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Remote Work is available with only 1-2 days per month of physical presence in the office required. When physical presence is required, employees are responsible for travel expenses to their office site. Additional Hybrid Telework and Alternative Work Week Schedules are also available.

University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) employees may qualify to transfer their current and previous employment credit to State of California employment through CalPERS. Human Resources can help with this process upon employment or you can reach out to CalPERS for inquiries at (888) 225-7377.

The Research Data Specialist (RDS) III has a lead responsibility to provide high-level research, which includes planning, organizing, and directing research studies of a highly developed scope and complexity. The RDS III is a member of the Healthcare Analytics Branch and serves as team member, leading healthcare projects for the Cost & Quality Analysis Group (CQAG). The RDS III functions to provide quality research, data analysis, and evaluation to implement evidence-based programs and policies, inform management of decisions and ensure accountability. The RDS III conducts statistical and econometric analyses using various specialized healthcare payment data sources in response to the data needs of Division staff, federal, state and local governmental agencies, the legislature, the healthcare industry, the media and the general public.  

In the HCAI work environment, staff handle confidential patient data. Specific statutes and regulations, and HCAI policies and procedures, govern the collection, storage, disclosure, and use of confidential data. The employee is responsible for the safe and secure handling of this data in compliance with these policies and procedures.

Do you have the following education or experience?


Either I
One year in the California state civil service performing data research-oriented duties in a class with a level of responsibility equivalent to that of Research Data Supervisor II, or the Research Data Specialist II; or
Six years of professional data research-oriented experience which must have included responsibility for the determination of research data gathering and reporting design and methodology of a complete research project. (Research experience applied toward this pattern must include at least one year of experience performing duties with a level of responsibility equivalent to Research Supervisor II, or the Research Data Specialist II.)

If you have the above mention experience apply now!