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Health Program Analyst I - JCOD

Company: Los Angeles Regional Reentry Partnership
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: September 22, 2023

Job Description:

Health Program Analyst I, Functioning as a Justice Program Analyst 1 - Pretrial Services Programs - JCOD If hired for this position, you will be required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to your start date, or have a valid religious or medical reason qualifying you for an exemption (that may or may not require accommodation) SUMMARYProvides technical assistance and support to the Justice, Care, and Opportunities Department in planning, implementing, administering, and evaluating governmental programs, including the criminal justice system and the pretrial population. The Health Program Analyst I will perform critical work on behalf of the Department.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Collects, analyzes, interprets, and evaluates information about technical and complex programs or initiatives (e.g. research reports, policy recommendations, grant applications, budget reports, survey results, focus group data, legislation laws, County code, State/Federal regulations) that serve justice impacted individuals by utilizing multiple sources (e.g. internet, electronic/hard copy, people) in order to evaluate trends, measure performance, identify opportunities for performance and quality improvement, draw conclusions, and make recommendations.
  • Designs and implements program components (e.g. statements of work, outreach materials, stakeholder engagement, budget, performance measures); manages and coordinates services within the department and with other community agencies/organizations; provides information and training; and communicates progress between various stakeholders in order to provide better outcomes for justice impacted individuals.
  • Monitors and evaluates the performance of programs and initiatives that serve justice impacted individuals by collecting and analyzing appropriate data, monitoring contracts, and using evidence-based approaches when appropriate in order to ensure a high standard of service and initiate program improvements.
  • Prepares a variety of documents (e.g., presentations, reports, training materials, board correspondence) using appropriate software programs (e.g., Word, PowerPoint, Excel) in order to effectively communicate information to various audiences (e.g., departmental personnel, internal and external stakeholders, and governing boards).
  • Serves as a subject matter expert to various internal and external stakeholders (e.g., administration; program-related staff; stakeholder groups) by using various methods to instruct, inform, and provide resources in order to resolve technical issues, facilitate learning, and enhance skills.
  • Serves as a liaison to various internal and external stakeholders (e.g., administration; program-related staff; stakeholder groups).
  • Investigates various general inquiries (e.g. complaints, contracts, grants, grievances, audits) related to programs and Initiatives that serve justice impacted individuals by obtaining, clarifying, and verifying relevant information gathered from reports, interviews with parties, existing records and files, etc. in order to recommend the most appropriate resolution. (Health Program Analyst IIs would be responsible for investigating complex and sensitive inquiries such as complaints, contracts, grants audits, grievances)
  • Monitors and adheres to project plans and delivery schedules by conducting or helping to conduct staff meetings to ensure that quality service is delivered in a timely and productive manner, supports program goals and objectives, and complies with countywide and departmental policies and procedures.JOB QUALIFICATIONS
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Experience with analyzing and interpreting population health data
    • Experience with programmatic oversight of contracts
    • Ability to prioritize multiple assignments
    • Proficiency with software programs, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    • Works well independently and in teamsEducation/Experience
      • A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in a discipline related to the core business function of the department -AND- two years of experience in government program analysis. A Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in a discipline related to the core business function of the department may be substituted for one year of the required experience.OR
        • Four years of experience performing assignments in government program analysis.Certificates/Licenses/Clearances
          • A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.
