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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/30/20

Applications Due11/16/20

Vacancy ID83125

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHospital Nursing Services Consultant - 82741,82739

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade22

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

Salary RangeFrom $69603 to $88124 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 90%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50


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 Buffalo Regional OfficeOffice of Primary Care and Health Systems Management, Nursing Home & ICF/MR Surveillance

584 Delaware Avenue,

City Buffalo


Zip Code14202

Minimum Qualifications Permanent Transfer Candidates: Current NYS employee with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent competitive service as a Hospital Nursing Services Consultant, G22, or Community Nursing Services Consultant Home Health Services, G22 and eligible for transfer under 70.1 of the Civil Service Law OR Current NYS employee with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent competitive service in a title G20 or higher and meeting the open competitive minimum qualifications listed below.Open Competitive Minimum Qualifications: Currently licensed and registered as a professional nurse in NYS; AND a minimum of five years of post-licensure health care, public health, community health, or other nursing experience in an appropriate facility setting as defined below. Three years of this experience must have been providing direct patient care in a licensed health care facility, and two years of this experience must have been in nursing supervision, or working in the capacity of a nurse administrator. Please visit the Exam Announcement for additional information.The candidate must be highly motivated, possess excellent written, communication, interpersonal, critical thinking and organizational skills.

Duties Description The Hospital Nursing Services Consultant will function as a member of the Nursing Home Program. Incumbents will function as a member of an interdisciplinary team, that can include other
nurses, social workers, registered dietitians and sanitarians. The program, following a federal code and federal policies and procedures, evaluates the care and services provided to residents in nursing homes. Incumbents will participate
in the following duties: Conduct surveys of nursing homes to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations; work collaboratively with the survey team leader and survey team members to ensure that surveys are conducted in accordance with Department standards. Review pertinent facility information and survey history, prior to surveys, and participate in pre-survey team meetings. Utilize information from the pre-survey meeting to plan and implement onsite surveillance
strategies. Participate in interdisciplinary survey discussions, arriving at decisions through team consensus. Develop written documents according to the federal principles of documentation.
Conduct investigations of resident and facility complaints at the direction of the team leader and program managers. Provide direction in the appropriate interpretation and application of federal and state regulations at the discretion of the program director, program manager and team leader. Participate in other surveillance activities, including federal and state training programs. May function as the team facilitator on federal recertification surveys.

Additional Comments Permanent, full-time. This position involves significant travel which may include locations not served by public transportation. Current registration as a Registered Nurse (RN) with the New York State Education Department must be maintained for continued employment in title.

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Name Human Resources Management Group - LD/HNSC/82741/82739

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street ESP - Corning Tower

Room 2217

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume to Human Resources Management Group, by E-mail to, with Reference Code LD/HNSC/82741/82739 included in the subject line, via mail to LD/HNSC/82741/82739, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237- 0012, or fax to (518)473-3395. 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 will be accepted until November 16, 2020. The NYS Department of Health has an ongoing need for these positions and will accept applications
at any time. For a copy of the examination, please visit the Department of Civil Service’s website.
***Please note, there is no fee for this exam.

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