You must list your Registered Nurse license number and expiration date in the “Licenses or Certificates” section of your Application for Employment/Promotion.

TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER 2012-040

ISSUED  APRIL 4, 2012

REVISED MAY 15, 2013

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examinations

 

for

 

MEDICAL FACILITY AND RECORDS EXAMINER AND SUPERVISOR

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Titles

Job

Codes

Pay Schedule

and Range

 

1.

 

Medical Facility and Records Examiner

39570

ST08

2.

 

Medical Facility and Records Supervisor

39580

ST09

 

When completing your application, please make sure you apply for all job titles for which you want to be tested.  You will NOT be permitted to add job titles after you test.

 

APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

 

VETERANS:  Pennsylvania law (51 Pa.C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs.  To learn more about employment preferences and opportunities for veterans, visit the Commission’s website, Job Seekers page, for Veterans; visit one of our offices; or call our veterans information line, (717) 787-6039.

 

NATURE OF WORK

 

Examiners work on-site in facilities such as nursing and convalescent homes, hospitals, clinics and other service providers to assess performance against the legal requirements and professional standards of the Medicaid program.  You will review and evaluate medical information, records, documents, and treatment plans to ensure admissions to facilities are warranted and treatment is appropriate; ensure that the Medical Assistance program is properly billed; detect fraud and abuse; and gather information to evaluate suspected violations of Medical Assistance and Workers’ Compensation regulations.

 

Supervisors review work performed by Medical Facility and Records Examiners for appropriateness of findings and recommendations, propriety of supporting documentation, and adherence to established policies, procedures and time frames.  You will plan training programs and workshops; develop and interpret standards, policies, and procedures pertaining to Medical Assistance provider review programs; and provide consultative services to hospitals, administrators, boards, homes, health insurance representatives, and other providers.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

Please make sure you meet all requirements.  If after reading the requirements you are not sure you qualify, contact one of the Commission’s offices listed at the end of this announcement for guidance.

 

For some jobs, offers of employment will be made only if you are willing to travel.  Travel expenses will be paid.

 

You are subject to Pennsylvania residency requirements and must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.  Visit the Commission’s website, Job Seekers page, for PA Residency Information.

 

Necessary Special Requirement For Both Job Titles

Possession of a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing; OR possession of a non-renewable temporary practice permit issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.  

 

Clarification for the Necessary Special Requirement For Both Job Titles

If you possess a license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by another jurisdiction, or if you have completed an approved professional nursing education program, you may be admitted to this examination program.  However, at the time of appointment to a position, you must show proof of possession of a current, valid PA temporary practice permit or PA Registered Nurse license.

 

Questions on licensure or temporary practice permits may be addressed to the Pennsylvania Department of State, Board of Nursing, P.O. Box 2649, Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649; Telephone:  (717) 783-7142; or Internet:  www.dos.state.pa.us – Select the following links – Licensing – Health Related Boards – State Board of Nursing.

 

Minimum Requirements

 

Medical Facility and Records Examiner – Three years of professional experience in the field of medical assistance, healthcare services, or human services; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training in the field of medical assistance, healthcare services, or human services.

 

Medical Facility and Records Supervisor – One year as a Medical Facility and Records Examiner; OR 4 years of professional experience in the field of medical assistance, healthcare services, or human services; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training in the field of medical assistance, healthcare services, or human services.

 

Conditions of Employment for Both Job Titles

Employees possessing non-renewable temporary practice permits must obtain licensure as a Registered Nurse within the one (1) year period as defined by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

Lists created by these tests will be used to fill future vacancies as they occur due to retirements, promotions, transfers, resignations and so forth.

 

For the most recent information on job opportunities for Examiner and Supervisor contact the

 

Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, Bureau of Human Resources, Health and Welfare Building – Room 106, P.O. Box 2675, Harrisburg, PA  17105-2675; Telephone:  (717) 787-5068, Internetwww.dpw.state.pa.us, E-mailra-pwhdqpostings@pa.gov

 

OR

 

Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, Bureau of Human Resources, Labor and Industry Building – Room 1418, Harrisburg, PA  17121; Telephone:  (717) 787-6374, Internetwww.dli.state.pa.us

 

For the most recent information on job opportunities for Examiner only contact the

 

Pennsylvania Department of Aging, Forum Place - 5th Floor, 555 Walnut Street, Harrisburg, PA  17101-1919; Telephone:  (717) 783-3126, Internet:  www.aging.state.pa.us

 

OR

 

Pennsylvania Department of Insurance, Human Resources Office, 1326 Strawberry Square, Harrisburg, PA  17120; Telephone:  (717) 705-4194, Internet:  www.ins.state.pa.us

 

TESTING

 

Your application will be evaluated to determine whether you meet the Minimum Requirements and Necessary Special Requirements.  If you meet these requirements, you will receive a score.

 

You must provide your license number and expiration date of your Registered Nurse license in the “Licenses or Certificates” section of your Application for Employment/Promotion.  You must provide complete and accurate information.  Failure to do so may delay the processing of your application, or result in disqualification.

 

If you are found ineligible and subsequently obtain proof of your credentials, you may resubmit an application with the qualifying information at any time during the life of this announcement.  A new application is required.

 

TEST RESULTS

 

Employment and promotion lists will be established.  You will be notified in writing of your test results.

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

Complete your application on the Commission’s website, Job Seekers page, by selecting Online Application, or submit your completed paper application to:

 

 

State Civil Service Commission

ATTN:  Applications

P.O. Box 569

Harrisburg, PA  17108-0569

 

Applications and further information can be obtained from:

 

1.

State Civil Service Commission:

 

 

 

Harrisburg:  2nd Level, Strawberry Sq. Complex, 320 Market St., P.O.

 

Box 569, Hbg., 17108-0569; Telephone (Voice) (717) 783-3058, Text

 

Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing callers only) (717) 772-2685

 

 

 

Philadelphia:  110 North 8th St., Suite 503, Phila., 19107; Telephone

 

(Voice) (215) 560-2253, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing

 

callers only) (215) 560-4367

 

 

 

Pittsburgh:  411 Seventh Ave., Room 410, Pgh., 15219; Telephone

 

(Voice) (412) 565-7666, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing

 

callers only) (412) 565-2484

 

 

 

Internetwww.scsc.state.pa.us

 

 

2.

PA CareerLink offices

 

 

3.

The Human Resources offices listed under the "JOB OPPORTUNITIES" section of this announcement

 

 

4.

For general information about the salaries, application or hiring processes, view the State Civil Service Commission nursing website at www.nursing.state.pa.us or contact the State Civil Service Commission by email at nursing@pa.gov or Telephone (Voice) (717) 787-6127; Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing Callers only) (717) 772-2685.

 

For further information on testing, assistance for persons with disabilities, veterans' preference and other items, refer to the instructions provided with the "Application for Employment/Promotion."