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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 07/13/18

Applications Due07/31/18

Vacancy ID55191

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleInvestigative Specialist 1 - 59690

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $56604 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County New York

Street Address OPCHSM, MARO, Office of Professional Medical Conduct (OPMC)

90 Church Street,

City New York


Zip Code10007

Minimum Qualifications Current NYS Department of Health employee with permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive status as an Investigative Specialist 1 G18; OR current NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive service as an Investigative Officer 1 G16 or Investigative Specialist 1 (Narcotics) G18 and eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law; OR current NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent competitive service in a title at or above G16 and eligible for transfer under Section 70.4 of the Civil Service law by having achieved a passing score on exam 26-507.
Strong computer skills, including experience using databases. Ability to interpret written communications from the public and others. Excellent written, communication and interpersonal skills. Strong attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines.

Duties Description Formulate investigative plans and perform investigations related to medical misconduct. Arrange and execute in-house, field or phone interviews with complainants, attorneys, subjects of investigation and any other individuals whose input is necessary for completion of an investigation. Develop various legal and technical background material in support of case investigations. Obtain and evaluate documentary evidence. Document all investigative activity, interviews and phone conversations and all findings in writing. Work closely with nursing staff, medical coordinators, medical experts, attorneys and management as part of the investigative process. Analyze statistical and investigative data, quality assurance material and criminal and malpractice information. Prepare completed case reports to present to Investigative Committees of the Board for Professional Medical Conduct. Prepare investigative correspondence directed to specific audiences including investigative stakeholders, licensees, complainants, and the general public.

Additional Comments Permanent transfer, Full Time. Occasional travel, including overnights and travel to areas that may not be served by public transportation is required.

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Name Human Resources Management Group, JB/IS1/59690

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume to Human Resources Management Group, JB/IS1/59690, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237- 0012, or fax to (518)473-3395, or by email to, with Reference Code JB/IS1/59690 included in the subject line. Failure to include the required information in the subject line of your email or fax may result in your resume not being considered for this position. Resumes will be accepted until July 31, 2018.

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