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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/23/21

Applications Due12/07/21

Vacancy ID94688

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleAssociate Counsel -94056

Occupational CategoryLegal

Salary Grade663

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $101403 to $128142 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 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Division of Legal Affairs

2438 Corning Tower

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must have been admitted to the New York State Bar and must have had four years of experience in the practice of law subsequent to admission to the Bar.

Preferred Qualifications: The preferred candidate has significant legislative and health care financing experience as related to government benefit programs, including Medicaid. The candidate must be highly motivated and able to flexibly adjust to changing client needs. The candidate must also demonstrate excellent independent judgment and exercise of discretion including in confidential matters related to budget negotiations. Superb oral and written communication, legislative review and drafting, and time management skills are essential.

Duties Description This position is located in the Bureau of Program Counsel in the Department of Health’s Division of Legal Affairs and will report directly to the Director of the Bureau of Program Counsel and a Deputy Director. The attorney will provide legal support to program staff with respect to a variety of issues related to Medicaid, including: Medicaid rate setting and claims, including collections, recoupments, and methodologies; and serve as counsel to various boards, as necessary. The attorney will participate in the Department’s annual budget negotiations with the Legislature. Duties include working with the Bureau of Litigation to prepare the Department’s defense in cases in which the Department is sued. Duties will also include developing and reviewing memoranda of understanding, drafting regulations, and drafting and reviewing proposed legislation. The attorney will be expected to attend meetings as needed and communicate well with clients and members of the public. Other duties may be assigned as appropriate.

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Name Human Resources Management Group, WN/AC/94056

Telephone 5184861812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingIf you are a current New York State employee: submit resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, WN/AC/94056, 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 WN/AC/94056 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.

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