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The incumbent is responsible for the following Purchasing Functions.
- Initial creation, review and processing of incoming purchasing requisitions and purchase orders.
- Communicating with external vendors, program and internal staff to assist in determination of allowable purchases made on grants
- Providing training and assistance with EPRS to program and internal staff
Review of seminar, meeting, and hotel contracts ensuring content and disclosures will not adversely affect HRI
The Data Administrator II position is located in the Office of Administration and Contract Management at the AIDS Institute. The incumbent of this position will be responsible for assisting in various activities related to a contracting/fiscal database. The incumbent will assist with performing data entry quality control; assist with data collection activities; assist with performing data quality improvement activities; assist with providing technical assistance in completing data entry; assist with testing of application changes and new features in current database; other related, appropriate duties.
The Health Program Administrator (HPA) provides direct support to the Director of the Bureau of Vital Records. The Bureau is advancing several technology improvement initiatives and the incumbent will coordinate operational and fiscal efforts pertaining to modernization improvements.
BVR is undertaking numerous modernization efforts to meet the demands of an increasing national security role related to the federal REAL ID Act and to alleviate the mounting backlogs of certificate requests from the public, the Health Department, and other State and Federal agencies. The incumbent will be responsible for monitoring BVR budget expenditures and assist in the development and review of contracts. The incumbent will be also responsible for assisting with BVR’s technical guidance to program management and internal and external stakeholders. Other duties as assigned.
The Evaluation Specialist III position is located in the Office of Program Evaluation and Research (OPER) at the AIDS Institute. The incumbent will develop and implement evaluation projects in multiple program areas, including HIV/AIDS, STDs, viral hepatitis C, drug user health, and LGBT health. The incumbent will be responsible for all aspects and phases of the evaluation research process, including development of problem definition/statements and goal setting, logic models, study design, oversee data collection and management, data analysis and reporting of findings. The incumbent will be responsible that specific goals are accomplished per the project time line. Other related duties as assigned.
The Research Scientist I will develop and/or implement novel methods for transferring and translating instrument-generated analytical data elements to external data partners, across multiple platforms for the large-scale research studies anticipated as part of the Environmental influences on Children’s Health Outcomes (ECHO) grant. They will collaborate with research scientists on the collection and processing of data, evaluation of data, and reporting of findings.
The Assistant Research Scientist will assist in the development of novel methods for transferring and translating instrument-generated analytical data elements to external data partners, across multiple platforms for the large-scale research studies anticipated as part of the Environmental influences on Children’s Health Outcomes (ECHO) grant. They will aid senior research scientists with the collection and processing of data, evaluation of data, and reporting of findings.
Health Care Finance and Analytics (HCFA) is responsible for planning, organizing, developing, prioritizing, implementing and coordinating the research and evaluation agenda for the Office of Medicaid Policy and Health Care Financing as well as other AIDS Institute programs areas as requested. The section secures access to data sources throughout the NYS Department of Health and performs data analyses in support of policy and program needs related to health care and support services for individuals with HIV, sexually transmitted infections and hepatitis. The Evaluation Specialist IV will work on a variety of data analysis, evaluation and research projects examining clinical, fiscal, utilization and quality issues that impact individuals served by the AIDS Institute. The Evaluation Specialist IV will take a lead role in data projects that relate to the NYS Governor's Ending the AIDS Epidemic Initiative (ETE) and other high priority projects. The incumbent will disseminate data and research findings, identify AIDS Institute populations, provide technical expertise, represent the Office of Medicaid Policy and Health Care Financing, supervise staff; and other related duties.
The Public Health Specialists I will be responsible for interviewing and testing participants for the National HIV Behavioral Surveillance System. Responsibilities include screening participants for eligibility, obtaining and documenting informed consent, conducting anonymous face-to-face interviews using a hand-held computer, and providing appropriate health care and social service referrals to participants. In addition to the administering the health survey, the incumbent will conduct HIV and Hepatitis C testing via finger stick collected blood. The incumbent will counsel and deliver test results, provide tailored prevention messages to participants based on risk behaviors, and provide anonymous referral to services and health care as needed. The incumbent must display diplomacy and professionalism in the conduct of all project activities, ensuring protocol adherence throughout the study period. Driving of the project mobile vans is required.
The Senior Laboratory Technician will assist in the execution of molecular biology, biochemistry and fluorescence microscopy experiments, primarily using brewer's yeast and E. coli. The technician will archive data arising from those experiments and assist in quantitative analysis and presentation; and contributing to general laboratory maintenance. Other related duties as assigned.
The Program Research Specialist III (PRS III) will coordinate data management and analysis of PMP Registry data to improve reporting. The incumbent will design and develop routine statistical reports on the prescription data; conduct and coordinate program analysis activities related to data QA/QC and data reporting for the PMP Registry. The incumbent will analyze reported PDMP data in response to data requests and to satisfy grant deliverables; other appropriate related duties.
The incumbent will work within OPCHSM to lead auditing functions of the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) grant. He/she will be responsible for monitoring compliance of facilities in NICS reporting with direct responsibility for developing audit plans, identifying facilities in need of physical audit through data analysis and review, coordinating and leading on-site audits, and developing improvement and correction action plans with facilities to ensure timely accurate reporting to the system.
The incumbent will perform data analysis using statistical tools such as SAS to identify candidates for audit and work with facilities to investigate the root cause of data reporting issues, focusing on timeliness, quality and accuracy of reporting. This position will be responsible for working with facilities to ensure compliance with reporting criteria and to outline and implement corrective actions to ensure accuracy and completeness of their reporting.
The incumbent will be responsible to represent the Department on its positions with respect to NICS reporting, and to advise hospital senior staff in Psychiatric and Behavioral Health units, Quality Assurance, Risk Management, Medical Records and Psychiatric teams regarding the status of their reporting and any concerns/issues that need to be corrected. Additionally, the incumbent will assist the Principal Investigator (PI) on grant administration and developing of grant projects and on specific grant deliverables project management.
Regular travel throughout New York State including to locations where public transportation is not available is required with an anticipated 50% of incumbent’s time in travel status.