Health Program Director 1 - 2 vacancies (ST/HPD1/DEMI)
New York State Department of Health
Location: Albany, New York
Type: Full Time
Salary: USD $116,686 - USD $147,256
Benefits of Working for NYS
Generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave annually
• Up to Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA
• Up to Eight (8) days of paid sick leave annually for M/C
• Up to three (3) days of professional leave annually to participate in professional development
Health Care Benefits
• Eligible employees and dependents can pick from a variety of affordable health insurance programs
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost
• New York State Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Membership
• NYS Deferred Compensation
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, as well as U.S. Savings Bonds
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• And many more...
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
2 openings available.
These incumbents will function as Bureau Directors. As such, they will direct, manage, and oversee the development, administration, implementation, and evaluation of a health program with statewide impact .• Directs program planning, quality assurance, evaluation, and monitoring activities; and provides feedback to executive staff concerning the development and implementation of the program.
• Oversees and develops strategies to measure performance, monitors program performance and effectiveness; and makes recommendations to executive staff for improvement.
• Develops and implements policy recommendations based on operational needs.
• Directs, manages, and oversees the development of policy implementation plans; communicates directives and policy changes to program managers, regional offices, local government units, healthcare providers, and other organizations; and oversees implementation to ensure consistent interpretation and application of program policy, and compliance with federal and State laws, rules, and regulations.
• Prepares program legislation and regulatory proposals in conjunction with executive staff and other managers, and serves as interagency liaison on such proposals as needed.
• Develops and oversees allocation strategies to maximize resource availability; monitors expenditures, and manages the use of resources.
• Oversees and manages contract/grants administration and/or contractor performance monitoring activities to ensure compliance with grants and contract requirements.
• Represents the agency with federal and State agencies, community organizations, local government officials, healthcare providers, advocates, and other stakeholders to increase program awareness, resolve issues, and ensure program success.
• Develops and directs the development of new programs, policies, systems, and procedures in conjunction with executive staff.
• Oversees and coordinates the completion and submission of all State, legislative, and federally mandated periodic reports, assessments, and analyses.
• Directs the preparation of annual budget requests.
• Supervises program and/or bureau staff.
• Analyzes ongoing staffing and succession planning needs in relation assigned program work and identifies current and prospective gaps.
• Examines staffing distribution within assigned program, and directs staff deployment to meet program needs and priorities.
• Determines and oversees staff assignments and reassignments; reviews, monitors, and evaluates staff performance.
• Identifies training needs and arranges for the provision of training.
Eleven years of professional experience, of which two years must include managerial responsibility for a major health-related program or a major administrative function for a large health-related organization. A bachelor’s degree may be substituted for four years of the professional experience described above.
Preferred Qualifications: The preferred candidate would have expert knowledge of New York public health insurance program eligibility and enrollment policies and related federal and state laws, rules and guidance; knowledge of WMS and Local Social Service District (LDSS) Medicaid Administration and Enrollment processes and procedures; a demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines; the ability to lead multi-disciplinary teams; and excellent written and oral communication skills.
Benefits of Working for NYSGenerous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:Holiday & Paid Time Off• Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave annually• Up to Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA• Up to Eight (8) days of paid sick leave annually for M/C• Up to three (3) days of professional leave annually to participate in professional developmentHealth Care Benefits• Eligible employees and dependents can pick from a variety of affordable health insurance programs• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional costAdditional Benefits• New York State Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Membership• NYS Deferred Compensation• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, as well as U.S. Savings Bonds• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)• And many more.. "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