Participate in a range of activities, which might include conducting complaint investigations or on-site surveys of health care settings and providers to determine compliance with Federal and State rules and regulations. May serve as part of a survey team and may be responsible for the facilitation of team operations. These positions require fieldwork.
License and current NYS registration as a Professional Nurse and five years of post-licensure health care, public health, community health, or other nursing experience in an appropriate facility setting as defined below. Three years of this experience must have been providing direct patient care in a licensed health care facility, and two years of this experience must have been in nursing supervision, or working in the capacity of a nurse administrator as defined below.
1. Qualifying experience includes nursing experience in the following health care or medical settings: facility or entity licensed and regulated by a state government entity; facility for the mentally disabled as defined by New York State Mental Hygiene Law; health care facility under the jurisdiction of the federal government (e.g., VA/military hospitals); or an agency involved in the regulation or accreditation of health care facilities or agencies (e.g. state departments of health, HCFA, JCAHO). A medical facility for the purpose of this examination includes general or governmental hospitals and hospital clinics; nursing homes; diagnostic and treatment centers; licensed ambulatory surgery centers; assisted living facilities, adult care residential facilities, rehabilitation facilities, including intermediate care facilities for developmentally disabled; hospice agencies and units; home health care agencies; end-stage renal disease clinics; health maintenance organizations; and psychiatric hospitals. 2. Experience in nursing supervision as defined as responsibility for the oversight and supervision of nursing staff and responsibility as a Unit Nurse Manager or for facility or agency-wide services or programs (examples include Quality Assurance, Risk Management, Infection Control) or for integrating the activities of individual staff into a team initiative to evaluate, assess and assure adherence to appropriate standards and policies (oversight of one or more interdisciplinary teams is required) or for their designees (individual experience as a reviewer will not be deemed qualifying). In all of the above, experience must include ensuring appropriate staffing patterns; establishing work schedules; providing guidance, direction, training and preparing performance evaluations for subordinate staff. 3. Experience in nursing administration is defined as responsibility for establishing policies and procedures in a setting defined in 1 above. 4. Experience in a physician’s office, or a correctional facility, or as a school nurse is not qualifying.
Looking to make a difference? Then join New York State Department of Health and help protect, improve and promote the health, productivity and well-being of all New Yorkers.
Along with competitive pay NYS DOH offers a 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..