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Permanent Transfer Candidates: Current NYS Department of Health employee with permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive status as a Health Systems Specialist 4, G-25 OR a NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive service in a title at or above a G-23 and deemed eligible for transfer to Health Systems Specialist 4, G-25 under Section 70.1 of the NYS Civil Service Law. 70.1 source titles include Consultant Nurses, Principal Sanitarian, Health Program Administrator 1, Standards Compliance Analyst 2.
Provisional Candidates: Current NYS Department of Health employee with one year permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive status as Community Nursing Services Consultant (Home Health Services), Consultant Nurse (Hospital Nursing Services Administration), Consultant Nurse (Community Nursing and Home Health Services), Health Systems Specialist 3, Health Systems Specialist 3 (Emergency Medical Care), Hospital Nursing Services Consultant, Principal Sanitarian, Regional Medical Care Administrator, or Senior Nutrition Services Consultant.
Preferred Qualifications: One year of supervisory experience. Knowledge of Surveillance of Health Care Facilities. Scheduling of Surveys, and the Certificate of Needs Application process.
The Health Systems Specialist 4 will provide oversight of the Life Safety Code and environmental health programs for the Nursing Home Surveillance program in the MARO Regional Office. The selected candidate will function as a first-line supervisor to the Sanitarian staff in the MARO are offices. The position will also conduct onsite inspections as necessary, review Certificate of Need applications, review and monitor LSC waiver applications in the MARO Region. Delegate such reviews to sanitarian staff in MARO offices. The HSS 4 will provide oversight and monitoring of work assigned to sanitarian staff. The HSS 4 will work in conjunction with the MARO Health Survey Program managers to develop monthly surveillance schedules. The HSS4 will also work with the region’s complaint managers to review and assign physical environment and LSC complaints to sanitarian staff. The HSS 4 will assist in COVID-19 related surveys and activities as needed. The HSS 4 will report directly to the MARO Regional Area Office Director for Nursing Home Surveillance. The selected candidate will prepare reports, review plans of corrections, oversee post survey revisits. The candidate will monitor all surveillance and enforcement activities for the LSC surveys. The candidate will also serve as liaison between Bureau of Licensure, CMS, and the Regional office as appropriate and direction of the Regional Area Office Director.
This position requires the passing of the Surveyor Minimum Qualifications Certification Test (SMQT).
Contingent-permanent or provisional. If the incumbent is appointed provisionally, they will need to take and pass the next holding of the Health Systems Specialist 4 Civil Service Exam and be immediately reachable on the resultant eligible list
This position requires proof of vaccination from COVID-19
Benefits of Working for NYS
Generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
Holiday & Paid Time Off
Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually
Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave annually
Up to Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually
Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA
Up to Eight (8) days of paid sick leave annually for M/C
Up to three (3) days of professional leave annually to participate in professional development
Health Care Benefits
Eligible employees and dependents can pick from a variety of affordable health insurance programs
Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost
New York State Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Membership
NYS Deferred Compensation
Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, as well as U.S. Savings Bonds
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
And many more..
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