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DELRAY BEACH FL Full Time Posted: Friday, 19 May 2017
Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

Requisition No: 11327

Agency: Agency for Health Care Administration


Position Number: 68061411

Salary: $1,326.98 + $36.80 CAD = $1,363.78 BIWEEKLY

Posting Closing Date: 06/02/2017


The primary function of this position is to coordinate on-site surveys of health care facilities and programs for compliance with federal and state licensure and certification requirements.
Serves as team leader performing survey functions in facilities providing direct care to clients and residents.
This position is required to successfully complete the Surveyor Minimum Qualifications Test within the first 12 months of employment as required by Sections 1819(g)(s)©(ii) of the Social Security Act, as amended, and Article IV(B) of the Agreement pursuant to Section 1864 of the Social Security Act.
Provides guidance to the assigned team members regarding more complex issues and assists in training surveyors.
Coordinates and conducts surveys of health care and residential facilities for state licensure and federal certification of the Medicare and Medicaid Programs.
These responsibilities encompass activities such as reviewing facility files prior to the visit; coordinating with team members concerning objectives of the visit prior to the visit; coordinating with team members concerning objectives of the visit when applicable; making detailed observations of the facility during the visit and documenting findings.
Ensures to completion/resolution all duties and responsibilities related to facility surveys from initial to final action including approval of corrective actions taken by health care facilities to rectify deficiencies cited. Responds to consumers, providers, and the general public on inquiries received.
Performs other administrative functions, including the review of different reports to ensure accuracy prior to the supervisor's signature.
Provides technical and administrative consultative services to health care providers and potential providers to assist them in qualifying for federal certification and/or state licensure.
Conducts follow up visits to facilities to evaluate correction of deficiencies within mandated time frames, conducts complaint investigations and unannounced appraisal surveillance visits to determine compliance with federal and state regulations.
Prepares applicable reports upon completion of visit.
Assists the area office management staff in the development and preparation of technical standards and reports, procedural instructions, educational and technical material and related professional information.
Trains staff in methods for performing surveys and complaint investigations.
Performs other related work as assigned and required.
Surveying all of Palm Beach, Broward, Saint Lucie, Martin, Indian River and Okeechobee County.


  • Must be knowledgeable of the principles of administration and management.
  • Knowledge of state licensure and federal certification requirements.
  • Skills are needed in the techniques of oral communication, especially attentive listening; interview procedures; team dynamics; and methods of documentation reviews.
  • Ability to plan and organize is required to ensure timely completion of survey responsibilities.
  • Ability to utilize microcomputer equipment and software to enter, retrieve and manipulate data required to perform licensure and certification functions.
  • Ability to travel providing own transportation.
  • Ability to ambulate, bend and lift on a regular basis. (laptop computers, manuals, etc.)
  • Ability to work before and after normal work hours, including on weekends and holidays


  • A bachelor s degree from an accredited college or university is preferred and three years of professional experience in health, social, or rehabilitative services, health care or social services administration or planning.
  • A master s degree from an accredited college or university can substitute for one year of the required experience.
  • Professional or nonprofessional experience as described above can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the preferred college education.


AGENCY CONTACT PERSON: MAIRA FUENTES (561) 381-5840 or (561) 381-5851

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS' PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans' Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Candidates claiming Veterans' Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans' Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here . All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

DELRAY BEACH FL, United States of America
State of Florida
State of Florida
5/19/2017 12:01:25 PM

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