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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 07/13/18

Applications Due07/27/18

Vacancy ID55194

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleMedical Assistance Specialist 3 - 87124

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade27

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

Salary RangeFrom $90375 to $111316 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

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 Albany

Street Address OHIP, Division of Health Plan Contracting and Oversight

One Commerce Plaza

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Permanent Transfer Candidates: Current Department of Health employee with permanent or contingent-permanent status as a Medical Assistance Specialist 3; OR current NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive service in a title eligible to transfer under Section 52.6 or Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law to a Medical Assistance Specialist 3.
*Provisional Appointment Candidates: Current New York State Department of Health employee with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent competitive service as a Medical Assistance Specialist 2.
Knowledge of NYS Medicaid Managed Care (MMC). Experience in managing multiple projects. Experience with reviewing regulations and drafting policy and guidance documents. Proofreading complex materials and providing technical assistance to other State agencies and outside organizations.

Duties Description The incumbent will be a section manager within the Bureau overseeing two units that perform a range of tasks related to the development, implementation and provision of subject matter expertise for Medicaid policy initiatives related to MRT initiatives and the NY State of Health benefit exchange, including identification and coordination of required system changes. Duties include supervising professional level staff; coordination and development of programs, policies, and work plans; conducting research and drafting policy and recommendations for eligibility and enrollment activities; working with systems staff to make changes reflecting new policies; leading and participating in meetings; corresponding with interested parties and stakeholders; and monitoring contract activities and deliverables.

Additional Comments Permanent or *provisional, full-time appointment. Candidates appointed provisionally will be required to take and pass a qualifying Civil Service exam, when it is given, and be reachable for appointment on the resulting eligible list.

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Name Human Resources Management Group, WN/MAS3/87124

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, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, WN/MAS3/87124, 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 WN/MAS3/87124 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 27, 2018.

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