Enforcement Coordinator

Recruitment #200915-UNCX-359


The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens.The mission of the Department of Health is to promote, protect and improve the health of all Oklahomans through strategies that focus on preventing disease and injuries.

OSDH is seeking a full time Programs Manager-Enforcement Coordinator providing support to Long Term Care in Oklahoma City. This is an unclassified position (PIN# 34003872) in state government. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Packageincluding a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependentsFor more information about the benefit allowance [click here]. The annual salary for this position is up to $54,115.68, based on education and experience.

Position Summary
This position provides supervision to Long Term Care (LTC) enforcement staff that provide mandatory notice of violation, compliance status, remedies for noncompliance, and appeal rights to approximately 306 nursing homes, 91 intermediate care facilities/individuals with intellectual disabilities, and 257 licensed assisted living centers, residential care homes, and adult day care centers.  The incumbent certifies provider compliance and noncompliance to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the State Medicaid Agency (SMA) and the Oklahoma State Board of Examiners for Long Term Care Administrators. 

Position Responsibilities /Essential Functions
• Supervises professional and support staff in the LTC Enforcement Unit
• Selects and trains LTC enforcement staff
• Assigns workload and evaluates staff performance
• Develops and implements internal practices consistent with state and federal statute and agency/service area policy
• Provides consultation related to Medicare/Medicaid certification and state licensing regulations with LTC Management, CMS Regional Office, Oklahoma Healthcare Authority and LTC providers
• Conducts external and internal trainings and staff meetings
• Prepares periodic and ad hoc reports
• Performs quality assurance and quality improvement activities to ensure efficacy

Education and Experience
Required at this level consists of a master’s degree and one year of professional supervisory, managerial, consultative or administrative experience in public health administration, social work, child support, adult protective services, child welfare, early childhood development and education, guidance and counseling, nursing, developmental disabilities, probation and parole, employment services, public administration, community-based prevention and diversionary youth services programs, juvenile justice, rehabilitation or disability services or counseling, or vocational evaluation or vocational rehabilitation, experience in instructing/directing a community service or recreational program or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one year of professional level experience in the above listed areas for each year of the required education.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations relating to the administration of various social services, human resources, veterans services, health administration, employment services, and similar programs; of the principles, methods and practices of the various programs being administered; of the organization, development and administration of the programs for which responsibility is assigned; and of supervisory principles and practices.  Ability is required to plan, coordinate and evaluate the activities of multiple work units and divisions engaged in a broad range of functions; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; and to interpret, analyze and resolve highly complex administrative and personnel problems.

Preferred Qualifications
Preference to be given to applicants that have 3 or more years of experience imposing or recommending remedies for noncompliance with state or federal regulations, and/or certification of Medicare and or Medicaid providers.

Physical Demands and Work Environment
This position is set in an office environment.  While performing the duties of the job, employees are frequently required to stand, walk, lift, and reach. 




If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview.

All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.


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Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.