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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/10/17

Applications Due11/27/17

Vacancy ID45191

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Program Director 2

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade665

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $116189 to $146795 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent 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, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services

875 Central Ave

City Albany


Zip Code12206

Minimum Qualifications Twelve years of professional experience, of which three years must have included managerial responsibility for a major health-related program, or a major administrative function for a large health-related organization. A bachelor’s degree may substitute for four years of the professional experience described above.

Preferred Qualifications:
The preferred candidate will have at least eight years of executive-level work experience as the leader of an organizational unit of more than 40 people with demonstrable experience leading efforts to successfully re-organize a government administrative organization; at least seven years of full time experience working in the emergency medical service sector; knowledge and experience in the prehospital care delivery system, including NYS, federal laws and regulations governing the system; five or more years of clinical and administrative experience as a certified emergency medical technician (EMT) or paramedic, in both paid and volunteer EMT settings; experience working in telemedicine, community paramedicine or emerging models of care; and experience working in and leading LEAN efforts.

Duties Description The Health Program Director 2 will serve as the Director of the Bureau of Emergency Medical Services (BEMS) and will be responsible for overseeing the development, administration, implementation, and evaluation of EMS in all units within BEMS. The incumbent will participate in strategic planning, policy, and decision making; and collaborate with other agency programs, external stakeholders, and local, State, and federal agencies to achieve program goals and objectives. The Bureau’s mission is to ensure that New York State’s citizens and visitors have ready access to safe quality prehospital and inter-hospital emergency care and transportation. Duties include, but are not limited to: Development and implementation of plans to re-envision the provision of emergency medical services in New York State given the changing structure of the industry and health care in general; Direction, management, and oversight of the development of policy implementation plans; Communication of directives and policy changes to program managers, regional offices, local government units, healthcare providers, and other organizations, and oversight of implementation to ensure consistent interpretation and application of program policy and compliance with federal and State laws, rules, and regulations; Management of policy and regulations to provide for a strong statewide EMS network; Service as the Commissioner’s representative on emergency medical service issues to the Medical Society, State Police, and other State and professional organizations; Representation of the Department of Health on behalf of other governmental entities (e.g., National Association of State Emergency Medical Services Directors, National Standards development meetings, etc.) and to regulated industries or the public at large; Provision of leadership for 1776 emergency medical services in New York State and surveillance of such services conducted by BEMS staff assigned to the regional offices; Oversight of the conduct of investigations of complaints of poor patient care, violations of Public Health Law, regulations and criminal background reviews; and other duties as required.

Additional Comments Contingent-permanent, full-time, non-competitive.

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

Name Human Resource Management Group - CB/HPD2/51328

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/HPD2/51328, 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/HPD2/51328 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 November 27, 2017.

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