Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 09/03/21
Applications Due: 09/25/21
Vacancy ID: 90826

Position Information

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitlePublic Health Program Nurse - 32379

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade24

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

Salary RangeFrom $77187 to $97448 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes


County Albany

Street Address CCH, Division of Family Health

Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza, 8th Floor

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications "Transfer candidates: Current Department of Health (DOH) employee with permanent or contingent-permanent status as a Public Health Program Nurse, G24 OR NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent competitive service in a position G22 or higher and deemed eligible for transfer to Public Health Program Nurse (PHPN) under Section 70.4 of the Civil Service Law by also possessing the below provisional qualifications.

Provisional (public) candidates: A bachelor’s of science or higher degree in nursing; AND a current New York State license and registration as a professional registered nurse; AND four years of post-licensure nursing experience that includes at least one year of experience in public health and related health systems in one or more of the following areas: monitoring, diagnosing, investigating, disease prevention, surveillance and control activities, educating, researching, developing policies and initiatives, enforcing laws and regulations, assuring provision of health care, evaluating, and/or quality assurance activities in connection with the health status of individuals, populations in the community, and/or across populations. "

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience working with adolescent populations. Experience in public health which may include oversight or implementation of a public health program or initiative; experience providing policy and other technical guidance to contractors and key stakeholder/outside groups. Familiarity with site visit evaluation and reviews. Possess a knowledge of standards of clinical care and practice, and state laws and regulations that impact public health in New York State. Experience with developing correspondence, reports and policy documents for internal and external use; administrative, performance management, compliance monitoring and quality improvement experience. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Duties Description "Overseeing the administration of the federal Sexual Risk Avoidance Education Program, including representing NYSDOH on federal calls and conferences as well as overseeing contract management 12 SRAE sub-awardee contracts.

• Overseeing the administration of multiple statewide contracts for the Adolescent Health Unit
• Participating in the development of procurement documents including the development of supporting documents for the unit
• Conduct site visit reviews as necessary and prepares written report of findings.
• Providing an up-to-date clinical perspective to adolescent health programs and assisting the Bureau with clinical reviews of legislation and health policy
• Represent the New York State Department of Health interests to stakeholders on local, state and national levels
• Supervision of professional staff
• Other duties as assigned. "

Additional Comments "This position involves occasional travel which may include locations not served by public transportation. Candidates appointed provisionally will be required to take and pass the next scheduled Civil Service examination for this title, when it is given, and be immediately appointable from the resulting eligible list to maintain employment. Current registration as a Registered Nurse (RN) with the New York State Education Department must be maintained for continued employment in title.

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

Contact Information

Name Human Resources Management Group, JB/32379/PHPN

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 ApplyingSubmit resume, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference JB/32379/PHPN included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, JB/32379/PHPN, 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 September 25, 2021.