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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/07/23

Applications Due09/21/23

Vacancy ID138877

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleArea Office Director (AOD) –46159

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade663

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $108665 to $137319 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 20%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Office of Aging and Long-Term Care

875 Central Ave

City Albany


Zip Code12206

Minimum Qualifications "Permanent Transfer Candidates: Current NYS Department of Health employee with permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive status as an Area Office Director, M-3 OR a Current NYS employee with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent service in a title at or above Grade 27 or M-2, and eligible for transfer via Section 52.6 of the Civil Service Law.

Provisional Candidates: Current DOH Employee with one year or more permanent or contingent-permanent competitive or 55 b/c service as an Associate Medical Care Administrator, Consultant Nurse (Community Nursing & Home Health Services), Consultant Nurse (Hospital Nursing Services Administration), Director of Adult Residential Care Regional Operations 1, Health Systems Specialist 4, Health Systems Specialist 4 (Developmental Disabilities), Hospital Administrator Consultant, Intermediate Care Facility/Mental Retardation Survey Coordinator, Investigative Specialist 3 (Professional Conduct), Principal Ambulatory Care Program Analyst, Principal Medical Conduct Investigator, Specialist in Adult Services 3, or Specialist in Adult Services 3 (Social Services); OR two years or more as an Associate Ambulatory Care Analyst, Associate Emergency Medical Care Representative, Community Nursing Services Consultant (Home Health Services), Health Systems Specialist 3, Health Systems Specialist 3 (Emergency Medical Care), Hospital Nursing Services Consultant, Investigative Specialist 2 (Professional Conduct), Pharmacy Consultant, Principal Sanitarian, Regional Medical Care Administrator, Senior Nutrition Services Consultant, Senior Public Health Social Work Consultant, Specialist in Adult Services 2, Specialist in Adult Services 2 (Social Services), Standards Compliance Analyst 2, or Supervising Medical Conduct Investigator."

Preferred Qualifications. Superior interpersonal and strong leadership skills sufficient to manage an interdisciplinary team in a hybrid work environment. Federal Surveyor Minimum Quality Test certification. Excellent interview, observational, and writing skills, and an ability to translate collected information into legally defensible reports. Experience with the aged and aging population is key, especially in the provision of direct patient care as a human services or clinical professional, and an ability to appreciate how the aging process affects outcomes is paramount to the incumbent's success. Flexibility and dedication are fundamental to the team's ability to address the needs associated with surveillance.

Duties Description The incumbent will oversee surveillance of adult day health care and ICF/IID and as such, will manage inspection scheduling, review provider-developed policies and procedures associated with operation of adult day health programs, provide functional oversight of the team that specializes in the inspection of intermediate care facilities, ensure all required reporting metrics are met through data analysis, organization, and regular and transparent communication. In addition, the incumbent will review statutory and regulatory updates by monitoring the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for updated requirements; facilitate implementation of State statutory amendments that impoact nursing homes through policy guidance development; industry education; and data development and subsequent analysis. The Area Office Director will perform first- and second-line supervision of the teams who manage the federal Special Focus Facility project and enforcement process to ensure timelines are met and properly tracked for ease of reference; and provide subject matter expert input to the Certified Nurse Aide Registry team to ensure the adequacy and compliance of State-approved training programs; and chair the Division’s Quality Assurance Committee, requiring regular communication with surveyors throughout New York State about best practices and updated guidance to inform practice, development of Internal Risk Management reports, and analysis of ongoing productivity reports to improve quality performance. The incumbent will perform other duties as assigned to meet programmatic needs.

Additional Comments 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 Human Resources Management; SM/AOD/46159

Telephone 5184861812

Fax (518) 473-3395

Email Address


Street Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza

Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on Applying Please submit your resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference SM/AOD/46159 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, SM/AOD/46159, 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.

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