Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree or higher and five years of relevant experience
Preferred Qualifications: Ten years of experience in conducting field investigations or investigations of professional or medical misconduct preliminary to civil litigation or criminal prosecution. This experience must include conducting interviews of witnesses and others; preparing detailed reports of investigative findings; and testifying at administrative or criminal proceedings. Three years of experience must have been at a supervisory level.
Duties Description The Investigator in the Office of Professional Medical Conduct (OPMC) is responsible for the supervision and oversight of investigations of professional medical misconduct including oversight of operations and caseloads. Duties include: Manage the Investigative Specialist 2 (Professional Conduct) positions in the administrative and technical supervision of assigned investigations in the Metropolitan Area Regional Office (MARO) satellites; Supervise the assignment of investigations, ensure compliance with governing laws, regulations and policies, and implement the Professional Medical Conduct Manual of Investigative Operations; Perform quarterly case reviews of all investigations within region to ensure timely and accurate progress, as well as effective investigation strategies; Engage appropriate professional resources; Ensure program goals and productivity standards are met; Evaluate staff performance, case productivity, and utilization of staff resources; Ensure Statewide Investigations Information Management System is completely utilized throughout the investigation process and accurately portrays all investigative steps and timelines for each case; Implement appropriate training; Participate in statewide meetings and Investigation Committee meetings; May also participate in meetings with legal staff to prepare for the prosecution of cases and participate in providing supplementary information in negotiating consent agreements; Review all investigation reports for accuracy and completeness and make recommendations for improvements as appropriate; Provide backup for the Area Office Director (AOD) in representing OPMC and managing operations, programs, and policies in MARO; Assist the AOD in the implementation of policies and procedures, and in executive meetings in MARO; Participate in committees or workgroups as assigned; Provide written responses to AOD and Deputy Director of OPMC to inquiries related to executive correspondence, or the public affairs group related to cases under the supervision of the position.
Additional Comments This position may require proof of vaccination against COVID-19. This position may require travel including to areas that may not be serviced by public transportation.
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
• 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.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume, preferably in PDF format, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, with Reference LD/59862/INV1 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, LD/59862/INV1, 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.