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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 03/01/24

Applications Due03/15/24

Vacancy ID152737


AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Care Surveyor 4 - 51625

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade25

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

Salary RangeFrom $137784 to $152531 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 60%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Suffolk

Street Address MARO Division of Hospitals and Diagnostic and Treatment Centers

320 Carlton Avenue

City Central Islip


Zip Code11722

Minimum Qualifications Permanent Transfer Candidates: Current NYS Department of Health employee with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive service as a Health Care Surveyor 4 (Nursing), G25 OR A NYS employee with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive status in a title G23 or higher and eligible to transfer under Section 70.1 and able to meet the non-competitive requirements below

Non-Competitive: Possession of a license and current registration as a registered professional nurse in New York State; a bachelor's degree in nursing; and four years of post-licensure, specialized professional administrative or professional clinical experience. One year of the experience must have been at a supervisory level.

Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of Hospital Surveillance recertification and complaint survey process and State and Federal laws and Regulations; strong leadership skills in management of professional staff and committee participation; supervisory experience; ability to motivate staff and correct performance issues; quality assurance and performance improvement experience; staff training/staff development experience; excellent critical thinking and problem solving; communication, computer, written and organizational skills; ability to function independently, prioritize and address multiple tasks and responsibilities; scheduling expertise. Strong Diagnostic and Treatment Center experience preferred.

Duties Description Under the direction of the Program Director, the Health Care Surveyor Nurse 4, ensures that surveyor staff follows the federal and/or state survey process, follows protocols and uses all appropriate survey tools. Supervises staff including submission of probation and performance evaluations reports within the required timeframes. Monitors and responds to staff leave requests and review travel and timesheets within the required timeframes. Trains new and existing staff. Ensures survey team develops and completes Statements of Deficiency using Principles of Documentation and reviews and approves Plans of Correction within required timeframes. Ensures surveys are scheduled, completed and closed within the mandated timeframes. Oversees and performs quality assurance/improvement activities Responds to telephone inquiries, complaints and assigns appropriate staff to investigate or review complaints/allegations. Interacts with facilities, agencies, providers and the public in a professional manner. Participates in emergency preparedness drills and responds to emergencies. Assists in coverage in the absence of the Program Director and participates in Area Office Director on-call.

Additional Comments Full time, permanent appointment. Occasional statewide travel, including overnights and travel to areas that may not be served by public transportation is required. Current and continued registration with the NYS Education Department to practice as a Registered Nurse is required for employment.

This position requires proof of vaccination from COVID-19

Posted salary range includes the statutory hiring rate at Step 4 and job rate for PS&T Grade 25 ($102,342 - $114,444), an additional Geographic Pay Differential of $35,000, and a Downstate Adjustment of $3,087.
Non-competitive appointment via the HELP Program.
This position may require proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

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..

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Name Peter Contrady

Telephone (518)457-5764

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street Rm 2217 Corning Tower 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 PC/HCS4/51625 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, PC/HCS4/51625, 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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