Title: Nursing Home Regional Inspections Manager (Boston Office)
Organization: Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Brief Summary of Position:
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health is seeking a qualified individual dedicated to public health, quality of life and safety to manage three to five small teams conducting annual inspections in Massachusetts nursing homes and other health care facilities, and review these inspection findings.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Schedule inspections within the region to meet federal deadlines.
- Ensure inspections follow established protocols, and accurately and consistently identify areas of compliance or non-compliance based on the team’s findings.
- Review each inspection statement of deficiency report and related documentation in accordance with health care standards of practice and federal guidelines, and recommending enforcement action.
- Interact with the health care facility executives and administrative teams on inspection related issues.
- Provide guidance to facilities on state and federal health care regulations, health care standards of practice, and related patient care concerns.
- Supervise health care professionals such as nurses and social workers, and conducting employee performance evaluations.
- Represent the Department at meetings and policy committees.
Applicants must have at least (A) five (5) years of full-time or, equivalent part-time, professional, professional internship, administrative, supervisory, or managerial experience in business administration, business management, public administration, public management, clinical administration or clinical management or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and substitutions below.
I. A certificate in a relevant or related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience.
II. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field may be substituted for two (2) years of the required experience.
III. A Graduate degree in a related field may be substituted for three (3) years of the required experience.
IV. A Doctorate degree in a related field may be substituted for four (4) years of the required experience.
QUALIFICATIONS PREFERRED AT HIRE:
- The ideal candidate is innovative, resourceful and has experience supervising licensed health care professionals.
- Knowledge of public health or medical care administration.
- 3-5 years of experience working in a healthcare facility, preferably nursing homes or hospitals in an administrative or managerial capacity.
- Knowledge of state and federal regulations related to nursing homes.
- 75% state paid medical insurance premium
- Reasonable Dental and Vision Plans
- Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance programs
- Low cost basic and optional life insurance
- Retirement Savings: State Employees’ Pension and a Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan
- 11 paid holidays per year and competitive Sick, Vacation and Personal Time
- Tuition Remission for employee and spouse at state colleges and universities
- Short-Term Disability and Extended Illness program participation options
- Incentive-based Wellness Programs
- Professional Development and Continuing Education opportunities
- Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
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