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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/23/22

Applications Due12/08/22

Vacancy ID117340

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Program Administrator Trainee 1, Health Program Administrator Trainee 2, or Health Program Administrator - 03537

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $46529 to $77912 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

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? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Office of Aging and Long Term Care / Home and Community Based Services Licensure

875 Central Avenue

City Albany


Zip Code12206

Minimum Qualifications "Permanent transfer candidates: Current Department of Health (DOH) employee with permanent or contingent-permanent status as a Health Program Administrator (G18); OR current NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive service in a title eligible to transfer under Section 52.6, Section 70.1, or Section 70.4 of the Civil Service Law to a Health Program Administrator (G18), Health Program Administrator Trainee 1 (NS), or Health Program Administrator Trainee 2 (NS). You may be asked for a Social Security Number to verify your transfer eligibility. For more information on the types of transfers, transfer eligibility criteria, and the current transfer determinations for your title, visit the following website.

Public candidates: Active list candidate on the New York State Department of Civil Service’s Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) eligible list #26-570 with a score of 100 OR qualified 55B/C candidate in possession of a bachelor’s or higher degree.

Preferred Qualifications: Incumbent of this position should possess strong organizational skills and attention to detail, knowledge of Microsoft Office products; strong writing and verbal skills are required.   Experience or knowledge of hospice and/or home care services including licensing and certification would be preferred.

Duties Description The Health Program Administrator will be responsible for a range of activities within the Licensure and Certification Unit of the Division of Home and Community Based Services.  These activities may include but are not limited to: the review and tracking of closure plans submitted by Home Care agencies; review of home care and hospice certificate of need applications; performance of character and competence reviews including working with Regional Office staff to ensure agencies are currently in compliance, do not have current enforcements, and/or have satisfactorily resolved statements of deficiencies; responding to licensure questions from home care and hospice providers, consultants, and associations in writing; and processing transaction notices for updating provider addresses and contact information as well as maintaining internal tracking and databases for administrative amendments, management and consulting agreements. The incumbent will prepare formal staff reports and recommendations to the NYSECON application in the Health Commerce System and provide updates to the Project Management Unit on CON projects going before the Public Health and Health Planning Council and work with Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on the certification status of new providers or informational changes to existing agencies as well as work with other DOH divisions and bureaus to identify priorities or concerns pertaining to programmatic requirements. The incumbent will supervise support staff, as applicable.

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 5184861812

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/HPA/3537 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, CGE/HPA/3537, 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 8, 2022.

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