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Job/Position DescriptionInspector VIf you are looking for a place to work where you can establish a career that is filled with purpose, this is the job for you!Long-term Care Surveyor (Long-term Care Regulation)Inspector V and#150; Starting Market Rate Salary $57,431.88As part of a collaborative team of public servants, a surveyor protects individualsand#146; health and safety by conducting on-site residential surveys, monitoring, and investigations of Medicaid program providers to assess their compliance with state and federal laws and rules. These include investigations into allegations of abuse, neglect, and exploitation. This position offers a competitive starting salary; excellent state benefits, including health insurance and retirement; and the opportunity to regularly travel to different program providers within a region and across the state. In this front-line field position, a surveyor is mobile and flexible and performs minimal work at an office, though the role does require writing reports detailing deficiencies/violations against a provider, remedies to correct those deficiencies, and narrative to support regulatory determinations. See below for additional professional requirements.To watch a brief video showing the vital work long-term care surveyors do every day, please click here: Link TitleThe state of Texas offers many benefits to employees. HHSC is a qualifying organization for the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, which forgives the remaining balance on college student Direct Loans after making 120 qualifying monthly payments. We also offer excellent health benefits, a lifetime monthly retirement annuities well as 401(k) and 457 Programs under the Employees Retirement System of Texas. Essential Job FunctionsUnder the direction of a program manager, a surveyor conducts on-site inspections, complaint and incident investigations, and comprehensive surveys to determine provider compliance with federal and state health and safety regulations. Conducts entrance and exit conferences with provider staff. Completes inspection or survey reports detailing deficiencies, recommended remedies, and narrative to support regulatory findings.65-70%Communicates clearly and accurately with others (internally and externally) to provide, exchange, or verify information, answer inquiries, or resolve issues or complaints regarding services provided in the Home and Community-based Services and Texas Home Living Medicaid waiver programs, both of which serve individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and must receive specialized services that meet their needs. 10-15%Re-visits residential sites and provider locations to verify correction of previously cited regulatory violations. Performs quality assurance reviews of documents prepared by others; for example, publications, assessments, reports. 15- 20%Occasionally might need to testify at hearings or in court proceedings to provide information regarding policy/procedures, history, findings, or activities. 5% Registrations, Licensure Requirements or CertificationsQualified Intellectual Disability Professionals (QIDP), licensed nurses (LVN or RN), or social workers are preferred.Valid driverand#146;s license. Knowledge Skills AbilitiesKnowledge of program regulations and procedures, survey and investigation techniques, and principles.Skill in operating personal computers and software.Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with team members and others, as well as to wo Copy the URL in the preceding sentence to an Internet Explorer browser to apply to the job directly through the Texas Health and Human Services Career Portal.