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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 01/11/19

Applications Due02/01/19

Vacancy ID63280

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Program Director 1 - 46442

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade664

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $107800 to $136042 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Office of Health Insurance Programs (OHIP), Division of Long Term Care

One Commerce Plaza

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Eleven (11) years of professional work experience, of which two (2) years must have included managerial responsibility for a major health-related program, or a major administrative function for a large health-related organization. A bachelor’s degree may substitute for four (4) years of the general professional experience.
The preferred candidate should have excellent written and oral communication skills; experience in implementing large programs, knowledge of Medicaid, including Medicaid-funded home and community-based services; exemplary interpersonal skills, including the ability to represent the Department in public forums, engage stakeholders, and effectively communicate policies, proposed and new initiatives, and program guidance and directives. In addition, the preferred candidate should have comprehensive understanding of the scope of long term care in NYS and State and Federal laws, rules, policies, and regulations governing long term care and home and community based services; established relationships with NYS long term care community based service providers and stakeholder organizations; experience managing Medicaid long term community based programs; experience with quality assurance/quality improvement processes; legislative, regulatory and policy development experience related to home and community based programs. Desired candidate will possess strong management and supervisory skills and experience in a policy-making organization, and the ability to effectively manage competing priorities.

Duties Description Working within OHIP’s Division of Long Term Care, the Health Program Director 1 will oversee the Bureau of Community Integration and other LTC initiatives as determined by the Division Director. The incumbent will be responsible for the following duties: oversight of the planning, implementation, evaluation and reporting of bureau programs for home and community based waiver programs; oversight of the Bureau of Community Integration and Alzheimer’s Disease, including programs related to Home and Community Based Services waivers, Money Follows the Person (MFP), and the Partnership for Long Term Care; oversight and implementation of Community First Choice Option (CFCO); support the goals and objectives of the MRT Long Term Care initiatives and Medicaid Global Spending Cap; serve as a liaison between senior level executive staff and program staff to advance long term care system reform, including the review and approval of policy and program reports for external dissemination, providing policy recommendations to upper level management and responding to critical and high profile issues and requests for information; serve as a subject matter expert and represent the agency as a liaison with other governmental entities on a State or federal level, and manage relationships with diverse stakeholders, including stakeholder outreach, education, and engagement; provide program direction and policy interpretation and ensure uniform policy execution affecting the statewide MRT initiatives; develop, plan, and execute strategic LTC policies and initiatives, prioritize goals, implement critical management and business practices, allocate resources, and deliver expected outcomes; prepare annual budget requests and monitor expenditures and cost saving opportunities under the Global Cap; and develop and coordinate Bureau staffing plans and changes as well as coordinate the resources of the Bureau and provide supervision, training, support, and guidance to staff as needed.

Additional Comments Permanent/Full Time, Non-competitive.

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

Name Human Resources Management Group, SP/HPD1/46442

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, to Human Resources Management Group, SP/HPD1/46442, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237- 0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395 or by email to, with Reference Code SP/HPD1/46442 included in the subject line. Failure to include the required information in the subject line of your email or fax may result in your resume not being considered for this position. Resumes accepted until February 1, 2019

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