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Iowa Department of Administrative Services Health Facilities Surveyor - Long Term Care in State of Iowa, Iowa

Health Facilities Surveyor - Long Term Care

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Health Facilities Surveyor - Long Term Care

Salary

$59,238.40 - $91,728.00 Annually

Location

State of Iowa - See Job Description, IA

Job Type

Full-time

Agency

427 Iowa Department of Inspections & Appeals Central Office

Job Number

21-00462

Closing

10/25/2020 11:59 PM Central

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Point of Contact

Mindla White; 515-281-3765

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Job Description

Only applicants who meet the Minimum Qualification Requirements and meet all selective requirements will be placed on the eligible list.

The Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals, Health Facilities Division has six Long Term Care Health Facilities Surveyor positions available. The Health Facilities Division is the designated state survey and certification agency, which is responsible for licensing or certifying Medicare and Medicaid Programs and other health care providers and suppliers operating in the State of Iowa. Entities subject to the Department's oversight and regulation including nursing facilities, skilled nursing facilities, residential care facilities, intermediate care facilities for the intellectually disabled, hospitals, hospices, home health agencies, programs and facilities caring for children , assisted living programs and elder group homes.

This position performs on-site surveys, complaint investigations, and revisits as assigned so that pertinent facts and information relating to State licensure and Federal certification procedures are met. Prepares accurate reports of all matters relating to surveys for licensure, complaint investigations, federal certifications and revisits so that a determination can be made regarding licensure or certification. Communicates in a professional, courteous, non-intimidating and objective manner with all individuals encountered.

Statewide travel with work hours Monday-Thursday, 10 hour days with up to 3 overnights away from home are required. The successful candidate(s) will be subject to a criminal history and background check.

Selectives

872 Registered Nurse

Licensure as Registered Nurse in the State of Iowa by the Iowa Board of Nursing or licensure as a Registered Nurse in accordance with the Nurse Licensure Compact Administrator’s Agreement of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing. More information regarding the Nurse Licensure Compact Administrators agreement of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing is available at: Nurse Licensure Compact

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Completion of an educational program in professional Nursing and registration as a nurse or graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree with a concentration of study in a human services area (e.g., psychology, sociology, gerontology, anthropology, therapeutic recreation, rehabilitation, or a similar area related to provisions of services) and experience equal to three years of full-time professional work;

OR

completion of a Pharmacy degree, a Master's degree, or advanced degree above the Master's level in a human services area at an accredited college or university, and experience equal to one year of full-time professional work;

OR

graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree and three years work experience in health administration; in a clinical substance abuse program; or in a regulatory program which involves the surveying and evaluating of situations, conditions and operating procedures of health care/treatment facilities;

OR

certification as a rehabilitation counselor by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification plus specialized training or experience equal to one year of full-time professional work in a nursing, treatment, or habilitation program for intellectually disabled clients;

OR

an equivalent combination of education and experience substituting one year of the above specified experience for one year of the required education;

OR

thirty semester hours of graduate course work in public, business or health administration, in the health field or social work, counseling, or rehabilitation from an accredited college or university may be substituted for each year of experience to a maximum substitution of two years.

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Additional Qualification Requirements

  • Applicants possessing licensure, certification, registration or degree should indicate such on the application form and may be required to provide proof at the time of interview.

  • Licensure or temporary licensure by the State of Iowa is required for designated positions in this class. Applicants who now possess a current valid license from another state need not have an Iowa license to apply, but will be required to obtain the appropriate Iowa license prior to beginning actual employment.

  • For purposes of qualifying for this job class, "professional experience" shall be indicated by having responsibility for assessment and diagnosis of client problems and needs, developing a plan of treatment, evaluating client progress toward meeting treatment goals, modifying treatment objectives, etc. Work at this level requires a prerequisite of post high school educational training or certification in the behavioral, social, health sciences, or health administration.

  • Applicants for positions in the Department of Inspections and Appeals must undergo a background investigation which includes a criminal history check and a dependent adult and child abuse registry check.

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Do you understand that the answers to all of the following questions must be truthful, honest, and accurate to the best of your ability?

