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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/15/24

Applications Due02/29/24

Vacancy ID151247

NY HELPNo

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Care Surveyor 3 - 51616

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade22

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

Salary RangeFrom $107828 to $118252 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 60%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50

Workday

From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Capital District Regional Office Hospital and Diagnostic and Treatment Centers

875 Central Ave

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12206

Minimum Qualifications Permanent Transfer Candidates: Current NYS Department of Health employee with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive service as a Health Care Surveyor 3 (Nursing), G23 OR A NYS employee with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive status in a title G20 or higher and eligible to transfer under Section 70.1 or 52.6 of the NYS Civil Service Law AND able to meet the non-competitive requirements below.

Non-Competitive Candidates: Possession of a license and current registration as a registered professional nurse in New York State; and three years of post-licensure, specialized professional administrative or professional clinical experience.

Substitution: A bachelor's degree in nursing may substitute for one year of post-licensure clinical nursing experience; and a master's degree in nursing may substitute for two years of post-licensure clinical nursing experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Professional clinical experience in a healthcare setting; excellent interpersonal, communication and writing skills; review and assess/evaluate documentation related to hospital and diagnostic and treatment center investigations, statements of deficiencies and plans of correction; experience in surveillance and enforcement; the ability to make determinations relative to facility compliance; and experienced in a team environment; and electronic medical record database experience.

Duties Description This position requires fieldwork and travel; supervision and training of lower-level staff, including Health Care Surveyors 1 and 2 (Nursing); participation in a range of surveillance activities, including but not limited to conducting complaint/incident investigations and on-site surveys of Diagnostic and Treatment Centers and other health care facilities as deemed necessary to determine compliance with Federal and State rules and regulations; serves as part of a surveillance team, and may be responsible for the facilitation of surveillance team operations including:
• Preparing offsite surveillance activities for the rest of the surveillance team prior to onsite entrance. This includes researching historical information about the facility, such as past survey trends, complaint allegations, facility reported incidents, and assigns responsibilities for each of the survey team members.
• Leads the entrance and exit conferences with the facility
• Facilitates any high-level concerns with team members.
• Organizes and reviews alleged areas of non-compliance once the survey is completed.

Additional Comments This position requires proof of vaccination from COVID-19

Posted salary range includes the statutory hiring rate at Step 4 and job rate for PS&T Grade 22 ($87,828 - $98,252) and an additional Geographic Pay Differential of $20,000.
Non-competitive appointment via the HELP program.
This position requires travel, including to locations that may not be serviced by public transportation.
This position may require proof of vaccination against COVID-19.

Benefits of Working for NYS
Generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave annually
• Up to Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA
• Up to Eight (8) days of paid sick leave annually for M/C
• Up to three (3) days of professional leave annually to participate in professional development


Health Care Benefits
• Eligible employees and dependents can pick from a variety of affordable health insurance programs
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost

Additional Benefits
• New York State Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Membership
• NYS Deferred Compensation
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, as well as U.S. Savings Bonds
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• And many more..

For more information on the NYS Department of Health’s Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan, please visit: https://health.ny.gov/commissioner/index.htm

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Name Peter Contrady

Telephone 518-408-9267

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address resume@health.ny.gov

Address

Street Room 2217, Corning Tower, ESP

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237

 

Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, by email to resume@health.ny.gov, with Reference PC/HCS3/51616 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, PC/HCS3/51616, Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395. Failure to include the required information may result in your resume not being considered for this position.

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