Department of Administrative Services

Health Care Access Director of Operations (3113MP)

$53.41-$72.82 Hourly / $4,272.50-$5,825.68 BiWeekly /
$111,512.00-$152,050.00 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Public Health this class is accountable for assisting the Deputy Commissioner in administering and directing all staff and activities of the Office of Health Care Access.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Receives executive direction from the Deputy Commissioner of Public Health, Office of Health Care Access.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Assists in administering the programs and operations of the Office of Health Care Access; manages all staff.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Directs the staff and operations of office programs; coordinates, plans and manages activities; formulates program goals and objectives; develops or assists in development of related policy; interprets and administers pertinent laws; evaluates staff; prepares or assists in preparation of division budget; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of division who might impact on 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 of Deputy Commissioner 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; directs staff in interacting with Office of the Attorney General as needed; appears before legislative committees and may testify at hearings; may serve as hearing officer; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

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 health care planning, administration and finance; knowledge of principles and practices of financial management including organization, administration, finance, budgeting, auditing and accounting; considerable knowledge of of health care administration and finance; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable 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 the budget.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

1. 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.
2. 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.
3. Professional experience in health care facility administration, health program administration, health insurance administration, health planning or other health care related fields may be substituted for the General Experience on a year for year basis to a maximum of two (2) years.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(01)-Accounting/Auditing

BARGAINING UNIT

(02)-MANAGERIAL

EEO

(1)-Officials And Administrators

SALARY INFORMATION

MP 69

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the same class in the same Salary Group MP 69 approved effective August 3, 2007. (Revised to modify content and change Agency name)

EFFECTIVE DATE

6/4/2010

CLASS: 3113MP; EST: 8/3/2007; REV: 6/4/2010;