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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/25/22

Applications Due12/23/22

Vacancy ID117417

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitlePublic Health Physician 2 - 22722

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade38

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

Salary RangeFrom $219376 to $219376 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-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? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Division of Epidemiology

Empire State Plaza, Corning Tower

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Current license and registration to practice medicine in New York State, AND board-eligible or board-certified in a medical specialty AND either a master’s degree in Public Health or one-year experience in a public health program.

Preferred Qualifications: At least three years of work experience in public health, preventive medicine, pediatrics, or infectious disease within a health department, academic, or clinical setting. Education or other training and work experience in epidemiology. Familiarity with communicable diseases, vaccine-preventable diseases, and outbreak response activities. Excellent organizational and communications skills.

Duties Description The Public Health Physician 2 will serve as the Medical Director for the Bureau of Immunizations. The incumbent will serve as the subject matter expert providing medical oversight and clinical direction to the Bureau of Immunization, in conjunction with the Center for Community Health, the Office of Public, and the broader Department of health. They will interface with a broad spectrum of internal and external stakeholders presenting and providing clinical guidance as it related to Immunizations.

The incumbent will develop, update, review, and present clinical guidance documents, studies, reports, and other material related to immunization as it relates to established, new, and emerging pathogens. The Public Health Physician 2 will directly oversee one or more units within the Bureau of Immunization (e.g., Clinical Immunization Unit and School Assessment Unit) to include supervision of staff and programmatic direction. They will also participate in planning and response activities for outbreaks, epidemics, and pandemics, such as pandemic influenza, as well as other applicable duties as assigned.

Additional Comments Permanent, non-competitive. Interested candidates that do not possess, but are eligible for, a license and registration to practice medicine in NYS may apply. However, if selected, the license and registration to practice medicine in NYS must be obtained before an appointment can be made.

"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 Human Resources Management Group, NMH/PHP2/22722

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 NMH/PHP2/22722 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, NMH/PHP2/22722, 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 the position is filled.

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