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Physicians & Nurse Professionals perform a variety of duties related to safety regulation, outreach and education, policy development and implementation, as well as data analysis and outcome-based decisions. 

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Featured Position


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​​Health Facilities Evaluator Nurse 

Health Facilities Evaluator Nurses (HFENs) perform a rewarding and valuable public service to promote and protect the quality of health care provided to Californians of all ages. Health Facilities Evaluator Nurses (HFENs) work in one of 14 geographic district offices and conduct on-site surveys and investigations of 30 different types of health care facilities such as acute-care hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, or rehabilitation centers. HFENs also conduct complaint investigations and participate in quality improvement committees.                                   

Join CDPH as a HFEN to ensure excellent care is provided to patients and residents. As a HFEN, you will be part of a friendly team of compassionate and dedicated professionals who enjoy working together. HFEN staff will be provided specialty state and federal surveyor training and workshops.

For more information about our HFEN positions, visit the Center for Health Care Quality's Licensing and Certification Program page.
 

​How To Apply

Step 1: Create or Login to Your CalCareer Account

With a CalCareer account, you can take state civil service examinations, store different versions of your application, apply for vacancies, track your application status and save your resume all in one place.

Step 2: Take Examination/Assessment

Before you can work for the State, you need to take and pass an examination for the job type (classification) that you wish to be considered for employment. The assessment process can take many forms (i.e. self-assessments or written exams) and maybe required to be completed in-person or online. Examination Bulletins list the minimum qualifications and the steps required to apply and/or complete the examination/assessment. If you have current or past state experience, you may have Transfer Eligibility or Reinstatement Rights.

  
  
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Medical Consultant I$10,935.00-$16,184.00Multiple3HAAA05/31/2022
Health Facilities Evaluator II (Supervisor)$7,007.00-$7,604.00Multiple2H1CD07/08/2022
Health Facilities Evaluator Manager II$7,730.00-$9,605.00Multiple2H1CT07/17/2022
Health Facilities Evaluator Nurse$6,318.00-$8,297.00Multiple6PB64Continuous
Public Health Medical Administrator II, CEA$15,164.00-$18,550.00Multiple8H1AR06/17/2022
Public Health Medical Officer III$11,796.00-$16,567.00Multiple8H1AE0206/21/2022
Public Health Medical Officer II$10,935.00-$16,184.00Multiple8H1AE0106/21/2022
Public Health Medical Officer III (Epidemiology)$11,796.00-$16,567.00Multiple8H1AE0306/21/2022

​Step 3: Search and Apply for Jobs

Once you have taken the examination or established eligibility for the job type that you wish to be considered for employment, you may be considered for open positions in that job type by applying for job vacancies. Login to your CalCareer account, locate the job posting you wish to apply for and click on “Apply for This Job” and follow the prompts.

  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
Public Health Medical Officer III - School Antigen Program Medical Officer$11,796.00-$16,567.00Limited Term Full TimeCenter for Infectious DiseasesCenter for Infectious DiseasesSacramentoJC# 3031385/20/20228H1AE0204/22/2022
Health Facilities Evaluator Nurse - Nurse Surveyor$6,318.00-$8,297.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Health Care QualityNorthern California RegionMultipleJC# 3053656/3/20226PB64Continuous
Health Facilities Evaluator Manager I - Regional Administrator$7,364.00-$9,148.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Health Care QualityNorthern California RegionSacramentoJC# 3056315/19/20229H1AB05/10/2022
Health Facilities Evaluator II (Supervisor) - Nurse Surveyor Supervisor$7,007.00-$7,604.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Health Care QualityLife Safety Code SectionOrangeJC# 3063035/23/20222H1CD05/10/2022
Medical Consultant II, DHS - Supervisor$11,796.00-$16,567.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Health Care QualityMedical & Pharmaceutical ConsultantsMultipleJC# 3040685/23/20228HAAAContinuous
Medical Consultant I, DHS $10,935.00-$16,184.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Health Care QualityInland Empire RegionMultipleJC# 3063785/27/20223HAAA05/31/2022
Health Facilities Evaluator Nurse - Nurse Surveyor$6,318.00-$8,297.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Health Care QualityNorthern California RegionButteJC# 3048035/31/20226PB64Continuous
Health Facilities Evaluator Nurse - Nurse Surveyor$6,318.00-$8,297.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Health Care QualityNorthern California RegionSacramentoJC# 3048055/31/20226PB64Continuous
Health Facilities Evaluator Nurse - Nurse Surveyor$6,318.00-$8,297.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Health Care QualityNorthern California RegionSonomaJC# 3048115/31/20226PB64Continuous
Health Facilities Evaluator Nurse - Nurse Surveyor$6,318.00-$8,297.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Health Care QualityBay Area RegionContra CostaJC# 3073865/31/20226PB64Continuous
Health Facilities Evaluator Nurse - Nurse Surveyor$6,318.00-$8,297.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Health Care QualityBay Area RegionSan FranciscoJC# 3073885/31/20226PB64Continuous
Health Facilities Evaluator Nurse - Nurse Surveyor$6,318.00-$8,297.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Health Care QualityBay Area RegionSanta ClaraJC# 3073975/31/20226PB64Continuous
Health Facilities Evaluator Nurse - Nurse Surveyor$6,318.00-$8,297.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Health Care QualityCentral Valley RegionKernJC# 3074015/31/20226PB64Continuous
Health Facilities Evaluator Nurse - Nurse Surveyor$6,318.00-$8,297.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Health Care QualityCentral Valley RegionFresnoJC# 3074045/31/20226PB64Continuous
Health Facilities Evaluator Nurse - Nurse Surveyor$6,318.00-$8,297.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Health Care QualityInland Empire RegionRiversideJC# 3074135/31/20226PB64Continuous
Health Facilities Evaluator Nurse - Nurse Surveyor$6,318.00-$8,297.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Health Care QualityNutrition Consultans & South DivisionSan BernardinoJC# 3074235/31/20226PB64Continuous
Health Facilities Evaluator Nurse - Nurse Surveyor$6,318.00-$8,297.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Health Care QualityLife Safety Code SectionOrangeJC# 3074245/31/20226PB64Continuous
Health Facilities Evaluator Nurse - Nurse Surveyor$6,318.00-$8,297.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Health Care QualitySouthern California RegionSan DiegoJC# 3074345/31/20226PB64Continuous
Health Facilities Evaluator Nurse - Nurse Surveyor$6,318.00-$8,297.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Health Care QualityCentral Valley RegionSan JoaquinJC# 3074415/31/20226PB64Continuous
Health Facilities Evaluator Nurse - Nurse Surveyor$6,318.00-$8,297.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Health Care QualitySouthern California RegionLos AngelesJC# 3076565/31/20226PB64Continuous
Health Facilities Evaluator Nurse - Nurse Surveyor (Retired Annuitant)$6,318.00-$8,297.00Non-Tenured Full TimeCenter for Health Care QualitySouthern California RegionLos AngelesJC# 3076876/7/20226PB64Continuous
$0.00-$0.00Permanent Full TimeMultipleJC# 3038746/17/2022
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