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Date:  Nov 18, 2022

Springfield, IL, US, 62702-5056

Job Requisition ID:  20870

Agency: Department of Public Health

Office:  Health Care Regulation

Division:  Long Term Care Compliance Assurance

Posting ID:  47-22-0163

Posted:  11/18/2022-12/5/2022

Salary: $7,917-$9,583/month

Job Type: Salaried Full Time

County: Sangamon

Number of Vacancies: 1

Plan/BU: Term Appointment Gubernatorial (Management Bill) 000


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.

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

Serves as Division Chief of the Division of Compliance Assurance.  Develops policy, goals and objectives for the Division.  Modifies and implements program objectives based on federal certification guidelines.  Develops long range goals for the Quality Review program.  Directs the Informal Dispute Resolution (IDR) process, reviews results with federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Monitors federal regulations in order to track and manage recommended federal certification remedies and state fines.  Provides nursing expertise and clinical updates to the Division.  Serves as a supervisor.

Job Responsibilities

1. Serves as Division Chief of the Division of Compliance Assurance.

  • Manages and develops policy, goals and objectives for the Division of Compliance Assurance.
  • Provides nursing direction and oversite of determinations made in the Compliance Assurance Division.
  • Implements objectives to achieve program goals and state performance standards.
  • Ensure compliance with state rules and regulations.
  • Directs programs to ensure compliance with State Operations Manual (SOM) regarding federal regulations are achieved.
  • Serves as clinical program liaison for the Division of Compliance Assurance.


2. Serves as full-line supervisor.

  • Assigns and reviews work.
  • Provides guidance and training to assigned staff.
  • Counsels staff regarding work performance.
  • Reassigns staff to meet day-to-day operating needs.
  • Establishes annual goals and objectives.
  • Approves time off.
  • Adjusts first level grievances.
  • Effectively recommends and imposes discipline up to and including discharge.
  • Prepares and signs performance evaluations.
  • Determines and recommends staffing needs.

(Job Responsibilities continued)

3. Administers the Quality Review program.

  • Reviews state violation determinations.
  • Monitors the administrative process for notices of violations, plans of corrections, notices of appeal, hearings, facility rebuttals and settlements.
  • Directs the processing of all Informal Dispute Resolutions (IDR) and provides nursing expertise for management of IDRs.
  • Monitors enforcement cycles for facilities to ensure proper resolution.
  • Tracks state fines and violations.


4. Administers the Support Services unit within the Division, including overseeing the minimum staffing ratio compliance program.

  • Ensures quarterly reviews are timely completed and violations are processed.
  • Oversees the Division's record keeping of compliance, including the Division's response to Freedom of Information Act requests.


5. Provides nursing direction, expertise and clinical updates pertaining to Long Term Care. 

  • Implements training and clinical updates to nurse reviewers in the Division of Compliance Assurance.


6. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of college.
  • Requires prior experience equivalent to four years of progressively responsible administrative experience in public or private healthcare program.
  • Requires licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in a health-related field such as MHA, MPH, MBA, MSN, or other similar degree.
  • Successful completion of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Surveyor's Minimum Qualifications Test (SMQT).
  • Four or more years of experience in healthcare regulation.
  • Thorough knowledge of state and federal regulations related to long term care facilities.
  • Ability to establish, maintain, and improve cooperative working relationships with various stakeholders.
  • Four years of experience drafting, reviewing, and implementing policies and procedure.

Conditions of Employment

  • Requires ability to travel.
  • Requires a valid and current driver's license.

Work Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm

Work Location: 525 W Jefferson St Springfield, IL 62702-5056

Job Family: Administration/Management


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.


Term Appointment:
Candidates hired into a term position shall be appointed for a term of 4 years and are subject to a probationary period. The term may be renewed for successive four-year terms at the Director of the Department of Public Health’s discretion.


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