THIS POSITION MAY BE TELEWORK ELIGIBLE ON A HYBRID BASIS.
The Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) is committed to improving the health of Ohioans and strengthening communities and families through quality care. ODM is implementing the next generation of Ohio Medicaid to fulfill its bold, new vision for Ohio’s Medicaid program – focusing on the individual rather than the business of managed care.
The goals of the next generation of Ohio Medicaid are:
- Emphasize a personalized care experience
- Improve care for children and adults with complex behavioral health needs
- Improve wellness and health outcomes
- Support providers in better patient care
- Increase program transparency and accountability
What You Will Do At ODM
Office: Data Governance & Analysis
Classification: Health Services Policy Analyst (PN 20047426 & 20099219)
The Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) is seeking to fill three analyst positions in its Data Governance & Analysis team. These positions will support the agency as it implements the Next Generation of Managed Care and transforms healthcare delivery in the state into a person-centered enterprise. The two positions available are:
Pharmacy Informatics Analyst (PN 20099219) –
- heavily involved in the implementation of monitoring metrics to be applied to Ohio’s first-in-the-nation approach to Medicaid pharmacy benefits which is the Single Pharmacy Benefit Manager program (SPBM)
- critical to developing best practices that drive improved health outcomes across the state
- assists in communicating data and metrics to a variety of stakeholders as part of our ODM’s Dashboarding Analytics team
- attends meetings to assist in the development of tools, metrics, dashboards, and models to aid policy decision-making
- conducts literature reviews to identify and implement best practices in program oversight
- prepares reports related to state and federal requirements
- familiarity with healthcare or pharmacy data or policy is preferred, but not required
- experience with data visualization is strongly preferred
Healthcare Informatics Analyst (PN 20047426) –
- participating as a member of an inter-disciplinary team on monitoring and evaluating managed care organization (MCO) performance related to population health management
- provides analytical support for MCO quality improvement initiatives developed and implemented by ODM
- coordinates with cross-agency partners to develop mechanisms to share and analyze data
- participates in designing technical solutions to meet federal requirements
- provides analytical support for policy makers at ODM related to healthcare process and outcome quality metric development and implementation related to Medicaid fee-for-service and managed care populations
The ideal candidates will be familiar with relational databases and demonstrate experience with data analysis. They will be self-directed and enthusiastic about conducting research to enhance program evaluation and oversight. Those from a variety of backgrounds including but not limited to public health, public administration, business administration, information technology, data analytics, sociology, and political science are encouraged to apply.
What’s In It For You
At the State of Ohio, we take care of the team that cares for Ohioans. We provide a variety of quality, competitive benefits to eligible full-time and part-time employees. For a list of all the State of Ohio Benefits, visit our Total Rewards website! Our benefits package includes:
- Quality, affordable, and competitive medical benefits are offered through the Ohio Med PPO plan.
Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance
- Dental, Vision, and basic life insurance premiums are free after completed eligibility period. Length of eligibility period is dependent on union representation.
Time Away From Work and Work/Life Balance
- Paid time off, including vacation, personal, and sick leave
- 11 paid holidays per year
- Childbirth/Adoption leave
Ohio Public Employees Retirement System
- OPERS is the retirement system for State of Ohio employees. The employee contributes 10% of their salary towards their retirement. The employer contributes an amount equal to 14% of the employee’s salary. Visit the OPERS website for more information.
The Ohio Deferred Compensation program is a 457(b) voluntary retirement savings plan. Visit the Ohio Deferred Compensation website for more information.
Employee Development Funds
The State of Ohio offers a variety of educational and professional development funding that varies based on whether you are a union-exempt employee or a union-represented employee.
Completion of graduate core coursework in health services administration, mathematics, statistics, actuarial science, public administration, allied health sciences, nursing, economics or comparable field; 12 mos. trg. or 12 mos. exp. in research methodology, measurement & testing, analysis of variance & survey sampling; 6 mos. trg. or 6 mos. exp. in use of computer programs/applications used for spreadsheets, statistical analysis & graphics presentation & word processing; 1 course or 3 mos. exp. in multiple regression or multivariate analysis.
- Or completion of undergraduate core coursework & 12 mos. exp. in one of following: health services administration, mathematics, statistics, actuarial science, public administration, allied health sciences, nursing, economics, public health, or comparable field; 12 mos. trg. or 12 mos. exp. in research methodology, measurement & testing, analysis of variance & survey sampling; 6 mos. trg. or 6 mos. exp. in use of computer programs/applications used for spreadsheets, statistical analysis & graphics presentation & word processing; 1 course or 3 mos. exp. in multiple regression or multivariate analysis.
Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications For Employment noted above.
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