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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 01/03/22

Applications Due01/20/22

Vacancy ID96604

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Program Administrator (or HPA Trainee 1, 2) - 51468 (2 Vacancies)

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $45617 to $76387 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address ESP, Corning Tower, Rm 1842

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Permanent transfer candidates: Current Department of Health (DOH) employee with permanent or contingent-permanent status as a Health Program Administrator (G18); OR current NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive service in a title eligible to transfer under Section 52.6, Section 70.1, or Section 70.4 of the Civil Service Law to a Health Program Administrator (G18), Health Program Administrator Trainee 1 (NS), or Health Program Administrator Trainee 2 (NS). You may be asked for a Social Security Number to verify your transfer eligibility. For more information on the types of transfers, transfer eligibility criteria, and the current transfer determinations for your title, visit the following website. Public candidates: Active list candidate on the New York State Department of Civil Service’s Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) eligible list #26-570 with a score of 100 OR qualified 55B/C candidate in possession of a Bachelor’s or higher degree.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with the Certificate of Need (CON) or Health Facility Information System (HFIS)/DOH Operating Certificate system. Familiarity with the hospital, nursing home, home health care, and/or hospice operational laws or regulations. Excellent critical thinking, problem-solving and attention to detail, and the ability to synthesize information from a variety of sources. The ability to work independently with excellent organizational skills and use of tools to keep track of priorities and statuses of projects/items. Well-versed and/or comfortable with technology, especially ACCESS, MS Office, and MS Excel (required); and MS Teams and MS Lists as well as, excellent professional writing skills.

Duties Description Certificate of Need (CON) application/transfer notice initial reviews and technical assistance for Submission which includes, performing the initial review of project submissions/transfer notices for completeness and communicate with applicants regarding deficient submissions. Ensure applications are assigned to appropriate review units. CONS/HFIS applicant assistance, assisting applicants and potential applicants with submission and processing of applications and/or operating certificate questions through bureau electronic mailboxes and phone calls. CON/transfer notice review monitoring to monitor application/notice review progress. Follow up with applicants and review units as needed. Provide information and assistance to Center staff regarding specific CON projects. The enbumbent will create applicant correspondence at designated intervals in the review and recommendation process. Prepare draft exhibits for the PHHPC meetings. Assist with Health Facility Information System (HFIS)/operating certificate which includes, the receipt of and proof HFIS Transaction Forms and supporting documentation from Regional Offices. Perform data entry in HFIS to create or change information about the Operating Certificate, legal entity, or facility. Participate in HFIS software application revision project if applicable. Special Projects or Other Assignments as Assigned by BPM Director.

Additional Comments *transfer candidates may be asked for SSN to verify title history and eligibility. Competitive, Permanent, Full-time. Occasional travel, including travel to areas that may not be served by public transportation is required.

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

Name Human Resources Management Group, JB/51468/HPA

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street ESP - Corning Tower

Room 2217

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference JB/51468/HPA included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, JB/51468/HPA, 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 January 20, 2022.

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