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Date:  Mar 14, 2023

Champaign, IL, US, 61820-7474

Job Requisition ID:  25162

Agency:  Department of Public Health 
Office:  Health Care Regulation

Division:  Long Term Care - Field Operations

Posting ID:  44-23-0228

Posted:  3/15/2023-3/28/2023
Salary:   $5,536 - $8,279/Monthly  
Job Type:   Salaried Full Time  
County:   Champaign  
Number of Vacancies:   1  
Plan/BU:   RC062  


This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position.


All applicants who want to be considered for this position MUST apply electronically through the website. State of Illinois employees should click the link near the top left to apply through the SuccessFactors employee career portal.

Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand delivery) will not be considered.



Please attach a DETAILED Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), a copy of your transcripts or diploma for all degrees earned, and a copy of any applicable professional licensures to the MY DOCUMENTS section of your application. Please note that the Department of Public Health must verify proof of higher education for any degree earned (if applicable) before any offer can be extended. You WILL NOT be considered for the position if you attach a CMS100, CMS100b or any other document in lieu of a Resume or CV.


Posting Identification Number  44-23-0228

Agency Marketing Statement

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.

Position Overview

The Illinois Department of Public Health is seeking a highly motivated individual to independently or as a member of a professional team travel to conduct surveys, investigations and monitoring visits of long-term care facilities and hospitals to determine compliance with State Licensure requirements and/or Federal Medicare/Medicaid certification regulations. Serves as technical expert and independently performs difficult and complex institutional health and safety surveys. Serves as preceptor for lower-level surveyors.

Job Responsibilities

  • Travels as part of the survey team to conduct difficult and complex on-site institutional health and safety surveys of hospitals and nursing homes to assure compliance with the Nursing Home Care Act, Title XIX (Medicaid) and XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act and Hospital Licensing Act.
  • Serves as preceptor to new hires and existing institutional health and safety survey staff regarding training and orientation.
  • As a member of the survey team, travels to perform difficult and complex institutional health and safety surveys to assure compliance with applicable rules and regulations at long term care facilities and hospitals.
  • Reviews and evaluates survey and investigation reports of lower-level surveyors and lower level sanitarians for technical accuracy and compliance with applicable directives, policies and guidelines.
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires completion of four years of college with a minimum of 30 semester hours in the physical and/or biological sciences, supplemented by three years of professional experience in environmental health sanitation or in a health care facility.
  • Requires successful completion of both state and federal Basic Surveyor Orientation courses and certification of having successfully completed federal Surveyor Minimum Qualifications Training.
  • Requires three years of experience as a health facilities surveyor.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Licensed as an Environmental Health Practitioner (LEHP) in the state of Illinois.
  • Three years experience in the field of environmental health sanitation or in a health care facility.
  • Three years experience collaborating with team members to prepare reports and document evidence.
  • Two years experience serving as a preceptor to staff regarding training and orientation.
  • One year experience preparing complex written & oral reports.
  • One year work experience in Microsoft Word, processing, and spreadsheet applications (i.e., Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint).

Conditions of Employment

  • Requires a valid driver’s license.
  • Requires ability to travel.

Work Hours:  4-day work week  
Work Location: 2125 S 1st St Champaign, IL 61820-7474  

Agency Contact: or 217-785-2031

Job Family:  Legal and Compliance; Health Services  


Revolving Door:

Certain provisions of the revolving door restrictions contained in 5 ILCS 430/5-45 apply to this position.  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 employee shall, prior to accepting any such non-State employment offer, notify the Office of the Executive Inspector General for the Agencies of the Illinois Governor (“OEIG”) or may be subject to a fine.

This position DOES NOT contain “Specialized Skills” (as that term is used in CBAs).



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