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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 01/07/19

Applications Due01/18/19

Vacancy ID63071

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleStandards Compliance Analyst 2 (Developmental Disabilities)

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

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 95%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? No

County New York

Street Address OPWDD - Central Office - NYC

25 Beaver Street

City New York


Zip Code10004

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidates must be reachable on the current Civil Service eligible list or be eligible to transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.


Under the direction of a Regional Director, the Standards Compliance Analyst (SCA) 2 (Developmental Disabilities) would be responsible for visiting and reviewing all day and residential programs certified by OPWDD; all services provided under the Home and Community Based Services Waiver and contracts; interpreting regulations to providers; participating at exit conferences; reviewing providers’ plans of corrective action; and implementing the Division’s Quality Improvement strategy.
The SCA 2 (DD) provides all needed supervision to the SCA 1 (DD), both in the office and in the field. The SCA 2 (DD) develops the monthly schedule and makes appropriate work assignments to the SCA 1 (DD) to ensure that standards for quality and quantity are met. The SCA 2 (DD) is also responsible for the completion of all work assigned to the team.
The position requires extensive field work and travel. The incumbent must be on site during early mornings and evenings to observe activities at the programs. Some weekend visits are required, as is mandatory training in Albany and other locations. Surveyors are expected to learn and participate in all aspects of survey and certification activities for all program and service types. Extensive report writing is required. All visits and reports must be completed within time frames required by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Department of Health and the Division of Quality Improvement’s policies and procedures.
In addition, the SCA 2 (DD), under the direction of the Deputy Commissioner or her/his designee, may perform the following as part of a Quality Improvement team:
• Plan, develop, assist, coordinate and/or facilitate quality management initiatives, strategic plans and projects to ensure delivery of quality outcomes for stakeholders.
• Monitor and gather feedback on quality management projects to assess effectiveness and make revisions where necessary.
• Act as liaison, advocate and facilitator, both within the Division of Quality Improvement and with other divisions or external parties to implement quality improvement efforts.

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 Brigitte Driessen

Telephone 518-473-9689

Fax 518-474-9902

Email Address


Street OPWDD Human Resources

44 Holland Avenue

City a

State NY

Zip Code 12229


Notes on ApplyingSalary: plus $3,026 Annual Downstate Adjustment.

Submit cover letter and résumé by January 18, 2019. Please reference the above EOA 2019-03 in all correspondence.

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