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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 06/01/21

Applications Due06/15/21

Vacancy ID87373

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleCommunity Nursing Services Consultant HHS - 82686

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade22

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

Salary RangeFrom $69603 to $88124 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 50%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Suffolk

Street Address MARO, OPCHSM, LTC Surveillance Programs

320 Carlton Ave, Ste 5000

City Central Islip


Zip Code11722

Minimum Qualifications "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 as defined on exam announcement. 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 as defined on exam announcement:"
Experience as an RN in a Nursing Home environment. Familiar with the nursing home surveillance process and State and Federal Laws and Regulations; strong leadership skills in management of professional staff and committee and team participation; supervisory experience; ability to motivate staff quality assurance and performance improvement experience; staff training/staff development; excellent investigative skills, critical thinking and problem solving, communication, computer, written and organizational skills; ability to function independently, prioritize and address multiple tasks and responsibilities; scheduling expertise; Surveyor Minimum Qualification Test (SMQT) certified is preferred.

Duties Description As a Community Nursing Services Consultant HHS, you would participate in a range of activities which include conducting or participating in investigations or on-site surveys of health care settings to determine their level of compliance with federal and State rules and regulations; monitoring during work strikes, adverse events, post survey revisits; serving as a nursing services expert; testifying as an expert witness in litigation proceedings; interpreting policies, rules and regulations; representing the Department at meetings and public forums. You will serve as a part of a survey team and be responsible for the facilitation of team operations during and post surveillance and investigations.

Additional Comments Permanent, or temporary pending examination, full-time. This position involves significant travel which may include locations not served by public transportation. Current registration as a Registered Nurse (RN) with the New York State Education Department must be maintained for continued employment in title. Candidates must pass SMQT within first year of employment, as required by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to conduct surveys. *Hiring payrate includes title-based salary adjustments.

Starting salary with adjustments is $78,574

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

Name Human Resources Management Group - JB/82686/CNSC

Telephone 518-486-1812

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 format, by email to, with Reference JB/82686/CNSC included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, JB/82686/CNSC, 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. Resumes will be accepted until June 15, 2021.

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