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May 10, 2020
Kansas Department of Health and Environment:
Our agency head is Secretary Lee Norman, who was appointed by Gov. Kelly in Jan 2019. We are made up for three divisions: Public Health, Environment, and Health care finance (which includes KanCare). We are the only agency in the nation to have these three entities under one roof. This allows us to take a holistic approach to the health and well-being of all Kansans.
About the Position
Who can apply:
Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm (Flexible schedules available)
Eligible to Receive Benefits:
Veterans' Preference Eligible:
$22.00 per hour
- Salary can vary depending upon education, experience, or qualifications.
Comprehensive medical, mental, dental, vision, and additional coverage
Sick & Vacation leave
Work-Life Balance programs:
parental leave, military leave, jury leave, funeral leave
Paid State Holidays (designated by the Governor annually)
Fitness Centers in select locations
Employee discounts with the STAR Program
Retirement and deferred compensation programs
Position Summary & Responsibilities
Data management. Manages and analyzes service use and other data for the statewide Early Detection Works (EDW) breast and cervical cancer screening and diagnostic program. This includes qualitative data plus patient-level and clinic-level quantitative data. Oversees staff who conduct queries, data exports and data cleaning. Works on technical aspects of data system maintenance, data matching with Kansas Cancer Registry, and submission of program-related data files to CDC. Chooses from alternatives to determine the best method for completing tasks. Sets up conversion/ export specifications for transferring data files and uses multiple software programs (e.g., Excel, SAS, Access, CaST) to conduct moderately complex statistical analysis. Uses data for evaluation, grants, reports, program planning. Coordinates and oversees processes for monitoring budget data and estimating encumbrances. Provides technical assistance for data management to other bureau programs.
Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:
Program Management. Manages and oversees EDW operations, data systems, quality improvement, evaluation, and other management functions to foster positive organizational change. Includes processes for EDW enrollment, billing, provider contracts, and quality improvement activities, coordinating with staff who manage processes for clinical services. Supervises and directs work of assigned staff, and works with all team members to understand complex work flow processes. Assures that program elements are completed appropriately in accordance with funder, state and national objectives and policies per approved project timelines. Works with Program Director to prepare and direct preparation of data and other reports, policy documents, budgets and grants for multiple funders (Federal, foundation). Serves as point of contact for data system and other assigned vendors.
Bachelors degree in Health services administration, statistics, data management, psychology, sociology, or related health
Masters degree in Health services administration, evaluation, statistics, social sciences, public health, other relate field
Ph. D. in Public health, evaluation, social sciences, evaluation or related field
Licensing & Certification:
Valid Driver's License - Incumbent is required to have and maintain a valid driver's license when operating a state vehicle, a private vehicle, or a rental vehicle for the benefit of the State.
Four years of experience in collecting, evaluating, studying or reporting on statistical, economic, fiscal/budget, legislative or administrative data. Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency.
Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access
Proofreading, editing, attention to detail
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
Ability to program analysis using SAS, other analytic software
Demonstrated skills in quantitative data analysis
Demonstrated skills in qualitative data analysis
Knowledge of the principles of program evaluation methods
Knowledge of CPT codes
Demonstrated knowledge of professional education methods
Experience assessing program or clinical processes
Demonstrated experience designing and implementing program evaluation
Recruiter Contact Information
1000 SW Jackson St. Suite 580 Topeka, KS 66612
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Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate Required:
Each applicant (even non-residents) applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website. A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. All applicants, including current state employees, are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-296-3199.
How to Claim Veterans Preference
Veterans' Preference Eligible (VPE):
Former military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a "veteran"; under K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an interview if they meet the minimum competency factors of the position. The veterans' preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job. Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determine by the hiring manager.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The State of Kansas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.
If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request an accommodation, please address the request to the agency recruiter.