This person occupying this position will be responsible for doing surveys and/or complaint investigations to ensure compliance with applicable health care facility statutes and rules/regulations.
- Responsible for accurate completion of inspections and complaint investigations; scheduling and prioritizing work assignments. This will include completion of all documents and forms. The work will be accomplished within established time frames.
- Attends work related meetings and trainings.
- Provides miscellaneous services, including but not limited to technical assistance to current or potential providers, interact with other department offices, etc.
- Arizona Revised Statutes and Arizona Administrative Code (Rules) , inspection and investigation methods, caseload management, policies and procedures applicable to state licensure and/or state certification, and operational policies and procedures of the office.
- Applicable State and local standards for fire protection, sanitation, zoning, and occupancy standards; building and zoning codes as they apply to health care institutions.
- Legal options available to the Department, and legal documents preparation (cease and desist orders, denial of licensure/certification, revocation of license/certification, stipulation agreements , etc.).
- Organizational structures and management practices and procedures typically in state licensed health care facilities.
- Medical terminology and regulatory language.
- Performance Management (PM), and Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) and Lean methodologies.
-Oral and written communication and documentation, including the ability to receive detailed information through oral and written communication.
-Analyzing and evaluating a wide variety of administrative, medical, and program records to ensure compliance with applicable state statutes and rules during compliance inspections and complaint investigations.
-Computer applications, software and data management. Skill in the use of Business English and technical writing
-Interpersonal relations as applied to contacts with providers, coworkers, the general public, public representatives of local and state governmental agencies including Adult Protective Services, and local Fire and Police Departments.
- Communicate effectively with providers as well as internal and external customers.
- Effectively analyze and solve situations, whether difficult or routine.
- Write clearly and understandably.
- Work effectively with all customers, including but not limited to team members, office staff, providers, and other internal/external customers.
- Support a diverse multi-cultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels of public employment, and creates an inclusive work environment that enables all individuals to perform to their fullest potential free from discrimination.
The preferred candidate will have;
- Technical writing skills; experience in behavioral health and/or senior care.
- Bachelor's degree and 3 years experience in Nursing, Environmental Sanitation Public Health care, social work, dietary, or similar disciplines; or State Board certifications such as in the field of Medicine.
- Master's degree may substitute for 1 year experience.
- Driver's license is required
Employees who drive on state business require possession of and the ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any driver training (See Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.11).
- Must possess a valid level one fingerprint clearance card issues pursuant to A.R.S. §36-113.
The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:
− Affordable medical and dental insurance plans
− Paid vacation and sick time
− 10 paid holidays per year
− Wellness program and plans
− Life insurance
− Short/long-term disability insurance
− Defined retirement plan
− Award winning Infant at Work program
− Credit union membership
− Transit subsidy
− ADHS Student Assistance Pilot Program
For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page
To help you build a financially secure future, the State makes monthly contributions to finance your retirement benefit. The State will make a contribution to the ASRS in an amount equal to your contribution. In other words, you and the State will each pay 50% of the total cost of the benefit. New State employees have a 27 week wait period for contributions to begin.
Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by calling (602) 542-1085. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation. DHS is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.
ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)
All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.
The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.