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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/07/23

Applications Due09/22/23

Vacancy ID138880

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Systems Specialist 1 - 46539

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $61270 to $77912 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Center for Long Term Care Licensure, Planning and Finance

875 Central Ave

City Albany


Zip Code12206

Minimum Qualifications "Permanent Transfer Candidates: Current NYS employee with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent competitive service in a qualified title G-16 or higher and eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 or 70.4 of the Civil Service Law.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in the licensure, certification or surveillance of Adult Care Facilities; review of Certificate of Need (CON) applications; and/or Project Management. Preferred candidates will be able to demonstrate the ability to analyze information and data and formulate appropriate recommendations, as well as, possess excellent written, oral and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple assignments working either independently or within a team.

Duties Description The HSS1 will serve as Project Manager responsible for managing a caseload of applications received via the New York State Electronic Certificate of Need (NYSE CON) platform as well as issuing, renewing or closing Operating Certificates via the Health Facilities Information System (HFIS). This will require the HSS1 to maintain a working knowledge of all required software/systems (Health Commerce System, NYSE CON, HFIS, SharePoint, Microsoft Office Suite, etc.). Duties include, but are not limited to, Ensuring prompt and appropriate reviews are completed including: reviewing for all required material, assessing the character and competence of relevant parties, assigning appropriate review units and coordinating review activity, serving as primary contact for the applicant, and developing appropriate determinations for submission to general supervisor or other assigned quality assurance review staff; Coordinating the issuance of initial and renewal Operating Certificates authorizing Adult Care Facilities to provide the services appropriate to their approved licensure/certification status, Maintaining accurate records; Monitoring systems to ensure timely and accurate closure of facilities; and Assisting in the coordination of special projects by developing/revising internal policies and procedures; creating new or revised forms or correspondence for industry use; participating in, and providing support to, complex project reviews; and other duties, as assigned.

Additional Comments "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, BV/HSS1/46539

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street RM 2217, Corning Tower Building, ESP

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 BV/HSS1/46539 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, BV/HSS1/46539, 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 accepted until February 1, 2023

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