$48.40-$66.00 Hourly / $3,872.26-$5,280.23 BiWeekly /
In the Department of Correction, this class is accountable for directing the planning, implementation, management and evaluation of the overall health services for assigned correctional facilities.
Receives general direction from the Chief Operating Officer or other administrative official of higher grade.
Maintains leadership at assigned facilities and supervises assigned staff.
Directs multidisciplinary staff and operations for assigned correctional facilities; oversees the daily delivery of all health services (including medical, mental health, dental, and support services) to the offender and inmate population; develops, implements, and evaluates policies, goals, and objectives to ensure conformance with national standards, administrative policies and statutory provisions; plans, coordinates and manages health services activities; formulates and leads the health services team in the attainment of facility based and agency goals and objectives; assists in the formulation and implementation of organizational and site-specific policies and procedures; oversees facility staffing to ensure appropriate resource allocation and compliance with collective bargaining agreements and labor laws; monitors all activities of the region for conformance with relevant state and federal licensure and other statutes, regulations and/or policies; enforces health services polices and agency administrative directives; coordinates with human resources to ensure the hiring, retention, training, and promotion of qualified staff; provides ongoing performance feedback and evaluations and initiates and enforces progressive discipline when necessary; oversees and contributes to the developmental planning and quality improvement and quality assurance (QI/QA) processes; ensures the collection, tracking, and reporting of data to evaluate QI/QA initiatives; oversees, evaluates and monitors monthly program utilization data; reviews utilization and other reports and develops corrective action plans to improve processes as indicated; ensures overall region operations are within budgetary guidelines; acts as a liaison with individuals both within and outside of region who might impact health services activities; performs related duties as required.
Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of agency policies and procedures; considerable knowledge of institutional or health care delivery systems quality improvement and quality assurance processes; considerable knowledge of relationships between risk factors and incidence of health problems; considerable knowledge of changing aspects of social-medical philosophies; knowledge of changing pattern of preventive medicine and environmental health; knowledge of state and community health services organizations and programs; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to set priorities and organize and manage resources to meet diverse needs of clients; considerable ability to work collaboratively with clinical leadership in a matrix environment; ability to analyze, evaluate and interpret data.
Four (4) years of professional experience managing programs and operations of behavioral health or health care services and a bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, healthcare administration or related field. Experience working with incarcerated or former prisoners in a professional healthcare capacity is preferred.
Three (3) years of the general experience must have been in a supervisory or project management capacity.