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217 S. Salina St.
Minimum Qualifications License and current NYS registration as a Professional Nurse and five years of post-licensure health care, public health, community health, or other nursing experience in an appropriate facility setting as described in the link below.
The candidate must be highly motivated, possess excellent written, communication, interpersonal, critical thinking and organizational skills.
Duties Description These positions are in 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. Function as the team facilitator on surveys when the team leader is unavailable.
Additional Comments Maintaining licensure and registration is a condition of continued employment. In addition to passing the NYS examination for this title, candidates are also required to be certified through an appropriate federal testing process.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
Notes on ApplyingThe 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 Syracuse. For more information on the application process and to download an NYS-Application form please visit:
Please contact Melissa.Thompson@health.ny.gov with any questions regarding this posting.