In the Office of Health Strategy this class is accountable for assisting in the administration of programs and operations.
Receives executive direction from the Deputy Director Office of Health Strategy or Executive Director Office of Health Strategy.
Assists in administering programs and operations of the Office of Health Strategy; directs all staff.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Directs staff and operations of the Office of Health Strategy including interactions with the Office of the Attorney General as needed;
Coordinates, plans and manages office activities;
Formulates program goals and objectives;
Develops or assists in development of related policy;
Interprets and administers pertinent laws;
Prepares or assists in preparation of division budget;
Maintains contacts with individuals within and outside of division who might impact program activities;
Establishes procedures and priorities for timely analysis and evaluation of certificate of need applications;
Recommends policies and priorities in accomplishing specific short- and long- range goals to assure access to adequate health care services for Connecticut residents;
Establishes and maintains liaison with health care providers, insurers, regulatory agencies and staff and representatives of health care facilities to coordinate efforts and effectively utilize resources;
Appears before legislative committees and may testify at hearings;
Leads the recruitment and hiring of staff, including outreach, interview and selection;
May serve as hearing officer;
Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of
and ability to apply management principles and practices;
relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations;
health care planning, administration and finance;
principles and practices of financial management including organization, administration, finance, budgeting, auditing and accounting;
oral and written communication skills;
Considerable ability in interpretation and analysis of complex financial, statistical and technical data.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Ten (10) years of professional experience in health care financial management or health care planning.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
One (1) year of the General Experience must have been in a managerial capacity.
NOTE: Managerial capacity is defined as responsibility for formulating program goals and objectives, developing and implementing program procedures, initiating program policies and developing and maintaining a budget.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
College training in accounting, finance or health care management may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
A Master's degree in accounting, finance, business, public health or health care administration may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
Professional experience in health care facility administration, health program administration, health insurance administration, health planning or a related health care field may be substituted for the General Experience on a year for year basis to a maximum of two (2) years.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(1)-Officials And Administrators
As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes. As such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Health Care Access Director of Operations in Salary Group MP 69 approved effective January 3, 2023. (Revised to modify Purpose of Job Class and modify content) Item No. 23-025R