Salary $72,000 - $80,000 a year
Full job description
The position is 100% remote with up to 75% travelThe surveyor will serve as team member or team leader on various types of surveys (i.eRe-certification, comparative, complaint investigation, and revisits) for long term care and non-long term care surveys, which can include; ambulatory surgical centers (asc), intermediate care facilities for individuals with intellectual disabilities (icfs/iid), end-stage renal disease (esrd), psychiatric residential treatment facility (prtf), hospital, critical access hospital, and hospice facilitiesSurveyors travel to healthcare facilities nationally conducting surveys to assess compliance with requirements and regulations guiding the quality of care for residents/customers of the facilitiesThe responsibility of the surveyor is to apply approved survey protocols for conducting on-site surveysSpecific activities include the following:
Conduct on-site surveys of medicare-medicaid certified health care facilities to determine compliance with federal regulations.
Surveys require preparations such as: off-site preparation, tour of facility, observation of care, record review, interviews of staff and families, etcDetermine if care, treatment, and services are consistent with federal requirements.
Evaluate many aspects of the healthcare facility system from the quality of care to the consumers’ rights and physical plant.
Communicate the non-compliance issues with key personnel throughout the site review and during the exit conference to assure an understanding of the deficiencies cited.
Determine if a plan of correction is acceptable.
Conduct follow-up visits and monitoring surveys to ascertain if facilities’ plans of correction to resolve the deficient practice have been implemented.
Training: assist with facility and bureau trainingParticipate in work groups as needed.
Required: must have successfully completed cms’s long-term care basic training and passed the surveyor minimum qualifications test (smqt).
At least two (2) years of recent experience working as a surveyor accrediting or certifying facilities that serve the residents of long-term care facilities.
Associate degree, bachelor’s a plus.
Must maintain current licensure to practice in clinical area (rn, rd, md, social work, etc.).
Demonstrated history of independent decision-making skills to direct and effectively manage the survey process.
Ability to set priorities independently and collectively in performing survey tasks.
Ability to openly discuss conflicts/controversy, and to seek assistance when appropriate to make decisions and resolve conflicts.
Ability to travel up to 75% of the time on a regular basis is required.
U.sCitizenship is required for this position.