Regulatory Services: Employment Opportunities That Offer More Than a Paycheck

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Utilize your nursing skills in a unique way, as a nurse surveyor with DADS Regulatory Services.

Nurse surveyors play a vital role in protecting the well-being of Texas citizens by ensuring that long-term care facilities and home health and hospice agencies comply with laws, rules and regulations.

We're Looking for the Best RNs in Texas to be Nurse Surveyors

Compassion and commitment are important attributes for any nurse. At the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS), in the Regulatory Services Division, you will find a caring and dedicated staff. Our mission is to ensure the health and safety of Texans who live in long-term care facilities or receive services from home health and hospice agencies. Nurse surveyors play a vital role by ensuring that those caring for our most vulnerable citizens comply with laws, rules and regulations. If you have compassion and commitment, please join our dedicated staff, and come to work where your work makes a difference.

DADS Regulatory Services

DADS Regulatory Services regulates

  • Nursing facilities
  • Intermediate care facilities for persons with mental retardation or related conditions
  • Adult day care facilities
  • Assisted living facilities
  • Home health care providers
  • Hospice providers
  • Developmental disabilities waiver providers

DADS Regulatory Services Employs as Surveyors

  • Registered nurses
  • Dieticians and nutritionists
  • Social workers
  • Architects
  • Qualified mental retardation professionals
  • Life Safety Code specialists
  • Engineers
  • Pharmacists


In addition to the satisfaction of knowing that your work contributes directly to the well-being of others, DADS offers an attractive compensation program that includes many standard benefits. Optional/negotiable benefits are also available.

For Your Health and Well-being

  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Prescription drug programs
  • Life insurance
  • Disability and long-term care insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Unemployment compensation
  • Worker's compensation
  • Sick leave pool
  • Wellness program

For the Time of Your Life

  • 40-hour work week
  • 14 paid holidays
  • Sick leave (8 hours per month and bonus days)
  • Annual leave (8-20 hours a month)
  • Alternative work schedules
  • Performance leave
  • Military and jury leave
  • Emergency, extended, and family leave
  • Parental and foster parent leave

For Your Financial Management and Security

  • Direct deposit
  • Automatic payroll deductions
  • State of Texas retirement plan
  • 401(k) Texa$aver plan
  • 457 deferred compensation plan
  • U.S. Savings Bonds
  • TexFlex tax-savings plan
  • Texas Legal Protection Plan
  • Longevity pay

For more information, e-mail or visit us online at

For More Information

To find out more about DADS Regulatory Services employment opportunities, e-mail, visit us online at, or contact one of the local field offices listed below:

Abilene, Wichita Falls, San Angelo, Midland/Odessa, El Paso


Austin, Temple, Waco

Beaumont, Tyler, Nacogdoches, Longview

Corpus Christi, Rio Grande Valley


Lubbock, Amarillo

San Antonio

DADS Media Services 8P348 April 2008 Publication 158

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Updated: August 24, 2016