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HEALTH FACILITIES SURVEY COORDINATOR I

FULL-TIME CONTRACTUAL

Recruitment #19-000520-0001

Introduction

ASSISTED LIVING UNIT PROGRAM COORDINATOR

GRADE

16

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH, Office of Health Care Quality, 7120 Samuel Morse Drive, Columbia, MD

Main Purpose of Job

A Health Facilities Survey Coordinator I (HFSC I) is the supervisory level of work responsible for planning, scheduling, directing and evaluating the survey process, and for survey documentation in the Office of Health Care Quality in the Department of Health. The HFSC I is also referred to as the Program Coordinator in the Assisted Living Unit of the Office of Health Care Quality (OHCQ). This position supervises surveyors who conduct licensure and complaint surveys in Assisted Living facilities. Employees in this position supervise professional, technical and clerical employees involved with surveying assisted living homes and Adult Medical Day Care programs to determine compliance with the regulations of COMAR and the processing of data that results in ensuring the health, safety, and well-being of Maryland citizens.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:      A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or University.

Experience:  Three years of experience in regulatory compliance, facility surveying, quality improvement or professional work in a health care setting or regulatory agency.

NOTES:

1. Graduation from an accredited school of nursing may be substituted for the required education.

2. A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in a health field or management discipline may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Health Care Administrations classifications or Health Facilities Architect/Engineering specialty codes in the health related field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The successful candidate should have experience in regulatory compliance, facility surveying, quality improvement or professional work in a health care setting or regulatory agency.  The candidate should be able to  interpret, apply and enforce State and federal laws, rules and regulations regarding health facilities and be able to prepare and present comprehensive reports and sound recommendations for corrective action.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

1. Nurse graduates must possess and maintain a current license as a Registered Nurse from the Maryland State Board of Nursing.  A copy of your license must be attached to the application.

2. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a Motor Vehicle Operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Employees appointed to positions in this classification will be subject to call-in twenty-four hours a day.

2. Persons appointed to positions in these classifications will be assigned to various geographic areas on a rotating basis.

3. Applicants must be eligible to participate in training courses for Health Facilities Surveyors as established and sponsored by the federal government. Successful completion of these courses is required for continued surveying activity.

SELECTION PROCESS

Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). 

Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. 

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

BENEFITS

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410-333-5689. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251.

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.



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