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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/17/21

Applications Due01/15/22

Vacancy ID95941

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHospital Nursing Services Consultant - 3519 and 87506

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 75%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address 875 Central Avenue

City Albany


Zip Code12206

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 clinical experience in a Nursing Home setting; excellent interpersonal, communication and writing skills; review and assess/evaluate documentation related to nursing home investigations, statements of deficiencies and plans of correction; experience in the surveillance and enforcement of nursing homes; the ability to make determinations relative to facility compliance; and experienced in a team environment.

Duties Description The incumbent will work under the direction of the Area Office Director, Quality Assurance Coordinator or Complaint Manager. The incumbent will participate in on-site initial, periodic and post-inspection surveys of residential health care facilities and adult day health care programs; serve as team leader during surveys; initiate and conduct entrance and exit conferences with facilities; prepare reports and write deficiencies based on findings; prepare surveillance and complaint investigation reports; interpret and clarify policies, rules and regulations for staff and providers; review medical and other records to evaluate the quality and appropriateness of care and efficiency of operation; review statements of deficiencies and plans of correction; participate in the investigations of complaints; and provide meaningful recommendations to Area Office Director with respect to survey interpretations, to ensure consistency in survey application

Additional Comments Full-time, permanent (transfer/list) or temporary pending exam. This position involves 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 appointed temporary must be reachable on eligible list within 90 days to maintain employment.

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Name Human Resources Management Group - JB/87506/HNSC

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/87506/HNSC included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, JB/87506/HNSC, 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 January 15, 2022.

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