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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/26/24

Applications Due03/11/24

Vacancy ID152113


AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Care Surveyor 1 (Nursing) - 52080

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $91776 to $100248 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 60%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address State Emergency Medical Systems

875 Central Avenue

City Albany


Zip Code12206

Minimum Qualifications Non-competitive Minimum Qualifications: Possession of license and current registration as a registered professional nurse in New York State.

Preferred Qualifications: Education: Advanced coursework or training in trauma care, emergency medicine, or healthcare quality improvement. Experience: Prior experience working in a regulatory or oversight capacity within healthcare, preferably in trauma care or emergency services; Demonstrated experience conducting investigations, assessments, or audits in a healthcare setting; Experience collaborating with multidisciplinary teams, government agencies, or professional organizations on healthcare initiatives. Skills / Knowledge / Abilities: Strong analytical skills with the ability to critically evaluate complex medical and regulatory information; Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to convey technical information clearly and effectively; Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple priorities and deadlines effectively; Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to establish rapport and build relationships with diverse stakeholders, including healthcare professionals, administrators, and regulatory agencies.

Duties Description The Health Care Surveyor 1 (Nursing) position is central to the effective oversight and regulation of trauma care in healthcare facilities. The role encompasses comprehensive trauma center facility assessments, on-site surveillance, and record reviews to ensure compliance with state regulations and trauma care standards. Additionally, the incumbent will develop investigative plans for incidents and complaints, collaborate with agency representatives to improve trauma care, and provide expert support to trauma advisory councils. The role also involves database management and participation in quality assurance activities to maintain and enhance the quality of trauma services, directly impacting patient safety.

Additional Comments Posted Salary range includes the statutory hiring rate at step 4 and job rate for PS&T Grade 20 ($71,776 - $80,248) and an additional Geographic Pay Differential of $20,000.
Non-competitive appointment via the HELP Program.
This position may require proof of COVID-19 vaccination.
This position requires travel, including to locations that may not be serviced by public transportation.

We offer a work-life balance and a generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:

• Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• Pension from New York State Employees’ Retirement System
• Shift & Geographic pay differentials
• Affordable Health Care options
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost
• NYS Deferred Compensation plan
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, and U.S. Savings Bonds
• And many more...

For new State employees appointed to graded positions, the annual salary is the hiring rate (beginning of the Salary Range) of the position. Promotion salaries are calculated by the NYS Office of the State Comptroller in accordance with NYS Civil Service Law, OSC Payroll rules and regulations and negotiated union contracts.

The NYS Department of Health is committed to making New York a safer, healthier, and more equitable place to live. Understanding health equity, social determinants of health and health disparities is critical to accomplish our goal of eliminating health disparities. For more information on the NYS Department of Health’s Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan, please visit:

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Name Peter Contrady

Telephone (518)408-9267

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street ESP - Corning Tower

Room 2217

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter as one (1) document, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference PC/HCS1/52080 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, PC/HCS1/52080, 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.

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