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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/31/21

Applications Due01/14/22

Vacancy ID96561

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleConsultant Nurse (Hospital Nursing Services Administration) -51149

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade24

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

Salary RangeFrom $81912 to $103405 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 20%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Onondaga

Street Address OPCHSM, CNYRO HOsptitals

217 South Salina Street

City Syracuse


Zip Code13202

Minimum Qualifications "Permanent Transfer Candidates: Current DOH employee with permanent or contingent-permanent competitive status as a Consultant Nurse-HNSA, G-24 OR current NYS employee with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent competitive service in a qualified title and eligible for transfer to Consultant Nurse-HNSA under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law OR eligible for transfer under Section 70.4 of the Civil Service Law (NYS employee with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent competitive service at G-22 or higher and meeting the open competitive minimum qualifications listed below).
Provisional Open Competitive Minimum Qualifications: Currently licensed and registered as a professional nurse in NYS; AND six (6) years of public health, community health, or other nursing experience in an appropriate facility setting. Three (3) years of this experience must have been providing direct patient care and three (3) years of this experience must have been in nursing supervision or working in the capacity of a nurse administrator.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in surveillance activities associated with Hospitals and Diagnostic & Treatment Centers. Certified to conduct state and federal surveys of Hospitals and Diagnostic & Treatment Centers. Familiarity with state and federal regulations associated with surveys conducted at Hospitals and Diagnostic & Treatment Centers. Experience managing personnel that conduct surveillance activities. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal and communication skills, problem solving ability and decision making skills. The candidate must have excellent writing and editing skills.

Duties Description Assistant Program Director of the Hospitals and Diagnostic & Treatment Centers Program. This program is responsible for surveillance inspection and enforcement activities for 27 hospitals and 60 + D&TCs in the Central New York Region. It conducts federal and state mandated surveys and complaint investigations, including Certificate of Need pre-opening surveys for new services. The complaint investigations often involve allegations of serious compromises in patient care that potentially represent systems problems that can adversely affect many patients. The surveys evaluate the ongoing compliance of health care facilities with regulations addressing health and life safety requirements. Staff must be familiar with numerous state and federal regulations and several different types of surveys, each with its own set of regulations, protocols, and specific timeframes for completion. An Assistant Program Director will monitor staff’s activities, ensuring timely response to complaints involving potential immediate jeopardy situations and/or systems problems, timely completion of all surveillance activities in accordance with set protocols, accurate interpretation and application of regulatory requirements, accurate development of legally defensible reports and statements of deficiencies, and development of referrals for enforcement action when indicated. Assistant Program Director will respond to public health emergency situations as directed.

Additional Comments Frequent travel, including overnights and travel to areas that may not be served by public transportation is required.

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

Name Human Resources Management Group, LD/CNHNSA/51149


Fax (518) 473-3395

Email Address


Street Room 2217, Corning Tower Building

Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume to Human Resources Management Group, JB/CN/51149, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237- 0012, or fax to (518)473-3395, or by email to, with Reference Code JB/CN/51149 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 will be accepted until January 14, 2022.

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