Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 12/01/22
Applications Due: 12/16/22
Vacancy ID: 117764

Position Information

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Systems Specialist 2 (Social Work) - 46674

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade20

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

Salary RangeFrom $67897 to $86140 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 60%


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? Yes


County New York

Street Address Office of Aging and Long Term Care, Center for Long Term Care Surveillance and Operations

Division of Adult Care Facility and Assisted Living Surveillance, 90 Church Street

City New York


Zip Code10007

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Permanent Transfer Candidates: Current NYS Department of Health employee with permanent or contingent-permanent status as a Health Systems Specialist 2 (Social Work), G-20 OR a current NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent service in a position G-18 or higher, and eligible for 70.4 transfer (must pass exam by meeting provisional qualifications below).

Provisional Appointment: Current license as either a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with the New York State Education Department (NYSED) and one year of post-master’s clinical experience in a licensed and/or certified health facility or program* OR utilizing clinical knowledge in the review or oversight of clinical services for quality assurance or reimbursement purposes.
*Examples of qualifying health facilities and programs include hospitals, nursing homes, adult homes, ambulatory care facilities, managed care organizations, psychiatric centers, developmental centers, diagnostic and treatment centers, home health care agencies, assisted living facilities, alcoholism and substance abuse treatment facilities, and community-based agencies that serve the developmentally disabled. Experience as a private practitioner or in a physician’s office is NOT considered qualifying.

Preferred Qualifications: Current clinical care knowledge, long term care experience a plus. Excellent writing and communication skills (both oral and written); flexible; and person-centered.

Duties Description Conduct or facilitate in onsite surveys either independently or as part of a multi-disciplinary team to observe and evaluate regulatory compliance with applicable regulations. The incumbent will provide expertise in the areas of case management, documentation, and general care services while investigating incidents, complaints, or policies that involve a wide array of impactful services delivered to adult care facility residents. In addition, the incumbent will participate in reviews of facility-drafted policies and procedures related to the quality of care delivered to adult care facility residents, and will participate in other activities as assigned.

Additional Comments This position requires proof of vaccination from COVID-19

Benefits of Working for NYS
Generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave annually
• Up to Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA
• Up to Eight (8) days of paid sick leave annually for M/C
• Up to three (3) days of professional leave annually to participate in professional development

Health Care Benefits
• Eligible employees and dependents can pick from a variety of affordable health insurance programs
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost

Additional Benefits
• New York State Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Membership
• NYS Deferred Compensation
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, as well as U.S. Savings Bonds
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• And many more.

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Contact Information

Name Camille Engel

Telephone 5184861812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference CGE/46674/HSS2SW included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, CGE/46674/HSS2SW, Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395. Failure to include the required information may result in your resume not being considered for this position. Resumes will be accepted until December 16, 2022.