Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 12/04/23
Applications Due: 12/18/23
Vacancy ID: 145320

Position Information


AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Care Surveyor 2 - 46817

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade20

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

Salary RangeFrom $99342 to $108721 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 80%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes


County Suffolk

Street Address Office of Aging and Long Term Care/Nursing Home and IICF Surveillance

320 Carleton Avenue

City Suffolk


Zip Code11722

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Non-Competitive Minimum Qualifications: Possession of a license and current registration as a registered professional nurse in New York State; and two years of post-licensure, specialized professional administrative or professional clinical experience.

Substitution: a bachelor’s degree in nursing may substitute for one year of post licensure clinical nursing experience; and a master’s degree in nursing may substitute for two years of post-licensure clinical nursing experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Must have strong interpersonal, problem solving, decision-making and time management skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all internal and external stakeholders. In addition, the ideal Candidate must have excellent writing and editing skills and be able to effectively interpret laws and regulations governing skilled nursing facilities in New York State

Duties Description As a Health Care Surveyor 2 (Nursing), you would be responsible for the surveillance and regulation of health care providers to ensure that care provided meets standards of practice and complies with State and Federal statutes and regulations. You may be involved in activities such as: serving as a member of a recertification, focused infection control survey or investigative team; investigating patient complaints and other complaints concerning facilities, individuals and health care professionals including conducting interviews of patients, family members and health care professionals; reviewing medical records for quality assurance purposes; reviewing quality assurance and discharge planning efforts. In the event of a health care emergency (e.g., a strike or disaster), you may be assigned to monitor patient care. In addition, you would be expected to write clear and concise reports using agency software; be prepared to testify regarding your findings; utilize computer systems to evaluate medical data. Extensive travel and work during off hours and weekends is be required.

Additional Comments Weekends and off hour work may apply. Candidates for Nursing Home Surveillance positions must pass SMQT(Surveyor Minimal Qualifications Test) as required by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to conduct surveys. Training will be provided prior to scheduling of examination.

Benefits of Working for NYS
Generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave annually
• Up to Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA
• Up to Eight (8) days of paid sick leave annually for M/C
• Up to three (3) days of professional leave annually to participate in professional development

Health Care Benefits
• Eligible employees and dependents can pick from a variety of affordable health insurance programs
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost

Additional Benefits
• New York State Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Membership
• NYS Deferred Compensation
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, as well as U.S. Savings Bonds
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• And many more..

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Stephen Mooney

Telephone 5184861812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference SM/HCS2/46817 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, SM/HCS2/46817, 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.