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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/16/21

Applications Due10/01/21

Vacancy ID91318

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleResources and Reimbursement Agent 1/Resources and Reimbursement Agent Trainee 1, Central Office;

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

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

Workday

From 8 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address NYS Office of Mental Health

44 Holland Avenue

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12229

Minimum Qualifications To be considered for appointment, candidates must be eligible for reassignment or transfer in accordance with Civil Service Law OR be reachable on the appropriate Civil Service eligible list.

Transfer:
In order to be eligible for transfer, candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/c service as a Resources and Reimbursement Agent Trainee 1, Resources and Reimbursement Agent Trainee 2, or Resources and Reimbursement Agent 1 and be eligible for lateral transfer; OR be eligible to transfer under Section 52.6 or Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.

55b/c:
Individuals certified eligible for the 55b/c program under the Governor’s Program to Hire Persons/Veterans with Disabilities pursuant to Section 55b/c of the Civil Service Law AND possess a Bachelor’s degree will also be considered. Please provide a copy of your eligibility letter with your response.

PCO:
Candidates with a score of 100 or higher on the current 2019 PCO eligible list who are interested in this vacancy are encouraged to apply. Please provide a copy of your test score with your response.

Duties Description The Office of Mental Health (OMH) is seeking a qualified candidate to fill a Resources & Reimbursement Agent 1/Resources & Reimbursement Agent Trainee position for the Office of Financial Management, State Operations Finance Group, Operations Support Unit . This unit gathers and disseminates information needed to facilitate and support field and central operations. General responsibilities include writing and issuing policy and procedural directives, responding to questions on operational policies, procedures and systems and developing and conducting training on operational issues.

Duties may include, but are not limited to:

- Serving as Bureau subject matter expert (SME) for the following subject/program areas: Medicaid, SSI, Social Security, Medicare, Food Stamps, Outside Hospital Care (OHC), OMH adult residential programs (e.g. Family Care, SOCR, SORCCA, and children’s residential programs);
- Gathering and disseminating information needed to facilitate and support field and central operations, including writing and issuing policy and procedural directives; responding to questions on operational policies, procedures, and systems; and developing and conducting training on operational issues;
- Serving as liaison with other OMH divisions and outside agencies, identifying and analyzing changes and emerging issues which have an impact on field operations and providing recommendations for policy and procedural changes;
- Serving as liaison with DOH regarding Medicaid eligibility and District 97 activities;
- Providing technical assistance on case specific problems to Bureau staff, other OMH staff, staff from DOH/other State and Federal agencies, as well as outside providers and clients:
- Managing centralized operational functions of the New York State Welfare Management System (WMS) for District 97 Medicaid.

Additional Comments This position may be designated 55 b/c and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility.


The Mission of the New York State Office of Mental Health is to promote the mental health of all New Yorkers, with a focus on providing hope and supporting recovery for adults with serious mental illness and children with serious emotional disturbances. Applicants with lived mental health experience are encouraged to apply. The Office of Mental Health embraces diversity and promotes a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated, and respected. The New York State Office of Mental Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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

Name Deborah Pariseau

Telephone

Fax (518) 486-3897

Email Address omhhrm@omh.ny.gov

Address

Street NYS Office of Mental Health

44 Holland Avenue

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12229

 

Notes on ApplyingTo be considered for this position, interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to omhhrm@omh.ny.gov. Please include the title of the position and Vacancy ID #91318 in the subject line of your email when applying.

You are advised that, should you accept a job offer with the Office of Mental Health, you may be required to be fingerprinted and pay a fingerprint fee.

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