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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 07/12/18

Applications Due07/26/18

Vacancy ID55155

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleProgram Operations Specialist 2

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade23

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

Salary RangeFrom $73284 to $92693 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

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? No

County Albany

Street Address OPWDD - Division of Service Delivery - Medicaid Compliance

44 Holland Avenue

City Albany


Zip Code12229

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidates must be reachable on the current Civil Service List for this title or be a NYS employee eligible to transfer via 70.1 or 52.6 of the Civil Service Law with one year of permanent service in a qualifying title.

Preferred Skills/Experience:

• Familiarity with OPWDD regulations, Administrative Memorandums (ADM’s), HCBS waiver service programs, service documentation, internal control processes;
• Analytical and administrative skills/experience including reviewing and writing of policies and procedures;
• Presentation and training experience helpful;
• Microsoft Office Suite skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Access;
• Ability to work well independently and in a team environment.

Duties Description As a condition of Medicaid participation, certain laws require OPWDD as a provider of service (state operations) to adopt and implement an effective compliance program to identify areas of Medicaid fraud, waste, and abuse to assist with the integrity of the Medicaid program. This position will perform professional, administrative, and analytical duties to plan, develop, implement and maintain components of OPWDD’s Medicaid Compliance Program.


• Assist with self-disclosure reporting submittals within the agency, and to the NYS OMIG.
• Provide assistance and outreach support to the Medicaid Compliance Liaison field staff.
• Lead Medicaid Compliance Liaison groups to develop policies, procedures and training materials that promote compliance and efficiencies for state operations across the organization.
• Review new or updated guidance from oversight agencies on areas relating to compliance program operation.
• Facilitate, conduct, and/or participate in various district and statewide compliance meetings.
• Assist with, or conduct, day-to-day and annually required activities to support OPWDD’s State Operations Medicaid Compliance Program and the annual certification of compliance for OPWDD as a provider of services.
• Assist in coordinating activities and review for the Agency’s annually required Deficit Reduction Act (DRA) certification.
• Provide unit representation on relevant intra-agency workgroups as requested.
• Assist with or conduct special projects, as assigned.

Additional Comments Please note:
• Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.
• In order to be eligible for appointment and to maintain employment, you cannot be listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of the Federal and/or State Medicaid and Medicare exclusion lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program). If you are appointed and subsequently listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of these lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program), you may be terminated from your employment.
• OPWDD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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

Name Danielle Vezzi

Telephone 518-473-9689

Fax 518-474-9902

Email Address


Street OPWDD Personnel Office

44 Holland Avenue

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12229


Notes on ApplyingNOTE: Appointment to this position is pending Division of Budget Approval.

Submit cover letter and resume by July 26, 2018. Please reference the above EOA #2018-99 in all correspondence.

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