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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/16/22

Applications Due12/01/22

Vacancy ID116830

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHospital Nursing Services Consultant - 46700

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade22

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

Salary RangeFrom $123298 to $133418 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Suffolk

Street Address Office of Professional Medical Conduct

320 Carleton Avenue

City Central Islip


Zip Code11722

Minimum Qualifications Permanent Transfer Candidates: Current NYS employee with one year of permanent or contingent permanent competitive service as a Hospital Nursing Services Consultant, G22, or Community Nuring Services Consultant Home Health Services, G22 and eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law OR Current NYS employee with one year of permanent or contingent permanent competitive service in a title G20 or higher and meeting the open competitive minimum qualifications listed below.

Open Competitive Minimum Qualifications: Currently licensed and registered as a professional nurse in NYS; AND a minimum of five years of post-licensure health care, public health, community health, or other nursing experience in an appropriate facility setting. Three years of this experience must have been providing direct patient care in a licensed health care facility, and two years of this experience must have been in nursing supervision or working in the capacity of a nurse administrator. Please visit the Exam Announcement for additional information.

Preferred Qualifications:
Strong computer skills including experience using databases.
Ability to interpret written communications from the public and others.
Excellent written, communication and interpersonal skills.
Strong attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines.
Knowledge of infection control processes and requirements.

Duties Description Under general supervision, this position is responsible for conducting investigations of licensed professionals under the jurisdiction of the Office of Professional Medical Conduct utilizing their medical training and expertise to advance the process appropriately. Specific duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

1. Investigate complaints and develop an investigative plan for cases involving violations of Public Health Law Section 230.
2. Complete medical record reviews and provide analysis of potential deviations from standard of care.
3. Comply with the standards outlined in the investigative operations manual.
4. Conduct in-person and telephone interviews of complainants, licensees and fact witnesses
5. Obtain and review confidential data which may be necessary to locate subjects of investigation.
6. Document all investigative actions using the established OPMC protocol and
maintain the OPMC database for case management.
7. Prepare investigative summary of all actions including recommendation for disposition of cases.
8. Prepare correspondence to complainant and physician advising of disposition of case, as appropriate.
9. Prepare and present cases before Investigation Committee of the Board for Professional Medical Conduct when evidence of misconduct is identified.
10. Obtain and evaluate documentary evidence and medical/QA records as appropriate.

Additional Comments *Posted salary range includes the statutory hiring rate at Step 4 and job rate for PS&T Grade 22 ($85,272 - $95,392) and an additional Geographic Pay Differential of $35,000 and a Downstate Adjustment of $3,026

** Step 4 hiring rate is pending additional approvals which may result in retroactive pay

"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.

For more information on the NYS Department of Health’s Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan, please visit:

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Name Lindsay DeMarco

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street Room 2217, ESP - Corning Tower

Room 2217

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/HNSC/46700 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, LD/HNSC/46700, 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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