Administrative Assistant, NYSOMH OPME

Location: Albany, NY, United States
Date Posted: 12-04-2018
We are looking for an Administrative Assistant for a contract position at the New York State Office of Mental Health in Albany, NY.

Position Title: Administrative Assistant

Location: New York State Office of Mental Health (NYSOMH) OPME 44 Holland Ave 6th Floor Albany, NY 12229.

Assignment Duration: 01/14/2019 to 01/14/2020

Position Description: This position is located in the NYS Office of Mental Health Surveys & Surveillance Unit. This Unit is responsible for data collection, data entry by Web, keyboard or scanning, quality assurance and tracking of survey projects, analysis and report generation.

Location and hours

  • NYS Office of Mental Health, Surveys & Surveillance Unit, 44 Holland Avenue, Albany, NY
  • This is a 37.5 hour per week position, 9 am – 5 pm, M-F.

Job duties

  • Prepare survey packages for mailing to programs
  • Track receipt of completed surveys
  • Review data for quality and enter data into computer applications
  • Provide customer support via phone, email, and the Help Center computer application
  • Contact providers and Field Offices about missing or inaccurate data
  • Review providers’ applications for exemptions from survey reporting, contact programs to obtain additional
  • Conduct tests of computer applications and summarize findings
  • Complete activities in a timely manner with minimal errors
  • Handle sensitive data with the ability to strictly follow HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) procedures
  • Assist in maintaining efficient systems for data cleansing and data entry by utilizing various internal applications


  • At minimum, a 2 year degree, but 4 year degree is preferred.
  • Accurate data entry
  • Exhibit self-confidence obtaining information over the phone
  • Organized and attentive to detail
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently on multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Experience with data collection testing computer applications helpful
  • Experience with document production using MS Office products, such as Excel and Access


Ana Rowling
Recruiter Manager
2151 Linglestown Road, Suite 180 ‚óŹ Harrisburg, PA 17110
Inquiries about this position must be sent by email.
GHG is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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