State Of Maine Augusta , ME 04330
Health Services Consultant I
Opening Date: August 22, 2018
Closing Date: September 5, 2018
Job Class Code: 4381
Salary: $43,596.80 $57,116.80/yr.
Position Number: 020312442
CURRENT VACANCY INFORMATION:
The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) provides supportive, preventive, protective, public health and intervention services that protect the public health and assist our customers in meeting their needs.
As a health services consultant working in the Sentinel Events Unit, you will ensure compliance with mandatory reporting of sentinel events by hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, dialysis centers and intermediate care facilities for individuals with intellectual disabilities. You will assist the Sentinel Events Manager in all aspects of the Sentinel Events program, including reviewing cases, determining if cases meet sentinel event criteria, reviewing medical records, assessing root cause analyses to ensure that they are thorough and credible, and providing technical assistance as requested. Additionally, you will be responsible for drafting the quarterly sentinel event newsletter, assist in coordinating learning collaboratives and making formal presentations as requested. This position works under limited supervision
Licensed Registered Nurse in the State of Maine and three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in the field of nursing and/or in the delivery of health care services.
Preferred candidates will have:
o Experience working in hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers or other healthcare facility;
o Prior experience with root cause analysis;
o Demonstrated critical thinking skills;
o Computer skills;
o Technical writing experience;
o Research experience;
o Public speaking; and
o Ability to work with diverse individuals.
For additional information about this position please contact Joseph Katchick, Sentinel Event Manager 287-5819. To apply, please upload a recent resume, cover letter, and transcript (transcript needed only if education is used to meet the minimum qualifications). To request a paper application, please contact Ashley Vigue at .
Value of States share of Employees Retirement: 15.37% of pay
Value of State-paid Dental Insurance: $13.13 biweekly
Value of State-paid Health Insurance*:
Level 1: 100% State Contribution = $444.68 biweekly (employee pays nothing)
Level 2: 95% State Contribution = $422.45 biweekly (Employee pays: 5%)
Level 3: 90% State Contribution = $400.211 biweekly (Employee pays: 10%)
Level 4: 85% State Contribution = $377.98 biweekly (Employee pays: 15%)
*The level of actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on employees wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium program as of July 1, 2017.
The Department of Health and Human Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.
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