Position Title: Kumeyaay Family Services Director
Department: Kumeyaay Family Services
Supervised By: Chief Operating Officer
Posted: June 25th, 2019
Closing Date: TBD
Compensation $80,000 – $100,000/Annual
Grant: Grant Funded
Hours: Monday – Friday; 8:00am -4:30pm
GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
Plans, develops, and administers a comprehensive network of Social Services functions and activities. Provides direction to the Supervisors of various departments under this position, including Social Services, Indian Child Social Services, Behavioral Health, Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services, and other departments and duties, as assigned. Coordinates related information within the healthcare facility consistent with industry standards. Participates and provides support to ensure the achievement of accreditation requirements. Oversees the effective retention of patient records and all elements of department’s patient scheduling and flow. Ensures adequate staffing, for all assigned functions. This position is directly responsible to the Chief Operating Officer and works closely with the Indian Community and other management staff in carrying out the administrative support of the department.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Responsible for the continuity of care in the provision of Social, Behavioral Health, Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, and Indian Child Social Services, the efficient and accurate processing of patient information for billing, daily operations of all departments under this position’s supervision, and for coordinating services with other departments.
2. Coordinates services under supervision with outside agencies.
3. Responsible to insure appropriate referrals to specialists and outside agencies, as
requested by healthcare providers.
4. On a day-to-day basis, ensures that all support staffing is adequate. Supervises Social Services, Behavioral Health, Indian Child Social Services and Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services Departments
5. Develops and implements policies & procedures for documenting all procedures in all departments under the supervision of this position. Responsible for storing and retrieving information and for processing documents, insurance data and correspondence requests in conformance with federal and other statutes.
6. Responsible for overall productivity of the departments supervised and for monitoring individual worker’s performance to meet department goals & objectives.
7. Compiles monthly reports & statistics for presentation to Administration.
8. Assists in the accumulation, display, routing, and dissemination of information to appropriate committees and departments.
9. Maintain cost-effectiveness of the program, recommending improvements to provide improved utilization of services, personnel and resources.
10. Maintains the standards of accurate and complete recording and reporting.
11. Participates in planning changes and improvements.
12. Serves on committees and work groups, as assigned, and attends meetings, conferences and training, as required.
13. Participates in Quality Improvement activities.
14. Meet deadlines for duties and assigned projects in a timely, efficient manner.
15. Promotes working relationships within and outside the organization.
16. Correlates funding priorities as determined by the CEO and Board of Directors with trends in funding from government and private sources.
17. Assists SIHC Department Directors when they seek new grants approved by the CEO and are initiated under their direction. This includes reviewing the grant proposal, program, budget and reporting requirements of the granting agency and any important correspondence with the granting agency.
18. Identifies funding opportunities that might require the active involvement of CEO and/or Board of Directors in outreach or networking activities and provides them with background information.
19. Ability to work flexible schedule may be required based on need.
20. Performs other duties as assigned.
Education/Experience: Education, training, and/or experience which clearly demonstrates possession of the knowledge and skill stated above. Bachelors degree in Social Services required; Masters degree preferred. Supervisory experience preferred. Training should include at least three years of full-time professional experience in a public or private agency in the field of Social Services.
Licenses/Certifications: A valid California driver’s license required with application submission and must be maintained throughout employment. Current certifications and/or licenses appropriate to the positions required education and profession.
Character: Applicants must have a reputation for honesty and trustworthiness. Must be responsible and able to exercise good judgment, accept administrative supervision, follow instructions, must be detail oriented, must be a self-starter, and be able to interact effectively and communicate with people in a professional and courteous manner. Must be highly confidential.
Other: Applicants must have a thorough knowledge of laws, rules, and regulations governing the field of Social Services, ant the treatments, policies and procedures relating to the provision of those services. Applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment physical exam, tuberculin skin test or x-ray, and blood/urine drug screening test. Health must be adequate to perform all duties of the position. Applicants must complete a SIHC application and submit it to Human Resources.
INDIAN PREFERENCE: In the filling of any SIHC job vacancy, preference may be given to qualified Native American Indians, pursuant to the Indian Preference Hiring Act, 25 USC 472, unless other laws require the filling of a vacancy without regard to Indian preference (e.g. Public Law (P.L.) 94-437, “Indian Health Care Improvement Act (IHCIA). To receive Indian preference for any SIHC position, the applicant must be enrolled, or be eligible for enrollment, as an American Indian with their Tribe, or must be certified as an American Indian from the designated Tribal Representative. Applicants claiming Indian preference must attach verification of their claim to the SIHC application, including Certification of form BIA-4432, which is available from the SIHC Human Resources Department. If verification is not or cannot be verified, the applicant will not receive Indian preference for purposes of the interview.