HEALTH FACILITIES SURVEILLANCENURSE
Department of Public Health
Health Care Regulation
Long Term Care Compliance Assurance
47-22-0050, 47-23-0051, 47-23-0052, 47-23-0126
Salaried Full Time
Number of Vacancies:
This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargainingagreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position.
All applicants who want to be considered for this position
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Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand delivery) will not beconsidered.
****A RESUME IS REQUIRED FOR THIS JOB POSTING****
Please attach a DETAILED Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), a copy of your transcripts or diploma forall degrees earned, and a copy of any applicable professional licensures to the MY DOCUMENTSsection of your application. Please note that the Department of Public Health must verify proof ofhigher education for any degree earned (if applicable) before any offer can be extended. You WILLNOT be considered for the position if you attach a CMS100, CMS100b or any other document inlieu of a Resume or CV.
Posting Identification Number
47-22-0050, 47-23-0051, 47-23-0052, 47-23-0126
Agency Marketing Statement
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is tasked with the oversight of communities withinIllinois to achieve and maintain optimal health and safety. With an annual budget of over $600million in state and federal funds, 7 regional offices, 3 laboratories and over 1,100 employees, IDPHis equipped to fulfill its mission of protecting the health and wellness of the people of Illinois throughthe prevention, health promotion, regulation and control of disease and injury.
The Illinois Department of Public Health is seeking a highly motivated individual to perform reviewsof clinical care, medications, diet therapy and all other aspects of care and housing provided toresidents in nursing homes. Conducts review of alleged complaint packages, survey documentsand narrative reports to ensure that complaints have been adequately investigated addressing allcomplainant allegations.
Completes reviews of clinical care, medications, diet therapy and all other aspects of care andhousing provided to residents in nursing homes.
Prepares State licensing findings, reviews facility comments to such findings and determinesand prepares licensing violations when appropriate.
Reviews complaint packages, survey documents and narrative reports to ensure thatcomplaints have been adequately investigated addressing all complainant allegations. This
includes review of resident clinical care.
Consults with Department and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services administrativeand legal staff concerning nursing home survey results, nursing care and enforcementactions.
Travels to conduct nursing home surveys as a nurse surveyor to determine compliance withState and Federal regulations and/or attends required training to maintain survey skills.
Answers phone inquiries from the public regarding nursing homes and regulations andinquiries from nursing home providers regarding regulations and the regulatory process.
Processes Federal statements of Deficiency and Plans of Correction for inclusion on theFederal and Department websites.
Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of theduties enumerated above.
Requires graduation from an approved nursing education program resulting in an Associate ora Diploma Degree in Nursing and three years of professional nursing experience or, aBachelor’s Degree in Nursing and two years professional nursing experience or, a Master’sDegree in Nursing.
Requires current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois.
One year in experience in long term care setting.
Three years professional nursing experience.
Two years experience participating in the survey process for completion of all survey functionsincluding but not limited to annual recertification, licensure, follow-ups, complaints andincident investigation surveys.
One year experience preparing complex written and oral reports.
One year work experience in Microsoft Word, processing, and spreadsheet applications (i.e.,Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint).
Ability to exercise judgement, discretion and maintain confidentiality during the conduct of thesurvey process.
Conditions of Employment
Requires physical, visual, and auditory ability to carry out assigned duties.
Requires ability to travel.
Requires a valid driver’s license.
4 day work week: Tuesday through Friday
525 W Jefferson St Springfield, IL 62702-5056
Certain provisions of the revolving door restrictions contained in 5 ILCS 430/5-45 apply to thisposition. As a result, the employee should be aware that if offered non-State employment during
State employment or within one year immediately after ending State employment, the employeeshall, prior to accepting any such non-State employment offer, notify the Office of theExecutive Inspector General for the Agencies of the Illinois Governor (“OEIG”) or may be subject toa fine.
This position DOES NOT contain “Specialized Skills” (as that term is used in CBAs).
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About Illinois Department of Public Health
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is tasked with the oversight of communities within Illinois to achieve and maintain optimal health and safety. With an annual budget of over $600 million in state and federal funds, 7 regional offices, 3 laboratories and over 1,100 employees, IDPH is equipped to fulfill its mission of protecting the health and wellness of the people of Illinois through the prevention, health promotion, regulation and control of disease and injury.