Professional Career Opportunities - Job Title Details
Health Systems Specialist Trainee 1, G-13
Health and Human Services
Career Ladder Information
|Title||Grade||Hiring Rate/yr||Job Rate/yr|
|Health Systems Specialist Trainee 1||13||$46,529||$59,542|
|Health Systems Specialist Trainee 2||14||$49,202||$62,806|
|Health Systems Specialist 1||18||$61,270||$77,912|
|Health Systems Specialist 3||23||$79,325||$100,342|
|Health Systems Specialist 4||25||$88,161||$111,111|
All salary grades for trainees titles are non-statutory (NS) equated to the salary grade identified. These grade equations apply to the starting salaries in their respective salary schedule for the traineeship levels.
As a Health Systems Specialists, under the general supervision of a higher-level Health Systems Specialist or other equivalent supervisory title, you would independently or as a member of a team (i.e., a multi-disciplinary survey team, medical review or audit team, or Central or Regional Office regulatory program team), perform program surveillance, medical or program review, audit, and regulatory activities. You may conduct and/or facilitate on-site surveys; evaluate records and billings against applicable laws and regulations; and draft and/or review Statements or Notices of Deficiencies, Plans of Correction, investigative reports, and survey information against Statewide standards.
Trainees will receive a combination of structured training, on-the-job training, and/or practical job performance to gain the knowledge and experience necessary to function at the full performance level.
Agencies with this Title
You must meet the requirements below to qualify for this title.
A bachelor's or higher degree.
If chosen, you may, at the agency's discretion, be appointed to a higher level. You must inform the agency of any additional qualifications at your interview.
View Additional Qualifications
For Trainee 2 you must also have:
Either 1. One year of qualifying administrative or clinical experience*; OR
2. A master's degree in healthcare administration, hospital administration, healthcare finance, nutrition, or physical therapy, public health, health policy and management, social work.
For the Full Performance Level you must also have:
Either 1. Two years of qualifying administrative or clinical experience*; OR
2. A master's degree in healthcare administration, hospital administration, healthcare finance, nutrition, or physical therapy, public health, health policy and management, social work AND one year of qualifying administrative or clinical experience*.
*Qualifying administrative or clinical experience includes experience in one or more of the following areas:
- professional administrative experience related to regulatory activities which include medical or programmatic review, audit, and/or regulatory activities observing and evaluating patient or resident care in a health care facility regulated by a governmental agency. Provision of direct care services are not qualifying;
- oversight or coordination of regulatory compliance and/or quality assurance activities in a health care delivery system;
- participating in the development or implementation of state or federal regulations that govern the provision of health care;
- supervision of clinical staff who provide health related services in a health care facility regulated by a governmental agency;
- evaluating the quality of health care provided to individuals to ensure that professional standards of practice are met and health related services comply with governmental regulations.
How to Apply
The November 2022 PCO Examination is closed, applications are no longer being accepted