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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/28/21

Applications Due10/15/21

Vacancy ID91974

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHospital Nursing Services Consultant - 3538

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 0%

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 Erie

Street Address 295 Main Street / OPCHSM WRO

City Buffalo


Zip Code14203

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 Nuring 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 competitve 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 experience in a community/home health setting with experience in administration of a federal or state health related certified program. Must have strong skills interpreting federal and state policies, rules and regulation, and excellent writing and editing skills; quality assurance and performance improvement experience; critical thinking and problem solving, communication, written and organizational skills; ability to function independently, prioritize and address multiple tasks and responsibilities. Must have a strong knowledge of databases and be computer literate. Experience in Home Care is preferred, but not a must

Duties Description The Hospital Nursing Services Consultant in the Western Regional Office will participate in a range of activities, which include conducting complaint investigations or on-site surveys of health care settings and providers to determine compliance with Federal and State rules and regulations. May serve as part of a survey team and may be responsible for the facilitation of team operations. This position require fieldwork. The incumbent will also perform quality assurance reviews of complaint investigations of home care agencies and enforcements as needed.

Additional Comments This position requires travel including areas that may not be served by public transportation.

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

Name Human Resources Management Group - LD/HNSC/3538

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street Human Resources Management Group, Room 2217, Corning Tower Bldg, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, LD/HNSC/3538, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395, or by email to, with Reference Code LD/HNSC/3538 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 October 15, 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:

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