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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/08/21

Applications Due10/26/21

Vacancy ID92602

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleInvestigative Specialist 3 Professional Conduct - 59804

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade25

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

Salary RangeFrom $81446 to $102661 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 30%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Onondaga

Street Address OPCHSM

217 S Salina Street

City Syracuse


Zip Code13202

Minimum Qualifications "Permanent Transfer Candidates: Current NYS employee with permanent status as an Investigative Specialist 2 (Professional Conduct), or Supervising Medical Conduct Investigator, G-23, and deemed eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.

Provisional Promotion: Department of Health (DOH) employee with one year or more permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive status as an Investigative Specialist 2 (Professional Conduct), G-23."

Preferred Qualifications:
" ? Strong computer skills, including experience using databases
? Demonstrated ability to interpret written communications
? Excellent written, communication and interpersonal skills
? Strong supervisory and management skills"

Duties Description " Under general supervision, the position is responsible for the supervision and oversight of investigations of professional medical misconduct including oversight of operations and caseloads. Specific duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

1. Manage subordinate supervisory positions in the administrative and technical supervision of assigned investigations in Investigative Offices.

2. Direct daily management and oversight of investigations, supervise the assignment of investigations, ensure compliance with governing laws, regulations and policies and implementation of the Professional Medical Conduct Manual of Investigative Operations.

3. Perform quarterly case reviews of all investigations within assigned regions to ensure timely and accurate progress, effective investigation strategies, engage appropriate professional resources such as legal assistance, medical expert review, and/or referrals to outside stakeholders such as local law enforcement or other monitoring entities. Ensure program goals and productivity standards are met.

4. Evaluate staff performance, case productivity and utilization of staff resources. Ensure the Statewide Investigations Information Management System is completely utilized throughout the investigation process and accurately portrays all investigative steps and timelines for each case with associate documentation. Implement appropriate training to maintain high performance levels with assigned staff.

5. Participate in statewide meetings and Investigation Committee meetings. May also participate in regular meetings with legal staff to prepare for the prosecution of cases and participate in providing supplementary information in negotiating consent agreements.

6. Review all investigation reports for accuracy and completeness and make recommendations for improvements as appropriate. Forward completed reports with a disposition recommendation to the Director of Investigations of the Office of Professional Medical Conduct.

7. Provide written responses to Director of Investigations of the Office of Professional Medical Conduct to inquiries related to executive correspondence, or the public affairs group related to cases under the supervision of the position. "

Additional Comments Permanent, or Provisional, full-time appointment. Statewide travel, including overnights and travel to areas not served by public transportation is required. If three or fewer New York State Department of Health promotional candidates respond to this notice, the agency may, at its discretion, nominate a qualified employee for non-competitive promotion under the provisions of Section 52.7 of the Civil Service Law. Employees must have one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive service as an Investigative Specialist 2 (Professional Conduct), G-23. If certified by Civil Service, mandatory reemployment list candidates must be considered first for appointment to this title. If a provisional appointment is made, the appointee will be required to take the next holding of the Civil Service IS3(PC) examination and be immediately eligible for appointment from the resultant eligible list in order to maintain continued employment in this position.

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

Name Human Resources Management Group, LD/IS3PC/59804

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 cover letter and resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, LD/IS3PC/59804, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237- 0012, or fax to (518)473-3395, or by email to, with Reference Code LD/IS3PC/59804 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 will be accepted until October 26, 2021.

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