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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/04/22

Applications Due08/14/22

Vacancy ID109987

AgencyCivil Service, Department of

TitleDirector of Health and Medical Services

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade668

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $230000 to $230000 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address 55 Mohawk Street

City Cohoes

StateNY

Zip Code12047

Minimum Qualifications Current, valid license to practice medicine in New York State AND three years of full-time post-licensure medical experience in internal medicine, family medicine, preventative medicine, emergency medicine, or surgery.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Post-licensure medical experience in occupational health.

Ability to read and interpret normal and abnormal EKGs.

Ability to read and interpret drug testing results.

Administrative experience in a medical setting.

Medical or administrative experience in a government setting.

Duties Description Director Health Service Medical Service is responsible for the leadership and oversight of the Employee Health Service (EHS) including ensuring a quality of practice. This position is primarily administrative and managerial in nature. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

Administrative Role
• Oversees the administration of EHS occupational health programs and participates in the formulation of statewide occupational health policies and strategic planning for EHS and other NYS agencies.
• Develops, maintains, and implements documented policies and procedures for the provision of services to individuals, client agencies, and employees served by EHS.
• Provides the Department and client agencies with medical policy advice in relation to NYS occupational health programs.
• Maintains liaison and good working relationships with other State policy making agencies concerned with occupational health matters.
• Develops minimal physical/medical standards for job titles where good health is essential to performing the duties of the job.
• Establishes all medical policies and standards for determining medical ability of workers to safely perform the duties of a particular job title.
• Reviews determinations made by physicians, nurse practitioners and psychologists of candidate medical qualifications and disqualifications for agency referral exams, occupational health examinations, and consultant examinations.
Supervisory and Managerial Role

• Supervises and directs the EHS Medical, Nursing and Administrative Staff.
• Provides staff with technical advice and assistance concerning the quality of professional practice which is consistent with established EHS policies and practices.
• Reviews work performance and output to evaluate overall efforts, provides feedback, develops and mentors staff, and implements new procedures which ensure efficient utilization of personnel resources.
• Prepares evaluations and/or makes recommendations related to staffing, hiring, policy development, meetings, cost containment, equipment and other matters related to EHS.
Medical Provider Role
• Serves as the medical provider for the purposes ordering of medication and vaccines for EHS.
• Serves as Medical Review Officer for the LabCorp contract and orders blood work and drug testing.
• Reviews and interprets laboratory and medical test reports.
• Clinical staff, including the Nurse Practitioners and Nurses, operate under the Medical Director’s medical license.
• Serves as the medical expert when testifying at legal proceedings or Civil Service appeals.
• Emergency Medical Care Provider for state agency Automated External Defibrillators (AED) Programs
• Serve a medical liaison to state agencies on preplacement, agency referral, and occupational health exams, alcohol and drug testing, immunizations, Narcan programs, DOH special projects, and other programs as necessary.
• As necessary, performs medical examinations to clients and makes diagnoses of illness and medical problems.

Additional Comments NOTE ON TELECOMMUTING: DCS Employees are required to apply and obtain approval through management to telecommute according to DCS Telecommuting Pilot Program Guidelines.

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

Name Sean Wolf

Telephone 518-473-4306

Fax

Email Address DCSHumanresources@cs.ny.gov

Address

Street Office of Human Resources and Administrative Planning

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12239

 

Notes on ApplyingIf interested please send a resume and a cover letter indicating how you meet the posted qualifications. Please include the vacancy number in the subject line of your email.

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