Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 12/05/23
Applications Due: 12/19/23
Vacancy ID: 145482

Position Information


AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleInvestigative Specialist 1 – 59667

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $63108 to $80248 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 20%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes


County Suffolk

Street Address OPCHSM/Office of Professional Medical Conduct

320 Carleton Ave

City Central Islip


Zip Code11722

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Current NYS Department of Health (DOH) employee with permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive status as an Investigative Specialist 1 (G18) OR a NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive service in a title deemed eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the NYS Civil Service Law.

Preferred Qualifications: ? Strong computer skills, including experience using databases.
? Ability to interpret written communications from the public and others.
? Excellent written, communication and interpersonal skills.
? Strong attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines.

Duties Description Formulate investigative plans and perform investigations related to medical misconduct. Arrange and execute in-house, field or phone interviews with complainants, attorneys, subjects of investigation and any other individuals whose input is necessary for completion of an investigation. Develop various legal and technical background material in support of case investigations and obtain and evaluate documentary evidence. Document all investigative activity, interviews, phone conversations and all findings in writing. Work closely with nursing staff, medical coordinators, medical experts, attorneys and management as part of the investigative process. Analyze statistical and investigative data, quality assurance material and criminal and malpractice information. Prepare completed case reports to present to Investigative Committees of the Board for Professional Medical Conduct. Prepare investigative correspondence directed to specific audiences including investigative stakeholders, licensees, complainants, and the general public. Provide accurate and appropriate information regarding Licensees’ compliance with Board Orders depending on the public or nonpublic nature of the Orders. Monitor licensees under Board Order for compliance with order terms and conditions; investigate allegations of noncompliance and/or violations of Board Orders and conduct in-person interviews of licensees subject to Board Orders. Vet and approve proposed monitors; Review monitors’ reports; maintain accurate file and database information; and investigate reports of relapse behavior or other violations. Contact OPMC approved evaluation centers or individual evaluators to ensure availability to perform the evaluations; and track the evaluations to ensure receipt by OPMC. Perform onsite inspections with investigative teams.

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Contact Information

Name Human Resources Management Group, MM/IS1/59667

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza

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 MM/IS1/59667 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, MM/IS1/59667, 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.