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Occ. Code 0297950



New York State Department of Civil Service

Classification Standard




            The one position in this title series is responsible for centralized oversight of all fiscal operations including revenue and expenditure budgets for four State‑ operated Veterans Homes and Helen Hayes Hospital.  The incumbent of this position works collaboratively with facility fiscal staff developing and implementing sound fiscal policies, monitoring the fiscal status of facilities, overseeing revenue forecasting, and developing plans to correct revenue shortfalls and over-expenditures.


            This position is located at the Department of Health (DOH). 





DIRECTOR, HEALTH INSTITUTION FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATION:  director level; one position class; directly supervises the central billing office for the four nursing homes, and may serve as the Chief Financial Officer for a facility during the transition of fiscal officers.




Directors, Financial Administration, plan, direct, and coordinate agency budgeting, expenditure control, finance and business administration activities to ensure that financial resources under the jurisdiction of the agency are managed properly and in accordance with a variety of laws and regulations.




Develop and monitor the implementation of institutional budgets.



Develop monthly institutional revenue reports and year end forecasts.



Assure patient care revenues are maximized.





Open Competitive:  A Bachelor's Degree in accounting and nine years of post-graduate experience in health care facility fiscal management. This experience must have included a combination of experience in both a 100 + bed hospital setting and a 100 + bed skilled nursing facility, in which three years of the experience must have been as the Chief Fiscal Officer.


Date:  7/09


NOTE: Classification Standards illustrate the nature, extent and scope of duties and responsibilities of the classes they describe.  Standards cannot and do not include all of the work that might be appropriately performed by a class.  The minimum qualifications above are those which were required for appointment at the time the Classification Standard was written.  Please contact the Division of Staffing Services for current information on minimum qualification requirements for appointment or examination.