Soc Svcs Surveyor (Hlth Fac)
Company: Texas State Job Bank
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Job/Position DescriptionSoc Svcs Surveyor (Hlth Fac)Participates
as a team member or team coordinator utilizing expertise in the
area of nursing in inspections, certifications, surveys, and
investigations in long-term care facilities (Nursing Facilities,
Skilled Nursing Facilities, Assisted Living Facilities, and Day
Habilitation and Health Services) to determine compliance with
state and federal laws, regulations, and rules. Completes
inspection/survey reports listing deficiencies/violations and
prepares written reports supporting the action and remedies
recommended. Utilizes professional expertise and specializes in the
following discipline: Social Services.Essential Job
FunctionsCommunicates on a complex level with others (internally or
externally) to provide, exchange, or verify information, answer
inquiries, address issues, and resolve problems or complaints.
Testifies at hearings or in court proceedings to provide
information regarding policy/procedures, history, findings, or
activities. Completes inspection/survey reports listing
deficiencies and prepares written reports supporting the actions
and remedies recommended. Visit facilities to verify that
previously cited regulatory violations have been corrected.
Conducts exit conferences with facility staff regarding findings
and may assist in developing a plan to correct deficiencies.
Conducts certification surveys, licensure inspections, or
investigations in facilities to determine compliance with federal
and state regulations. Performs quality assurance reviews of
documents prepared by others for example; publications,
assessments, and reports. Registrations, Licensure Requirements or
CertificationsLicensed to practice as a Social Worker by the Texas
State Board of Social Work Examiners. Must successfully obtain
Surveyor Minimum Qualification (SMQT) within the first year of
employment. Knowledge Skills AbilitiesKnowledge of social work
principles and acceptable professional standards of patient care.
Ability to interpret policies, procedures, and regulations. Ability
to work independently. Ability to exercise professional judgment
and reach sound decisions. Ability to integrate complex concepts
difficult procedures, or complicated processes. Ability to
multi-task and track multiple activities with competing priorities.
Experience performing social work in quality assurance monitoring,
certification, survey, and/or investigation of health itial
Screening CriteriaExperience in Long-Term Care Regulatory
preferred.Experience working as a Social Worker in an acute or
long-term health care setting preferred.Experience in assessment
and documentation of social service needs.Additional
InformationFlexibility in work hours required for this position.
Job requires 85% travel. Requires some overnight travel and some
weekends. Must have reliable transportation. Ability to use the
computer for writing reports. All applicants selected for hire must
pass a fingerprint criminal background check.
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