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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/23/24

Applications Due03/08/24

Vacancy ID152025

NY HELPNo

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleInformation Systems Auditor (ISA) 1 - 89042, 90750

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade23

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

Salary RangeFrom $81705 to $103350 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Division of Operations and Systems

11 Corporate Woods Blvd.

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12211

Minimum Qualifications Non-Competitive: bachelor’s degree and three years of experience of IT auditing experience*, an associate degree and five years of the experience listed, or seven years of the experience listed.
*IT auditing experience must have been gained in any one or combination of the following:
- An information system or audit professional with responsibility for designing, developing, and evaluating mainframe and server-based audit systems.
- An information system or audit professional with responsibility for designing and programming tests to perform audits of physical and logical access controls of mainframe and server-based systems.
- An information system or audit professional with responsibility for data extraction, manipulation and analysis using information from diverse sources, including preparation and presentation of written reports of findings suitable for non-technical audience.
- An information system or audit professional with responsibility for supporting an audit group, including developing and maintaining audit systems and identifying and providing data in support of audit activity.

Preferred Qualifications: • Demonstrated experience working in a Medicaid program or other health insurance related program.
• Demonstrated experience managing or supporting health and/or IT system audits, including identifying and providing data in support of audit activity, as well as preparing and presenting written reports of findings suitable for a non-technical audience.
• Demonstrated experience working with data sharing agreements, contracts, and legal documents.
• Demonstrated experience in information technology and cyber security.
• Demonstrated experience with HIPAA and privacy regulations.
• Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills..

Duties Description • Perform and support audits of Medicaid systems, including federal, state and internal audits to ensure system accuracy, data integrity and data security;
• Assist with comprehensive evaluations and operational risk assessments of all IT environments and data sharing requests that involve Medicaid data;
• Coordinate the identification of system and program deficiencies and recommend appropriate changes;
• Assist with the development of internal audit programs, test techniques, audit tools, and processes to ensure the accuracy and integrity of the privacy and security of Medicaid systems and their capability to produce required data;
• Review and manage requests for Medicaid data, and respond to Medicaid data help desk inquires, and other priorities within the Bureau;
• Support the development, management and tracking of all Medicaid data sharing agreements, forms and supporting documents;
• Assist with the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and internal controls to support all audit, security, privacy and compliance work;
• Process requests for Medicaid data via subpoenas, court orders, member requests, and Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) requests, under the direction of the Division of Legal Affairs;
• Work collaboratively with the Division of Legal Affairs, business stakeholders, technology stakeholders and external entities to facilitate the development, implementation, monitoring and enforcement of security policies and procedures necessary to keep Medicaid data in compliance with federal, state and NY Medicaid program security requirements;
• Support the development and management of security training, incident reporting, vulnerability management reporting and all Medicaid cyber security policies;
• Support and maintain relationships with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Office of Information Technology Services (ITS), Office of Health Insurance Programs (OHIP) vendors and other federal and state entities;
• Ensure appropriate use of state resources by monitoring vendor invoices for accuracy to ensure the appropriate level of Federal Financial Participation (FFP) funding is received;
• Compile progress reports that describe project status including technical, fiscal, and staffing issues;
• Work collaboratively with staff and management on annual internal controls reporting;
• Work both independently and directly with senior staff on organizational and operational improvement opportunities, identifying root causes, and providing recommendations;
• Oversee and monitor activities performed by contractors and consultants;
• Participate in projects and special assignments to ensure that audit, security, privacy, and compliance knowledge is contributed and to help ensure those projects follow all audit, security, privacy and compliance policies and procedures; and
• Other duties as assigned.• Perform and support audits of Medicaid systems, including federal, state and internal audits to ensure system accuracy, data integrity and data security;
• Assist with comprehensive evaluations and operational risk assessments of all IT environments and data sharing requests that involve Medicaid data;
• Coordinate the identification of system and program deficiencies and recommend appropriate changes;
• Assist with the development of internal audit programs, test techniques, audit tools, and processes to ensure the accuracy and integrity of the privacy and security of Medicaid systems and their capability to produce required data;
• Review and manage requests for Medicaid data, and respond to Medicaid data help desk inquires, and other priorities within the Bureau;
• Support the development, management and tracking of all Medicaid data sharing agreements, forms and supporting documents;
• Assist with the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and internal controls to support all audit, security, privacy and compliance work;
• Process requests for Medicaid data via subpoenas, court orders, member requests, and Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) requests, under the direction of the Division of Legal Affairs;
• Work collaboratively with the Division of Legal Affairs, business stakeholders, technology stakeholders and external entities to facilitate the development, implementation, monitoring and enforcement of security policies and procedures necessary to keep Medicaid data in compliance with federal, state and NY Medicaid program security requirements;
• Support the development and management of security training, incident reporting, vulnerability management reporting and all Medicaid cyber security policies;
• Support and maintain relationships with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Office of Information Technology Services (ITS), Office of Health Insurance Programs (OHIP) vendors and other federal and state entities;
• Ensure appropriate use of state resources by monitoring vendor invoices for accuracy to ensure the appropriate level of Federal Financial Participation (FFP) funding is received;
• Compile progress reports that describe project status including technical, fiscal, and staffing issues;
• Work collaboratively with staff and management on annual internal controls reporting;
• Work both independently and directly with senior staff on organizational and operational improvement opportunities, identifying root causes, and providing recommendations;
• Oversee and monitor activities performed by contractors and consultants;
• Participate in projects and special assignments to ensure that audit, security, privacy, and compliance knowledge is contributed and to help ensure those projects follow all audit, security, privacy and compliance policies and procedures; and
• Other duties as assigned.

Additional Comments 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: https://health.ny.gov/commissioner/index.htm

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Name Human Resources Management Group, EM/ISA1/89042, 90750

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address resume@health.ny.gov

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 as one (1) document, preferably in PDF format, by email to resume@health.ny.gov, with Reference EM/ISA1/89042, 90750 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, EM/ISA1/89042, 90750 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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