Team Leader Healthcare Services Branch(Job Id 52986)

State Of Arizona Phoenix , AZ 85002

Posted 2 months ago


"Promoting Health and Wellness for all Arizonans"

Team Leader Healthcare Services Branch

Division of Licensing/Bureau of Medical Facilities

Location: 150 N. 18th Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85007

COME WORK WITH US! The Arizona Department of Health Services is hiring passionate and dedicated individuals looking to make a difference in the public health industry.

To learn more about ADHS CLICK HERE


The Team Leader for the Branch of Healthcare Facilities will be responsible for the issuance and recommendations for licensure and CMS Certification focused on Life Safety Code (LSC), Emergency Preparedness (EP), and Physical plant. This position is responsible for standards, methodology, quality assurance, operations and safety related to multiple rules and regulations based on the specific provider type.

What will I be doing in this job?

Supervising, directing, and mentoring the surveyors in Life Safety Code, Emergency Preparedness, and Physical Plant licensing and CMS

Serving as the Healthcare Institution (HCI) Branch liaison with the Arizona Department of Health Services Emergency Operations

Serving as Emergency Preparedness liaison for the Healthcare Certified Institution (HCI) and Certification with CMS

Reviewing individual, or coordinating the final review of findings and documents

Ensuring all forms and documents are accurately completed within required time frames and that the findings are enforceable

Recommending for or against Medicare and Medicaid certification and state licensure

Composing statements of deficiencies, cease and desist orders stipulations and other types of legal orders

Serving as a resource to providers, public, other governmental agencies, ombudsmen and health care professional regarding Medicare/Medicaid certification and/or state license related to LSC, EP, and Physical Plant

Accurately and timely preparation of Time and Effort Reports and ETE documentation to ensure appropriate allotment of federal budget monies

Touring and inspecting facilities to verify Life Safety Codes, Emergency Preparedness, and Physical Plant compliance

Conducting complex/high profile complaint investigations and surveys

Conferring with and advising administrators and staff of facilities regarding areas not in compliance with state rules and CMS regulations

Conducting entrance and exit conferences with administrators and staff of facilities

Testifying at administrative and judicial hearings as necessary

Participating in performance improvement committees and work group

Attending meetings; participating in in-service training and continuing education programs both internally and externally

What does this job require?

Arizona Revised Statutes and Administrative Rules, inspection and investigation methods, case load management, policies and procedures applicable to state license and/or CMS certification, and operational policies and procedures

Americans with disabilities Act as it related to health care facilities

State and local standards for fire protection, zoning and occupancy standards

Performance management model and continuous quality improvement methods in public health setting

Fire safety and emergency preparedness programs and processes

Oral and written communication and documentation

Analyzing and evaluating a wide variety of administrative and program records to ensure compliance with applicable state statutes and rules during inspections and complaint investigations

Observation and evaluation for signs of neglect and violation of standards including serious and immediate decision making for life threatening situations during inspections and complaint investigations

Problem solving, including identification, evaluation, action, initiation follow-up and ability to work effectively with a team environment or independently

Receive detailed information through oral communication

Travel and occasional overnight trips required

Support a diverse multi-cultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels of public employment, and creates an inclusive work environment that enables all individuals to perform to their fullest potential free from discrimination


The ideal candidate will have:

KSA'S acquired though 2 years of professional level experience in one or more regulated health care facilities

Bachelor's degree or professional license/certificate and three years of professional experience in health care or health related field

NFPA Fire Inspector 1 certification
2 years' experience in Emergency Preparedness

Licenses and Certifications?

Driving is required for State Business.

  • Employees who drive on state business require possession of and the ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver's license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver's license checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any driver training (See Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).

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The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:

Affordable medical and dental insurance plans

Paid vacation and sick time
10 paid holidays per year

Wellness program and plans

Life insurance

Short/long-term disability insurance

Defined retirement plan

Award winning Infant at Work program

Credit union membership

Transit subsidy

ADHS Student Loan Assistance Pilot Program

CLICK HERE for more information on State benefits

ADHS Mission

To promote, protect and improve the health and wellness of individuals and communities in Arizona.

ADHS Vision

Health and Wellness for all Arizonians

All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results. State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

Having trouble applying for this position?

Email or call 602-542-4700 for assistance.

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Team Leader Healthcare Services Branch(Job Id 52986)

State Of Arizona