Licensing Surveyor

State of Utah

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Job Description

How many positions offer a 3-day weekend? Not many, right? Well how about the chance to get out from behind a desk? Are you able to redirect your attention quickly to meet a need? Well this Licensing Surveyor position with the Utah Department of Health may be just what you are looking for. This position will be conducting inspections in health facilities throughout the state, and ensure compliance with state and federal rules as it relates to new or continued licensing to operate. So, what does that mean? You will work as part of a team to visit Long-term Care facilities, Offices, and other locations where people are served by healthcare professions. You will inspect conditions of the facility as well as with the residents and score the outcome by weighing it against established guidelines. Part of these inspections may include complaint investigations for conditions and care. Depending on the severity of the claim, your team may adjust the schedule to answer that need and that will require some flexibility on your behalf to arrive at a different facility than you may have been planning on. Yours would be an important role in the process to ensure proper care and consideration is being given to Utah residents that may be in a vulnerable situation. This position will represent the bureau to other agencies and health organizations, and may present information at conferences.

As a condition of employment, this position requires compliance with the Utah Department of Health Employee Immunization policy. Applicants may request a copy of the policy if called for an interview.

Our ideal candidate will have:
Inspection and regulation knowledge for health facilities
Experience with deficiency statement writing
Experience with licensing surveys i.e., conducting or participating as an inspector or cooperating with an inspector
Computer experience with Word and Excel
Ability to educate facility staff
Ability to speak publicly – will be presenting to agencies and organizations occasionally
The following experience or skills may be of benefit to you, but the absence of them will not, necessarily, exclude you from consideration. The hiring manager may identify additional related skills and requirements as preferences in making hiring and promotion decisions.
Licensed professional in the health care industry -SSW, MSW, LCSW, CSW, RN, Dietitian, Health Facility Administrator
Preference will be given to Qualified Intellectual Disability Professional (QIDP)
This is your chance to affect a real change in Utah’s future. This is an opportunity for a new career which rewards your knowledge, professional abilities, caring nature, and efforts. This position offers a rich benefits package with 12 paid holidays per year. Annual leave accrued at 4 hours per pay period and increasing over time and sick leave accrued at 4 hours of leave per pay period. Other benefits include medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. Other employee incentives and bonuses are also available. Please click HERE for a page where you can review these and other benefits.

To learn more about the Health Facility Licensing, Certification and Resident Assessment program, please click HERE .
If offered this position, your continued employment will be contingent upon passing a background check and review. This check will include fingerprinting at various UDOH locations for your convenience. There will be no cost to you and fingerprinting will be completed on the first day of employment or shortly thereafter. You may review the policy by clicking HERE. (Download PDF reader)

Supplemental Information

Risks found in the typical office setting, which is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated, e.g., safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations, etc.
Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work; however, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying light items; driving an automobile, etc. Special physical demands are not required to perform the work.
Be aware that salary ranges specified reflect a minimum starting and top of range dollar amount. Actual rate per hour will be determined by evaluation of qualifications and skills of the individual and the availability of monies through budget and grants or by following DHRM rule.
Regular statewide and overnight travel will be required. Out of state, and weekend travel will be required on an infrequent basis.
As a condition of employment, this position requires compliance with the Utah Department of Health Employee Immunization policy. Applicants may request a copy of the policy if called for an interview.

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