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Health Facility Surveyor - Registered Dietitian

Health Facility Surveyor

Health and Welfare

Open for Recruitment: March 8, 2018 - March 30, 2018
Announcement # 07931021857
Salary Range: $27.50 per hour -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Statewide

The Idaho Department of Health & Welfare is currently accepting applications for the position of Health Facility Surveyor - Registered Dietitian. This position will investigate and ensure compliance with Medicare, Medicaid, and state licensure laws, regulations, and policies in matters related to health facilities meeting building codes, the number and quality of staff, related policies and procedures, and that quality health care is provided for the public.

Note: Incumbents in these positions travel extensively throughout the state and may be gone as much as 50% or more of their work time, including overnight stays. All positions require travel. If you cannot comply with this requirement, please do not apply.

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare is a drug-free workplace. Any applicant offered employment in this position at the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test.

If you have previously applied for Health Facility Surveyor and wish to be considered for this vacancy, you must reapply under this announcement. Previous scores will not be used.


  • Ensure compliance with outcome-oriented regulations, which requires surveyors to select a sample of the client base.
  • Assess each client's health, social, emotional, rehabilitative and habilitative care needs.
  • Observe facility staff and others providing services to clients.
  • Conduct interviews and determine through professional judgment if the facility/provider is meeting the clients' needs in accordance with the stated regulations and health care standards.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Certification as a Registered Dietitian by the American Dietetic Association. For licensure information, please contact the Idaho Board of Medicine.
  • Experience providing care in a health care delivery system, (e.g., an institution, clinic, or office setting, either military or civilian).
  • Valid driver's license.

There is an exam for this position to determine an applicant's eligibility. Click the "Preview Exam" button below to review the exam. You must receive a score of 100 to pass this exam. If at any time during the screening/testing process your response or resume do not support the answers you provided, your name will be removed from the register.

How to Apply:

Click on any Apply Online button and follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Checklist and Exam for this position. When updating your online application information, please select Health and Welfare under "Agencies", full-time under "Job Type/Shift", and under "Cities," please select all in which you are willing to work.  


Preview Exam

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources.