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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 01/11/19

Applications Due01/25/19

Vacancy ID63281

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Program Director 1 - 87105

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade664

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $107800 to $136042 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-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 Office of Health Insurance Programs, Division of Long Term Care

One Commerce Plaza

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Eleven years of professional level work experience, two of which must have included managerial, decision-making, and/or oversight of a major health-related program or in the direction of a major administrative function of a large health-related organization. A bachelor’s degree may substitute for four years of the general professional experience.
Preferred candidate should have excellent written and oral communication skills; experience in implementing large programs, knowledge and professional experience working in Medicaid and Medicare, and Managed Care Plan knowledge and professional experience. Exemplary interpersonal skills, including the ability to represent the Department in public forums, engage stakeholders, and effectively communicate policies, proposed and new initiatives, and program guidance and directives. In addition, the preferred candidate should have comprehensive understanding of the scope of long term care in NYS and State and Federal laws, rules, policies and regulations governing long term care and home and community based services; established relationships with NYS long term care community based services providers, plans and stakeholder organizations; experience managing Medicaid long term community based programs; experience with quality assurance/quality improvement processes; legislative, regulatory and policy development experience related to home and community based programs. Desired candidate will possess strong management and supervisory skills and experience in a policy-making organization, and the ability to effectively manage competing priorities.

Duties Description Working within OHIP’s Division of Long Term Care, the Health Program Director 1 will oversee the Bureau of Managed Long-Term Care and other LTC initiatives as determined by the Division Director. The incumbent will be responsible for the oversight of the planning, implementation, evaluation, quality and reporting of the NYS Managed Long Term Care (MLTC) programs including the Fully Integrated Dual Advantage (FIDA) demonstration program, the Medicaid Advantage Program (MAP), and the Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), and Medicare Advantage; oversight of the Bureau of MLTC Systems, Policy, Program and Contracts, Surveillance and Technical Assistance Center (TAC); support the goals and objectives of the MRT Long Term Care initiatives and Medicaid Global Spending Cap; serving as a liaison between senior level executive staff and program staff to advance long term care system reform, including the review and approval of policy and program reports for external dissemination, providing policy recommendations to upper-level management and responding to critical and high-profile issues and requests for information; representing the agency as a liaison with other governmental entities on a State or federal level and managing relationship with diverse stakeholders, including stakeholder outreach, education and engagement; developing, planning, and executing strategic and innovative LTC policies and initiatives to improve the delivery of services to Medicaid’s long term care and duals population and advance the goals of the Division of Long Term Care; providing strategic direction to staff, including formulating a comprehensive approach to meet all program requirements and verifying performance of contract deliverables and compliance with program standards; oversight of the development and implementation of program evaluation and quality assurance metrics for program operations; identifying optimal strategies for planning, prioritizing, and evaluating programs; identifying opportunities for program innovation; developing State health policy regarding the delivery and oversight of home and community based care to NYS residents; preparation of annual budget requests; monitoring LTC expenditures and cost saving opportunities under the Global Cap; developing and coordinating bureau staffing plans and changes; coordinating bureau resources; and providing supervision, training, support, and guidance to staff as needed.

Additional Comments Full-time, Non-competitive, Contingent Permanent

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Name Human Resources Management Group, WN/HPD1/87105

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/HPD1/87105, 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/HPD1/87105 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 January 25, 2019.

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