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Graduate Research Assistant (BDI) (ID: 106232) for Spring 2018

Agency/Facility

Office of Mental Health

44 Holland Ave
Albany , NY 12229

Division/Unit: Office of Perf Measurment & Eval

 

Web Site: http://omh.ny.gov/(New Window)

 

School Affiliation

SUNY Albany


Proposal Information

Description:

Assist with analysis of the Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance System to examine co-occuring MH and chronic health
conditions, develop performance measures for inpatient and emergency services provided by general hospitals, help with
preparation of data tables for the county protal and the MH Services Block Grant, assist with testing the
Patient Characteristics Survey (PCS) data collection application, provide customer support for survey data collection, analysis of PCS data and preparation of reports and performing quality checks of portals.

 

Skills:

Programming with SAS, Data Management

Tabular report generation

Prefer MS Office, Intermediate SAS

Statistical analysis,descriptive reports

good verbal communication

 

Internship Areas: Health Services, Information Technology, Planning/Analysis/Research, Public Policy

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 20 - 30

Location: Albany

Number of Interns Needed: 2

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Graduate Student

Minimum Standing: Graduate Student

Degree Concentrations: Business Administration, Criminal Justice/Homeland Security, Education Studies, Financial Studies, Health Services, Human Services, Information Technology, Mathematics, Public Administration, Public Health, Social Science