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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 04/16/19

Applications Due12/31/19

Vacancy ID67205

AgencyTemporary and Disability Assistance, Office of

TitleDisability Review Physician Specialist

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeHourly

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

Salary RangeFrom $87.39 to $87.39 Hourly

Employment Type Part-Time

Part-time Percent 96%

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Variable

Hours Per Week 36


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County To Be Determined

Street Address Various Locations

City Buffalo, Binghamton, Albany, Manhattan


Zip Code12207

Minimum Qualifications Currently licensed and registered to practice medicine in New York State and completion of an appropriate residency program for the required specialty.

Duties Description Incumbents of these positions will be responsible for the review of medical documentation relating to Social Security Disability claims. Specific duties include the consideration of medical evidence in disability cases to establish the existence, severity, onset and duration of medical impairments; analyze the sufficiency of medical evidence to evaluate disabilities; make a finding of fact on the medical issues assessing the severity and the impact on functional limitations imposed by the impairments; make telephone contact with treating sources to obtain clinical data; provide consultation and training to Disability Analysts.

Additional Comments Positions being filled are permanent, non-competitive, 30 to 36 hours per week. If certified by Civil Service, mandatory reemployment list candidates must be considered first for appointment to this title.
Please be advised that all hires or transfers to OTDA’s Division of Disability Determinations must submit to mandatory fingerprinting and an associated FBI background investigation by the Social Security Administration under Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12. Not all prior arrests and/or convictions will prohibit appointment. Information is considered on a case-by-case basis.

A wide range of medical specialties are needed to process disability claims. Vacancies in various specialties will be filled subject to hiring approvals and program need. Letters of application should include geographic location preference.

**Candidates should reference posting CR-#19-001 when submitting your application.** If submitting electronically, please reference posting CR-#19-001 as part of your subject line.

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

Name Recruitment Unit

Telephone 518-474-6822

Fax 518-474-9374

Email Address


Street 40 North Pearl Street, 12B

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12243


Notes on ApplyingApplicants will be required to prove their eligibility for employment based upon acceptance of a position in accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

If you are a retiree currently receiving benefits, indicate this and the name of the retirement system in your response.

In accordance with state law, Governor’s Executive Order No. 6 and Section 504 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, the NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance does not discriminate against disabled individuals. If you are disabled and require reasonable accommodation at the time of the interview, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity Diversity in Albany at (518) 473-8555.

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