THESE POSITIONS REQUIRE EXTENSIVE TRAVEL THAT MAY INCLUDE OVERNIGHT STAYS; WORKING NIGHTS AND/OR WEEKENDS.
This announcement is being used to fill multiple positions and will be open until any vacant positions are filled. Please be advised that applications will periodically be considered, as such these positions could be filled any time before the closing date.
Duty station will be determined upon hire.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. The mission of the Department of Health is to promote, protect and improve the health of all Oklahomans through strategies that focus on preventing disease and injuries.
OSDH is seeking a full time Clinical Health Facility Surveyor II providing support to Protective Health Services/Long Term Care. This is a classified position in state government. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Package
, including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents . For more information about the benefit allowance [click here]
. The annual salary for this position is up to $49,615.12 based on education and experience.Position Description
These positions protect the health and safety of residents in the state by inspecting long term care facilities to ensure they are following state and federal regulations regarding quality of health care and investigating quality and safety concerns.This position has preferred qualifications:
Registered Nurse with a valid permanent Oklahoma license as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing to practice professional nursing. Applicants who demonstrate they possess the minimum qualifications (education and experience requirements) and the preferred qualifications will be given additional consideration during the interview process.Physical Demands and Work Environment
Work is typically performed an office setting, care facilities or assisted living center type setting with a climate controlled settings and exposure to moderate noise level. While performing the duties of the job, employee is required to talk, stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms; carry light items; driving an automobile. This position requires long period of sitting and daily use of computer and phone. Applicants must be willing to perform all job-related travel associated with this position. Occasional in state overnight and weekend travel may be required. BASIC PURPOSE
Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities for performing technical licensure, certification surveys, and complaint investigations for a variety of health facilities; evaluating the care provided residents/patients/clients by licensed or registered facility staff; and providing consultative and technical assistance to health facilities and laboratories regarding professional standards of practice; and ensuring compliance with federal and state laws and regulations.LEVEL DESCRIPTORS
The Clinical Health Facility Surveyor job family consists of four levels which are distinguished by the depth and breadth of accountability, the expertise required to perform assigned duties and the responsibility assigned for providing leadership and supervision to others. Because of the experience and knowledge required to evaluate the provision of clinical and laboratory services provided by licensed or registered health care professionals, entry into this job family is at the career level. Level II:
At this level incumbents will be expected to perform assigned duties at all levels of complexity.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Level II:
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of registration as a Medical Technologist with the American Society of Clinical Pathologists, plus four (4) years experience as a Registered Medical technologist; OR
a bachelor's degree and possession of a valid permanent Oklahoma license as a medical practitioner issued by the Oklahoma Board of Medical Licensure, plus four (4) years of professional experience as a licensed medical practitioner; OR
possession of a valid permanent Oklahoma license as a social worker issued by the Oklahoma State Board of Licensed Social Workers, plus four (4) years of professional experience as a licensed social worker; OR
possession of a valid permanent Oklahoma license as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing to practice practical nursing, or, Licensed Practical Nurse License recognized by the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) and six (6) years of experience as a licensed practical nurse a health care setting; OR
possession of a valid permanent Oklahoma license as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing to practice professional nursing, or, Registered Nurse License recognized by the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) and five (5) years of experience as a registered nurse or a bachelor's degree in nursing and four (4) years of experience as a registered nurse; OR
a combination equivalent of education substituting the completion of a post baccalaureate degree for one year only of the required experience.NOTES
If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview.
All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.
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Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application. No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous