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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/23/23

Applications Due07/31/23

Vacancy ID131385

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleOffice Assistant 3 - 87504

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade14

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $53262 to $64693 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

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 Division of Finance and Rate Setting / Bureau of Nursing Homes and Long Term Care Rate Setting / Other Long Term Care Team

99 Washington Avenue

City Albany


Zip Code12260

Minimum Qualifications "A current New York State employee with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent service as Office Assistant 3; or one year of permanent or contingent-permanent service in a title eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.

Promotion: Active eligible candidate on the Office Assistant 3 eligible list #37-838 or one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service in a clerical, keyboarding, or paraprofessional title allocated to Grade 7 or higher. Qualifying titles are available at:"

Preferred Qualifications: Critical thinking skills, analytical skills with Microsoft Excel, ability to solve problems independently, attention to detail. Professional work experience and/or education in healthcare administration or financial analysis.

Duties Description "This incumbent will provide administrative and programmatic support within the Bureau of Nursing Homes & Long Term Care Rate Setting within OHIP’s Division of Finance and Rate Setting (DFRS) in the administering, tracking, documenting, and processing of rate setting functions for Medicaid fee-for-service nursing home rates.

The incumbent will perform clerical, administrative, and transactional responsibilities for the annual and supplemental rates for these programs, as well as their appeals. The incumbent will respond to correspondence from providers, contact various internal and external parties to collect information, and gather and prepare data for analysis. The incumbent will also interact and collaborate with rate setting, fiscal management, legal affairs, and program staff within the Department as well as other state agencies, health care associations and consultants, state auditors, and nursing home Chief Financial Officers. The incumbent will also assist in conducting necessary annual web-based research and data gathering to be included in rate calculations. Further, the incumbent will often be tasked with preparing deliverables for distribution to the public or staff within the Bureau. Additional duties include preparing, processing, and tracking document packages related to:

• Medicaid fee-for-service rates for nursing home providers;
• Inquires and appeals from providers and facilities;
• State Plan Amendments (SPAs) and State Regulations;
• Litigation;
• Cost Reports."

Additional Comments Microsoft Excel knowledge, skills, and abilities are a requirement.

This posting will remain up until the position is filled.

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Name Human Resources Management Group, SD/OA3/87504

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street Empire State Plaza

HRMG, Corning Tower, Room 2217

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on Applying Please submit your resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference SD/OA3/87504 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, SD/OA3/87504, 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.

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