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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/16/24

Applications Due03/08/24

Vacancy ID151519


AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleSenior Health Planner - 47121

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $63108 to $80248 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%

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 Albany

Street Address Office of Aging and Long-Term Care; Center for Hospice and Palliative Care

875 Central Avenue

City Albany


Zip Code12206

Minimum Qualifications Permanent Transfer Candidates: Current New York State Department of Health employee with permanent or contingent permanent status as a Senior Health Planner OR current NYS employee with one year of permanent or contingent permanent service in a G18 or higher title deemed eligible for transfer under Section 52.6 or the Civil Service Law.

Non Competitive Qualifications: Six (6) years of experience where your primary duty was performing two of the five following activities:
1. Health services research and analysis of health care systems resources, beds, services allocations, or processes of care.
2. Demographic or economic analysis for projecting need for health care facilities and services.
3. Analysis of health care resources, staffing needs, usage patterns, health services quality, or patterns of clinical care.
4. Health care policy development and analysis on a statewide, regional, or count basis.
5. Preparation or review of CON applications in a State regulated health care facility or governmental agency.

Preferred Qualifications: The preferred candidate will have strong time-management, critical thinking and problem-solving skills. The candidate will be able to communicate effectively with both internal and external stakeholders and have strong MS Office skills.

Duties Description The Senior Health Planner will respond to and redirect questions from hospice providers, health systems, and the public with respect to hospice and palliative care and will prepare correspondence as needed. The incumbent will monitor the mailbox, prepare responses, support committee and workgroup activities, and prepare reports and recommendation with metrics to enable division leadership to assess workflow within the Center. The Senior Health Planner will also coordinate with the Office of Aging and Long-Term Care staff to provide reporting for end-of-life activities, and will also perform other relevant duties as assigned.

Additional Comments 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 Stephen Mooney

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 ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter as one (1) document, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference SM/SHP/47121 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, SM/SHP/47121, 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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