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RN / Health Services Administrator / Beaumont

Company: CorrHealth
Location: Lumberton
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Position Overview
The Health Services Administrator functions as the department head for the medical unit departments at local correctional institutions. They are responsible for planning, directing, coordinating and supervising the delivery of healthcare. Included in this is responsibility for budgetary and fiscal matters, patient care, and laboratory and pharmacy operations.

Minimum Education/Experience Requirements
Licensure as Registered Nurse
Associates, Bachelors or Masters degree in Nursing, Health Administration, Business Administration, or health related field preferred. Degree in Health Care Management or Health Services Administration is preferred
Valid RN license
Some experience as an LTC nurse preferred
One year of specialized experience in an administrative, clerical management, or supervisory position in the health care field. Work must have involved (i) a close working relationship with facility members, (ii) analysis and/or coordination of administrative, clinical, or other service activities, and (iv) provided knowledge of regulations, requirements, and standards across an assortment of supervisory groups in various administrative areas
CPR and AED Certification

Employment Requirements
Must maintain all certifications, educational requirements, licensing, etc. for this position
Must adhere to all facility policies and procedures as well as the policies and procedures listed in the Employee Handbook
Willing to assist coworkers in the job duties and work overtime if required; may act as a resource to other coworkers
Maintains confidentiality, dignity, and security of health records and protected health information in compliance with HIPAA requirements

Security Requirements
Must be able to pass a background check and pre-employment drug test (as applicable)
Must obtain and maintain security clearance with the client/facility as a requisite for initial and/or continued employment
Must undergo security training and orientation on facility safety policies and procedures

Physical/Mental Requirements
This position routinely requires (but is not limited to) the following:
Ability to both remain stationary and move/traverse throughout the facility, including up and down flights of stairs
Ability to position oneself in different spaces
Ability to convey and discern information in a conversation, frequently communicate with patients; must be able to exchange accurate information.
Ability to identify and detect objects and assess situations from a variety of distances
Ability to stay calm in stressful and demanding situations
Frequently transports objects up to 50 pounds

Job Requirements:

Essential Job Duties
Supervises health services staff, including but not limited to: nursing, dental, medical records, and mental health
Ensuring staffing levels meet contractual requirements and schedules staff to best meet operational needs
Responsible for maintaining revenue goals and controlling all expenses to ensure that the profit goal is met for the assigned facility; may assist in preparation of annual budget
Assists in the development, implementation, monitoring, and annual review of health care policies and procedures within the assigned facility
Meets regularly with correctional facility administrators, the CorrHealth Director of Operations, members of the CorrHealth team assigned to the correctional facility, and staff to review monthly reports, needs, medical services, etc.
Plans and presents new hire orientation and in-service continuing education programs, in accordance with facility and accreditation requirements
Ensures appropriate licensure, certification, and quality standards are maintained and met by all medical and dental professionals
Ensures the CorrHealth program at the facility is in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local (if applicable) health care standards for correctional facilities (ACA and NCCHC if applicable)
Assists in the development, review, and testing of a disaster plan for health services
Must be on call at all times to respond to staffing, administrative, or medical situations
Oversees the Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) and Infection control programs
Capable of giving CPR/AED instructions and able to take charge in a CPR emergency
Monitors use of pharmaceutical services
Ensures that Chronic Clinics are maintained per CorrHealth policy and protocol
Educates patients with regard to diet, hygiene, and methods of prevention of chronic medical diseases
Ensures staff maintains confidentiality and security of health records and medical information in compliance with HIPAA requirements
Must understand functionality of each staff role in facility, and be able to fill in or find appropriate coverage as needed

Keywords: CorrHealth, Beaumont , RN / Health Services Administrator / Beaumont, Other , Lumberton, Texas

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