|Date Opened||7/3/2018 09:50:00 AM|
|Salary||$193,343 - $256,902/year|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||7/17/2018 11:59:00 PM|
We are looking for a broad-based leader who will lead all clinical aspects of the health services delivery system for a complex organization in a challenging population. If you have lead clinical teams to achieve outstanding patient outcomes in a challenging environment and driven strong positive change you may be an ideal candidate for this opportunity. The Chief Medical Officer has a direct impact on the core mission of the Department of Correction which is to reduce recidivism by improving the person in our system to increase their chances of success in the community.
The Chief Medical Officer for Inmate Health Services will:
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In the Department of Correction, this class is accountable for administering all medical services to offenders and inmates under the care and custody of the agency including offenders assigned to Parole and Community Services supervision.
Directs staff, services, and programs relating to medical care; oversees the daily delivery of all medical services to the offender, inmate and parole population; develops, implements, and evaluates policies, goals, and objectives to ensure conformance with national standards, administrative policies, accreditation of staff and statutory provisions; interprets and administers pertinent laws; formulates and leads the medical services team in the attainment of agency goals and objectives; develops medical service standards and criteria; oversees medical services staffing to ensure appropriate resource allocation and compliance with collective bargaining agreements and labor laws; monitors all medical services activities for conformance with relevant state and federal licensure and other statutes, regulations and/or policies; enforces medical 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; ensures medical services operations are within budgetary guidelines; maintains contact with individuals both within and outside of agency who might impact on programs and services; represents the Commissioner regarding medical lawsuits; provides expert testimony in court; determines eligibility for medical parole; participates on various committees and boards; may provide medical consultation and direct care to offenders requiring second opinions; may participate in quality assurance studies and investigations; 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 principles, practices and techniques of medicine with particular reference to diagnosis and treatment of offenders; considerable knowledge of recent developments in the field of medicine; knowledge of administration and clinical operations, functions, and systems involving medical service delivery; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable organizational skills; considerable analytical skills; considerable ability to teach and provide clinical supervision.
Five (5) years of experience in a hospital or clinical setting as a physician in a general medical and surgical service involving all phases of medicine and surgery.
Two (2) years of the general experience in a supervisory capacity or leader of programs and processes.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.