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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/17/21

Applications Due01/14/22

Vacancy ID95913

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHospital Nursing Services Consultant - 46302

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade22

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

Salary RangeFrom $73863 to $93519 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 70%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Erie

Street Address Buffalo / WRO - OPCHSM / Division of Nursing Homes

295 Main Street, Ste 300

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: The candidate must be highly motivated, possess excellent written, communication, interpersonal, critical thinking and organizational skills. Ability to work well independently and as part of a team. Long Term Care experience. Experience with supervision of professional multidisciplinary staff in the performance of health care, or the regulation of health care.

Duties Description This position is in the Nursing Home Program. Incumbent will function as a member of an interdisciplinary team, that can include other nurses, social workers, registered dietitians and sanitarians, or function independently as a complaint surveyor. The program, following a federal code and federal policies and procedures, evaluates the care and services provided to residents in nursing homes. Incumbent will participate in the following duties: Conduct surveys of nursing homes to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations; work collaboratively with the survey team leader and survey team members to ensure that surveys are conducted in accordance with Department standards. Review pertinent facility information and survey history, prior to surveys, and participate in pre-survey team meetings. Utilize information from the pre-survey meeting to plan and implement onsite surveillance strategies. Participate in interdisciplinary survey discussions, arriving at decisions through team consensus. Develop written documents according to the federal principles of documentation. Conduct investigations of resident and facility complaints at the direction of the team leader and program managers. Provide direction in the appropriate interpretation and application of federal and state regulations at the discretion of the program director, program manager and team leader. Participate in other surveillance activities, including federal and state training programs. Function as the team facilitator on surveys when the team leader is unavailable.

Additional Comments This position requires travel including areas that may not be served by public transportation. Submit NYSapp along with your resume to apply (

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Name Human Resources Management Group - LD/HNSC/46302

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, to Human Resources Management Group, LD/HNSC/46302, 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/46302 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 January 14, 2022.

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. For more information on the application process and to download a NYS-Application form, please visit:

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