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Job Title: Public Health Advisor 3 – Facilities Investigator
Job Number: DOH3634
Organization: Washington State Department of Health
Posted: 4/21/2017
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health - General
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Tumwater,  WA    USA
Compensation: $ 4,109 – 5,385 Monthly, DOQ (Range 56)
Position Description: Primary Duties

This position supports the Department’s mission through professional and technical expertise by assisting in the investigation of DOH-regulated facilities.

Reporting to the Clinical Care Facilities Comp Complaint Investigations Manager, this posi position serves as an expert in health faci facility complaint investigations, and may be a be a lead worker for other health inve investigators. It provides technical assi assistance to a variety of stakeholders and cust customers regarding compliance and related issu issues, and explains the results of surveys in v in various settings, including testifying in lega legal proceedings.

Duties include:

• Conducting on-site visits and inve investigations in multiple geographic areas with within Washington State to determine comp compliance with state and federal health and safe safety standards in the following:

o Acute care hospitals, chemical de dependency hospitals, psychiatric hospitals, co comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation fa facilities, community mental health centers, ou outpatient physical therapy/speech pathology se services, , and child birth centers applying sk skills, technical knowledge, and state and fe federal regulations.

o Clinical care and community care facilities, including but not limited to: Ambulatory surgical centers and facilities, in-home care, home health and hospice ag agencies, end stage renal disease fa facilities, residential treatment facilities an and state institutions, applying skills, te technical knowledge and state and federal re regulations.

• Communicating investigation report fi findings in a manner that is understandable to to the customer.

• Providing technical assistance on co compliance with state and federal health and sa safety regulations.

• Providing expertise and guidance for Pu Public Health Inspectors and for general in inquiries by customers or interested parties.

• Gathering information from multiple so sources, determining relevant data and co compiling results into a final report.

• Review and recommend acceptance or denial of a licensee’s written plan of co correction for violations noted in final re report.

• Testify as an expert witness in l legal proceedings concerning issues of l licensure or certification.

Qualifications: • A Bachelor's degree in Environmental He Health, Public Health, or an allied science wi with a minimum of 30 semester or 45 quarter ho hours in natural or physical science.

• Four (4) years of professional e experience in environmental health, WHICH I INCLUDES one (1) year in an administrative, c consultative, advisory or supervisory c capacity.

Organization Description: Agency Profile

Washington State Department of Health (DOH) work works with federal, state, tribal, and local part partners to help people in Washington stay heal healthy and safe. Our programs and services help help prevent illness and injury, promote heal healthy places to live and work, provide educ education to help people make good health deci decisions and ensure our state is prepared for for emergencies. DOH recognizes that empl employees are our most valuable resource. We t We trust them to be innovative, challenge exis existing processes, and make the best deci decisions. We strive to hire, develop, and reta retain a competent and diverse workforce. To l To learn more about the agency visit, DOH and and DOH Infographic (Download PDF reader).

Why DOH as your Employer of Choice?

DOH is a great place to work and has implemented several “Employer of Choice” initiatives, including:

initiatives, including:

• We are committed to diversity and in inclusion. DOH fosters an inclusive en environment that encourages all employees to br bring their authentic selves to work each da day.

• We have an engaging Wellness@Health pr program which offers programs that support he healthy behaviors and work/life balance. Our pr program provides wellness education, access to to healthy food, physical activity classes, st stress relief, and many other resources to su support a healthy you.

• We support a healthy work & life ba balance by offering flexible/alternative wo work schedules, and mobile and telework op options.

• We are making exciting steps towards modernizing our workplace by providing motivating and inspiring workspaces that promote creative thought, innovation, and collaboration among co-workers.

• We have an Infants at Work Program that is based on the long-term health values of breastfeeding newborns and infant-parent bonding. Eligible employees who are new mothers, fathers, or legal guardians can bring their infant (6 weeks to 6 month) when returning to work.

Closing Date: 7/21/2017
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Contact Name: skyler jones,  Public Health Advisor 3 – Facilities Investigator
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How to Apply: Apply online at: gton/jobs/1720249

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