Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 04/26/22
Applications Due: 05/20/22
Vacancy ID: 103730

Position Information

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Systems Specialist 1 - 46328

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $61270 to $77912 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes


County Albany

Street Address 875 Central Avenue

City Albany


Zip Code12206

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Permanent Transfer Candidates: DOH or NYS employee with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent service as a Health Program Administrator, Medical Assistance Specialist 1, Management Specialist 1 or as a Standard Compliance Analyst 1. OR Current DOH or NYS employee with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent service at G-16 or higher and eligible for transfer under Section 70.4 of the Civil Service Law by also meeting the open-competitive qualifications listed below.

Provisional Candidates: Open-competitive qualifications; Bachelor's degree and two years of professional administrative or professional clinical experience in one or more of the following areas: program administrative experience in a health care facility regulated by a governmental agency; responsibility for regulatory compliance and/or quality assurance in a health care delivery system; participating in the development or implementation of state or federal regulations that govern the provision of health care; clinical supervision of staff that provide health related services in a facility regulated by a governmental agency; or evaluating the quality of care provided to individuals to ensure that professional standards of practice are met and services comply with governmental regulations. A Master's Degree in health care administration, hospital administration, health care finance, public health or health policy and management may substitute for one year of experience. General administrative experience in personnel, budgeting, purchasing, security or maintenance is not qualifying. Experience in a physician's office or school setting is not considered qualifying.

Preferred Qualification: Knowledge of Nursing Home surveillance process and State and Federal laws and regulations, excellent communication, written and organizational skills; ability to function independently and to work cooperatively in a team based setting; ability to deal with multiple tasks and priorities; ability to use various computer software programs (Microsoft Word, Excel), and other database applications.

Duties Description Under the direction of the Bureau of Quality and Surveillance Director, the Health Systems Specialist 1 (HSS 1) will maintain the Nurse Aide Registry; assist with review and approval of Nurse Aide Training Programs, Paid Feeding Assistant Programs, and Significant Change Reports submitted by nursing home facilities; maintain the Nurse Aide Training Program Database with accurate and current information on the status of such Programs within nursing home facilities; facilitate the Informal Dispute Resolution/ Independent Informal Dispute Resolution process; prepare and analyze various reports (utilizing ASPEN and the Health Commerce System) for quality assurance functions; and complete any additional assignments as deemed necessary by the Director.

Additional Comments Benefits of Working for NYS
Generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave annually
• Up to Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA
• Up to Eight (8) days of paid sick leave annually for M/C
• Up to three (3) days of professional leave annually to participate in professional development

Health Care Benefits
• Eligible employees and dependents can pick from a variety of affordable health insurance programs
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost

Additional Benefits
• New York State Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Membership
• NYS Deferred Compensation
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, as well as U.S. Savings Bonds
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• And many more..

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Human Resources Management Group, CGE/HSS1/46328

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street RM 2217, Corning Tower Building, ESP

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference CGE/HSS1/46328 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, CGE/HSS1/46328, Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395. Failure to include the required information may result in your resume not being considered for this position. Resumes will be accepted until May 20, 2022.