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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/04/23

Applications Due01/03/24

Vacancy ID145343

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Program Administrator/Trainee - 07258

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $47925 to $80248 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Division of Family Health

Empire State Plaza, Corning Tower

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Permanent transfer candidates: Current Department of Health (DOH) employee with permanent or contingent permanent status as a Health Program Administrator (G-18); OR current NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent permanent, competitive service in a title eligible to transfer under Section 52.6, Section 70.1, or Section 70.4 of the Civil Service Law to a Health Program Administrator (G-18), Health Program Administrator Trainee 1 (NS), or Health Program Administrator Trainee 2 (NS). For more information on the types of transfers, transfer eligibility criteria, and the current transfer determinations for your title, visit the following website.

Public candidates: Active list candidate on the New York State Department of Civil Service’s Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) eligible list #26-872 with a score of 100 or higher OR qualified 55-B/C candidate in possession of a Bachelor’s or higher degree.

Preferred Qualifications: The preferred candidate will demonstrate: a public health background with experience with maternal and infant initiatives, perinatal health, and/or initiatives addressing racial and ethnic disparities in maternal and infant health; experience working on quality improvement initiatives or with performance management; experience working directly with hospitals and/or community-based providers in a public health program; experience with Microsoft applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint; experience in developing reports for key stakeholders

Duties Description The Health Program Administrator (HPA) will assist the New York State Perinatal Quality Collaborative (NYSPQC) in working with teams from NYS birthing facilities to provide the best, safest, and most equitable care for New York State’s birthing people and infants. The NYSPQC seeks to improve maternal and infant outcomes and reduce morbidity and mortality, by moving evidence-based and informed guidelines to action through intervention-specific projects. Current projects of the NYSPQC are focused on Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS), and equity for birthing people and infants/families receiving care in Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs). The NYSPQC works closely with state and national professional organizations and associations, community organizations, people with lived experience, and other partners.
The incumbent will assist with program coordination to: support evidence-based practice changes in participating NYS birthing facilities; coordinate activities, team meetings, educational webinars with stakeholders and virtual and in-person events; assist with coordination of stakeholder activities; compile reports and presentations; communicate project status to stakeholders; coordinate project team member activities; serve as a liaison with both internal and external professionals; coordinate administrative components in support of project operations; assist with coordination of activities related to stakeholder activities related to improving their performance and achieving established goals and deliverables. Additionally, the incumbent may be asked to: participate in the review of requests for application (RFA) or similar procurement activities; assist in preparing information for federal and/or foundational grant applications and reports; participate in and support activities that address maternal and infant morbidity and mortality, projects of the state’s Title V Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant; and other duties as assigned.

Additional Comments This position is being posted in anticipation of Division of the Budget approval. Full-time, permanent appointment. Transfer candidates, you may be asked for a Social Security Number to verify your transfer eligibility. Occasional travel, including overnights, throughout New York State including to areas not served by public transportation may be required (5%).

Depending on candidate qualifications, the position may be filled at the Health Program Administrator Trainee 1 or 2 levels. Traineeships are non-statutory, resulting in Salary Grade 18 upon completion.

For more information on transfer types, transfer eligibility criteria, and the current transfer determinations for your title, visit the following website:

We offer a work-life balance and a generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:

• Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• Pension from New York State Employees’ Retirement System
• Shift & Geographic pay differentials
• Affordable Health Care options
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost
• NYS Deferred Compensation plan
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, and U.S. Savings Bonds
• And many more...

For new State employees appointed to graded positions, the annual salary is the hiring rate (beginning of the Salary Range) of the position. Promotion salaries are calculated by the NYS Office of the State Comptroller in accordance with NYS Civil Service Law, OSC Payroll rules and regulations and negotiated union contracts.

The NYS Department of Health is committed to making New York a safer, healthier, and more equitable place to live. Understanding health equity, social determinants of health and health disparities is critical to accomplish our goal of eliminating health disparities. For more information on the NYS Department of Health’s Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan, please visit:

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Name Human Resources Management Group, MR/HPA/07258/DFH

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3336

Email Address


Street Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter as one (1) document, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference MR/HPA/07258/DFH included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, MR/HPA/07258/DFH, 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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