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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/26/23

Applications Due06/09/23

Vacancy ID131727

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleAssociate Health Planner - 46552

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 Provisional

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

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 Office of Quality and Patient Safety / Clinical Center

ESP, Corning Tower 20th Floor

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Current NYS Department of Health (DOH) employee with permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive status as an Associate Health Planner (G23) OR a NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive service in a title at or above a (G21) and deemed eligible for transfer to Associate Health Planner (G23) under Section 52.6 of the NYS Civil Service Law.

Minimum Qualification for Provisional pending exam appointment:- You must have seven (7) years of professional health planning experience in TWO of the following health planning areas: Health services research and analysis of health care systems resources, beds, or services allocations or processes of care; Demographics or economics, for the purpose of projecting need for health care facilities and services; Analysis of health care resources, health personnel needs, usage patterns, health services quality, or patterns of clinical care; Health care policy development and analysis on a national, statewide, regional, or county basis; Experience in a state regulated health care facility or governmental agency in which the major portion of the duties relate to the preparation or review of Certificate of Need applications.

Candidates appointed provisionally, must take the next Civil Service examination given for the job title, pass it, and be reachable for appointment on the resulting eligible list. If a provisionally appointed employee is either not successful on the examination or passes the examination but is not reachable on the resulting eligible list, the provisionally appointed candidate generally will not be allowed to remain in the position.

Preferred Qualifications: Ability to work well in a close team environment. Ability to manage multiple projects. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and comfort communicating with clinical stakeholders. Familiar with health care delivery, Medicaid, managed care, health care quality improvement and performance measurement. Health care policy development and analysis on a national, statewide, regional, or county basis.

Duties Description The Associate Health Planner will work in the Clinical Center in the Office of Quality and Patient Safety. The employee will collaborate with office staff to provide program management in regulated programs that focus on quality improvement and evaluation. Program initiatives in the Clinical Center are required by State or Federal law and include but are not limited to the Stroke Designation Program, the New York State Sepsis Care Improvement Initiative, the New York State Patient Centered Medical Home Program (PCMH) and the Cardiac Services Program. Duties will include managing current programs with a focus on the Stroke Designation program, including researching and proposing strategies for addressing technical and programmatic issues, working with a research team to summarize analytic findings, apply findings in internal and external policy and process development, and ensuring regulatory and contractual deliverables are completed as necessary. Plan and prepare for meetings with the Stroke Advisory Group, Accrediting Organizations, Regional Workgroups, and other internal and external stakeholders as needed. Facilitate discussions, summarize meeting contents and actions, and provide follow-up as needed to support programmatic and regulatory priorities. Update guidance documents, review new and emerging literature to ensure guidance documents remain aligned with latest evidence. Review all standard manuals from each accrediting organization as they are updated to ensure alignment with guidance released by the Department. Collaborate with research team and internal quality improvement staff to coordinate and align efforts and program priorities. Develop projects plans and maintain schedules and timelines for various programs, including those with annual State and Federal deadline requirements. Review and edit annual and ad hoc reports and assist in responding to email and paper correspondence related to program operations and regulations as needed. Perform full range of supervisory functions. Assist with OQPS priorities, including other unit and bureau tasks as assigned.

Additional Comments For more information on the NYS Department of Health’s Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan, please visit:

"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, LAK/AHP/46552

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 LAK/AHP/46552 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, LAK/AHP/46552, 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. Until June 9, 2023

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