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As a Health Systems Specialist 2 (Social Work), you would conduct and/or facilitate on-site surveys independently or as part of a team by observing and evaluating patient/resident care against established standards; interview staff and review records; investigate incidents and patient/resident complaints; and investigate and gather information on unlicensed health care facility operations.
Typical duties may include evaluating records and billings against applicable laws and regulations; identifying fraud; conducting utilization reviews and audits for medical necessity; making recommendations regarding licensure or certification; recommending corrective measures, sanctions or enforcement actions; drafting and/or reviewing Statements or Notices of Deficiencies, Plans of Correction, investigative reports, and survey information against statewide standards for consistency and quality assurance; gather data needed to recommend enforcement or sanctions regarding facility and provider licensing decisions; clarifying survey protocols for health care providers and evaluating facility applications for the provision of services.
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Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.
You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.
Candidates must have current licensure as either a Licensed Master Social Worker or Licensed Clinical Social Worker with the New York State Education Department and one year of post-master's clinical experience in a licensed and/or certified health facility or program* OR utilizing clinical knowledge in the review or oversight of clinical services for quality assurance or reimbursement purposes.
* Examples of qualifying health facilities and programs include hospitals, nursing homes, adult homes, ambulatory care facilities, managed care organizations, psychiatric centers, developmental centers, diagnostic and treatment centers, home health care agencies, assisted living facilities, alcoholism and substance abuse treatment facilities, and community based agencies that serve the developmentally disabled.
Experience as a private practitioner or in a physicians office is NOT considered qualifying.
For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.80-188
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