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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/25/23

Applications Due09/29/23

Vacancy ID138084

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleMedical Director, Office of Public Health (Public Health Physician 2, G38 or Public Health Physician 3, M8)

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade38

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

Salary RangeFrom $219376 to $232778 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-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? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County To Be Determined

Street Address Office of Public Health


City Albany, Buffalo, NYC, or Rochester


Zip Code00000

Minimum Qualifications Public Health Physician 2 (PHP 2): possession of a license to practice medicine in New York State,
board-eligible or board certification in a medical specialty, and either a master’s degree
in Public Health, or one year of experience in a public health program.

Public Health Physician 3 (PHP 3): possession of a license to practice medicine in New York State, board
certification in a medical specialty, and either a master’s degree in Public Health, or two
years of experience in a public health program.

Preferred Qualifications: "Experience in public health, preventive medicine, environmental health, or communicable disease, within a health department, academic, or clinical setting. Education or other substantial training and work experience in epidemiology. Familiarity with health systems, population health, clinical practice, and environmental medicine.
and/or Fellowship in Applied Public Health; experience in environmental and/or occupation medicine"

Duties Description The Public Health Physician 2 or 3 (PHP 2/3) will function as the medical director for the Office of Public Health (OPH). The position will provide leadership, guidance, and collaboration across the OPH centers, divisions, bureaus, and offices; coordinate OPH participation in cross health department efforts to foster innovation and initiatives at the intersection of clinical practice and public health, including health insurance (public and private), health systems, quality and patient safety, social determinants of health, advancing health equity, and information systems.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to, the following: provide clinical and public health direction to prevention and control of chronic conditions, prevention and control of communicable diseases, and safety and protection of human health from environmental settings. Contribute to policy and program development to achieve OPH and health department goals for improving health in New York State. Convene and establish partnerships internally and externally with health system members, community providers, local health departments, residents, community representatives, academic institutions, and other stakeholders. Provide clinical and public health oversight in development of agency-wide approaches for disease surveillance, evaluation, quality improvement, emerging conditions, social determinants of health, health disparities and equity, and environmental contaminants. Develop and/or contribute to scientific studies, analyses, reports and manuscripts for publication. Provide clinical advice, guidance, and direction on OPH-specific programs, including design and implementation, standards, metrics, monitoring and evaluation, demographic characteristics, among others. Contribute to training, technical assistance and capacity building on OPH-related programs, in particular with health care providers. Participate in state, county, and regional committees and other settings to promote collaboration, programmatic and scientific exchange, and advancing Department of Health mission and goals.

Additional Comments "*Hiring salary is $219,376 for PHP2 (G38) or $232,778 for PHP3 (M8), depemdemt upon nomination. This position may be filled in Albany or at one of our regional offices depending on selected candidate.

In consideration of priorities and workload, the Public Health Physician position:

• May include travel, including overnights, to areas not served by public transportation.

• May include extended hours, sometimes with limited notice to meet operational needs; this may include evenings and/or weekends.

Benefits of Working for NYS
Generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Twelve (12) paid holidays yearly
• Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave yearly
• Five (5) days of paid personal leave yearly
• Eight (8) days of paid sick leave yearly
• Up to three (3) days of professional leave yearly to participate in professional development

Health Care Benefits
• Employees and eligible 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)"

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Human Resources Management Group, EGB/PHP/OPH-MD

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference EGB/PHP/OPH-MD included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, EGB/PHP/OPH-MD, 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 position is filled.

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