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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 07/06/18

Applications Due07/20/18

Vacancy ID54946

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleConsultant Nurse Community Nursing and Home Health Services - 46888

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade24

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

Salary RangeFrom $77187 to $97448 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

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 Erie

Street Address Division of Home and Community Based Services

Western Regional Office 584 Delaware Ave

City Buffalo


Zip Code14202

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM
Permanent Transfer Candidates: Current DOH employee with permanent status as a Consultant Nurse, G-24 OR current NYS employee with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent service in a qualified title and eligible for transfer to Consultant Nurse Community Nursing and Home Health Services under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law OR eligible for transfer under Section 70.4 of the Civil Service Law (NYS employee with one year of permanent service at G-22 or higher and meeting the open competitive minimum qualifications listed below).
Open Competitive Minimum Qualifications: licensed and currently registered as a nurse in NYS; 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.
Professional experience in a community/home health setting with experience in supervision or administration of a federal or state health related certified program. Must have strong interpersonal skills, excellent decision making capability and strong writing and editing skills. Must have a strong knowledge of databases and be computer literate. Experience in home care is preferred, but not a must. Experience with interpreting regulations, conducting complaint investigations, conducting survey and monitoring health care programs’ compliance with rules and regulations.

Duties Description The Consultant Nurse Community and Home Health Services will report to the Director of the Division of Home and Community Based Services in Albany and serve as the Program Manager in the Western Regional Office (WRO) responsible for licensure, certification and surveillance activities of Home Care and Hospice programs in the 17 county region. The incumbent will provide administrative leadership for staff in the WRO by managing personnel; developing policies and procedures, information and communication systems; identifying staff training needs, developing and conducting continuing education activities for program staff; and other administrative functions. The incumbent will function as liaison with health care providers and the public. The incumbent will be responsible for reviewing surveillance activities conducted by regional office staff; tracking and monitoring home care complaints; ensuring consistency of the survey process; monitor program resolution with providers, regions and organizations; and interpret policy and statute in direction coordination with the DOH Central Office.

Additional Comments Permanent, full-time. This position involves travel throughout 17 counties which may include locations not served by public transportation.

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Name Human Resources Management Group, MT/CN/46888

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume to Human Resources Management Group, MT/CN/46888 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 MT/CN/46888 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 7/20/18.

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