Title: Nursing Home Regional Inspections Manager (Boston Office)
Organization: The 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.
This person will play a vital role ensuring our nursing homes and other health care facilities comply with all state and federal regulations. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a health care setting and an understanding of regulations and policies that apply to nursing homes and other health care facilities in Massachusetts.
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 conduct employee performance evaluations.
- Represent the Department at meetings and policy committees.
- The ideal candidate is innovative, resourceful and has experience supervising licensed health care professionals.
- Knowledge of public health and/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.
To view full job posting or to apply please, click here.