Minimum Qualifications Current Department of Health employee with permanent or contingent permanent status as a Health Care Surveyor 2 (Nursing), SG-19.
OR you must be licensed and currently registered to practice nursing in New York State AND have three years of post-licensure professional nursing experience, at least two of which must have been professional clinical nursing experience in a licensed health care facility and take a NYS examination using the link provided at: https://www.cs.ny.gov/announarchive/announcements/20-911.cfm
For the purpose of this examination, qualifying health facilities and programs include hospitals, nursing homes, adult homes, ambulatory care facilities, managed care organizations, psychiatric centers, diagnostic and treatment clinics, home health agencies, assisted living facilities, hospice, renal dialysis units, alcoholism and substance abuse treatment facilities, developmental centers and community-based programs for the mentally ill and developmentally disabled. Experience as an RN in a private doctor's office or group practice, or as a school nurse is NOT considered qualifying for the purpose of this examination.
Substitution: A bachelor's or master's degree in Nursing can be substituted for the one year of required general nursing experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Must have strong interpersonal, problem solving, decision-making and time management skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all internal and external stakeholders. In addition, the ideal candidate must have excellent writing and editing skills and be able to effectively interpret laws and regulations governing adult care and assisted living facilities in New York State.
Duties Description Incumbent will be part of the Division of Adult Care Facility and Assisted Living Surveillance Program and assigned to the Central New York Regional Office. The incumbent will be part of an interdisciplinary team with the primary assignment including the inspection of Adult Care Facilities (ACF) located across a 14-county area covering parts of the Northern and Southern Tiers of NYS. ACF inspections are performed to determine operational compliance with applicable laws and regulations. In addition to routine inspections other responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: incident and death report reviews, investigation of complaints, inspection and investigation report development using applicable computer programs, review of Plan of Corrections, review of facility Policies and Procedures, preparation of general correspondence, and participation in enforcement activities affecting ACFs, that may include testifying at hearings.
Additional Comments Frequent travel, including overnights and travel to areas that may not be served by public transportation is required. Please submit the NYS Application for examinations along with your resume. https://www.cs.ny.gov/extdocs/pdf/nysapp.pdf
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, LD/HCS2/82719, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237- 0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395, or by email to Resume@health.ny.gov with Reference Code LD/HCS2/82719 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 this position. Resumes accepted until November 24, 2021