Health Care Facilities Surveyor - Entry (Non-Long Term Care)
State of Ohio - Franklin County, OH

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Extensive travel and overnight stays may be required to perform the duties of this position in Cuyahoga, Lorain, Geauga, Summit, Portage, Medina, all other Northeastern Ohio counties and other counties as assigned.

Receives orientation & training on survey/inspection tasks & protocols, organization operational procedures, clerical & administrative processing of survey/inspection/investigation documents, and in conduct of onsite visits of state-licensed health care facilities (e.g., hospice care programs, ambulatory surgical facilities, free-standing dialysis centers, free-standing birth centers, free-standing rehabilitation facilities); and health care services (e.g., solid organ transplant, bone marrow transplant, adult and pediatric cardiac catheterization, open heart surgery, pediatric intensive care, pediatric cardiovascular surgery; and/or non-long term care Medicare provider/suppliers (e.g., hospitals, home health agencies, portable x-ray, outpatient rehabilitation, dialysis centers, rural health agencies, comprehensive rehabilitation facilities, ambulatory surgical centers, hospices) as may be required, as member of team, or as team leader in training (e.g., monitors progress of each team member, reviews documentation of team members for accuracy of findings and prepares team's survey/inspection/investigation documentation pertaining to provider/suppliers that are licensed or seeking licensure) in order to determine compliance with state laws, rules, regulatory requirements and Federal Medicare regulations as may be applicable. When assigned to inspection of maternity units or maternity homes, provides assistance to providers/providers’ staff relative to implementing and improving perinatal health care standards to include interpreting guidelines and standards of care. Lifts up to thirty (30) pounds (e.g., laptop computer, forms and paperwork needed to complete assigned tasks). Maintains confidentiality in performing all functions of the position.

Provides consultation and assistance to other members of the survey team by assessing health status through nursing techniques assessment to include identifying patterns of human responses to actual or potential health problems amenable to organization, supervision, and execution of nursing regimen, evaluation of nursing actions, health counseling, teaching and consultation and delivery of health care in specified health care setting as a registered nurse.

Operates a laptop computer using state provided software to prepare written reports of survey findings in accordance with applicable procedures and protocols; carries laptop, reference materials and survey/inspection forms to and from work sites; notifies supervisor of any problems that may jeopardize meeting survey/inspection/investigation and/or reporting timeframes.

Within acquired specialized knowledge or training, researches special problems, evaluates data and recommends corrective action to supervisor when assigned; attends-in-service training and other training programs as part of continuing education/training; works with staff of other units or agencies to facilitate effective review of survey findings and reports and to resolve consumer complaints; under guidance and supervision gathers evidence for cases that may involve legal action; participates in hearing preparations and hearings as member of team when survey or state survey agency licensure or certification decisions will result in legal action; prepares and delivers speeches to community groups, providers, consumers & other agencies as directed or assists in preparing speeches; drafts program correspondence in response to problems/questions; recommends changes in orientation/training materials related to survey procedures, evaluation materials and policies and procedures as requested; participates in development of standards, policies and procedures related to assigned discipline or provider/supplier types for which trained. As assigned, serves as a member of a Disaster Recovery/Business Resumption team, Incident Response Team, or similar public health response team which may include the conduct of operations on a 24/7 basis at remote locations.

Minimum Qualifications:

Licensed as registered nurse in state of Ohio; 2 yrs. home health nursing exp., &/or hospice care exp., &/or acute care (hospital staff) exp. & /or long term care (nursing home) exp.; must be able to provide own transportation.

Supplemental Information:

Attachments to your application will not be accepted for this posting. You may copy and paste your resume in the text box provided on your application.

Applications of those who meet the minimum qualifications will be further evaluated against the following criteria: Holds Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing or above; 1 year or more experience as a licensed health care professional in Home/Health/Hospitals (including psychiatric); 1 year or more experience as a licensed health care professional in ESRD (dialysis)/ASC(ambulatory surgery); 1 year or more experience as a licensed health care professional in Hospice/Maternity/Rural Health Clinics/Rehabilitation; experience in gathering and analyzing data and information to develop reports; providing training and orientation to healthcare employees; preparing and presenting technical presentations; providing consultation and technical assistance in healthcare; operating computers to generate reports. Your application should reflect your experience, education, knowledge, skill and ability related to the above criteria.

All eligible applications shall be reviewed considering the following criteria: qualifications, experience, education and work record.

Requires some overnight stays and extensive travel.

All final applicants tentatively selected for this position will be required to submit to urinalysis to test for illegal drug use prior to appointments. An applicant with a positive test shall not be offered employment.

Geographic location of the applicant may be a factor in selection. Preference will be given to applicants who reside in the following counties: Cuyahoga, Lorain, Geauga, Summit, Portage and Medina.

EDUCATIONAL TRANSCRIPT REQUIREMENTS:
Official educational transcripts are required for all post-high school educational accomplishments, coursework or degrees claimed on the application. Applicants will be required to submit an official transcript prior to receiving a formal offer of employment. Failure to provide the transcript within 5 working days of being requested will cause the applicant to be eliminated from further consideration.
Please note that a transcript is considered “official” only if it is an original copy from the educational institution and includes an institutional watermark, ink stamp or embossed stamp. Transcripts printed from the institution’s website will not be accepted. ODH reserves the right to assess the academic credibility of an educational entity’s award of a putative degree.
STATUS OF POSTED POSITIONS:
Applicants can view the status of posted positions by logging onto our website www.odh.ohio.gov .
Click on the Careers link at the bottom of the page, then go to Status of Positions and click on that link to see if the position has been filled.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
All applicants must submit a completed Ohio Civil Service Application and clearly indicate how they meet the minimum qualifications and/or position specific minimum qualifications. Applicants are also encouraged to document any experience, education and/or training related to the job duties below. An assessment of these criteria may be conducted to determine the applicants who are interviewed. A resume and/or additional information can be attached to the application and submitted on-line by adding it to your OHMS profile.
Applications for this position must be submitted on-line or date-stamped in Human Resources by 5:00 PM on the deadline day. Postmarked applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
Please submit a separate application for each Position Number (PN) for which you are applying. It is understood that this vacancy posting will in no way replace the position description which remains the official document outlining the duties and responsibilities of the incumbent assigned to this position.

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