Compliance Nurse

Recruitment #011020-MDGZ02-350900

Introduction

Make a Difference!

Now offering Recruitment and Referral Incentives at the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS)!

Start or advance your career at DHSS as an ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSE, NURSE CONSULTANT, NURSING SUPERVISOR, COMPLIANCE NURSE, REGISTERED NURSE, LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE, or CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT and qualify for recruitment incentives starting at $1,500. Referral bonuses of $1,000 are available to referring DHSS employees.

The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) seeks to increase the number of applicants for clinical nursing positions by offering a recruitment incentive to eligible Advanced Practice Nurse, Nurse Consultant, Nursing Supervisor, Compliance Nurse, Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, and Certified Nursing Assistant candidates in accordance with the DHSS Recruitment and Referral Incentive Program.

The program provides incentives as follows:

  • Recruitment incentives are based on the position classification as follows: $6,000 for Advanced Practice Nurses, $5,000 for Nurse Consultants, $5,000 for Nursing Supervisors, $4,500 for Compliance Nurses, $3,500 for Registered Nurses, $2,000 for Licensed Practical Nurses, and $1,500 for Certified Nursing Assistants.  Recruitment incentives will be paid in quarterly installments over the first year of hire and will begin after the first quarter of employment. New employees accepting this recruitment bonus must commit to two consecutive years of employment with DHSS.
  • Referral bonuses of $1,000 are available to current DHSS employees who refer new hires in the following classifications: Advanced Practice Nurse, Nurse Consultant, Nursing Supervisor, Compliance Nurse, Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, and Certified Nursing Assistant. Referral bonuses of $1,000 will be paid in quarterly installments over the first year of hire of the referred applicant.

NOTE: This program is administered by the Department of Health and Social Services.  The program will run through June 30, 2020.  This program may be terminated by the State at any time.

Summary Statement

The incumbent reviews and approves facility and non-facility based certified nurse aide (CNA) training program curricula to ensure compliance with state and federal laws and regulations.  Conducts the biennial and complaint state and federal surveys of approved facility/non-facility based long term care CNA training programs to identify deficient practices and enforce compliance with pertinent rules and regulations to ensure qualify of care.  Reviews plans of corrections.  Oversees the operation of the CNA training, testing, competency and registry programs for approximately 7,000 Delaware CNA’s.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Conducts survey of facilities and agencies for certification and/or licensure by the State and
    Medicare/Medicaid.  
  • Consults with agencies and facilities to assist them in meeting requirements and improving
    overall health care delivery.  
  • Conduct investigations of complaints against agencies/facilities to include allegations of
    violations against health care regulations and patient care.  
  • Conducts in-service training programs at health care facilities or in the community in order to
    educate provides and other interested groups in state-of-the-art health care.  
  • Prepares and maintains a variety of records, reports, and summaries and may be required to
    appear in courts of law or before boards and commissions.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Compliance Nurse
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Possession of a Bachelors degree or higher in Nursing and at least two years experience as a Registered Nurse OR a Masters degree or higher in Nursing and at least one year experience as a Registered Nurse.
  2. Possession of a Delaware Registered Nurse license OR multi-state compact license.

Additional Posting Information

This posting may be closed on or before 7/10/2020 upon filling the vacant position.

Conditions of Hire

As a condition of hire the applicant must agree as a requirement of employment to obtain the Centers of Medicare & Medicaid Services Quality Indicator Survey (QIS) survey certificate and the Surveyor Minimum Qualification Test (SMQT) certification within 11 months of hire.

This position is a classification organized under an exclusive bargaining representative (labor organization).  The candidate selected for this position shall be asked to join and pay dues to the labor organization or may, decline joining the labor organization and not pay dues or a fee.  The labor organization has been elected by employees as their representative for collective bargaining and other work related purposes.

Benefits

To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at https://dhr.delaware.gov/benefits/

Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at www.delawarestatejobs.com.

Accommodations

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

Click on a link below to apply for this position:

Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet.
Contact us via conventional means. For further assistance, you may contact us by phone at (302) 739-5458, or e-mail at jobs@delaware.gov.