Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 09/14/21
Applications Due: 09/28/21
Vacancy ID: 91248

Position Information

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Care Surveyor 2 (Nursing) - 82713

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade19

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

Salary RangeFrom $59671 to $75785 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 75%


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? Yes


County Erie

Street Address OPCHSM

295 Main Street

City Buffalo


Zip Code14203

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications "Current Department of Health employee with permanent or contingent permanent status as a Health Care Surveyor 2 (Nursing), SG-19.

OR you must be licensed and currently registered to practice nursing in New York State AND have three years of post-licensure professional nursing experience, at least two of which must have been professional clinical nursing experience in a licensed health care facility and take a NYS examination using the link provided at:

For the purpose of this examination, qualifying health facilities and programs include hospitals, nursing homes, adult homes, ambulatory care facilities, managed care organizations, psychiatric centers, diagnostic and treatment clinics, home health agencies, assisted living facilities, hospice, renal dialysis units, alcoholism and substance abuse treatment facilities, developmental centers and community-based programs for the mentally ill and developmentally disabled. Experience as an RN in a private doctor's office or group practice, or as a school nurse is NOT considered qualifying for the purpose of this examination.

Substitution: A bachelor's or master's degree in Nursing can be substituted for the one year of required general nursing experience."

Preferred Qualifications:
Professional experience in a nursing home health setting with experience in administration of a federal or state health related certified program. Must have strong interpersonal skills, and excellent writing and editing skills. Must have a strong knowledge of databases and be computer literate. Experience in a nursing home health setting is preferred. Additionally, experience in interpreting regulations, conducting complaint investigations, conducting surveys and monitoring health care programs’ compliance with rules and regulations is preferred.

Duties Description The Health Care Surveyor 2 will be responsible for the surveillance and regulation of nursing home providers to ensure that care provided meets standards of practice and complies with State and Federal statutes and regulations. The Health Care Surveyor 2 will perform quality assurance review, conduct surveys or complaint investigations of nursing home providers, or investigate complaints of alleged misconduct on the part of the professional health care providers. Activities may include: reviewing quality assurance efforts; functioning independently or serving as a member of a survey or investigative team; investigating patient complaints and other complaints concerning nursing home providers, individuals and health care professionals including conducting interviews of patients, family members and health care professionals. In addition, the Health Care Surveyor 2 would be expected to write clear and concise reports using agency software; utilize computer systems to evaluate medical data; and identify patterns of questionable practice.

Additional Comments Travel within NYS to locations not served by public transportation is required.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Human Resources Management Group; LD/HCS2/82713

Telephone 5184861812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street ESP - Corning Tower

Room 2217

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume, preferably in PDF fomat, to Human Resources Management Group, LD/HCS2/82713, 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 LD/HCS2/82713 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 September 28, 2021.