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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/23/22

Applications Due12/07/22

Vacancy ID117335

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Systems Specialist 3 - 89612

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade23

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

Salary RangeFrom $79325 to $100342 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 20%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Center for Aging and Long Term Care Finances and Supports

1 Commerce Plaza

City Albany


Zip Code12210

Minimum Qualifications "Permanent Transfer Candidates: Current NYS Department of Health employee with permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive status as a Health Systems Specialist 3, G-23 OR a NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive service in a title at or above a G-21 and deemed eligible for transfer to Health Systems Specialist 3, G-23 under Section 70.1 of the NYS Civil Service Law. 70.1 source titles include Hospital Nursing Services Consultant, Principal Sanitarian, Standards Compliance Analyst 2, Standards Compliance Analyst 2 (Developmental Disabilities).

Provisional Candidates: Current NYS Department of Health employee with one year permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive status as Community Nursing Services Consultant (Home Health Services), Fire and Safety Representative, Health Care Surveyor 2 (Nursing), Health Systems Specialist 1, Health Systems Specialist 1 (Emergency Medical Care), Health Systems Specialist 1 (Funeral Directing), Health Systems Specialist 2 (Physical Therapy), Health Systems Specialist 2 (Nutrition), Health Systems Specialist 2 (Social Work), Hospital Nursing Services Consultant, Regional Medical Care Administrator, Senior Nutrition Services Consultant, or Senior Sanitarian, AND have sat for exam 38-515, pending results.

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of long-term care related services and supports. Strong analytical and communication skills, both written and verbal. The ability to think creatively and strategically. The ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment. A Knowledge of Medicaid Waiver programs and criteria. Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple assignments. Proficient in the use of standard office technology and basic Microsoft applications. Knowledge of eMedNY and analysis of claims data. The capability to travel within NYS as needed.

Duties Description This position is located in the Office of Aging and Long Term Care, Center for Aging and Long Term Care Finances and Supports. The Center is responsible for a variety of services and activities that focus on long term care, aging and related disabilities within community based settings. The work of these programs is to encourage high quality care, cost effectiveness, and community base and ongoing quality improvement of services provided. The incumbent will be a member of the Center's program team and participate in activities associated with the Alzheimer’s Disease, nursing home transitions and 1915(c) community based services. The incumbent will oversee contracts, complete quality assurance activities, collect and interpret data, monitor UAS assessments, review and approve requests for environmental modifications and assistive technoloty. Participate in investigation teams and reviews of complaints and investigations. Complete site evaluations and surveys. Develop and implement training materials. This position also involves liaison roles with other key function areas in DOH, NYSOFA, Money Follows the Person (MFP,) and OHIP. The incumbent will participate/facilitate various waiver stakeholder workgroups and contractor meetings including: facilitating training information and materials for stakeholders. The incumbent will prepare reports and present program data for Center leadership, professionals and stakeholders related to current issues and trends in service delivery.

Additional Comments 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 Human Resources Management Group; Corning Tower Room 2217, 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/HSS3/89612 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, CGE/HSS3/89612, 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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