Health Facilities Surveillance Nurse

State of Illinois - Cook County, IL3.9

Under general supervision of the Health Facilities Surveillance Nurse Supervisor, conducts inspections, investigations and surveys of health facilities (Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgical Centers (ASCs), End Stage Renal Dialysis Centers (ESRDs), Home Health Agencies (HHAs), Hospices, Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs), Outpatient Physical Therapy and Speech Pathology (OPT/SP), Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation (CORF), Portable X-Rays facilities (PXRs), Community Mental Health Centers (CMHCs) and Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities (PRTFs), Rural Health Centers (RHCs)) for compliance with State Licensure requirements and/or Federal Medicare/Medicaid certification.
Minimum Requirements: Requires graduation from an approved nursing education program resulting in an Associate or a Diploma Degree in Nursing and three years of professional nursing experience or, a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing and two years professional nursing experience or, a Master's Degree in Nursing. Requires licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois. Prefers recent experience in non-long term care setting. Prefers excellent computer skills and work experience in Microsoft Word processing and spreadsheet applications (i.e., Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, Power-point). Requires physical, visual and auditory ability to carry out assigned duties. Requires ability to travel and possession of a Valid Illinois driver's license.

Work Hours & Location/Agency Contact: Work Hours & Location:
4 Day Work Week
Office of Health Care Regulation
Division of Health Care Facilities & Programs
122 S. Michigan
Chicago, IL

Agency Contact:
Office of Human Resources
535 W. Jefferson St. 4th fl
Springfield, IL 62761
Phone: 217-785-2031
Fax: 217-785-2038

CURRENT STATE EMPLOYEES: Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and new version of the CMS 100 Employment Application to the Agency Contact address listed above. Applicant must be deemed qualified or have submitted a promotional application to CMS to receive a qualifying grade PRIOR to the closing of the posting period. A separate Bid form and Application is required for each posting/bid ID or your bid will be rejected.
FORMER STATE EMPLOYEES: Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and new version of the CMS 100 Employment Application to the Agency Contact address listed above.

How to Apply:
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This position may require a current grade from Central Management Services (CMS), Division of Examining and Counseling, to be deemed qualified and available for employment consideration. For more information, please refer to the Work4Illinois website at Work.Illinois.Gov and select 'Application Procedures'. Additional information may also be obtained from the Agency Contact listed above or by contacting CMS, Division of Examining and Counseling at or (217) 782-7100, (217) 785-3979 (TDD/TTY), (800) 526-0844 (TTY Only).

Additional Documentation for Health Facilities Surveillance Nurse:

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Additional Title and Exam Information

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NOTE: Salary amounts shown are only to be used as a guide; actual salary will be determined at the time of hire based on current salary plans and/or collective bargaining agreements, if applicable.