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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/29/22

Applications Due12/13/22

Vacancy ID117529

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Systems Specialist 3 - 46717

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 70%

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 Office of Primary Care and Health Systems Management; Long Term Care, ICF/IID Surveillance Program

875 Central Avenue

City Albany


Zip Code12206

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: Professional experience in Long Term Care; experience performing surveillance activities, excellent interpersonal, communication and writing skills; ability to work in independently and within a team setting and experience with prioritizing assignments.

Duties Description The incumbent will work under the direction of the Area Office Director, Quality Assurance Coordinator and/or Compliant Manager. The incumbent will participate in on-site, periodic and post-inspection surveys of residential health care facilities, adult day health care; may serve as team coordinator during survey; initiate and conduct entrance and exit conferences with facilities; prepare reports and write deficiencies based on findings; prepare surveillance and complaint investigative reports; interpret and clarify policies, rules and regulation for staff and providers; review medical and other records to evaluate the quality and appropriateness of care and efficiency or operation; review statements of deficiency and plans of correction; participate in investigation of complaints; and provide meaningful recommendations to the Area Office Director with respect to survey interpretations to ensure consistency in survey application, participate in monitoring visits during work strikes, facility closure and adverse events; participate in state emergency preparedness drills and actual emergency events; testify as an expert witness in litigation proceedings; represent the Department at meetings and public forums; may participate in onboarding, training and supervising staff involved in survey activities.

Additional Comments This position involves travel which may include locations not served by public transportation.

This position requires proof of vaccination from 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 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/HSS3/46717 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, CGE/HSS3/46717, 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 13, 2022.

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