Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in a related field and two years of relevant experience including coordination of projects/programs in a public health, health or human services related program; OR an Associate’s degree in a related field and four years of such experience; OR six years of such experience. A Master’s degree in a related field may substitute for one year of such experience.


This position requires that the incumbent will report to the official work location and live within commuting distance to the official work location. Telecommuting may not be available. If telecommuting is available, the incumbent will be required to have a telephone/mobile device, and internet access.


Health Research, Inc.’s (HRI) mission is building a healthier future for New York State and beyond through the delivery of funding and program support to further public health and research programs. In support of our mission and our commitment to providing a safe workplace, we require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless approved for a religious or medical exemption.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience with provider credentialing and/or eligibility determination in a cancer screening program, public health program, or health care organization. Written and/or verbal experience describing program policies and requirements to clinical and non-clinical audiences. Experience creating and maintaining databases or spreadsheets and using them for tracking and monitoring. Proficient in MS Office programs, including, but not limited to: MS Access, MS Excel, MS Word, MS SharePoint, and Teams.

The Health Program Coordinator will work in the Bureau of Cancer Prevention and Control, Health System Improvement Unit (HSIU) to coordinate the multi-step process to ensure that health care providers that offer cancer screening and diagnostic services to Cancer Services Program (CSP) clients are appropriately credentialed to offer those services. The incumbent will also contribute to implementing steps needed to ensure credentialed providers are reimbursed for services rendered to CSP clients, and other appropriate related duties related to the CSP and Bureau of Cancer Prevention and Control programs that engage health care providers and community-based agencies to promote and offer cancer screening, and other cancer-related services. Specific duties include maintaining and improving the multistep provider credentialing process, communicating about the status of credentialed/to-be-credentialed providers, performing program review of data submitted by CSP contractors to ensure compliance with data submission policies and procedures and providing technical assistance (TA) to contractors. Other appropriate related duties as assigned.


The Bureau oversees the State’s Cancer Services Program (CSP); a set of statewide community-based contractors that conduct outreach and targeted education to recruit uninsured, underserved New Yorkers who are less likely to receive cancer screening and experience disparities due to factors such as race, ethnicity, gender, geography, and social determinants of health and connect them with cancer screening, diagnostic, and treatment services. Statewide, the CSP provides cancer screening and diagnostic services to an average of 25,000 clients annually. The Bureau’s health systems staff ensure that the over 5,000 health care providers participating in the CSP are appropriately credentialed to offer those services and that clients are offered comprehensive, quality services.


Employee Benefits
Health Research, Inc. (HRI) offers a robust, comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees, including:

Health, dental and vision insurance – Several comprehensive health insurance plans to choose from;
Flexible benefit accounts – Medical, dependent care, adoption assistance, parking and transit;
Generous paid time off – Paid federal and state holidays, paid sick, vacation and personal leave;
Tuition support – Assistance is available for individuals pursuing educational or training opportunities;
Retirement Benefits – HRI is a participating employer in the New York State and Local Retirement System and offers optional enrollment in the New York State Deferred Compensation Plan. HRI provides a postretirement Health Benefits Plan for qualified retirees to use towards health insurance premiums and eligible medical expenses;
Employee Assistance Program – Provides educational and wellness programs, training, and 24/7 confidential services to assist employees, both personally and professionally;
And so much more!
Please visit HRI’s web site at (preferred method):  https://careers-healthresearch.icims.com/jobs/ or mail resume to: Health Research, Inc., 150 Broadway – Suite 280, Menands, NY 12204-2719. Please include reference code 2022-6053 on envelope.

HRI has a long-standing dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workforce. HRI is committed to the principle of non-discrimination in all phases of its employment procedures and practices.

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Qualified Individuals with Disabilities/Qualified Protected Veterans

About Health Research, Inc.

Health Research, Inc. (HRI) contributes to the health and well-being of the people of New York State by complementing and enabling the strategic public health goals of the New York State Department of Health (DOH), Roswell Park Cancer Institute Corporation (RPCIC), and other health-related entities.

HRI provides best-in-class resource administration for stakeholders and programs related to the work and priorities of the Department of Health and its other partners. HRI does this through the provision of knowledge, expertise, funding guidance, and fiduciary oversight of sponsored program funding for public health and research programs in concert with community partnerships.