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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/16/21

Applications Due12/02/21

Vacancy ID94333

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Systems Specialist 1 - 03537, 46540

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $60069 to $76387 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address 875 Central Avenue

City Albany


Zip Code12206

Minimum Qualifications "Permanent Transfer Candidates: Current NYS employee with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent competitive service in a qualified title G-16 or higher and eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 or 70.4 of the Civil Service Law.

Public Candidates for Provisional Opportunity (Open Competitive Minimum Qualifications): A bachelor’s degree in any area AND two years of professional administrative or professional clinical experience in one or more of the following areas:

Either 1. professional administrative experience related to regulatory activities which include medical or programmatic review, audit, and/or regulatory activities observing and evaluating patient or resident care in a health care facility regulated by a governmental agency. Provision of direct care services are not qualifying;
Or 2. oversight or coordination of regulatory compliance and/or quality assurance activities in a health care delivery system;
Or 3. participating in the development or implementation of state or federal regulations that govern the provision of health care;
Or 4. supervision of clinical staff who provide health related services in a health care facility regulated by a governmental agency;
Or 5. evaluating the quality of health care provided to individuals to ensure that professional standards of practice are met and health related services comply with governmental regulations.

*A master’s degree in public health, health policy and management, health care administration, hospital administration, health care finance, social work, nutrition, or physical therapy may substitute for one year of experience. You must clearly indicate how you meet the remaining one year of required experience.

**General administrative experience in personnel, budgeting, purchasing, security, or maintenance is NOT qualifying. Experience in a physician’s office, correctional facility, or school setting is NOT qualifying.

***Qualifying health care or medical settings include: facility or entity licensed or regulated by a state government entity; facility for the mentally disabled as defined by New York State Mental Hygiene Law; heath care facility under the jurisdiction of the federal government (e.g., VA/military hospitals); or agency involved in the regulation or accreditation of health care facilities or agencies (e.g., state departments of health, HCFA, JCAHO.)

****A health care delivery system for the purposes of this examination includes general or governmental hospitals and hospital clinics; nursing homes; diagnostic and treatment centers; licensed ambulatory surgery centers; assisted living facilities; adult care residential facilities; rehabilitation facilities, including intermediate care facilities for developmentally disabled; hospice agencies and units; home health care agencies; end stage renal disease clinics; health maintenance organizations; community based home care programs; and psychiatric hospitals."

Preferred Qualifications:

Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, knowledge of Microsoft Office Products; strong writing and verbal skills are required. Must have a strong knowledge of databases and be computer literate. Experience or familiarity with NYS Electronic Certificate of Need (NYSECON) system preferred

Duties Description The Health System Specialist 1 (HSS1) in the Central Office will be responsible for a range of activities that will include, but are not limited to, review and tracking of applications for licensure of Licensed Home Care Services Agencies (LHCSAs) including all programmatic components of the application review, review of policies and procedures, collaborating with regional office staff and processing transaction notices. This may require extensive communication (phone and electronic) with applicants or their representatives (consultants, attorneys, board members), as well as regional office staff. The incumbent will maintain tracking and documentation of the application process, ensure databases are updated, develop reports including but not limited to reports for Public Health and Health Planning Council and participate in quality assurance activities. In addition, the incumbents may be assigned other home care administrative duties, as needed.

Additional Comments *transfer candidates may be asked for SSN to verify title history and eligibility. Competitive, Permanent or Provisional, Full-time. Candidates appointed provisionally will be required to take and pass the next scheduled Civil Service examination for this title, when it is given, and be immediately appointable from the resulting eligible list to maintain employment.

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

Name Human Resources Management Group, JB/03537/HSS1

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street RM 2217, Corning Tower Building, ESP

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference JB/03537/HSS1 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, JB/03537/HSS1, 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. Resumes will be accepted until December 2, 2021.

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