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Medical Surveyor

Date Posted:  Sep 20, 2022
Requisition ID:  397248
Location: 

Plymouth, IN, US, 46563

 

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.

 

At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.

 

Next Level benefits at the State of Indiana are here! Be sure to review our expanded benefit package offerings below.

Agency Statement:

 

About the Indiana Department of Health (IDOH):
The Indiana Department of Health’s mission is to promote and provide essential public health services for a healthier and safer state.

Salary Statement:

This position traditionally starts at $36,374 per year and may be commensurate with education and work experience.


Role Overview:

This professional position serves as a medical surveyor for the Continuous Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) program. This position also surveys providers in the following programs: Blood Centers, Artificial Insemination/Hospital Licensure, Out of State Mobile Health Clinics, Organ Procurement Organizations, Outpatient Physical Therapy and Portable X-Ray providers. This is a field position that will be based in the northern section of the State: Qualified individuals from Lake County to Allen County (Fort Wayne) and points in between are encouraged to apply.

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This professional position serves as a medical surveyor for the Continuous Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) program. This position also surveys providers in the following programs: Blood Centers, Artificial Insemination/Hospital Licensure, Out of State Mobile Health Clinics, Organ Procurement Organizations, Outpatient Physical Therapy and Portable X-Ray providers.

This is a field position that will be based in the northern section of the State. Qualified individuals from Lake County to Allen County (Fort Wayne) and points in between are encouraged to apply.

About the Job:

As the Medical Surveyor, you will be responsible for direct application of the Long-Term Care survey process.  In this position, you will conduct on-site surveys in a variety of acute care, long-term care, intermediate care, and residential care settings to determine compliance with federal certification regulations and state licensure requirements where applicable, within the context of reviewing/evaluating the quality of care, quality of life, environment and services provided to residents in those settings. This position may be required to perform these duties as team leader, team member, or individually as a complaint investigator.         

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows: 

  • Conduct periodic surveys and complaint investigations as required by State and Federal policy and defined protocols. 
  • Serve as team leaders for surveys, assigning survey tasks, conducting entrance and exit conferences, posting notifications and submitting survey paperwork timely. 
  • Identify deficient practices and determine appropriate scope and severity in the provision of healthcare and related services. 
  • Conduct on-site investigation of complaints to identify deficient practices and determine appropriate scope and severity in the provision of healthcare and related services. 
  • Document findings on the survey report in accordance with Principles of Documentation and submit reports within the required timeframes.  
  • Complete administrative duties including, but not limited to travel vouchers, PeopleSoft Time and Labor, schedules, checking and responding to emails, and computer updates. 
  • Complete a quality review of all assigned survey reports and make recommendations to ensure compliance with Principles of Documentation and ISDH Policies and Procedures. 
  • Organize and prioritize workload to ensure review and submission of survey reports in prescribed time frames. 

The job profile is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. 

What You'll Need for Success:

​You must meet the following requirements to be considered for employment: 

  • Commitment to perform in a supportive role to the Indiana Department of Health (IDOH) in the Agency Mission, Vision, Values, Priority Health Initiatives and Commission Goals. 
  • Specialized knowledge of operation and administration of applicable healthcare entities including applicable rules and regulations. 
  • Working knowledge/understanding of survey and investigative procedures; the ability to conduct surveys, inspections, interviews, and investigations; and to prepare reports documenting findings. 
  • Practical knowledge of appropriate state and federal laws, state rules and federal regulations for licensing of type of entity being surveyed. 
  • Practical knowledge of and the ability to review and analyze facility records and documents for compliance with requirements. 
  • Ability to observe and recognize potential adverse health and safety conditions, a violation of a law, rule, or regulation. 
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing with individuals and in group situations. 
  • Perform quality review of survey reports and various program requirements with specialized training. 
  • Understanding of and ability to work as a member of a team. 

You must satisfy the following requirements to continue employment: 

  • Be willing to travel with reasonable accommodation.  

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

 

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) as well as vision and dental plans
  • Wellness program (offers premium discount for the medical plan and gift cards)
  • Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution
  • Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities
  • Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
    • 150 hours of paid new parent leave
    • Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave
  • Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off
  • 12 paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Group life insurance
  • Referral Bonus program
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Free Parking for most positions
  • Free LinkedIn Learning access

     

Equal Employment Opportunity:

 

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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