Idaho Division of Human Resources Health Facility Surveyor – ICFs/IID & PRTFs in Boise, Idaho
Health Facility Surveyor – ICFs/IID & PRTFs
Posting Begin Date: 2023/11/20
Posting End Date: 2024/02/20
Category: Community Services
Sub Category: Health Services
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 31.46
Maximum Salary: 31.46
Pay Rate Type: Hourly
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND WELFARE
DEDICATED TO STRENGTHENING THE HEALTH, SAFETY, AND INDEPENDENCE OF IDAHOANS
People Making a Difference!
A one-time $3000 SIGN-ON BONUS is being offered for newly hired Health Facility Surveyors.
*Sign-on bonus program criteria must be met.
*THIS ANNOUNCEMENT WILL BE OPEN UNTIL FILLED. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE TO BE CONSIDERED.
The Division of Licensing & Certification is currently accepting applications for the position of Health Facility Surveyor for Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICFs/IID) and Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities (PRTFs). This position will investigate and ensure compliance with Medicare, Medicaid, and state licensure laws, regulations, and policies in matters related to health facilities meeting building codes, the number and quality of staff, related policies and procedures, and that quality health care is provided for the public. Note: Incumbents in these positions travel extensively throughout the state and may be gone as much as 50% or more of their work time, including overnight stays. All positions require travel. If you cannot comply with this requirement, please do not apply.
The Idaho Department of Health & Welfare is a drug-free workplace. Any applicant offered employment in this position at the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test.
BEST RETIREMENT AVAILABLE IN THE NATION
We have one of the Nation's best state retirement systems (https://www.persi.idaho.gov/members-1/) (PERSI) that offers a lifetime benefit.
OTHER EXCELLENT BENEFITS
excellent medical, dental and vision (https://ogi.idaho.gov/benefits-plans/) insurance- (full-time/30+ hours per week) employee only coverage for PPO $65/month for medical and vision & $11.80/month for dental
generous vacation and sick leave accrual beginning as soon as you start
11 paid holidays a year
paid parental leave
multiple savings plans, optional 401K, and optional 457
basic life insurance for employee and family (employee covered at one times annual salary; spouse covered at $10,000; child covered at $5,000)
ongoing training opportunities
an opportunity for student loan forgiveness (https://studentaid.gov/manage-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service)
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:
Ensure compliance with outcome-oriented regulations, which requires surveyors to select a sample of the client base.
Assess each client's health, social, emotional, rehabilitative and habilitative care needs.
Observe facility staff and others providing services to clients.
Conduct interviews and determine through professional judgment if the facility/provider is meeting the clients' needs in accordance with the stated regulations and health care standards.
Use critical thinking skills and professional judgment to determine if the facility is meeting clients' needs in accordance with the stated regulations and healthcare standards.
Write reports that are clear, concise and legally defensible.
You must possess all the minimum qualifications below to pass the exam for this position. Please make sure your resume or work history supports your meeting the minimum qualifications for this position. Failure to do this may disqualify you from being considered for this position. It is highly recommended to attach a one-page cover letter to your application to demonstrate how you meet the requirements below.
Requires eligibility to be qualified as an Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP)ORhave licensure as a Social Worker in Idaho in accordance with Idaho Code 54-3201ORlicensure as a Registered Nurse in Idaho or state licensure as a Registered Nurse pursuant to the Nurse Licensure Compact, Idaho Code 54-1418. For licensure information, please contact the Idaho Board of Nursing at http://ibn.idaho.gov or call 208-577-2476.
Experience providing medical care in a health care delivery system, (e.g., an institution, clinic, or office setting, either military or civilian). Typically requires at least one year of experience.
A valid driver's license.
Below is preferred experience. It is not required for the position but applicants with this experience may receive consideration over other applicants.
Some experience delivering behavioral health services to children and adults. Typically gained by one year of experience in this area.
Department of Health and Welfare
Learn About a Career with DHW (https://healthandwelfare.idaho.gov/about-dhw/dhw-careers)
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EMAIL: [email protected]
PHONE: (208) 334-0681
The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.
The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email[email protected].
Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.