ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES
"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
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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.
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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
Short/long-term disability insurance
Defined retirement plan
Award winning Infant at Work program
Credit union membership
ADHS Student Loan Assistance Pilot Program
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To promote, protect and improve the health and wellness of individuals and communities in Arizona.
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 HRIShelpdesk@azdoa.gov or call 602-542-4700 for assistance.
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