Please read all questions and answers thoroughly and make sure you understand them completely.Ensure the answers to your questions match the information filled out on your application and the attachments you have uploaded. If the answers to your questions are inconsistent with your application information or uploaded attachments, you will be given zero points for the question.Knowingly misrepresenting the facts when submitting any information related to an application, examination, certification, appeal, or any other facet of the selection process will result in your disqualification from this application and future employment with the state of Iowa.

  • Yes - I understand and agree.

  • No

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PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

Have you filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq?

  • No - I have NOT filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq

  • Yes - I HAVE filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq

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Have you completed an educational program in a professional Nursing program and are you registered as a nurse OR do you have a Bachelor's degree with a concentration of study in a human services area (e.g., psychology, sociology, gerontology, anthropology, therapeutic recreation, rehabilitation, or a similar area related to provisions of services )? IF YES- How many years do you have of full time professional work in nursing, psychology, sociology, gerontology, anthropology, therapeutic recreation, rehabilitation, or a similar area related to provisions of services?

  • No experience in the specified areas

  • Less than three years of professional work experience in the specified areas

  • Three years or more of professional work experience in the specified areas

  • Not applicable I do not have a degree in any of the identified areas

04

Have you completed a Pharmacy degree OR a Master's degree (or advanced degree above the Master's level) in a human services area at an accredited college or university? IF YES - How many months do you have of full time professional work in nursing, psychology, sociology, gerontology, anthropology, therapeutic recreation, rehabilitation, or a similar area related to provisions of services?

  • No experience in the specified areas

  • Less than 12 months of professional work experience in the specified areas

  • 12 months or more of professional work experience in the specified areas

  • Not applicable - I do not have a Pharmacy degree or Master's degree or above in the specified areas

05

Have you graduated from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree? IF YES- How many years do you have of work experience in health administration; in a clinical substance abuse program; or in a regulatory program which involves the surveying and evaluating of situations, conditions and operating procedures of health care/treatment facilities?

  • No experience in the specified areas

  • Less than three years of work experience in the specified areas

  • Three years or more of work experience in the specified areas

  • Not applicable - I do not have a Bachelor's degree

06

Are you certified as a rehabilitation counselor by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification? IF YES – How many months do you have of full-time professional work or specialized training in a nursing, treatment, or habilitation program for intellectually disabled clients?

  • No experience/specialized training in the specified areas

  • Less than 12 months of professional work experience/specialized training in the specified areas

  • 12 months or more of professional work experience/specialized training in the specified areas

  • Not applicable – I am not certified as a rehabilitation counselor by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification

07

How many years do you have of COMBINED post high school education in nursing, psychology, sociology, gerontology, anthropology, therapeutic recreation, rehabilitation, or a similar area related to provisions of services AND/OR experience in a human services area (e.g., psychology, sociology, gerontology, anthropology, therapeutic recreation, rehabilitation, or a similar area related to provisions of services)? 30 semester hours equals one year of experience.

  • No experience or post high school education in the specified areas

  • Less than seven years of combined post high school education and professional work experience in the specified areas

  • Seven years or more of combined post high school education and professional work experience in the specified areas

08

How many years do you have of COMBINED graduate level (post bachelors degree) course work in public, business or health administration, in the health field or social work, counseling, or rehabilitation AND full time professional work in nursing, psychology, sociology, gerontology, anthropology, therapeutic recreation, rehabilitation, or a similar area related to provisions of services experience? 30 semester hours may be substituted for each year of experience. No more than 60 semester hours (2 years of graduate course work) may be substituted for the experience.

  • No experience or graduate course work in the specified areas

  • Less than three years of the combined graduate course work and professional work experience in the specified areas

  • Three years or more of the combined graduate course work and professional work experience in the specified areas

09

Do you have Licensure as Registered Nurse in the State of Iowa by the Iowa Board of Nursing or licensure as a Registered Nurse in accordance with the Nurse Licensure Compact Administrator's Agreement of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing? More information regarding the Nurse Licensure Compact Administrators agreement of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing is available at:Nurse Licensure Compact.

  • Yes

  • No

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Agency

State of Iowa

Agency

427 Iowa Department of Inspections & Appeals Central Office

Address

Lucas State Office Building321 E 12th StDes Moines, Iowa, 50319

Website

https://dia.iowa.gov/

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