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HEALTH FACILITIES SURVEY COORDINATOR I

FULL-TIME CONTRACTUAL

Recruitment #17-000520-0006

GRADE

16

LOCATION OF POSITION

Maryland Department of Health

Office of Health Care Quality

Ambulatory Care Unit

55 Wade Avenue

Catonsville, MD  21228

Main Purpose of Job

The Health Facilities Survey Coordinator I performs a full range of responsibilities in assigned areas of the Ambulatory Care Unit which serves as the regularity authority to protect the health and safety of Marylanders in State-licensed facilities. The incumbent directs a professional team accountable for the evaluation of the care and services delivered to individuals through Residential Service Agencies, Major Medical Equipment Providers, and Birthing Centers. The incumbent also ensures that there is public confidence in the health care and community service delivery systems through regulatory compliance, enforcement, and educational activities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

Experience:  Three years of experience in health facility surveying and inspection of proprietary and/or nonprofit health care institutions.

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.

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 your 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 qualifications will be evaluated. 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. For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date.

BENEFITS

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the 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.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online application process is STRONGLY preferred. 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. If online process is not available, please send your paper application to: Maryland Department of Health, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. If you need to submit additional information, the preferred method is to upload. If unable to upload, please fax requested information only to 410-333-5689. 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, and encourage them to apply. As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please contact the Maryland Department of Health Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251 or via email at dhmh.jobs@maryland.gov.