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Washington State DSHS ALTSA Supported Living Investigator in Lynnwood, Washington


DSHS Supported Living Investigator

The Department of Social and Health Services, Residential Care Services, is seeking an independently motivated and dedicated Supported Living Investigator (Long Term Care Surveyor) in Lynnwood, WA.

You'll conduct onsite provider practice investigations in Supported Living households. Your responsibilities include planning investigations, conducting interviews of victims, clients, provider staff, and other individuals possessing relevant information to evaluate conformity and determine compliance. You'll communicate investigation results by written report and verbal communication to Residential Care Services management and testimony at administration hearings. Join us today on our mission to Transform Lives!

Some of what you will do

  • Gather and review evidence, including but not limited to client instruction/support information, client medical records, and staff personnel records
  • Completion of accurate and timely written investigation reports
  • Work cooperatively with department staff investigating abuse, neglect, abandonment, and/or misappropriation of client property
  • Attends and participate in meetings including team evaluation of investigation results and reports and education/training events

What we are looking for

  • Experience with conducting investigative processes and ability to conduct thorough investigations
  • Knowledge of federal and state regulations pertaining to the Supported Living program
  • Experience interpreting and regulating healthcare settings according to federal and state laws and rules
  • Ability to problem-solve and utilize excellent critical thinking skills
  • Experience with beginning and advanced state investigator training
  • Ability to be a good self-manager and work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Experience and being comfortable working with individuals diagnosed with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Who should apply

Professionals with a Master's degree in social work, speech pathology, occupational or physical therapy, psychology, special education, nutrition, sociology or an allied field, AND two years of professional experience in planning, administering, licensing, monitoring, or delivering social and health services programs.

Two years of experience may be substituted for a Master's degree provided the Bachelor's degree is in one of the above-referenced degrees.

Interested in applying? Please upload and attach a current resume, cover letter, and verification of degree to your application.

Questions? Contact and reference 06323. Supplemental Information

Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history may be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the job. This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle.

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Salary: $56,856.00 - $74,604.00 Annually

Location: Snohomish County – Lynnwood, WA

Job Type: Full Time - Permanent

Department: Dept. of Social and Health Services

Job Number: 2020-06323

Closing: 10/28/2020 11:59 PM Pacific

Agency: State of Washington

Address: View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504

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