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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/01/17

Applications Due12/15/17

Vacancy ID45805

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitlePublic Health Physician 3

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade668

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $159000 to $159000 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 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Office of Primary Care and Health Systems Management

Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Current license to practice medicine in New York State, board certification in a medical specialty, and either a master’s degree in Public Health, or two years of experience in a public health program.

Preferred Qualifications:
Strong leadership experience in a health care organization, delivery system, or clinical environment. Experience in clinical management, quality measurement, development or implementation of clinical care or patient safety standards, experience in quality improvement initiatives. Strong organizational, interpersonal, and written/verbal communication skills. Ability to handle multiple, competing priorities. Computer literacy and knowledge of database management.

Duties Description This position will function as the Medical Director for the OPCHSM. Reporting to the Deputy Commissioner, OPCHSM, the incumbent will provide medical expertise and consultation to advance improvements in population health, clinical quality, and patient safety through effective health system planning and oversight. This includes, but is not limited to: establishing and integrating quality metrics into health system planning and licensure approval decisions; establishing and maintaining clinical standards for existing and emerging health care settings such as off-campus emergency departments or outpatient settings in which more complex medical care is provided; evaluating data to identify and facilitate clinical improvement initiatives with other DOH programs, other state agencies, health care providers, and others in areas such as: effective patient management through advanced primary care; adverse event analysis and feedback to providers; management of chronic conditions such as diabetes and healthcare acquired infection prevention, and development of health care provider requirements to prevent and respond to communicable diseases (Ebola, C. Auris, etc.). The Medical Director will provide leadership on DOH policy development initiatives in areas such as telehealth, opioid abuse, the integration of primary care with behavioral health, ambulatory care and long-term care quality. The Physician will provide clinical leadership to align OPCHSM’s oversight activities with the State’s health system transformation goals articulated in the Delivery System Reform Incentive Program. The incumbent will play a key role in ensuring effective health care system emergency preparedness and response, and will serve as the primary medical advisor to ensure appropriate standards for emergency medical services and pre-hospital care, and clinically safe implementation of the State’s medical marijuana program. The incumbent will serve as the clinical liaison with the State Emergency Medical Advisory Committee and the State Trauma Advisory Committee. In summary, the Medical Director will provide medical expertise to ensure that the State’s health care system provides high quality, patient-centered, efficient care and services.

Additional Comments Permanent, full-time, non-competitive.

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Name Human Resources Management Group - CB/PHP3/55622

Telephone (518) 486-1812

Fax (518) 473-3395

Email Address


Street Room 2217 Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, CB/PHP3/55622, 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 CB/PHP3/55622 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. Resumes accepted until December 15, 2017.

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