Public Consulting Group

Sr. Healthcare Program Specialist - DPDM 1167

Job Locations US-NY-Albany
Posted Date 2 months ago(2/3/2023 1:54 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Customer Service/Support
Regular Full-Time
Practice Area
Staffing Solutions Organization


Healthcare Program Specialist – Adult Special Populations in Albany, NY

Item 1167


The Bureau of Adult Special Populations strives to support people with mental illness, substance use disorder, and/or intellectual or developmental disabilities to achieve maximum health, independence, and quality of life.  Working closely with the Office of Mental Health (OMH), the Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS), and the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD), the BASP cultivates excellence in collaboration, program development, special projects, and policy knowledge and implementation.


The BASP is seeking a passionate Medicaid Program Specialist to support the team in its mission and goals.  Specific responsibilities include:


  • Works with Bureau Director and Medicaid Program Advisor/team lead in interagency planning, development, implementation, and monitoring of New York State’s criminal justice priorities
  • Plans, coordinates, and participates in work group meetings of representatives from various State and local criminal justice system agencies
  • Assists team lead in the analysis and understanding of cross-agency physical and behavioral health programs, policies, legislation, and initiatives within New York and across the country that impact incarcerated individuals
  • Works with team lead to collect and analyze criminal and social justice system data and performance measures
  • Provides technical assistance to providers, advocates, and government agencies. 
  • Serves as sounding board and collaborator.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree
  • 2 years of experience



Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in public administration, probation, criminal justice, or another related role.
  • Passion for serving vulnerable populations, especially those with mental health or behavioral health or intellectual or developmental diagnoses/disabilities/issues.
  • Experience with Medicaid populations, and public policy, providers, or programs in the field of criminal justice.
  • Experience with thinking critically about data and data analysis.
  • Strong writing and communication skills, and a high level of cultural competency and interpersonal skills in order to work with both governmental and non-governmental agencies


*Employees must follow established work schedules. The usual work schedule is 37.5 hours per week, Monday through Friday. Normal work hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. unless otherwise specified by the supervisor, this includes a half hour unpaid lunch break. Total work hours must equal 37.5 hours per week.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. Staffing Solutions Organization LLC is an e-Verify participant. 




Compensation for roles at Staffing Solutions Organization LLC (SSO) varies depending on a wide array of factors including, but not limited to, the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by applicable law, SSO provides the following reasonable range of compensation for this role: $49,400-$70,000. In addition, SSO provides a range of benefits for this role.

EEO Statement

Public Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to celebrating diversity and intentionally creating a culture of inclusion. We believe that we work best when our employees feel empowered and accepted, and that starts by honoring each of our unique life experiences. At PCG, all aspects of employment regarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programs are based on merit, business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, citizenship status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. PCG will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. PCG believes in health, equality, and prosperity for everyone so we can succeed in changing the ways the public sector, including health, education, technology and human services industries, work.


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