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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 Section 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. 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.
Preferred Qualifications: 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. The incumbent 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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Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, LD/HNSC/51335, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395, or by email to email@example.com, with Reference LD/HNSC/51335 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 the position. Resumes will be accepted until April 9, 2021.
The NYS Department of Health has an ongoing need for persons qualified for appointment to these positions and will accept applications at any time. Any applications submitted now will be rated and applicable candidates will be reviewed for the current open positions in the Nursing Home Program in Rochester. For more information on the application process and to download an NYS-Application form please visit: