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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/22/22

Applications Due12/07/22

Vacancy ID117312

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Systems Specialist 1 - 03540

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $61270 to $77912 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 80%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Monroe

Street Address Western Region / Adult Care Facilities

335 E Main Street

City Rochester


Zip Code14604

Minimum Qualifications Permanent Transfer Candidates: Current NYS employee with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent competitive service in a qualified title G-16 or higher and eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 or 70.4 of the Civil Service Law.

Public Candidates for Provisional Opportunity (Open Competitive Minimum Qualifications): A bachelor’s degree in any area AND two years of professional administrative or professional clinical experience in one or more of the following areas:

Either 1. professional administrative experience related to regulatory activities which include medical or programmatic review, audit, and/or regulatory activities observing and evaluating patient or resident care in a health care facility regulated by a governmental agency. Provision of direct care services are not qualifying;
Or 2. oversight or coordination of regulatory compliance and/or quality assurance activities in a health care delivery system;
Or 3. participating in the development or implementation of state or federal regulations that govern the provision of health care;
Or 4. supervision of clinical staff who provide health related services in a health care facility regulated by a governmental agency;
Or 5. evaluating the quality of health care provided to individuals to ensure that professional standards of practice are met and health related services comply with governmental regulations.

*A master’s degree in public health, health policy and management, health care administration, hospital administration, health care finance, social work, nutrition, or physical therapy may substitute for one year of experience. You must clearly indicate how you meet the remaining one year of required experience.

**General administrative experience in personnel, budgeting, purchasing, security, or maintenance is NOT qualifying. Experience in a physician’s office, correctional facility, or school setting is NOT qualifying.

***Qualifying health care or medical settings include: facility or entity licensed or regulated by a state government entity; facility for the mentally disabled as defined by New York State Mental Hygiene Law; heath care facility under the jurisdiction of the federal government (e.g., VA/military hospitals); or agency involved in the regulation or accreditation of health care facilities or agencies (e.g., state departments of health, HCFA, JCAHO.)

****A health care delivery system for the purposes of this examination includes general or governmental hospitals and hospital clinics; nursing homes; diagnostic and treatment centers; licensed ambulatory surgery centers; assisted living facilities; adult care residential facilities; rehabilitation facilities, including intermediate care facilities for developmentally disabled; hospice agencies and units; home health care agencies; end stage renal disease clinics; health maintenance organizations; community based home care programs; and psychiatric hospitals.

Preferred Qualifications: Must have strong interpersonal, problem solving, decision-making and time management skills; and the ability to work independently, take initiative, and to communicate effectively with all internal and external stakeholders. In addition, the ideal candidate must have excellent writing and editing skills and be able to effectively interpret laws and regulations governing Adult Care Facilities (ACF) and assisted living facilities in New York State.

Duties Description The incumbent will be responsible for conducting surveillance activities including onsite surveys and complaint investigations of Adult Care Facilities (ACF) either independently or as part of an interdisciplinary survey team by observing and evaluating resident care against established standards and for evaluating ACF compliance with Federal, State and Department regulations and policies. The incumbent will be responsible for managing a caseload of ACF Certificate of Need (CON) applications throughout the regional office review and approval process, including programmatic components of the review. This will require extensive communication with applicants or their representatives (consultants, attorneys, board members), as well as Central Office ACF staff. The incumbent will also be required to conduct onsite pre-opening survey activities and other duties assigned.

Additional Comments This position will at times require long distance and overnight travel not served by public transportation and proof of vaccination against 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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Name Camille Engel

Telephone 518-486-1812

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/HSS1/3540 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, CGE/HSS1/3540, 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 7, 2022.

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