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HEALTH FACILITIES SURVEY COORDINATOR I

FULL-TIME CONTRACTUAL

Recruitment #17-000520-0007

GRADE

16

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH, Office of Health Care Quality, Catonsville MD

Main Purpose of Job

This recruitment is for multiple full-time contractual vacancies within two Units of the Office of Health Care Quality.

Assisted Living Unit: This full-time contractual position will supervise surveyors who conduct licensure and compliant surveys in assisted living homes and adult medical day care centers. This position will supervise professional, technical and clerical employees involved with surveying assisted living homes to determine compliance with the regulations of COMAR and the processing of data that results in licensure of community based homes and day care centers.

Developmental Disabilities Unit: This full-time contractual position establishes and maintains an efficient framework for consistent implementation of all phases of the survey, licensure, and enforcement activities for licensed provider agencies serving children and/or adults with developmental disabilities and for investigation of deaths occurring to individuals in DDA licensed provider agencies. This position establishes and maintains cooperative relationships with DD Unit staff, OHCQ administrators, State Officials, task force and/or planning committee members, stakeholders, recipients of services, licensees, and others for the purpose of: 1) implementing the work of each unit; 2) implementing educational activities affecting each unit; 3) clarifying policies and procedures of each unit; and, 4) modifying unit operations as needed.

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.

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.

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. Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year.

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application may be submitted to MDH, 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 additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If unable to upload, please fax requested information only 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.

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

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.

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

The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.



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