          • Successful clearing through the Live Scan process with the County of Los Angeles.Other Skills, Knowledge, and AbilitiesA.Mathematical Reasoning - Ability to perform basic arithmetic (e.g., addition, subtraction, division, multiplication) manually or with the assistance of a calculator or computer software program, when performing activities such as analyzing budgetary and financial reports.B.Written Communication - Skill in communicating information and ideas in writing. Writes various work-related documents (e.g., reports and findings, project updates, correspondences, emails, flow-charts, diagrams, presentations) in a clear and concise manner. Applies knowledge of the structure and content of the English language (i.e., the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar) to comprehend written materials, document work, and compose work-related products that are technically correct and convey information effectively at a level appropriate for the intended audience (e.g., entry-level through executive-level individuals from a variety of public and private organizations and other relevant stakeholders).C.Reading Comprehension - Understands and interprets written material (e.g., reports; written instructions from managers policy and procedures rules, regulations, instructions), flow-charts, diagrams, and follows directions and applies what is learned from written material to specific situations.D.Oral Communication Skills - Skill in orally communicating information and ideas. Speaks in an appropriate way when interacting with executive level management, representatives from external agencies, the public, etc. Presents information clearly and in an organized manner. Adjusts vocabulary and formality according to the audience and purpose (e.g., adjusting formality when conversing with different levels of the organization). Checks for comprehension by seeking feedback or asking for a paraphrase of meaning. Shows attention to others' verbal and non-verbal cues (e.g., eye contact, facial expression, nodding, and body orientation) for signs of comprehension.E.Problem Solving - Ability to identify, investigate, analyze, and proactively solve or recommend solutions to work-related problems by recognizing when a problem exists; applying appropriate methods of analysis (e.g., mathematical, logical, content analysis); and using logic and reasoning to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.F.Using Technology - Works with electronic hardware and software applications. Uses basic computer and communication equipment (e.g., desktop/laptop, smart phone, tablets) and applicable software programs (e.g., word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail, internet, presentation software) to create and collaborate on documents; gather, store, and evaluate data; create presentations and talking points, and convey information; read and write emails; and generate and send correspondence.G.Integrity/Honesty - Ability to adhere to ethical principles, professional standards, and established laws, rules, and procedures. Behaves in an honest, fair, and ethical manner. Shows consistency in words and actions. Creates a culture that fosters high standards of ethics. Ensures confidentiality of information. Observes ethical and legal standards. Avoids conflicts of interest. Follows applicable laws, rules, and procedures.H.Interpersonal Skills - Developing and maintaining effective working relationships by maintaining a positive and professional demeanor, being sensitive to the needs of others, effectively managing interpersonal and work-related conflicts, utilizing effective skills of persuasion, being sensitive to the reactions of others and seeking to understand why they react as they do, actively looking for ways to be of service to others, being sensitive to and respectful of diversity in the workforce, and being able to take direction from superiors.I.Adaptability/Flexibility - Is open to change and new information; adapts behavior or work methods in response to new technology, information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles; effectively deals with uncertainty.J.Project Management - Prioritizes work tasks, plans and schedules work activities, and works to eliminate barriers and remove distractions; monitors performance and conditions that might affect performance, and adjusts in reaction to changes in conditions (e.g., delays in receiving information, shifting priorities/deadlines).K.Customer Service - Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or programs that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to understand their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; is committed to providing quality programs and services.L.Conscientiousness - being careful about details and being thorough in completing work tasks; by maintaining a positive and professional demeanor, establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals; being persistent in the face of obstacles; position requires being able to work independently with little or no direct supervision.M.Knowledge of Local, State and Federal Justice System's Operation - Knowledge of agencies and organizations that comprise local justice system, understanding of existing justice pathways for individual from arrest to sentencing and relationship between justice partner organization and state and federal entities in application of criminal codes and practices. Ability to research, develop, assess and make recommendations around funding, policy, legislation related to justice system.PHYSICAL DEMANDSStand: FrequentlyWalk: FrequentlySit: FrequentlyHandling / Fingering: OccasionallyReach Outward: OccasionallyReach Above Shoulder: OccasionallyClimb, Crawl, Kneel, Bend: OccasionallyLift / Carry: Occasionally - Up to 50 lbsPush/Pull: Occasionally - Up to 50 lbsSee: ConstantlyTaste/ Smell: Not ApplicableNot Applicable = Not required for essential functionsOccasionally = (0 - 2 hrs/day)Frequently = (2 - 5 hrs/day)Constantly = (5+ hrs/day)WORK ENVIRONMENTEEOC STATEMENTIt is the policy of Heluna Health to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Los Angeles Regional Reentry Partnership, Los Angeles , Health Program Analyst I - JCOD, Professions , Los Angeles, California

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