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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). For more information on the types of transfers, transfer eligibility criteria, and the current transfer determinations for your title, visit the following: website.https://careermobilityoffice.cs.ny.gov/cmo/gotit/index.cfm.
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 higher OR qualified 55B/C candidate in possession of a Bachelor’s or higher degree.
Preferred Qualifications: The preferred candidate will have Excellent organizational and communication (both written and verbal) skills and strong attention to detail. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office 365 products. Demonstrate strong critical thinking and excellent problem-solving skills. Experience analyzing information and understanding program policies. Ability to act independently while handling competing priorities in a high-volume work environment. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team.
The Health Program Administrator (HPA) positions will work in the Division of Vaccine Excellence, Bureau of Vaccine Programs which oversees the Vaccines for Children (VFC) and Vaccines for Adults (VFA) Programs.
One position will be assigned to the Vaccine Ordering and Technical Assistance lead with duties related primarily to utilizing the Vaccine Tracking System (VTrckS) to ensure programmatic accountability of vaccine orders, including ensuring vaccine orders are placed in VTrckS daily, monitoring and estimating provider needs (monthly), coordinate data entry of vaccines returns and/or wastage, providing technical assistance to providers, and reconciling vaccine shipping issues.
One position will be assigned to the Program Compliance, Training, and Education Unit, which ensures compliance with requirements related to the VFC and VFA program. This position will provide training and technical assistance to regional field staff and providers on program requirements, develop and update provider guidance, forms, training materials and job aids and prepare periodic narrative summary reports.
Both positions will use multiple information systems including the New York State Immunization Information System (NYSIIS), Provider Assessment Education and Reporting (PEAR) and VTrckS to review provider immunization status and activities, and are responsible for regular and ad hoc quantitative and narrative reports.
Occasional travel within New York State, including overnights and to locations that may not be served by public transportation, may be required.
Contingent-Permanent, competitive, full-time. Two year traineeship leading to a G18. Transfer candidates may be asked for SSN to verify title history and eligibility.
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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