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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/12/23

Applications Due09/26/23

Vacancy ID139177

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleProgram Research Specialist 2 (HSA) - 87049

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade23

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

Salary RangeFrom $79325 to $100342 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? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Office of Quality and Patient Safety/Center for Health Data Innovation

Corning Tower, ESP

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Current New York State Department of Health employee with permanent or contingent-permanent status as a Pro0gram Research Specialist 2, Grade 23, OR a New York State employee with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent service in a title eligible for transfer to Program Research Specialist, Grade 23, under Section 52.6 of the Civil Service Law

Preferred Qualifications: Experience working with complex data systems, specifically health-related data, as well as familiarity with usability, quality, and integration principles. Supervision experience.

Duties Description "The Program Research Specialist 2 will work in the Office of Quality and Patient Safety, the Center for Health Data Innovation. The incumbent will oversee implementation of data management systems for the All-Payer Database (APD) and Statewide Health Information Network for New York (SHIN-NY). This is a supervisory role.

The incumbent will be responsible for implementing a data management system for the All-Payer Database that can manage the provisioning, monitoring, archiving, and reporting on all authorized users. This will also require creating formal documentation of project status and process documents. The Program Research Specialist will also be responsible for maintaining compliance for the APD system including internal controls.

This position will also be responsible for creating a data management system for the SHIN-NY that can manage the provisioning, monitoring, archiving, and reporting on all authorized DOH users. During implementation, the incumbent will create formal guidelines and implement auditing procedures for SHIN-NY data access. Once operational, the Program Research Specialist will have oversight of the SHIN-NY data access process, provisioning, and auditing.

The incumbent will be expected to assess current systems and stay up-to-date on emerging technologies/opportunities. Based on information available, the Program Research Specialist should prepare formal recommendations including cost/benefit analyses and implementation timelines. These recommendations, along with regular project status reports, will need to be presented to Office leadership."

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Name Human Resources Management Group, LAK/PRS2HSA/87049


Fax (518)473-3395

Email Address


Street Rm 2217, Corning Tower Bldg

Empire State Plaza

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 ReferenceLAK/PRS2HSA/87049 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, LAK/PRS2HSA/87049, 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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