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RN / Health Services Administrator / Los Lunas

CorrHealth Albuquerque, NM
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
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.

 

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

 

Minimum Education/Experience Requirements

Licensure as Registered Nurse

Associate degree or Bachelor’s degree in Nursing

Bachelor’s degree in Health Care Management or Health Services Administration is 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

 

Additional Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

Competencies

Clear and effective verbal and written communication with all coworkers, supervisors, jail administration, and patients

Excellent verbal and written comprehension

Excellent deductive reasoning and problem-solving abilities

Excellent organizational skills

Ability to use a computer and use/learn a variety of software, including site-specific computer programs

Must demonstrate ability to appropriately and safely use standard medical equipment

Ability to respect the dignity and confidentiality of inmates

 

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

 

Work Environment

Work is performed inside a correctional facility. Employees are exposed to some level of risk and/or harm by inmates including exposure to blood borne pathogens. Employee is expected to work in accordance with all security rules and regulations to minimize the risk of danger and/or harm to themselves or other employees.

 

Other

Employee must comply with all current and future State, Federal, and Local laws and regulations, court orders, Administrative Directives and standards and policies and procedures of the site where assigned, including those of professional organizations such as ACA, NCCHC, etc. Employee must treat every other member of the CorrHealth team, all correctional personnel, all inmates and third parties in the facility with the proper dignity and respect. Actions or communications that are inappropriate or degrading will not be tolerated.

Company Description
CorrHealth provides quality, professional and compassionate comprehensive inmate medical, mental and ancillary healthcare programs and services within highly secure county detention facilities of various size and scope throughout Texas and New Mexico. Our people and teams are the heartbeat of our success, and we strive to be a destination workplace for qualified and passionate healthcare leaders and professionals. We invest heavily in our team-members through providing competitive compensation rates and benefit packages, training them well, providing them with effective tools, having the integrity to “Do Right” by our teams, our county-partners and in the communities in which we serve, all of which foster a positive team culture and team-member and county satisfaction.

CorrHealth is a GREAT place to work and we're recruiting for qualified and high-performing healthcare professionals who are passionate about making a difference.

CorrHealth

Why Work Here?

CorrHealth is an innovative and thriving company who is passionate about our teams, patient-care and delivering unrivaled partnerships.

CorrHealth provides quality, professional and compassionate comprehensive inmate medical, mental and ancillary healthcare programs and services within highly secure county detention facilities of various size and scope throughout Texas and New Mexico. Our people and teams are the heartbeat of our success, and we strive to be a destination workplace for qualified and passionate healthcare leaders and professionals. We invest heavily in our team-members through providing competitive compensation rates and benefit packages, training them well, providing them with effective tools, having the integrity to “Do Right” by our teams, our county-partners and in the communities in which we serve, all of which foster a positive team culture and team-member and county satisfaction. CorrHealth is a GREAT place to work and we're recruiting for qualified and high-performing healthcare professionals who are passionate about making a difference.

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Albuquerque, NM
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