The State of Florida - Tallahassee, FL (30+ days ago)3.7

Requisition No: 26913

Agency: Agency for Health Care Administration

Working Title: GOVERNMENT ANALYST II - 68064592

Position Number: 68064592

Salary: $1,783.89 / Bi-Weekly

Posting Closing Date: 05/28/2018

This is a dynamic health care policy research position within the Division of Medicaid, Bureau of Policy. The incumbent in this position is responsible for conducting research and preparing reports that synthesize complex and/or large amounts of information into a useful format and presentation (with recommendations) related to requests for coverage of new health services under the Florida Medicaid program and special projects.

The incumbent will have an opportunity to work in a growing and changing health care environment and learn more about Medicaid managed care. The incumbent will have an opportunity to develop policies that are applicable to the Florida Statewide Medicaid Managed Care program and research new and emerging trends in health care. The incumbent will need to possess excellent research and writing skills and be able to communicate effectively. Salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience.

Additional job responsibilities include: collecting, analyzing, and synthesizing information/data from peer reviewed research studies and other reliable sources of information; preparing research reports and report summaries for publication; coordinating with internal subject matter policy experts to obtain needed information to finalize research and report recommendations; providing consultative support to the leadership team in the bureau and among peers on relevant policy matters; analyzing and developing fiscal impact statements on proposed program revisions; preparing legislative budget requests and proposals; preparing bill analysis; researching state and federal laws that govern the Medicaid program; and representing the Agency in local, state, and national workgroups/meetings.

This position requires travel.


Knowledge of the methods of data collection and analysis.
Knowledge of basic management principles and practices.
Ability to collect, evaluate and analyze data to develop alternative recommendations, solve problems, document work flow and other activities relating to the improvement of management practices.
Ability to organize data into logical format for presentation in reports, documents and other written materials.
Ability to conduct fact finding research.
Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
Ability and able to travel with or without accommodations.


Have at least three years of professional experience with program planning, research, and evaluation.
Have at least three years of professional experience with systems and management analysis.
Have at least three years of professional experience with research and demonstrated application of research skills.
Have at least three years of professional experience implementing and managing complex projects.
Have at least three years of professional experience serving as a lead or assistant on a major research project.
A bachelor's degree from a college or university is preferred and three years of professional experience in systems analysis, management analysis, program planning, program research, program evaluation, engineering or administrative work.
A master's degree from a college or university can substitute for one year of the required experience.
Professional or nonprofessional experience as described above can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the preferred college education.


The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.