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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/15/24

Applications Due03/01/24

Vacancy ID151324


AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Care Surveyor 3 - 03546

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade22

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

Salary RangeFrom $125915 to $136339 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County New York

Street Address OPCHSM/OPMC

90 Church Street

City New York


Zip Code10007

Minimum Qualifications Permanent Transfer Candidates: Current NYS Department of Health employee with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive service as a Health Care Surveyor 3 (Nursing), G23 OR A NYS employee with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive status in a title G20 or higher and eligible to transfer under Section 70.1 or 52.6 of the NYS Civil Service Law AND able to meet the non-competitive requirements below.

Non-Competitive Candidates: Possession of a license and current registration as a registered professional nurse in New York State; and three years of post-licensure, specialized professional administrative or professional clinical experience.

Substitution: A bachelor's degree in nursing may substitute for one year of post-licensure clinical nursing experience; and a master's degree in nursing may substitute for two years of post-licensure clinical nursing experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Strong computer skills including experience using databases, ability to interpret written communications from the public and others, excellent written communication and interpersonal skills, strong attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines, knowledge of infection control processes and requirements.

Duties Description Under the general supervision, this position is responsible for conducting investigations of licensed professionals under the jurisdiction of the Office of Professional Medical Conduct utilizing their medical training and expertise to advance the process appropriately. Specific duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Investigate complaints and develop an investigative plan for cases involving violations of Public Health Law Section 230. Comply with the standards outlined in the investigative operations manual. Complete medical record reviews and document findings and recommendations according to policies and procedures in investigative report. Conduct in-person and telephone interviews of complainants, licensees and fact witnesses. Draft correspondence to subjects of investigation in compliance with Public Health Law Section 230. Obtain and review confidential data which may be necessary to locate subjects of investigation. Review and summarize all previous OPMC investigations of the subject physicians. Document all investigative actions using the established OPMC protocol and maintain the OPMC database for case management. Prepare investigative summary of all actions including recommendation for disposition of cases. Prepare correspondence to complainant and physician advising of disposition of case, as appropriate. Prepare and present cases before Investigation Committee of the Board for Professional Medical Conduct when evidence of misconduct is identified. Obtain and evaluate documentary evidence and medical Q/A records as appropriate.

Additional Comments Posted salary range includes the statutory hiring rate at Step 4 and job rate for PS&T Grade 22 ($87,828 - $98,252), an additional Geographic Pay Differential of $35,000, and a Downstate adjustment of $3,087.
Non-competitive appointment via the HELP program.
This position requires travel, including to locations that may not be serviced by public transportation.
This position may require proof of vaccination against COVID-19.

We offer a work-life balance and a generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:

• Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• Pension from New York State Employees’ Retirement System
• Shift & Geographic pay differentials
• Affordable Health Care options
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost
• NYS Deferred Compensation plan
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, and U.S. Savings Bonds
• And many more...

For new State employees appointed to graded positions, the annual salary is the hiring rate (beginning of the Salary Range) of the position. Promotion salaries are calculated by the NYS Office of the State Comptroller in accordance with NYS Civil Service Law, OSC Payroll rules and regulations and negotiated union contracts.

The NYS Department of Health is committed to making New York a safer, healthier, and more equitable place to live. Understanding health equity, social determinants of health and health disparities is critical to accomplish our goal of eliminating health disparities. For more information on the NYS Department of Health’s Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan, please visit:

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Name Peter Contrady

Telephone 518-408-9267

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street Room 2217, Corning Tower, ESP

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter as one (1) document, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference PC/HCS3/3546 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, PC/HCS3/3546, 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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