East Windsor, CT
|Date Opened||7/24/2020 12:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$79,874 - $108,907/year|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||8/3/2020 11:59:00 PM|
The State of Connecticut, Department of Children and Families (DCF) is seeking to fill a Children and Families Quality Assurance Manager position at our Albert J. Solnit Children's Center - North Campus, a state-administered psychiatric residential treatment facility for Connecticut’s adolescents who are under the age of eighteen. The Solnit Center provides comprehensive care to adolescents with complex psychiatric profiles designed to be a bridge from hospital to home and community. The North Campus consists of four PRTF male adolescent psychiatric residential treatment facility cottages (PRTF).
The facility provides an educational program, work experience opportunities and rehabilitation including therapeutic recreation and occupational and music therapies. The Solnit Children's Center utilizes a strength based, family centered relational approach based on youth -adult partnership. The program model has been designed to focus treatment strategies which are trauma informed and gender responsive. We treat our youth and each other with dignity and respect. It is in this relational, cultural and gender-sensitive surrounding that our therapeutic milieu is based. Interdisciplinary teams develop, implement and continually assess individualized treatment plans.
The Quality Assurance Manager is a full-time, 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday position, with potential on- call responsibilities as needed. The position is located at 36 Gardner Street, East Windsor, CT. Statewide travel is required.
The position is responsible for managing and monitoring of quality assurance and quality improvement efforts in all of Solnit North's programs to comply with the requirements for accreditation of the Joint Commission and certification by DPH, and the regulatory compliance of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities (PRTF).
In this role, you will work with employees at all levels and must be able to work collaboratively. Responsibilities will include (not limited to):
State of Connecticut employees participate in a competitive benefits plan that includes healthcare coverage, a retirement plan as well as paid time off.
Please ensure that your application is complete and it includes how your experience meets the preferred qualification as listed in this posting. (Please include your resume within the "Resume Tab" of your application.) You will be unable to make revisions once you submit your application into the system.
At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which supports their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include performance reviews, attendance, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency. You do not have to attach these documents to your application submission.
Questions about these required documents or any other phase of this recruitment should be directed to the hiring agency’s human resources office: Jennifer Bradley at Jennifer.Bradley@CT.gov
Eight (8) years of professional experience in behavioral health facility, system or research environment.
DCF FACILITY: CONNECTICUT JUVENILE TRAINING SCHOOL Eight (8) years of professional experience in a criminal justice or behavioral health facility, system or research environment.
One (1) year of the General Experience must have been a professional capacity in a behavioral health quality assurance program.
DCF FACILITY: CONNECTICUT JUVENILE TRAINING SCHOOL One (1) year of the General Experience must have been in a professional capacity in a criminal justice or behavioral health quality assurance program.
1. College training in the field of nursing, psychology, social work or a closely related field may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
DCF FACILITY: CONNECTICUT JUVENILE TRAINING SCHOOL College training in the field of applied sociology, social and/or human services, clinical psychology, child development, criminal justice, counseling, human development and family relations, marriage and family therapy may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equallling one-half (1/2) year to a maximun of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
2. A Master's degree in the above areas may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in the following:
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.