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Surveyor -Assisted Housing & Behavioral Health 3 positions available- in 1-Bangor/1-Portland/ 1-Augusta
Description
$25.00 hourly /Remote-Temporary assignment- ends June 2023/ M-Friday, Full-Time/40 hrs,

Travel may be required, reimbursed for mileage, meals and lodging; laptop, cell phone and other equipment issued.

Requires reporting to Office for meetings and trainings

Assignment is with Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)/the Division of Licensing and Certification


JOB DESCRIPTION: As a surveyor, you will be responsible for conducting licensing surveys for assisted housing facilities and behavioral health agencies (including substance abuse agencies/programs) to ensure that they are in compliance with applicable state licensing regulations. You will investigate complaints alleging non-compliance with State regulations and facility-generated incident reports. You will determine, based on observation, document review, and interviews, whether agencies/programs are in substantial compliance with licensing regulations. You will be responsible for planning, coordinating, and monitoring all licensing surveillance activities for your assigned service areas. You will work under limited supervision. This position does require some statewide travel and occasional overnight stays, and an occasional night or weekend survey.

You will also:
• Document survey and investigation findings in Statements of Deficiencies in a
thorough and timely manner.
• Review facility-generated Plans of Correction to ensure that these plans
address all deficiencies cited.
• Provide technical assistance to agencies/providers.
• Participate in appropriate training at the request of the supervisor/manager.
Requirements
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Six (6) years of education and/or professional experience in social services casework, social services program development/delivery, or social services-related fiscal/budget administration/analysis work.

Preferred candidates will also have:

• a license in Social Work as issued by the Maine Board of Social Worker
Licensure;
• experience with assisted housing or behavioral health homes/ facilities or
group homes; and/or
• knowledge of the Maine rules and regulations related to assisted housing,
behavioral health, and To apply, please upload a resume and cover letter
with your application.
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In your cover letter explain how you meet the “Minimums” listed above, and what experience or education you have that meets any of the preferences listed in the “Preferred candidates” section.


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Acute Care Facilities Surveyor (Maine Registered Nurse License required) in 2 positions available within Maine
Description
No supervisory responsibilities/ No direct care responsibilities. No working holidays, weekends, or shift work.

Temporary assignment ends June 2023 (expected to be extended and may lead to permanent position) / $31.00 hourly / Typically M-Friday, Full-Time/40 hrs/ Statewide travel is required, and overnights sometimes required. Reimbursed for mileage, meals, and lodging. Required equipment (laptop, cell phone, etc) and training will be provided.

Assignment is with Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) / the Division of Licensing and Certification

Responsibilities include:
• Ensures hospitals, home health agencies, hospices, ambulatory surgical centers, dialysis centers, intermediate care facilities for individuals with intellectual disabilities, portable x-ray providers, outpatient therapy providers, and rural health centers are taking the very best care of their patients by complying with all relevant state and federal regulations.
• Provides technical assistance to providers, to help them understand federal and state regulations.
• Participates in training, including mandatory training required by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”);
• Will usually be with a team of 2-3 co-workers to determine whether such facilities meet the requirements to be certified or licensed, and as you investigate complaints of patient abuse, neglect, and other issues.
• Participate in entrance and exit conferences with facility leadership;
Requirements
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Registered Nurse and three (3) years of progressively-responsible experience in the field of nursing and/or in the delivery of health care services.

LICENSING/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Maine as issued by the State Board of Nursing.

Preferred applicants would also have the following:
• Knowledge of federal and state requirements for the healthcare providers
listed above;
• CMS Certification in any or all of the types of providers listed above; or
• Experience working in the types of healthcare providers listed above.
Phone
To apply, upload a resume and cover letter. The cover letter should explain how you meet the Minimum Requirements and state any of the “Preferred applicants may” attributes and email both documents to recruiter@tristatestaffing.com . For questions, please call or text Annette at 207-446-4772.
Administrative Hearings Examiner in Augusta, Maine
Description
Confident, detailed focused individual needed to work in the office with minimal oversite.

Full time / M-F / 40 hrs- Temporary assignment with State of Maine DHHS
Start immediately with an end date of 6/30/2023
$24.00 hourly


This position will be working with program managers to respond to requests for hearings and appeals of various licensing actions and enforcements.

Duties include:
Coordinate scheduling
Drafting, reviewing, providing records and copies of rules for hearings to be conducted
Ensures documents are appropriately redacted
Assists with preparing for hearings and appeals
Conducts CMS required Informal Dispute Resolution (IDR) sessions with CMS certified providers
Provides a written record and summary of the IDR for CMS review and decision
Assists with the CNA registry with required documentation and follow-up for all CNA and Direct Care Worker annotations
Drafting final decisions of the respective licensing unit
Requirements
Experience preparing documents for administrative hearings
Experience with/in how administrative hearings are conducted
Preference given to candidate with Paralegal experience and/or degree/certification
Microsoft Word/Outlook Excel
Data Entry Experience
Documentation practices
Effectively resolve problems
Interacting effectively with the general public
Dress-code is professional casual and COVID policy will be reviewed upon hire.
Critical Thinking/problem solving and organized
Maintain Confidentiality- this is critical
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Resume required
Skills Assessment (online) required for Microsoft excel and word
Survey Team Leader of Acute Care Facilities in 2 positions available within Maine
Description
No medical degree or license required/ Temporary assignment ends June 2023 (expected to be extended and may lead to permanent position) / $31.00 hourly / typically M-Friday, Full-Time/40 hrs, Statewide travel is required, and overnights sometimes required. Reimbursed for mileage, meals, and lodging. Required equipment will be issued such as laptop and cell phone. Requires reporting to office closest to your home for meetings and trainings. Writing skills assessment will be given. Training provided, no supervisory responsibilities.

Assignment is with Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) / the Division of Licensing and Certification

Responsibilities include:
• Ensures hospitals, home health agencies, hospices, ambulatory surgical
centers, dialysis centers, intermediate care facilities for individuals with
intellectual disabilities portable x-ray providers, outpatient therapy
providers, and rural health centers are taking the very best care of their
patients by complying with all relevant state and federal regulations.

• Leads surveys to determine whether a facility meets Federal and State
requirements. These surveys include, and are not limited to, initial
certification or licensure, recertification or re-licensure, and revisits.
You will also investigate complaints of issues within these facilities.
• Provides technical assistance to providers, to help them understand federal
and state regulations.

• Assigns tasks to team members;

• Participates in training, including mandatory training required by CMS; and
• Ability to lead a team of people with diverse skills, knowledge, and
backgrounds;

• Ability to build and lead teams and critical thinking skills.
Requirements
Preferred applicants may also have the following:
• Knowledge of federal and state requirements for the healthcare providers listed above
• CMS Certification in any or all of the types of providers listed above; or
• Experience working in the types of healthcare providers listed above;

Prerequisites are: An eight (8) year combination of education and/or professional experience in a health care setting in a Management/leadership role. Writing assessment will be required.
Phone
To apply, send resume and cover letter. Cover letter must explain how you meet the Prerequisites and state whether you have any of the “Preferred applicants may … Email both documents to recruiter@tristatestaffing.com . Questions can be emailed or call/text to Annette at 207-446- 4772.