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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/28/24

Applications Due03/13/24

Vacancy ID152323

NY HELPNo

AgencyBudget, Division of

TitleHealth Budget and Policy Analyst - Health Unit HEU- Ref #23-78

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $53404 to $63266 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 5:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address NYS Division of the Budget

State Capitol

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12224

Minimum Qualifications DOB seeks candidates who have strong analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as outstanding written and oral communication abilities. Most candidates join our team through the Budget Fellow career track, which does not require a civil service exam. Starting salaries are based on education and experience:

Budget Fellow I: Salary of $53,404. Requires a Bachelor’s degree.

Budget Fellow II: Salary of $58,477. Requires a Master’s degree; OR, a Bachelor’s degree and one year of relevant experience.

Budget Fellow III: Salary of $63,266. Requires a Doctoral degree; OR, a Master’s degree and one year of relevant experience; OR, a Bachelor’s degree and two years of relevant experience; OR, a Bachelor’s degree and three years of professional experience including one year of relevant experience.

Qualification/Skills:
The successful candidate should have excellent working proficiency in Microsoft Excel/Word, enjoy working with peers within a team environment, have an interest in health care finance, be able to: prepare, analyze, and effectively present fiscal information; communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing; manage multiple assignments; and demonstrate initiative in formulating constructive recommendations on issues.

Duties Description The successful candidate will serve as a member of the of the Health Unit. The Health Unit oversees: Medicaid Managed Care, Medicaid Managed Long-Term Care, Nursing Homes, New York State of Health Exchange, aspects of the Affordable Care Act, Minimum Wage, Supportive Housing, Home and Community Based Long-Term Care; the Medicaid State Global Cap, Federal Medicaid Spending, other State Agency Medicaid spending; non-Medicaid components of the Department of Health (DOH), the State Office of the Aging (SOFA) and the Office of the Medicaid Inspector General (OMIG) budgets and assists in budget development and coordination, appropriations, and various other assignments involving different aspects of health care finance.

Responsibilities of the Health Budget and Policy Analyst include, but are not limited to:
•Analyzing, developing, and defending budget/policy recommendations and their implementation towards the continuation of innovative and strategic health care reforms.

•Coordinating various projects within DOB and among impacted agencies including: Local Grants Management, Not-for-Profit advisory groups, and the Interagency Task Forces.

•Evaluating and participating in the development of programmatic and policy solutions aimed at addressing care and financing needs for vulnerable populations within the State.

•Analyzing programmatic implications of legislation and developing related cost estimates, including timing of the effects on the Financial Plan.

•Working with staff from the Governor’s Office, the Legislature, the DOH and other Units within the Division of the Budget.

A position in the Health Unit will also offer the incumbent a unique opportunity to conduct research and develop recommendations related to health care financing and the State’s health care reform agenda.

Additional Comments To be considered for a current or future position with the Budget Division, please complete the Online Employment Application at https://www.budget.ny.gov/resume/ and select “Budget Fellow” as the Title Applying For and select “Health Policy” in the Professional Interests section. Applications are held in DOB’s resume database for three months, after which candidates may reapply to be considered for future opportunities.

If you require assistance in applying for employment with the New York State Division of the Budget, or if you have any questions about working for the Division, please contact personnel@budget.ny.gov.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

The Division of the Budget is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and encourage women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran status, disability status, arrest record or criminal conviction history, or any other category protected by law.

We are happy to provide religious accommodations during the hiring process for those in need. If you have a disability or special need that requires a reasonable accommodation, please send a request to personnel@budget.ny.gov.

Executive Order 161:

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@oer.ny.gov.


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

Name The DOB Personnel Office

Telephone

Fax 518-486-5617

Email Address personnel@budget.ny.gov

Address

Street NYS Division of the Budget

State Capitol

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12224

 

Notes on ApplyingTo be considered for a current or future position with the Budget Division, please complete the Online Employment Application at https://www.budget.ny.gov/resume/ and select “Budget Fellow” as the Title Applying For and select “Health Policy” in the Professional Interests section. Applications are held in DOB’s resume database for three months, after which candidates may reapply to be considered for future opportunities.

If you require assistance in applying for employment with the New York State Division of the Budget, or if you have any questions about working for the Division, please contact personnel@budget.ny.gov.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

The Division of the Budget is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and encourage women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran status, disability status, arrest record or criminal conviction history, or any other category protected by law.

We are happy to provide religious accommodations during the hiring process for those in need. If you have a disability or special need that requires a reasonable accommodation, please send a request to personnel@budget.ny.gov.

Executive Order 161:

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@oer.ny.gov.

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