Staff Analyst, Health (Court/Pre-Release Data and Operations) at Heluna Health

Heluna Health


Mid Level

$6.806 - $9.820

13 Feb → 14 Mar

Job Description

Salary: $6,806.73-$9,820.80 Monthly


The Staff Analyst (SA) will support the ODR Housing Program focused on the diversion and release of individuals with serious mental illness and histories of homelessness from LA County Jails. The ODR Housing Program is a jail based diversion program that assists individuals with exiting jail and homelessness and connects program participants to community based housing, treatment, and on-going case management support. This role will serve as the operations court lead for coordination and tracking of referrals, clinical screening, legal review, court document submissions, and more. As appropriate, the SA will engage with the justice partners (attorneys, court staff), ODR staff, and community based providers to facilitate the pre-release process.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS of the Staff Analyst (Court/Pre-Release) include, but are not limited to:

  • Serve on a multidisciplinary team serving as technical experts and consultants for the pre-release and court work serving the ODR Housing population. Support the implementation of policies and procedures, set programmatic benchmarks, and collects and analyzes outcome data including referrals to court and engagement with justice partners.
  • Act as a liaison to Justice partners working within the criminal court diversion population, including those working in the court, jail, and community. Participates in studies of complex and difficult problem areas. Complete court documentation including progress reports, AWOL reports, and other court documentation.
  • In collaboration with ODR Physicians, join ODR’s in-court advocacy for and treatment of ODR candidates and clients, including being present, as needed, in the court.
  • Facilitates linkage to community bases resources as part of clients’ jail discharge planning, such as housing, substance use treatment, and mental health services.
  • Assist as an initial screener of referrals from attorneys – verifying eligibility criteria and legal status.
  • Triage referrals and communication with the three ODR court hubs at LAX Courthouse, Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Court Center, and Los Angeles Superior Court in Van Nuys.
  • Oversee the coordination with justice partners and judicial assistants in submission of affidavits recommending candidates to be calendared for diversion suitability hearings.
  • Participate in data collection, reporting, evaluation, and submission required by the CEO DOJ Compliance office.
  • Provide data required for reporting for the P3/P4 (high mental health acuity) population including referral tracking, candidate screening results and court outcomes.
  • Coordinates and collaborates with all project partners (e.g., Office of Diversion and Re-Entry, participating departments, contracted agencies, stakeholder groups) to ensure all elements of the projects operate in the most efficient and effective manner.
  • Manages multiple databases within ODR that captures demographic, justice, health, and housing data.
  • Oversees, reviews, and creates reports to ensure accuracy and the integrity of participants information.
  • Operationalize, implement data and Excel procedures on requested datasets from ODR databases (including Diversion Database and Comprehensive Health Accompaniment Management Platform [CHAMP]). Lead on data cleaning, validating, calculating, and reporting on ODR data.
  • Collect and calculate data from ODR datasets to create specialized spreadsheets for ODR partners. Regularly provide datasets to County partners including the CEO, Probation, Justice, Care and Opportunities Department (JCOD) and other stakeholders. Data includes tracking P3/P4 clients for conditional release, compare and cross reference P3/P4 clients to other ODR programs and provide regular updates on maternal health clients to funders.
  • Provide weekly data on P3/P4 candidates to ODR staff for vetting. Complete dataset utilized for reporting for the P3/P4 population including referral tracking, candidate screening results and court outcomes.
  • Cross reference client level data for billing purposes. Provide technical assistance and orientation to staff on data quality and assurance. Complete any ad hoc data requests assigned.





A bachelor’s degree or higher (Master’s degree preferred) from an accredited college or university, preferably in Public Health, Public Administration, Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, Healthcare Management, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Social Work, Community Development, Criminal Justice, Paralegal Studies, or a related field.


Four (4) years in a highly responsible clerical and administrative experience in health care administrative operations for high-risk populations (e.g., homeless, justice-involved, mentally ill, substance use disorder or medically complex) - OR - (B) Researching, studying, and making recommendations to support health or social service programs or policy.



A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.

Successfully clear the LA County Live Scan and/or health clearance process.


Other Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

Proficient skill set in using an array of Microsoft Office Suite software programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Adobe Reader, One Note, Outlook, Publisher, Teams, Outlook, etc.

Able to multi-task and set workload priorities for time sensitive projects/tasks.

Ability to problem solve and make recommendations to processes, policies, etc.

Able to communicate with all levels of personnel, e.g., written, verbal, in a professional and concise/clear manner; ability to work within a project team and/or independently.

Able to work in a very diverse environment and with diverse individuals.

Ability to be flexible in meeting changing work tasks and timelines; must be dependable and reliable.



At a minimum, candidates need to submit/upload electronic copies of a resume describing education to include training certifications, and relevant paid and volunteer experience – relevant to the job description essential job functions. Applications need to include legible copies of education diplomas/transcripts as applicable.

A cover introductory letter may be submitted while not required.

Legible copies of certificates to substantiate proficiency in skills, knowledge and abilities may be submitted.

Applications without supporting documentation at the time of application or no more than 5 business days after the initial application will not be included in the candidate pool.

Review of job description at is suggested, especially if applying to the position from a third-party online application.



Stand Frequently

Walk Frequently

Sit Frequently

Handling Occasionally

Reach Outward Occasionally

Reach Above Shoulder Occasionally

Climb, Crawl, Kneel, Bend Occasionally

Lift / Carry Occasionally - Up to 50 lbs

Push/Pull Occasionally - Up to 50 lbs

See Constantly

Taste/ Smell Not Applicable



General Office Setting, Indoors Temperature Controlled


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