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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/03/22

Applications Due08/17/22

Vacancy ID109891

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleMedical Specialist 2 - EOA #22-177

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade38

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

Salary RangeFrom $223510 to $223510 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Suffolk

Street Address State Operations

Gordon Heights

City Coram


Zip Code11727

Minimum Qualifications • Possession of a license to practice medicine in New York State AND certification by a Member Board of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) in your specialty
• Current Medical Specialist 2
• Eligible for 70.1 transfer by way of current permanent status in a title deemed comparable to Medical Specialist 2, by the Department of Civil Service.

Duties Description • Provision of direct clinical services and overall medical management for individuals in State Operated IRAs.
• Conducting examinations, ordering diagnostic tests, prescribing treatments, assessing urgent care needs, and reviewing consults, hospital discharge paperwork, legal guardianship documentation, new admission referral packages.
• Coordination with hospitals, health care facilities, local DOH, and Medical Examiner’s office.
• Use of Electronic Health Record, participation in IDT meetings and facility wide committees.
• Assist with MOLST and mortality review process.
• Provide on-call medical coverage on a rotational basis.
• Ensure full compliance with OPWDD/DOH policies and regulations, accepted standards of medical practice, and the provision of quality medical care services.
• Clinical supervision of the state operated Physician’s Assistant and Nurse Practitioner.
• Provide support to State Operations and Regional Office staff.
• Additional duties as assigned by the Director of Region 6, State Operations.

Additional Comments **Salary of $223,510 includes the $38,696 Downstate Hiring Rate Increase**

If you are employed by state government, you may be able to receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). The PSLF Program forgives the remaining balance on Direct Loans after 120 qualifying monthly payments have been made under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for a qualifying employer. For more information on PSLF, please visit
Employees on long term leave can bid on positions but must be able to report to work within fourteen (14) days and be able to perform the essential functions of their positions with or without reasonable accommodation (RA). If an employee believes that they need a reasonable accommodation, they should contact the NYS OPWDD Workforce and Talent Management Central Office (518) 473-4785 or Email at to obtain information and RA forms.
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at
For CSEA positions: Local Bidding Agreements will be honored.
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 Long Island OPWDD - Human Resources

Telephone 631-326-4482

Fax 631-493-1784

Email Address


Street Long Island OPWDD Human Resources

45 Mall Drive, Suite #1

City Commack

State NY

Zip Code 11725


Notes on ApplyingPlease reference EOA #22-177 in all correspondence.
Please submit cover letter and resume by August 17, 2022.

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