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HEALTH FACILITIES SURVEILLANCE NURSE

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  May 9, 2022
Location: 

Marion, IL, US, 62959-1187

Job Requisition ID:  15286

 Agency:  Department of Public Health 
Office: Health Care Regulation

Division: LTC-Field Operations

Posting ID: 44-22-0269

Posted: 5/10-5/23/2022
Salary:  $5,702-$7,753/monthly  
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time  
County:  Williamson  
Number of Vacancies:  1  
Plan/BU:  RC023  

 

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

 

Posting Identification Number 

44-22-0269

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

Under general supervision of the Regional Field Supervisor, conducts surveys, investigations and monitoring visits of long-term care facilities to determine compliance with State Licensure requirements and/or Federal Medicare/Medicaid certification regulations. Prepares licensure and certification survey/investigation forms, memoranda and reports of findings. Conducts on-site monitoring visits at non-compliant facilities.

 

Job Responsibilities

  1. Travels to conduct surveys of skilled and intermediate care nursing homes, shelter care facilities, veterans homes and related facilities to determine level of compliance with State Licensure regulations and Federal Medicare/Medicaid (Title XIX and XVIII) certification standards.
  2. Prepares licensure and certification survey/investigation forms, memoranda, and reports of findings as required
  3. Conducts on-site monitoring visits at non-compliant facilities pursuant to the monitoring requirements established by the Nursing Home Care Act.
  4. Participate in staff meetings and training sessions designed to improve survey performance.
  5. Performs other duties as required or assigned within the scope of the responsibilities enumerated above.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires graduation from an approved nursing education program resulting in an associate or a diploma degree in nursing and three years of professional nursing experience or, a bachelor’s degree in nursing and two years of professional nursing experience or, a master’s degree in nursing.
  • Requires licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prefers 1 year of experience in conducting survey activities in nursing homes and related facilities to determine level of compliance with State Licensure regulations and Federal Medicare/Medicaid certification standards.
  • Prefers working knowledge and at minimum 1 year of experience of federal and state license survey reports and related compliance documents to document survey findings.

Conditions of Employment

  • Requires extensive travel and a valid IL driver's license.
  • Requires the ability to meet all agency vaccine/health-related policies and guidance.

Work Hours:  4 day work week : Monday - Thursday  
Work Location: 2309 W Main St Marion, IL 62959-1187  

Job Function:  Health Services  

 

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

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

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If you have questions about how to apply, please see the following resources:

State employees: Log in to the career portal for State employees[KS(1]  and review the Internal Candidate Application Job Aid HERE[KS(2] 

Non-State employees: on work.Illinois.gov – click “Application Procedures” in the footer of every page of the website.