Programs Grant Consultant

Recruitment #190920-UNCX-387


The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. Our mission is to protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy.

OSDH is seeking a full time Programs Grant Consultant (Health Facility Consultant) providing support to Long Term Care. This is an unclassified position (PIN#34001866) in state government, located in Oklahoma City, OK. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Packageincluding a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependentsFor more information about the benefit allowance [click here]. The annual salary for this position is up to $75,804.06 based on education and experience.

Position Description:  
This position is responsible for the planning and coordination of Long Term Care health surveys to meet state and federal mandates across three regions, or about one half of Oklahoma.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
The principal purpose of this position is to manage the daily and monthly operations of multiple regions (covering approximately one-half of Oklahoma) of the program which conducts surveys, inspections and investigations under Oklahoma licensure and federal Medicare and Medicaid requirements for nursing facilities, skilled nursing facilities, intermediate care facilities for individuals with intellectual disabilities, assisted living centers, residential care homes, continuum of care facilities, and adult day care centers.

Education and Experience
Requirements consist of a Bachelor’s degree with seven years clinical experience in long term care or medical facilities performing facility investigations, regulatory experience with federal and state laws, regulations, and policies regarding licensure and certification of health care facilities; three of the seven years’ experience must include managing professional staff; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Expert knowledge of specific sets of complex and varied regulations across Medicare, Medicaid, and many facility types; government hiring and personnel policies and practices; ability to quickly and accurately identify priorities and balance resources in an environment with multiple conflicting demands.  Objectivity, diplomacy, excellent verbal and writing skills.

Physical Demands and Work Environment
Work is typically performed in an office setting with a climate controlled settings and exposure to moderate noise level. While performing the duties of the job, employee is required to talk, stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.  This position requires long period of sitting and daily use of computer and phone.

Travel may be required.


If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview.

All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.



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