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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/26/24

Applications Due03/11/24

Vacancy ID152106


AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Care Surveyor 3 (Nursing) - 52082

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

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


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address State Emergency Medical Systems

875 Central Avenue

City Albany


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: Education: Advanced coursework or training in trauma care, emergency medicine, or healthcare quality improvement; Experience: Extensive experience in healthcare regulation, accreditation, or oversight, particularly in trauma care and emergency services; Proven track record of leading complex investigations, assessments, or audits within healthcare facilities; Demonstrated experience in program management, including developing surveillance plans, conducting quality assurance activities, and overseeing regulatory compliance; Leadership experience, with a history of supervising and mentoring staff members; Certifications / Licensure: Advanced Trauma Care Certification (ATLS), Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC), or similar trauma care certification; Skills / Knowledge / Abilities: Advanced analytical skills with the ability to interpret and apply complex regulatory requirements and standards; Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to effectively convey technical information to diverse stakeholders; Proficiency in data analysis, database management, and reporting tools; General knowledge of state and federal regulations governing trauma care, emergency services, and healthcare facilities; Strong leadership abilities, with the capacity to collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams and external stakeholders; Strategic thinking and problem-solving skills, with a focus on identifying and addressing systemic issues in trauma care delivery.

Duties Description The Health Care Surveyor 3 (Nursing) position involves overseeing the New York State Hospital Trauma Center Designation Program. The incumbent will be responsible for healthcare facility regulation and trauma care, focusing on program management, surveillance, investigations, administrative duties, and staff services. The role requires developing surveillance plans, interpreting regulations, ensuring quality assurance, performing facility assessments, conducting on-site surveillance and record reviews, investigating incidents, providing expert advice, managing databases, training, and policy development to ensure trauma center compliance and promote patient safety.

Additional Comments All Division of Emergency Medical Systems staff may be required to perform regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (day to weeks), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions.

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.

We offer a work-life balance and a generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:

• Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• Pension from New York State Employees’ Retirement System
• Shift & Geographic pay differentials
• Affordable Health Care options
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost
• NYS Deferred Compensation plan
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, and U.S. Savings Bonds
• And many more...

For new State employees appointed to graded positions, the annual salary is the hiring rate (beginning of the Salary Range) of the position. Promotion salaries are calculated by the NYS Office of the State Comptroller in accordance with NYS Civil Service Law, OSC Payroll rules and regulations and negotiated union contracts.

The NYS Department of Health is committed to making New York a safer, healthier, and more equitable place to live. Understanding health equity, social determinants of health and health disparities is critical to accomplish our goal of eliminating health disparities. For more information on the NYS Department of Health’s Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan, please visit:

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Name Peter Contrady

Telephone (518)408-9267

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street ESP - Corning Tower

Room 2217

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter as one (1) document, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference PC/HCS3/52082 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, PC/HCS3/52082, 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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