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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/29/24

Applications Due03/14/24

Vacancy ID152655


AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Systems Specialist 1 - 46327

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $63108 to $80248 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Center for Long-Term Care Licensure, Planning and Finance/ Bureau of Adult Care Facility and Assisted Living Licensure

875 Central Ave

City Albany


Zip Code12206

Minimum Qualifications Permanent Transfer:
Current New York State employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent permanent, competitive service in a Health Systems Specialist 1 (G18) position OR a NYS employee in a position G16 or higher and eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 or Section 70.4 of the Civil Service Law.
Non-Competitive Minimum Qualifications (NY HELPS Program):
A bachelor’s degree or higher and two years of qualifying administrative or clinical experience in one or more of the following areas:
1. Professional administrative experience related to regulatory activities which include medical or programmatic review, audit, and/or regulatory activities observing and evaluating patient or resident care in a health care facility regulated by a governmental agency. Provision of direct care services are non-qualifying.
2. Oversight or coordination of regulatory compliance and/or quality assurance activities in a health care delivery system.
3. Participating in the development or implementation of state or federal regulations that govern the provision of health care.
4. Supervision of clinical staff who provide health related services in a health care facility regulated by a governmental agency.
5. Evaluating the quality of health care provided to individuals to ensure that professional standards of practice are met, and health related services comply with governmental regulations.

A master's degree in healthcare administration, hospital administration, healthcare finance, nutrition, or physical therapy, public health, health policy and management, social work substitutes for one year of qualifying administrative or clinical experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, knowledge of Microsoft Office products; strong writing and verbal skills; and Experience or knowledge of long-term care services, Certificate of Need, or the licensing and certification of Department of Health-regulated facilities.

Duties Description This position will be a Health Systems Specialist 1 in the Adult Care Facility (ACF) and Assisted Living (AL) Licensure Bureau within the Center for Long-Term Care Licensure, Planning, and Finance. Duties may include, but are not limited to:

Review and make recommendations on applications for ACF/AL licensure and certifications, which include working with applicants to obtain all required information/schedules.
Perform licensure reviews, which includes character & competency reviews. Notify appropriate parties as necessary through the New York State Electronic Certificate of Need (NYSECON) system.
Track through the submission, review, and approval process and provide status reports as requested.
Respond to questions from applicants, consultants, and associations through the Bureau Mail Logs and NYSECON.
Enter all updates/statuses into NYSECON and tracker lists as applicable.
Collaborate and coordinate with other Bureaus, Centers, Regional Offices, and DOH staff as needed.
Attend meetings and provide updates to Supervisor and other management staff as requested.
Other duties as assigned.

Additional Comments We offer free parking.

This posting is for New York Hiring For Emergency Limited Placement Statewide Program (NY HELPS) - Designated opportunities with the Department of Health, NY HELPS waives Department of Civil Service examination requirements for certain positions for a period of one year. For additional information about the NY HELPS Program, please refer to

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 Stephen Mooney

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street RM 2217, Corning Tower Building, ESP

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 SM/HSS1/46327 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, SM/HSS1/46327, 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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