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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/02/18

Applications Due11/19/18

Vacancy ID61203

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Program Director 1 – 82666

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade664

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $107800 to $136042 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 OPCHSM, Division of Nursing Homes and ICF/IID Surveillance

875 Central Avenue

City Albany,


Zip Code12206

Minimum Qualifications Eleven years of professional experience, of which two years must include managerial responsibility for a major health-related program or a major administrative function for a large health-related organization. A bachelor’s degree may be substituted for four years of the professional experience described above.

Three or more years of experience leading a regulatory division overseeing long term care facilities; One year or more years responding to public or press inquiries; Federal Surveyor Minimum Qualifications Test (SMQT) certification; A demonstrable record of experience of leading positive change in an organization.

Duties Description The Health Program Director 1, M-4, will serve as the Deputy Director of the Division of Nursing Homes and ICF/IID Surveillance and is responsible for: Serving as the second in command of a division focused on resident health and public safety and acting as the lead in the absence of the Director; Managing the administrative work load for the federal and state mandated health care surveillance, oversight and regulatory programs related to Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) and Intermediate Care Facilities. This includes oversight of over 1200 providers including the Developmental Centers (DC) and Intermediate Care Facilities (ICF) operated by the New York State Office for People with Developmental Difficulties. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to, budgeting, contract management and staffing; Representing the Office of Primary Care and Health Systems Management and the Department of Health with the public, health care providers, legislative representatives, community based organizations, Skilled Nursing Associations, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the press, and other outside associations and stakeholders; Measuring and monitoring all program activities in the Central Office and four regional offices: Metropolitan Regional Office (MARO), Capital District Regional Office (CDRO), Central New York Regional Office (CNYRO) and the Western Regional Office (WRO); Data management and tracking progress towards achieving agency performance metrics and designing and implementing solutions to obstacles to meeting expected performance measures; Directing, developing and implementing policy and regulatory changes in the primary and acute care health arena; Making recommendations to Department of Health (DOH) Executive Staff; Serving as DOH and New York State expert in the area of Residential Services and as such providing advice and guidance to the Department; Overseeing the determinations on enforcement activities, assuring consistent application and interpretation of enforcement throughout the State and providing evaluation and recommendations on proposed or actual changes in standards.

Additional Comments Permanent, non-competitive, full-time.

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Name Human Resources Management Group - CB/HPD1/82666

Telephone 5184861812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street ESP, Corning Tower

Room 2217

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, CB/HPD1/82666, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395, or by email to, with Reference Code CB/HPD1/82666 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 accepted until November 19, 2018.

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