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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
BIOSTATISTICIAN 2
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $58,025.52 to  $86,150.88  PAY GRADE: 35
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: Temporary, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Health Care Financing & Policy
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 07.762
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 47676
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 06/04/2024
Close Date: 06/18/2024
Recruiter:
   MELISSA PONTILLO
   Email: mpontillo@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Positions allocated to this series perform complex mathematical and statistical analysis on public health databases by applying statistical theories and principles to determine cause and effect relationships.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
This opening is for a Biostatistician 2 within the Division of Health Care Financing and Policy (DHCFP) Dental unit, in Carson City NV. This position will be retained in the Oral Health Program at Nevada Medicaid and is responsible for providing routine and special reports, collecting data, analyzing it to draw conclusions or make predictions. Develop and execute research studies in collaboration with completing data linkages, and statistical methods to complete analyses on related health data and related assigned data. Design studies and collaborate in writing articles to disseminate research findings. Applies mathematics and statistical methods to answer questions and help make data-driven decisions through mathematical analysis. This position requires the demonstrated use of statistical methods and programs. This is a grant funded position with funding set to expire on August 31, 2026. The State of Nevada is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building diverse, inclusive, and innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages. *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE***

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in statistics, mathematics or closely related field and one year of professional experience conducting statistical analysis including gathering and analyzing data from various sources using computer software; OR one year of experience as a Biostatistician I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Special Requirements
    A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
    A valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility at the time of appointment and for continuing employment.
The Examination
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
INFORMATIONAL LINKS
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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Email
Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
515 East Musser Street,
First Floor
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
7251 Amigo St,
Suite 120
Las Vegas, NV 89119

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868


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