Health, Department of
Permanent Transfer: Current New York State employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent permanent, competitive service in a Health Systems Specialist 1 (G18) position OR a NYS employee in a position G16 or higher and eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 or Section 70.4 of the Civil Service Law.
Non-Competitive: New York State DOH Emergency Medical Technician-Basic (EMTB), or Advanced EMT – Intermediate (AEMT-I) certification; and four years of administrative experience in an EMS program. Administrative experience includes work as a professional EMS planner; county or regional emergency medical administrator/coordinator, administrator or officer position with an ambulance squad, or EMS educator or trainer.
Substitution: EMS experience in an ambulance service, or advanced life support-first response service, may be credited on a month-for-month basis for up to two years of the required experience. College study may be substituted for up to 2 years of the required experience at the rate of 30 credit hours for 1 year of experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Certifications / Licensure: New York State Paramedic Certification; Incident Command System (ICS) courses including, Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS-100); Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response (ICS-200); Intermediate Incident Command System for Expanding Incidents (ICS-300); An Introduction to the National Incident Management System (IS-700); An Introduction to the National Response Framework (IS-800). Knowledge / Skills / Abilities: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to assess compliance, identify deficiencies, and recommend corrective actions; Excellent written and verbal communication skills for drafting comprehensive reports, conducting training sessions, and effectively communicating with stakeholders; Ability to collaborate and provide guidance to agency representatives and other stakeholders to facilitate improvements based on surveillance findings; Knowledge of regulatory requirements and standards related to emergency medical services or a similar highly regulated field; Familiarity with policies and procedures related to emergency medical services and management administration; Flexibility and adaptability to handle emergency management responsibilities and irregular work hours as needed for emergency operations.
Under the general direction of the Branch Chief, this position is responsible for developing, implementing, and monitoring emergency medical system regulatory and surveillance programs within an assigned region to ensure that healthcare services and facilities meet professional standards of practice, appropriateness, and quality; and comply with laws, rules, and regulations.
Incumbents, working independently or as a member of a multi-disciplinary team, perform emergency medical system surveillance; observe and evaluate patient care; investigate and make recommendations regarding agency and facility licensure and/or certification; recommend and apply enforcement actions and monitor corrective action plans; and develop, implement, and evaluate health policies and procedures.
All Division of Emergency Medical Systems staff may be required to perform regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee’s official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (day to weeks), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions.
This position requires travel, including to locations that may not be serviced by public transportation. This position may require proof of vaccination from COVID-19.
Non-competitive appointment via the HELP Program.
We offer a work-life balance and a generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
Holiday & Paid Time Off
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
Pension from New York State Employees’ Retirement System
Shift & Geographic pay differentials
Affordable Health Care options
Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost
NYS Deferred Compensation plan
Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, and U.S. Savings Bonds
And many more…
For new State employees appointed to graded positions, the annual salary is the hiring rate (beginning of the Salary Range) of the position. Promotion salaries are calculated by the NYS Office of the State Comptroller in accordance with NYS Civil Service Law, OSC Payroll rules and regulations and negotiated union contracts.
The NYS Department of Health is committed to making New York a safer, healthier, and more equitable place to live. Understanding health equity, social determinants of health and health disparities is critical to accomplish our goal of eliminating health disparities. For more information on the NYS Department of Health’s Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan, please visit: https://health.ny.gov/commissioner/index.htm
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