Health Facilities Surveyor-Little Rock

Description:

The Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS) is the state's largest agency with 7,500 employees working in 86 county offices serving more than one million people. Employees work in 11 major divisions and five support offices headquartered in Little Rock to provide services to Arkansans. DHS is currently seeking to fill the statewide position of Health Facilities Surveyor.

The Health Facilities Surveyor is responsible for performing survey, certification, and licensure activities of health facilities and analytical work involving regulatory compliance. This position:

Reviews previous survey data and prepares packets of forms to be completed in a survey following principles for documentation, and reviews documents for compliance with regulations.
Schedules surveys and provides notification to providers, interviews facility staff and patients to determine compliance, observes facility practice for compliance, and conducts entrance and exit conferences.
Reviews Medicare, licensure, and complaint survey packets for accuracy and completeness.
Records all necessary information for complaints and reviews plans of corrections for acceptability, maintains logs of follow-up dates, and ensures the follow-ups (mail or onsite) are conducted within the designated time frames.
Compiles monthly, quarterly, and annual reports and provides reports of compliance or non-compliance to providers and CMS Regional Office.
Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in nursing; plus two years of experience in nursing services with one year in case management activities.
OR
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in dietetics, medical records administration, environmental health, health service administration or a related field; plus three years of experience in healthcare compliance and investigation services
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Applicants must have excellent computer skills. Long Term Care experience preferred but not required. Applicants MUST be able to travel statewide on a daily basis
Position number: 22101636, 22099378, 22102069, 22111549
Closing date: January 14, 2017
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