Oregon Department of Justice
Portland, Oregon

Posted Date

January 6, 2021

The Oregon Department of Justice (DOJ) -Civil Enforcement Division is seeking candidates to consider for the position of Data Analyst (Research Analyst 3).  If selected, you will join the Medicaid Fraud Unit (MFU), a dynamic, high-achieving, multi-disciplinary team, which investigates and prosecutes fraud by Medicaid providers and allegations of abuse, neglect and financial exploitation of residents in long term care facilities.


  • Review and analyze medical, financial and accounting documents to determine patterns or trends that may suggest fraudulent activities.

  • Collect, sort, and analyze data including but not limited to Medicaid claims data.

  • Write simple and complex queries to create reports for data analysis.

  • Create &/or compile reports and spreadsheets documenting findings and summarizing data.

  • Participate in multidisciplinary groups addressing issues in health care fraud or elder/dependent abuse or neglect.

  • Meet federal requirement for on-going specialized training.



Must illustrate ALL of the following.

  • Hold a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline that included six-quarter units in statistics or quantitative analysis methods and procedures, AND one (1) year experience using computerized applications to independently gather, compile, and analyze data and prepare narrative or statistical reports; OR have four (4) years of research experience using computerized applications to independently gather, compile, and analyze data and prepare narrative or statistical reports.

  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook and Access.

  • Proficient with software used in the reporting of research findings (e.g., statistical and    analytical software packages to interpret data, word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database).

  • Ability to prepare clear and comprehensive reports and explain his/her findings based off data that was gathered, compiled, and analyzed.

  • Experience researching and accessing information from a variety of sources including textbooks, professional journals, computer programs, internet, etc. on or about individuals, businesses/entities.

  • Possess excellent organizational skills.  Have and be able to maintain an Oregon State driver license, throughout employment.  Able to pass a background check including a criminal history check.


  • Knowledge and experience with criminal and/or civil investigations.

  • Experience with medical terminology, and medical claims/claims analysis.

  • Experience in investigations or audits involving government-funded entitlement programs.

  • Experience testifying in adversarial legal proceedings.

  • Experience working as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

  • Experience compiling data to support Program goals and objectives (both narrative and statistical).

  • Experience using statistical software such as SQL or SAS

Application Process

  • Follow the “Apply” link and complete the application online and all supplemental questions.

  • Attach your resume.

  • Attach your cover letter. To help us get to know you, please describe in your letter your experience with data analytics and reporting—briefly elaborate on the level of responsibility you’ve been given during your assignments, including scope (breadth and depth) of the work performed, the types of work done (include any State of Oregon or federal experience), and your specific experience with software and other tools used in data analysis.

Transcripts will be requested prior to interview.

ALL APPLICANTS: You will only have one opportunity to upload the required resume and cover letter. Drag and drop both into Workday when prompted to upload your resume. If you are concerned that any of the required documents didn’t attach to your application, please email a copy to the recruiter noted at the bottom of this job posting. Material will be associated on your behalf if received before the posting deadline.

CURRENT STATE EMPLOYEES: Login to Workday using your state-issued login, and apply via the Career Worklet located on your home page. Using a private account disrupts the hiring process for all internal candidates.

 Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  The Department of Justice is an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ethnicity, veteran, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age or disability, and is committed to workplace diversity.

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