Generalist Surveyor

    Texas Health & Human Services Commission
    401 FRANKLIN AVE, EL PASO, TX
    Full-time
    Similar jobs pay $23.26 - $31.83

    Job Description


    Generalist Surveyor LVN (Hlth Fac)
    Under the supervision of the Program Manager, participates as a team member or team coordinator conducting inspections, surveys, and investigations in Long Term Care facilities (Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Facilities, Day Activities and Health Services) to determine compliance with state and federal laws, regulations, and rules. Completes inspection/survey reports listing deficiencies/violations and prepares written reports supporting the action and remedies recommended.

    Essential Job Functions:
    Conducts certification surveys, licensure inspections, or investigations in facilities to determine compliance with federal and state regulations. Completes inspection/survey reports listing deficiencies and prepares written reports supporting the actions and remedies recommended.
    Visits facilities to verify correction of previously cited regulatory violations. Conducts exit conferences with facility staff regarding findings.
    Communicates on a complex level with other (internally or externally) to provide, exchange, or verify information, answer inquiries, address issues, or resolve problems or complaints.
    Testifies at hearings or in court proceedings to provide information regarding policy/procedures, history, findings, or activities.

    Knowledge Skills Abilities:
    Knowledge acceptable professional standards of care.
    Ability to interpret policies, procedures, and regulations.
    Ability to work independently.
    Ability to multi-task and track multiple activities with competing priorities.
    Ability to exercise professional judgment and reach sound decisions.
    Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with team members and others.
    Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
    Skilled in operating personal computers and software.

    Registration or Licensure Requirements:
    Licensed Vocational Nurses must be licensed by the State of Texas (or a state that recognizes reciprocity through the Nurse Licensure Compact).
    Must successfully obtain Surveyor Minimum Qualification (SMQT) within the first year of employment.

    Initial Selection Criteria:
    Experience in the Long-Term Care industry preferred.
    Two years experience working as a Licensed Vocational Nurse
    Experience documenting health status.

    Experience working in at least one of the following areas: nursing home care, hospice care, elderly home care, dementia care, infection control, wound care, mental health, intellectual disabilities, physical disabilities, advocacy, critical care, risk management, quality assurance, or public health.

    Additional Information:
    Flexibility in work hours required for this position. Job requires 85% travel. Requires some overnight travel and some weekends. Candidates must indicate willingness to work outside the normal business hours of 8am-5pm, Monday-Friday and weekends, as needed, during times of increased workload. Must have reliable transportation.

    MOS Code:
    Military occupation(s) that relate to the initial selection criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this position may include: 68C, 66N/P/W, 290X, 46FX, 46NX, 46SX. For more information, see the Texas State Auditor's Military Crosswalk at http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/JobDescriptions.aspx.

    Military occupation(s) that relate to the initial selection criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this position may include: 68C, 66N/P/W, 290X, 46FX, 46NX, 46SX. For more information, see the Texas State Auditor's Military Crosswalk at http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/JobDescriptions.aspx.

    Military occupation(s) that relate to the initial selection criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this position may include: 68C, 66N/P/W, 290X, 46FX, 46NX, 46SX. For more information, see the Texas State Auditor's Military Crosswalk at http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/JobDescriptions.aspx.

    Military occupation(s) that relate to the initial selection criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this position may include: 68C, 66N/P/W, 290X, 46FX, 46NX, 46SX. For more information, see the Texas State Auditor's Military Crosswalk at http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/JobDescriptions.aspx.

    HHS agencies use E-Verify. You must bring your I-9 documentation with you on your first day of work.

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    In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview.

    Posting ID: 556640587Posted: 2020-05-21