Permanent transfer candidates: Current Department of Health (DOH) employee with permanent or contingent permanent status as a Health Program Administrator (G-18); 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 (G-18), 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 #26-872 with a score of 100 or higher OR qualified 55-B/C candidate in possession of a Bachelor’s or higher degree.
Preferred Qualifications: The preferred candidate will have experience with assisting with program management and contracts; strong organizational skills; excellent communication and written skills; experience working in sexual and reproductive health programs and familiarity with reproductive justice issues; experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic and historically marginalized groups, knowledge of the concepts of institutional racism and its impact on health care delivery to underserved and underrepresented communities, and experience in writing and implementing policies and procedures to align with program goals and federal compliance requirements. Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, Outlook, etc).
The Health Program Administrator (HPA) / Trainee will support the Bureau of Perinatal, Reproductive, and Sexual Health (BPRASH) Family Planning Unit by providing assistance to the Health Program Administrator 1 (HPA 1) on programmatic oversight of contracted Family Planning provider agencies. Responsibilities include managing multiple family planning contracts; providing technical assistance to providers regarding contract deliverables; ensuring program compliance with all state program requirements, federal Title X regulations and legislative mandates; participating in routine calls with all contractors, and reviewing reports and monitoring documents to ensure compliance with contract requirements. The position will support other Bureau and Division activities on common goals and issues impacting reproductive health, participate on interagency workgroups as needed, and perform other duties as assigned.
Full-time, contingent permanent appointment. Transfer candidates, you may be asked for a Social Security Number to verify your transfer eligibility. Occasional travel, including overnights, throughout New York State including to areas not served by public transportation may be required (10%).
Depending on candidate qualifications, the position may be filled at the Health Program Administrator Trainee 1 or 2 levels. Traineeships are non-statutory, resulting in Salary Grade 18 upon completion.
For more information on transfer types, transfer eligibility criteria, and the current transfer determinations for your title, visit the following website: https://careermobilityoffice.cs.ny.gov/cmo/gotit/index.cfm.
“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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