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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/04/18

Applications Due05/18/18

Vacancy ID53025

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleConsultant Nurse Community Nursing & Home Health Services - 51224

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade24

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

Salary RangeFrom $77187 to $97448 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Provisional

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

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? No

County Albany

Street Address OPCHSM, Division of Hospitals and Diagnostic & Treatment Centers

875 Central Avenue

City Albany


Zip Code12206

Minimum Qualifications Provisional Open Competitive Minimum Qualifications: Current licensed and registered as a professional nurse in New York State (R.N.); AND four years of public health, community health, or other nursing experience in an appropriate facility setting. Two years of this experience must have been providing direct patient care and two years of this experience must have been in nursing supervision, or working in the capacity of a nurse administrator.

Knowledge of surveillance processes and associated State and Federal regulations, especially concerning Hospital, Diagnostic & Treatment Centers and Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility complaints; excellent communication, written and organizational skills; ability to function independently and deal with multiple tasks and priorities; supervisory experience; and familiarity with ASPEN, ACTS and Microsoft Office programs.

Duties Description Under the direction of the Bureau of Quality and Surveillance Director, the Consultant Nurse will supervise the Complaint Hospital Intake Program in its day to day operations, providing technical assistance, guidance and clinical expertise. The Consultant Nurse will also be responsible for: the review of complaints with the Director that warrant discussion and closer review to determine whether they will be closed or opened; working closely with other Bureaus in making referrals for complaints that are outside the authority of the Division; and working with the Bureau in addressing executive correspondence related to complaints and complaint investigations.
The Consultant Nurse will also be responsible for: participating in the triaging of complaints; reviewing Statements of Deficiencies (SODs) in accordance with State and Federal standards, e.g., the Principles of Documentation (POD), and providing feedback to the Regional Offices (RO); providing direction in the appropriate interpretation and application of Federal and State regulations to RO staff and providers; participating in quality assurance activities including the identification of training needs, the development of presentations and educational material, etc.; supervision of staff responsible for the surveillance of Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities; and providing technical assistance, guidance and clinical expertise.

Additional Comments Provisional, full-time, pending examination. Candidates appointed provisionally must take the next scheduled Civil Service examination for this title, and their score must be reachable on the resulting eligible list before they can be permanently appointed. Candidates who do not pass the examination or achieve a reachable score may not be retained. Occasional travel may be required; including travel to some areas that may not be served by public transportation.

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Name Human Resources Management Group, CB/CNHHS-PRO/51224

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street ROOM 2217, Corning Tower Building

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, CB/CNHHS-PRO/51224, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395, or by email to, with Reference Code CB/CNHHS-PRO/51224 included in the subject line. Failure to include the required information in the subject line of your email or fax may result in your resume not being considered for this position. Resumes accepted until May 18, 2018.

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