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New York State Civil Service Medical Assistance Specialist 3 - 61607 in Albany, New York


Agency Health, Department of

Title Medical Assistance Specialist 3 - 61607

Occupational Category Financial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary Grade 27

Bargaining Unit PS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary Range From $103784 to $127830 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Office of Health Insurance Programs/Division of Finance + Rate Settings/Division of Finance + Rate Settings/ Bureau of Financially Distressed Hospital

99 Washington Ave

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12260

Minimum Qualifications Current Department of Health (DOH) employee with permanent or contingent-permanent status as a Medical Assistance Specialist 3; 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 or Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law to a Medical Assistance Specialist 3. For more information on the types of transfers, transfer eligibility criteria, and the current transfer determinations for your title, visit the following website.Preferred Qualifications: Critical thinking skills, analytical skills with Microsoft Excel, ability to solve problems independently. Professional work experience and/or education in accounting and and trend analyses.

Duties Description This incumbent will function as a financial team lead within the Division of Finance and Rate Setting, within the Bureau of Financially Distressed Hospitals (FDH). The Bureau of Financially Distressed Hospitals Bureau’s goal is to promote financial sustainability for healthcare providers, thereby improving health service quality, preserving access, and decreasing statewide provider reliance on State aid to fund operations. In addition, this Bureau works directly with hospitals on their cash flow, hospital needs, and various payment mechanisms, including Directed Payment Templates (DPT), Vital Access Program (VAP) funding, and Vital Access Provider Assurance Program (VAPAP) awards.Duties Include:Organize hospital data to determine hospital financial allocation plans and develop funding options; Establish hospital metrics for demonstrating improvement, and monitoring data reported against those metrics; Manage a distressed hospital dashboard to ensure an accurate and complete view of hospital submitted data elements; Oversee the monitoring and oversight of hospital metrics and financial management of funding allocations; Facilitate the integration of hospital reporting with other Medicaid and Department of Health data to assess regional and/or hospital specific trends as well population health activities; Review FDH applications and financial sustainability plans.Build automated reports in Tableau that organize FDH information (cash flows, revenues, expenses, utilization, etc.) to translate data into meaningful reports that can assist stakeholders in transformation planning purposes; Supervises a Team of two Units of Medical Assistance Specialists 2 and 1; Assists higher-level staff with oversight of FDH operations by supervising the work of FDH Data & Analytics Units.

Additional Comments 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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Name Human Resources Management Group, SCD/MAS3/61607

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address resume@health.ny.gov


Street Rm 2217, Corning Tower, ESP

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237

Notes on Applying Please submit your resume and cover letter as one (1) document, preferably in PDF format, by email to resume@health.ny.gov, with Reference SCD/MAS3/61607 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, SCD/MAS3/61607, Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395. Failure to include the required information may result in your resume not being considered for this position.