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REGISTERED NURSE SPECIALIST SURVEYOR - 68024105

Date: Dec 5, 2017

Location: DELRAY BEACH, FL, US, 33486

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Requisition No: 25453 

Agency: Agency for Health Care Administration

Working Title: REGISTERED NURSE SPECIALIST SURVEYOR - 68024105

Position Number: 68024105 

Salary:  $1,730.77+ $95.20 CAD = $1,825.97 / Bi-Weekly 

Posting Closing Date: 12/18/2017 

This is an independent nursing function in highly specialized programs involving health care programs and facilities.  This professional position is responsible for a multi-program survey process.  This survey process includes conducting on-site surveys of a variety of health care facilities to determine compliance with federal and state licensure, certification and inspection of care requirements, implementing utilization control functions of Title XVIII and Title XIX programs where applicable and reviewing/evaluating the quality of care and services provided to all clients in the facilities surveyed.  The position may be required to perform these duties as a team leader, team member or individually as assigned.

 

The position may be assigned to a team leader, other than the immediate supervisor, who will have technical guidance or control during the assignment only. This position is required to successfully complete the Surveyor Minimum Qualifications Test within the first 12 months of employment as required by Sections 1819(g)(2)(C) (ii) of the Social Security Act, as amended, and Article IV(B) of the Agreement pursuant to Section 1864 of the Social Security Act. 

 

Conducts on-site multi-programs surveys, identifying appropriate provision of medical/nursing and related services to ensure the provision of quality patient care based on current administrative rules and statutes promulgated by the State of Florida, the federal government and standard professional practice.  Program involvement may include, but is not limited to: Title XVIII, Medicare; Title XIX, Medicaid; and licensure of all health care facility types for which the Division of Managed Care and Health Quality, Health Facility Compliance is responsible.  Performance of these duties may be accomplished independently, as a team member or as an appointed team leader. 

 

Completes surveys, related reports and documents findings, delineating problems in the overall quality of care provided and heath care practices identified in the facilities surveyed.   When functioning as a team leader, consults with other team members.  When functioning as a team member, consults with team leader and  other team members to make recommendations to the health care facility and formulates plan for follow-up visits to ensure the health care facility is meeting program requirements and standards.    Instructs non-professional employees in a variety of professional nursing topics in both formal and informal settings.  Acts as a resource for nursing practice and quality of care questions.  Provides consultative services to facilities when appropriate and when resources are available.  Performs other related duties as assigned.  Surveying all of Palm Beach, Broward, Saint Lucie, Martin, Indian River and Okeechobee County. 

 

TRAVEL IS REQUIRED

 

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Must be knowledgeable of the principles of administration and management.
  • Knowledge of state licensure and federal certification requirements.
  • Skills are needed in the techniques of oral communication, especially attentive listening; interview procedures; team dynamics; and methods of documentation reviews.
  • Ability to plan and organize is required to ensure timely completion of survey responsibilities.
  • Ability to utilize microcomputer equipment and software to enter, retrieve and manipulate data required to perform licensure and certification functions.
  • Ability and able to travel with or without accommodations..
  • Ability to ambulate, bend and lift on a regular basis. (laptop computers, manuals, etc.)
  • Ability to work before and after normal work hours, including on weekends and holidays.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS

  • Three years of experience in a healthcare related field.
  • Licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in accordance  with Florida Statute 464 or eligible to practice nursing in accordance with Florida Administrative Code 210-8.27.

 

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS: 

REQUIREMENT AS A REGISTERED NURSE:  Licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in accordance  with Florida Statute 464 or eligible to practice nursing in accordance with Florida Administrative Code 210-8.27. Provides consultative services to facilities when appropriate and when resources are available.  Performs other related duties as assigned. Surveying all of Palm Beach, Broward, Martin, Saint Lucie, Okeechobee and Indian River Counties. Knowledge, skills and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position:   BACKGROUND:  SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION IS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT AGENCY

 

CONTACT:  MAIRA FUENTES (561) 381-5840 or (561) 381-5851

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami