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: Professional clinical experience in a Nursing Home setting; excellent interpersonal, communication and writing skills; review and assess/evaluate documentation related to nursing home investigations, statements of deficiencies and plans of correction; experience in the surveillance and enforcement of nursing homes; the ability to make determinations relative to facility compliance; and experienced in a team environment.
Duties Description The incumbent will work under the direction of the Area Office Director, Quality Assurance Coordinator or Complaint Manager. The incumbent will participate in on-site initial, periodic and post-inspection surveys of residential health care facilities and adult day health care programs; serve as team leader during surveys; initiate and conduct entrance and exit conferences with facilities; prepare reports and write deficiencies based on findings; prepare surveillance and complaint investigation reports; interpret and clarify policies, rules and regulations for staff and providers; review medical and other records to evaluate the quality and appropriateness of care and efficiency of operation; review statements of deficiencies and plans of correction; participate in the investigations of complaints; and provide meaningful recommendations to Area Office Director with respect to survey interpretations, to ensure consistency in survey application
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Notes on Applying"Submit resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, LD/HNSC/82720, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395, or by email to Resume@health.ny.gov, with Reference Code LD/HNSC/82720 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 20, 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 Albany. For more information on the application process and to download a NYS-Application form, please visit: https://www.cs.ny.gov/examannouncements/announcements/oc-cr/decentralized/20-969.cfm"