Performs surveys on a state-wide basis. The purpose of these surveys is to determine initial and on-going compliance with State and Federal health care regulations by assessing quality of patient care. Monitoring the health care and preparing reports of violations are also part of the function. This requires the application of professional knowledge, experience and on-going knowledge of health care standards. Surveys are conducted for nursing homes, county medical care facilities and hospital long term care units.
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NOTE: SURVEYS WILL BE CONDUCTED IN WASHTENAW AND OAKLAND COUNTIES. REGISTERED NURSES AND PREVIOUS LONG TERM CARE AND/OR HOSPITAL EXPERIENCE ARE PREFERRED.
Required Education and Experience
Possession of a bachelor's degree in nursing, psychology, speech and language pathology, social work, physical therapy, occupational therapy, or foods and nutrition, gerontology, pharmacy, or other health-related field.
Health Care Surveyor 9
No specific type or amount is required.
Health Care Surveyor 10
One year of professional experience equivalent to a Health Care Surveyor 9.
Health Care Surveyor P11
Two years of professional experience equivalent to a Health Care Surveyor, including one year equivalent to a Health Care Surveyor 10.
Alternate Education and Experience
Health Care Surveyor 9
Possession of an associate's degree, Michigan license in good standing as a registered nurse, and two years of registered nurse experience in a nursing home, hospital, hospice, home health agency, or other health care facility.
Additional Requirements and Information
Certification, licensure, or registration commensurate with survey/inspection type/task to be assigned (e.g., licensed registered nurse, registered dietitian, Qualified Mental Retardation Professional, licensed speech pathologist, licensed psychologist, licensed physical therapist, licensed occupational therapist, licensed pharmacist, registered social worker, and certification of gerontology).
Some positions may require Qualified Mental Retardation Professional (QMRP) status.
Some positions may require successful completion of the Surveyor Minimum Qualifications Test (SMQT) in accordance with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' standards and procedures.
View the job specification at:
http://www.michigan.gov/documents/HealthCareSurveyor_12713_7.pdf (Download PDF reader)