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: Current clinical care knowledge. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to work well independently and as part of a team. Long Term Care experience is a plus.
Duties Description Conduct and/or facilitate on-site surveys independently or as part of a team by observing and evaluating patient/resident care against established standards; Interview staff and review records; Investigate incidents and patient/resident complaints; Investigate and gather information on unlicensed health care facility operations. Serve as a member of an interdisciplinary survey team responsible for evaluating nursing homes ensure compliance with federal, state and department regulations and policies; Participate in surveys, medical reviews and other audit mechanisms to determine that the healthcare needs and problems of residents are being appropriately served; Participate in the investigation of incidents or complaints in nursing homes; Participate in other program-related activities as needed.
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/HCS2/82713, 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/HCS2/82713 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