of data, and structuring data for presentation.
Do you have the following education or experience?
Incumbents must possess 12 semester or 18 quarter units course work in any combination of a data driven research-related field, such as economics, mathematics, psychology, sociology, demography, geography, anthropology, statistics, data science or a research-related field. This must include at least one course in statistical methods; and
Equivalent to graduation from an accredited college with a bachelor’s degree. Work experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis by applicants who have the required units mentioned above.
A Master’s Degree in economics, mathematics, psychology, sociology, demography, geography, anthropology, statistics, data science or a related research-oriented field may be substituted for two years of the required experience. A doctoral degree in the same areas may be substituted for three years of the required experience.
Experience applicable to one of the following patterns may be combined on a proportional basis with experience applicable to the other pattern to meet the total experience requirements.
Research Data Analyst II
One year of data research, collection, analysis and reporting experience performing the duties of a class with a level of responsibility equivalent to Research Data Analyst I, Range C; or
Three years of progressively responsible technical quantitative and qualitative data analysis, including but not limited to researching, identifying patterns and trends in historical data, as well as data model creation experience. (Experience applied toward this pattern must include at least one year of research data analysis experience performing duties with a level of responsibility equivalent to Research Data Analyst I, Range C.)
If so, then you may meet the minimum qualifications. Apply today!