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??Health Facilities Evaluator Nurse 

The 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 and skilled nursing facilities. 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.
California RN license required; additional minimum qualifications are listed on the Health Facilities Evaluator Nurse Examination Bulletin click here


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