Health Care Facility Surveyor II
ND Department of Health
Salary: $3,300 - $3,600/month
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Position Number: 301-1909
Requisition Number: None
Status: Full-time, Regular
Type of Recruitment: Internal/External
Date Posted to Web: August 3, 2011
Licensure or eligibility for registration as a registered nurse or dietitian in North Dakota and two years of health care experience; or must have received a passing score on the National Surveyor Minimum Qualifications Test.Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills are necessary. Individuals must have a valid driver’s license or have the ability to travel from one location to another within the state on their own.
External applicants must submit the following documents:
- State of North Dakota Application for Employment Form (SFN 10950)
- Cover letter that includes a brief description of the applicant’s background/qualifications
Applications may be downloaded from the North Dakota Department of Health website at http://www.ndhealth.gov/HumanResources/. Applications are also available at any Job Service North Dakota office or call 1.800.247.0981 (in-state) or 701.328.5000 (Bismarck). Please fill in all information requested on the application, such as dates of employment, hours worked per week and credits earned.
Mail completed applications and required forms to the North Dakota Department of Health, Human Resources Office, 600 East Boulevard Ave – Dept 301, Bismarck, ND 58505-0200 or submit them online to DOHjobs@nd.gov.
Applicants from the ND Department of Health must submit a State of North Dakota Application for Employment Form (SFN 10950) to Dirk Wilke, Human Resources Director.
For more information about the position contact Bruce Pritschet, Division of Health Facilities, at 701.328.2352. For assistance in the application or interview process contact Dirk Wilke, Human Resources Director, at 701.328.2392 or TTY 1.800.366.6888.The North Dakota Department of Health is a nonsmoking environment.
ND Relay Number: 1-800-366-6888
Summary of Work:
The ND Department of Health offers challenging work opportunities, a full range of employee benefits including a comprehensive employer paid health plan, paid leave, a retirement plan and more.
Surveyors work as a team throughout North Dakota to determine health care facilities compliance with state and federal regulations by conducting on-site surveys and evaluating the care provided. Surveyors observe the care provided; interview facility staff, family members and patients; and review records to determine the quality of the care provided. Primary assignment will be to survey long-term care facilities in North Dakota.
The surveyor positions offer the opportunity to work and travel throughout North Dakota with a multidisciplinary team of professionals. Surveyors generally work four 10-hour days, Monday through Thursday, and have weekends and holidays off. Surveyors travel approximately 60 percent of the time. Travel does require consecutive nights away from home. A state car is provided for travel. Surveyors may be selected to work from their own homes after one year of experience as a surveyor.
As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, genetics, religion, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services, and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.