Health Facility Surveyor (Rn) - Bureau Of Facility Standards

State Of Idaho Boise , ID 83701

Posted 3 weeks ago


The Bureau of Facility Standards has full-time openings for a Health Facility Surveyor. Join a team of dedicated professionals who are passionate about quality care and make a difference in citizens' lives.

This position investigates and ensures compliance with Medicare, Medicaid, and state licensure laws and regulations, including the number and quality of staff, related policies and procedures, and that quality health care services are provided in health care facilities.

Enjoy a work-life balance offering a Monday through Friday schedule with holidays off!


We have one of theNation's best state retirement systems(PERSI) that offers a lifetime benefit.


  • excellent medical, dental and vision insurance-employee only coverage for PPO $65/month for medical and vision & $11.00/month for dental

  • generous vacation and sick leave accrual beginning as soon as you start

  • 11 paid holidays a year

  • paid parental leave

  • multiple savings plans, optional 401K, and optional 457

  • basic life insurance for employee and family

  • employee covered at one times annual salary

  • spouse covered at $10,000

  • child covered at $5,000

  • wellness programs

  • ongoing training opportunities

  • an opportunity for student loan forgiveness

  • and more!

Our generous benefits package increases the total compensation of a full-time (benefits eligible) Health Facility Surveyor (RN) making $31.13/hour to an estimated $43.84/hour.

Incumbents in these positions travel extensively throughout the state and may be gone as much as 50% or more of their work time, including overnight stays.

If you have previously applied for Health Facility Surveyor and wish to be considered for this position, you must reapply under this announcement. Previous scores will not be used.

This is an on-going announcement which means at the time applicants apply, we may or may not have an opening. Those applicants that take and pass the exam to show they meet the minimum qualifications will be place on the eligibility list. When a position becomes available, a hiring/referred list will be created from the qualified applicants on the eligibility list. A hiring supervisor will then directly contact those applicants they wish to interview.

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare is a drug-free workplace. Any applicant offered employment in this position at the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test.

  • Ensure compliance with outcome-oriented regulations, which requires surveyors to select a sample of the client base.

  • Assess each client's health, social, emotional, rehabilitative, and habilitative care needs.

  • Observe facility staff and others providing services to clients.

  • Conduct interviews and record reviews to ensure sufficient information is gathered on which to base compliance decisions.

  • Use critical thinking skills and professional judgement to determine if the facility is meeting clients' needs in accordance with the stated regulations and health care standards.

  • Write reports that are clear, concise and legally defensible.

You must possess all the minimum qualifications listed below to pass the exam for this position. Click on the Questions tab associated with this announcement for the details regarding minimum qualification requirements. The Supplemental Questions on the application are the exam questions. If it is a written answer, please make sure you answer each question with enough detail to determine how you meet the requirements. Do not put "See resume" as your answer to written questions. Answer each written question thoroughly. Failure to do this may result in not passing the exam and disqualify you from being considered for this position.

  • Licensure as a Registered Nurse in Idaho or state licensure as a Registered Nurse pursuant to the Nurse Licensure Compact, Idaho Code 54-1418. For licensure information, please contact the Idaho Board of Nursing.

  • At least one year of RN experience providing medical care in a health care delivery system, (e.g., an institution, clinic, or office setting, either military or civilian).

  • Possess a valid driver's license.


Below are additional qualifications. They are not required, however, having the minimum qualifications and the education and/or experience below will increase your score. Please answer each item below with enough detail to determine you meet each requirement to receive extra credit.

  • Experience in conducting individualized assessments and working as part of an interdisciplinary team (IDT) to develop, implement and monitor individualized treatment plans. Requires at least one year of professional experience as a member of an IDT. If you have experience in more than one medical service delivery system, please include this in your response.

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The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

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Health Facility Surveyor (Rn) - Bureau Of Facility Standards

State Of Idaho