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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 07/28/22

Applications Due08/11/22

Vacancy ID109442

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Program Administrator or Health Program Administrator Trainee 1/Trainee 2 - 46540, 46097

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeNS

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

Salary RangeFrom $46529 to $77912 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

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 Albany

Street Address OPCHSM/Division of Home and Community Based Services

875 Central Ave

City Albany


Zip Code12206

Minimum Qualifications Permanent transfer candidates: Current Department of Health (DOH) employee with permanent or contingent-permanent status as a Health Program Administrator (G18); OR current NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive service in a title eligible to transfer under Section 52.6, Section 70.1, or Section 70.4 of the Civil Service Law to a Health Program Administrator (G18), Health Program Administrator Trainee 1 (NS), or Health Program Administrator Trainee 2 (NS). You may be asked for a Social Security Number to verify your transfer eligibility. For more information on the types of transfers, transfer eligibility criteria, and the current transfer determinations for your title, visit the following website.

Public candidates: Active list candidate on the New York State Department of Civil Service’s Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) eligible list #26-570 with a score of 100 OR qualified 55B/C candidate in possession of a bachelor’s or higher degree.

Preferred Qualifications:
Incumbents of these positions should possess strong organizational skills and attention to detail; knowledge of Microsoft Office products, strong writing and verbal skills are required.  Experience or knowledge of hospice and/or home care services including licensing and certification would be preferred.

Duties Description The Health Program Administrator(s) will be responsible for a range of activities within the Licensure and Certification Unit of the Division of Home and Community Based Services (DHCBS).  These activities may include but are not limited to: interpreting program guidelines and regulations specific to LHCSA, CHHA and Hospice applications for staff, providers, and applicants; monitoring application and licensure activity such as character and competency reviews and tracking applications through the review process; serving as a liaison with applicants regarding applications; preparing and reviewing reports for the Public Health and Health Planning Council as well as ad hoc reports upon request from leadership; participating in Unit and Division quality assurance projects and identifying of areas for improvement in the licensure process. The incumbent(s) are expected to assist DHCBS staff across central and regional offices with licensure related issues and develop and maintain a database of responses to inquiries.

Additional Comments Traineeships are non-statutory and will result in a salary grade 18 upon successful completion.

"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.. "

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

Name Lindsay DeMarco

Telephone 518-473-8953

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street 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 LD/HPA/46540-46097 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, LD/HPA/46540-46097, 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.

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