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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 04/20/21

Applications Due05/18/21

Vacancy ID86121

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitlePublic Health Physician 2 - 17203

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade38

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

Salary RangeFrom $140789 to $140789 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

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 Center for Environmental Health

Corning Tower, ESP

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Current license and registration to practice medicine in New York State, AND board-eligible or board-certified in a medical specialty AND either a master’s degree in Public Health or one-year experience in a public health program.

Preferred Qualifications: Fellowship in Applied Public Health; experience in environmental and/or occupation medicine.

Duties Description The Center for Environmental Health applies scientific, medical, & public health expertise to identify, understand and prevent risks to human health in NYS’s living and working environments. It is critical for the Center to have a physician with experience in the diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of individuals who may have been environmentally exposed to toxic substances. The Center has relied on at least one physician that has worked across program areas to provide guidance and clinical perspective on complex environmental health issues.
The Public Health Physician 2 (G38) will serve as Medical Director for the Center and will be responsible for developing and monitoring a variety of environmental health programs; working directly for the Center Director to develop program policies, procedures, and clinical guidelines. The Medical Director will be responsible for drafting field guidance to provide procedural, program, regulatory, and clinical guidance to local health authorities, including physicians. In addition, the Medical Director works with staff from the various research and surveillance programs to design and execute studies related to worker exposures, assessment of human exposures to environmental contaminants, and use program data to evaluate outcomes and adjust program goals. In addition, there are several programs that the Medical Director will play a critical role in, including: providing guidance for the treatment of lead poisoned children; conducting clinical case reviews for the Congenital Malformations Registry; providing medical oversight for the Occupational Health Clinic Network; leading illness outbreak investigations; and working to strengthen communications with medical providers on environmental health issues. The Medical Director will also represent the Center on a variety of state and national committees to promote understanding and cooperation with program goals.

Additional Comments Permanent, non-competitive, full-time. Occasional travel throughout NYS to areas that may not be served by public transportation may be required.

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

Name Human Resources Management Group, EGB/PHP2/17203/CEH

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street RM 2217 Corning Tower, ESP

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, to, or by fax to (518) 473-3395 with Reference Code EGB/PHP2/17203/CEH included in the subject line of your email or fax, or by regular mail to Human Resources Management Group, EGB/PHP2/17203/CEH, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237-0012. Failure to include the required Reference Code may result in the delay of processing your application. Resumes accepted until position is filled.

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