This position is located in the Criminal Division, Fraud Section, Health Care Fraud Unit. The incumbent is responsible for supporting the Department's and the Division's federal health care (and opioid) fraud enforcement efforts.Learn more about this agency
Selective Placement Factor: To be found fully qualified for this position, applicants must demonstrate, in the body of their resume or attached narrative, their qualifying experience designing data analysis using health care data and understanding patient-level data.
This position is based in Washington, D.C. However, applicants may be considered, on a case by case basis, for other locations where a Health Care Fraud strike force exists to include Florida (Miami, Tampa, and Orlando), Texas (Houston, Dallas, and McAllen), Los Angeles, Southern Louisiana (New Orleans and Baton Rouge), Detroit, Brooklyn, Chicago, Newark, Philadelphia, and the Appalachian Region (Cincinnati, Fort Mitchell KY, and Nashville). Applicants selected to work in these cities will work in the regional United States Attorney's Office. If the duty location is outside Washington, D.C., the applicant will receive locality pay based on the actual work location. Please consult https://www.opm.gov/policy-dataoversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/ for full pay tables.
As a Data Analyst, you will:
- Conduct quantitative analysis of data relating to health care fraud crime and victimization patterns, law enforcement strategies, and prosecution policies.
- Apply science-based knowledge to evaluate health care and substance abuse policy and develop and implement programs in collaboration with other federal agencies and partners.
- Determine the appropriate sources of information as well as techniques to analyze a wide variety of criminal justice data.
- Design and employ appropriate algorithms to discover patterns in data sets.
- Identify and analyze patterns in the volume of data supporting the initiative, the type of data, and the speed or sudden variations in data collection.
- Work in iterative processes with Section and agency partners and validates findings.
- Validate analysis by comparing appropriate samples.
- Create and validate metrics to show overall project improvement.
- Assist other Fraud Section staff by providing information and quantitative analysis of data sets, sources, and files to support them in completing their projects and assignments.
- Evaluate and assesses the quality, outcomes, and impacts of these programs related to healthcare fraud and opioid abuse.
- Provide expertise, judgment, and advice on statistical analysis, social science research methodologies, metric development, policy, strategic programming, and information sharing /data interoperability.
- Lead training sessions for the Fraud Section on how to conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis, using available data sources including Acumen and others shared by partner agencies.
Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.
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