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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 07/13/18

Applications Due07/27/18

Vacancy ID55195

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Program Administrator - 82604

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $56604 to $71980 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 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address OPCHSM, Center for Health Care Provider Services and Oversight

875 Central Avenue

City Albany


Zip Code12207

Minimum Qualifications Current Department of Health (DOH) employee with permanent or contingent-permanent status as a Health Program Administrator; 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, Section 70.1, or Section 70.4 of the Civil Service Law to a Health Program Administrator, Health Program Administrator Trainee 1, or Health Program Administrator Trainee 2. For more information on the types of transfers, transfer eligibility criteria, and the current transfer determinations for your title, visit the following website.
Health care experience and knowledge of Hospital and Diagnostic & Treatment Center regulations and associated federal Medicare regulations; excellent communication, written and organizational skills; ability to function independently and deal with multiple tasks and priorities; familiarity with the Health Commerce System, Microsoft Office programs, Outlook, SharePoint, Adobe Acrobat Pro, State Financial System, Executive Correspondence Unit (ECU) process and policies and procedures for responding to (Freedom of Information Law) FOIL inquiries.

Duties Description The Health Program Administrator (HPA) will perform key administrative and communications tasks for the Division of Hospitals and Diagnostic and Treatment Centers (Division). Responsibilities may include: manage correspondence to regulated parties and inquiries from legislators, advocates and the public; conduct research of law, rules, regulations, federal requirements, and program procedures, prepare a preliminary draft and identify appropriate program staff to review the response, tracking correspondence in progress and ensuring appropriate routing to senior staff for final review and disposition; assist with posting materials to the Division website and with distributing communications to hospitals and clinics through the Integrated Health Alerting and Notification System (IHANS) system; monitoring the Bureau Mail Log (BML) for inquiries from regulated parties and the public, research the issue and reach out to program staff and subject matter experts as needed to determine the appropriate response; update and maintain health facility information in the Health Commerce System (HCS), manage HCS accounts for hospital and clinic users. Act as Program Commerce Coordinator for the Division; coordinate the Division’s response to FOIL requests and subpoenas for the Division’s Central Office and Regional Offices and assist in assembling responsive documents for FOIL requests assigned to Central Office; contract administration, including reviewing and processing vouchers in the State Financial System; participate in process improvement projects undertaken by the Division.

Additional Comments Contingent-permanent, Full-time

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

Name Human Resources Management Group, DB/HPA/82604

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, DB/HPA/82604, 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 DB/HPA/82604 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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