ADVANCE infectious diseases pharmacy through collaboration, research and education and LEAD antimicrobial stewardship to OPTIMIZE the care of patients with infections in every practice setting

Program Research Specialist III

08 Mar 2023 11:10 AM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

Program Research Specialist III 

Location: Albany, NY 

Contact: hrihr@healthresearch.org

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Public Health or a related field and three years of experience in the collection and analysis of data; or a Master’s Degree in a related field and three years of such experience; or a Doctorate in the appropriate field and one year of such experience. 

This position requires that the incumbent will report to the official work location and live within commuting distance to the official work location. Telecommuting may not be available. If telecommuting is available, the incumbent will be required to have a telephone/mobile device, and internet access. 

Health Research, Inc.’s (HRI) mission is building a healthier future for New York State and beyond through the delivery of funding and program support to further public health and research programs. In support of our mission and our commitment to providing a safe workplace, we require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless approved for a religious or medical exemption.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with HAI/AR surveillance, patient safety surveillance, data analysis/management, data validation, and reporting; developing reports, presenting, strong SAS/analysis technologies, and creative visualization of analyses for presentation to a broad range of audiences.

Responsibilities

The Program Research Specialist III will work within BHAI’s Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance and Response Program to manage, organize, monitor, and analyze data on antimicrobial use, antimicrobial stewardship activities, and antimicrobial resistance in healthcare settings. The incumbent will be responsible for identifying and assessing available data sources (e.g. CDC’s National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN), Medicaid data, NYS All Payer Database) for use in analyses to monitor, track, and represent the landscape of antimicrobial use, support quality improvement activities to improve and promote antibiotic stewardship, and assess appropriate use of antibiotics across the healthcare spectrum. The incumbent will perform data analysis using statistical tools such as SAS to quantify antibiotic use and opportunities to improve appropriate use of antibiotics in healthcare facilities in New York State and develop data visualizations. The incumbent will assist with developing projects and on specific deliverables to meet funding requirements as they develop over time. Other related duties as assigned.

Employee Benefits

Health Research, Inc. (HRI) offers a robust, comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees, including:

  • Health, dental and vision insurance - Several comprehensive health insurance plans to choose from;
  • Flexible benefit accounts - Medical, dependent care, adoption assistance, parking and transit;
  • Generous paid time off - Paid federal and state holidays, paid sick, vacation and personal leave;
  • Tuition support - Assistance is available for individuals pursuing educational or training opportunities;
  • Retirement Benefits - HRI is a participating employer in the New York State and Local Retirement System and offers optional enrollment in the New York State Deferred Compensation Plan. HRI provides a postretirement Health Benefits Plan for qualified retirees to use towards health insurance premiums and eligible medical expenses;
  • Employee Assistance Program - Provides educational and wellness programs, training, and 24/7 confidential services to assist employees, both personally and professionally;
  • And so much more!

Conditions of Employment

Grant funded position. Compliance with funding requirements such as time and effort reporting, grant deliverables, and contract deliverables, is required. 

This position requires that the incumbent will report to the official work location and live within commuting distance to the official work location. Telecommuting may not be available. If telecommuting is available, the incumbent will be required to have a telephone/mobile device, and internet access. 

Health Research, Inc.’s (HRI) mission is building a healthier future for New York State and beyond through the delivery of funding and program support to further public health and research programs. In support of our mission and our commitment to providing a safe workplace, we require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless approved for a religious or medical exemption. 

HRI participates in the E-Verify Program.   

HRI has a long-standing dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workforce. HRI is committed to the principle of non-discrimination in all phases of its employment procedures and practices. 

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Qualified Individuals with Disabilities/Qualified Protected Veterans



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