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Partners In Diversity Inc

Staff Analyst I - Integration of Sexual and Reproductive Health Project Specialist

Employment type
Full-Time
Posted
12 days ago
Location
Los Angeles
Description

The following provides a general description of duties and a more specific description of requirements for the Staff Analyst Level I. Please note that the summary of responsibilities and required abilities identified below are not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.

The Staff Analyst (Level I) will support capacity building activities for implementing the expanded responsibilities under the Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System (DMC-ODS) Waiver and meet regulatory and contractual requirements.

The duties of the Staff Analyst (Level I), include, but are not limited to:

  • Serve as a technical expert and consultant to management; 
  • Analyze and make recommendations to manager for the effective use of resources and personnel, the implementation and improvement of programs and operations, funding allocations, spending plans, and the refinement of management practices and policies; 
  • Perform special assignments and projects; 
  • Act as a team leader of other analysts; and 
  • Other duties as assigned; may be temporarily reassigned to COVID-19 assignments as needed. 

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in a discipline related to the core business function of the department as referenced in WOS section 2.2.4 -AND- two (2) years of experience in the analysis of public or non-public programs including those in health (e.g., medicine, physiology), public health, public policy and/or social work/social welfare. A Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in a discipline related to the core business function of DPH may be substituted for one year of the required experience; 
  • Experience researching and analyzing protocols, best practices, policy issues, pending legislation, regulations, potential funding sources, fiscal/accounting principles, and reports and makes recommendations to management regarding impact on services; 
  • Experience collecting, analyzing, and evaluating program data and making recommendations for program modifications, funding allocations, quality improvement or corrective action; 
  • Computer literate and skilled in the use of MS Windows-based programs, including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; and 
  • 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. 

 

Desirable Qualifications

  • Experience leading the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluating of policies, goals and objectives for health-focused programs and/or fiscal systems; 
  • Experience with preparing reports for management and/or local, State, and/or federal agencies; and 
  • Experience with developing standards for evaluation for quality assurance 

 

The Staff Analyst, designated to Systems of Care, Integration of Sexual and Reproductive Health Project Specialist will serve to support the sexual and reproductive health (SRH) projects currently in place at DPH-SAPC by integrating sexual and reproductive health services for women in substance use treatment settings to improve the health outcomes of women and their families. This position will be responsible for to implement, manage and track the SRH necessary organizational activities related to the SRH Project.   The proposed project will operate by co-locating 22 half-time Sexual and Reproductive Health Specialists at each Pregnant and Parenting (PPW) treatment network agencies in Los Angeles County. 

Staff Analyst SRH Specialist will design and manastge work related to creating and implementing a new Sexual and Reproductive Health program, offer new providers technical assistance, and will support provider engagement. This Staff Analyst SRH Specialist will work alongside and support the Family Services Unit ensuring open communications regarding all management and activities of the SRH Project.

The duties of the Staff Analyst, designated to Systems of Care include, but are not limited to: 

  • Analyze, evaluate, coordinate, and make recommendations for organizing, staffing, financing, logistical and programmatic planning and the operation of new integration and implementation of the SRH Specialist Program being integrated into SAPC’s SUD treatment settings.
  • Develop and manage the new SRH Specialist Program providing technical assistance for participating providers, support provider engagement and capability of implementing the expanded responsibilities under the project to meet contractual requirements and deliverables.
  • Coordinate with contracted training entity to ensure, data, and evaluation components are meet. 
  • Participate and assist in program and budget planning as necessary; monitor program expenditures and prepare summaries of financial activities to keep management informed of financial expenditure supporting the SRH Project.
  • Monitor and evaluate that program practices and guidelines are being used and report problem areas including developing recommendations for the solution of problems discovered.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the new and existing programs and assist with process improvement activities. 
  • Work closely with other Units to accomplishment implementation of the of the SRH Project as directed by Supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least (2) years of experience in the development, implementation, and analysis of a public or non-public health programs with a specific emphasis on any of the following, sexual and reproductive health; family planning, pregnancy intentionality; women’s health; maternal, child and adolescent health; perinatal health; or reproductive justice. 
  • Ability to direct program administrative functions and support services; and develop and implement solutions to complex problems with the program.
  • Ability to develop, interpret and implement policies and procedures; and to work alongside SOC colleagues to collaborate with, advise, and make recommendations.
  • Experience researching and analyzing protocols, best practices, policy issues, regulations, potential funding sources, fiscal and accounting principles and makes recommendations to management regarding impact on services, or underutilization of funds.
  • Computer literate and skilled in the use of Microsoft Windows-based programs including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

 

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of behavioral health programs with an emphasis on SUD Services. 
  • Knowledge of sexual/reproductive/perinatal health programs and program management skills. 
  • Experience developing and carrying out full implementation of complex integration programs. 
  • Experience developing workflows, policies, procedures, and protocols related to the delivery of SUD treatment services.
  • Experience conducting analysis of behavioral health organizations to determine areas of risk and opportunities.
  • Knowledge of behavioral health programs with an emphasis on SUD Services. 
  • Knowledge of sexual/reproductive/perinatal health programs and program management skills. 
  • Experience developing and carrying out full implementation of complex integration programs. 
  • Experience developing workflows, policies, procedures, and protocols related to the delivery of SUD treatment services.
  • Experience conducting analysis of behavioral health organizations to determine areas of risk and opportunities.
To apply

Qualified candidates should email their cover letter and resume to [email protected] or call the office at (626) 793-0020