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25 Beaver Street
Duties Description PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under the direction of a Regional Director, the Standards Compliance Analyst (SCA) 2 (Developmental Disabilities) would be responsible for visiting and reviewing all day and residential programs certified by OPWDD; all services provided under the Home and Community Based Services Waiver and contracts; interpreting regulations to providers; participating at exit conferences; reviewing providers’ plans of corrective action; and implementing the Division’s Quality Improvement strategy.
The SCA 2 (DD) provides all needed supervision to the SCA 1 (DD), both in the office and in the field. The SCA 2 (DD) develops the monthly schedule and makes appropriate work assignments to the SCA 1 (DD) to ensure that standards for quality and quantity are met. The SCA 2 (DD) is also responsible for the completion of all work assigned to the team.
The position requires extensive field work and travel. The incumbent must be on site during early mornings and evenings to observe activities at the programs. Some weekend visits are required, as is mandatory training in Albany and other locations. Surveyors are expected to learn and participate in all aspects of survey and certification activities for all program and service types. Extensive report writing is required. All visits and reports must be completed within time frames required by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Department of Health and the Division of Quality Improvement’s policies and procedures.
In addition, the SCA 2 (DD), under the direction of the Deputy Commissioner or her/his designee, may perform the following as part of a Quality Improvement team:
• Plan, develop, assist, coordinate and/or facilitate quality management initiatives, strategic plans and projects to ensure delivery of quality outcomes for stakeholders.
• Monitor and gather feedback on quality management projects to assess effectiveness and make revisions where necessary.
• Act as liaison, advocate and facilitator, both within the Division of Quality Improvement and with other divisions or external parties to implement quality improvement efforts.
Additional Comments Please note:
• Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.
• In order to be eligible for appointment and to maintain employment, you cannot be listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of the Federal and/or State Medicaid and Medicare exclusion lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program). If you are appointed and subsequently listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of these lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program), you may be terminated from your employment.
• OPWDD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
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44 Holland Avenue