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REGISTERED NURSE SPECIALIST SURVEYOR - 68064638

Date: Aug 8, 2017

Location: ORLANDO, FL, US, 32801

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Requisition No: 17383 

Agency: Agency for Health Care Administration

Working Title: REGISTERED NURSE SPECIALIST SURVEYOR - 68064638

Position Number: 68064638 

Salary:  $1,730.77 BI WEEKLY 

Posting Closing Date: 08/22/2017 

The primary function of this position is to provide a high level of professional expertise to a complex multi-program survey process.  The survey of numerous kinds of health care facilities encompasses all aspects of the requirements for State licensure and Federal certification.  This position may be required to perform these duties as a team leader, team member, or individually as assigned.  The position may also 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.

80% - Conducts surveys of health care and residential facilities for State licensure and federal certification of the Medicare and Medicaid Programs.  These responsibilities encompass activities such as reviewing facility files prior to the visit; coordinating with team members concerning objectives of the visit when applicable; making detailed observations of the facility during the visit and documenting findings.  Ensures completion of all duties and responsibilities related to facility surveys from initial to final action including approval of corrective actions taken by health care facilities to rectify deficiencies cited.  Performs follow-up visits to facilities to evaluate correction of deficiencies within mandated time frames.  Conducts complaint investigations and unannounced appraisal-surveillance visits to determine compliance with federal and state regulations.  Prepares applicable reports upon completion of visit within mandated time frames.

15% - Responds to consumers, providers, and the general public on inquiries received.  Performs other administrative functions, including the review of different reports to ensure accuracy prior to the supervisor’s signature.

5% - Assists the supervisor in the development and preparation of technical standards and reports, procedure manuals, educational and technical material and related professional information.  Trains staff in methods for performing surveys and complaint investigations.  Participates in professional development activities, and job related training and educational courses.  Performs related work as required.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of nursing principles, practices and techniques
  • Knowledge of computer equipment and software to enter, retrieve and manipulate data
  • Skill in effective oral and written communication
  • Skill in team dynamics
  • Skill in planning, organizing and coordinating work assignments to ensure timely completion
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Ability to transport assigned equipment
  • Ability to work before and after normal working hours, including weekends and holidays
  • Ability to travel, arranging your own transportation
  • Registered Nurses shall earn the required 50% of continuing education credits in geriatric care prior to professional licensure renewal

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Florida

 

CONTACT PERSON:

CASSANDRA REARDON (407) 420-2531

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. 


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