H.S.A - INDC- Castle
Company: Wexford Health
Posted on: July 11, 2019
Wexford of Indiana, one of the nation's leading innovative
correctional health care companies, provides clients with
experienced management and technologically advanced services,
combined with programs that control costs while ensuring quality.
For nearly two decades, Wexford has consistently delivered proven
staffing expertise and a full range of medical, behavioral health,
pharmacy, utilization management, provider contracting, claims
processing, and quality management services.
At Wexford our philosophy is that health care should not be
considered a luxury for anyone. We simply care for those in need
and the corrections environment is our venue.
Wexford has an exceptional opportunity for a Health Services
Administrator to join our team of healthcare professionals at New
Castle Correctional Facility in New Castle, Indiana.
We're proud to offer a competitive benefits package including:
- Annual review with performance increase
- Generous paid-time off program that combines vacation and sick
- Paid holidays
- Comprehensive health insurance through Blue Cross Blue
- Dental and Vision insurance
- 401(k) retirement savings plan
- Company-paid short-term disability
- Healthcare and dependent care spending account POSITION
The Health Services Administrator (H.S.A.) is responsible for
effectively and efficiently managing the institution's overall
health care delivery system and monitoring all health service
contract activities; functions as health care authority for NCCHC
and ACA; consults with the Regional Manager or designee regarding
routine institutional issues of an administrative nature; and
discusses issues of a complex or unusual clinical nature involving
patient management with clinical leadership.
- Act as a liaison between Health Services and the institution
administration, department heads, subordinates, as well as with the
Indiana regional office and Pittsburgh corporate office.
- Develop and implement institutional directives and procedures
to comply with administrative directives of the facility.
- Conduct department health and staff meetings and attend
facility meetings and training as required including MAC, CQI and
other meetings as required.
- Direct orientation to the health care unit, the institution,
and in-service educational programs for health service staff to
comply with the facilities' and ACA standards as applicable.
- With the approval of the Regional Manager, attend facility
HSA/Medical Director meetings or other activities as
- Supervise department heads in the resolution of health care
unit personnel issues or complaints, and/or directly intervening in
problem areas to ensure prompt resolution involving the
institutional administration, contractor, if applicable, or Indiana
regional office or Pittsburgh corporate office personnel as
- Supervise department heads in the operations of pharmacy,
medical records, nursing, lab, x-ray, etc.
- Provide for the routine meetings and functions required by
administrative directives, including Quality Assurance, Chronic
Clinics, Pharmacy and Therapeutics, and Health Care Unit staff
meetings. Submit meeting minutes to Regional Manager.
- Coordinate and monitor preparation of the institutional health
services budget with the Regional Manager.
- Supervise requisition of supplies and equipment to ensure
appropriate usage and availability; and maintain property and
equipment control records as required.
- Approve monthly statistical reports and ensure timely
submission; completes all necessary reports on a timely basis.
- Ensure the confidential maintenance and safekeeping of all
medical records and information to comply with HIPAA
- Coordinate the review and approval of all facility
health-related billings (AIDS, chronic dialysis treatments,
- Perform administrative employee relations functions to include:
supervision of performance, recruitment and selection, developing
job descriptions, conducting performance reviews, implementing
corrective action and individual development plans, scheduling and
approving PTO, etc.
- Supervise scheduling of patients for outside appointments.
- Review initial hospital specialty referrals with the Medical
Director to ensure appropriateness and oversee interactions with
- Resolution of audit findings through the development,
implementation and monitoring of corrective action plans.
- Evaluate and respond to Risk Management department inquiries,
complaints or grievances by patients, family members, lawyers or
- Work jointly with clinical and education staff to ensure that
appropriate training in CPR and First Aid is completed per
regulatory and contractual requirements.
- Assist staff with various policies administrative and
- Collaborate with co-workers and coordinate internal projects,
- Participate in a company and state-approved CQI Program.
- Participate in in-service education.
- Make suggestions for improving work conditions.
- Conforms to Wexford of Indiana, LLC, and facility regulations
as appropriate, to include, but not limited to: dress code,
schedule/time sheet, safety and security regulations, procedure for
paid-time-off/education seminars The duties and responsibilities
outlined herein are for payroll purposes only; employees may be
assigned other duties as required.
Standard medical setting within a correctional facility, which
includes daily interfacing with inmate patients, correctional
staff, and health care personnel. Temperature extremes may be
encountered while moving throughout the facility outdoors and
indoors in buildings without air conditioning.
TRAVEL: Minimal travel within the region and to the Indiana
regional office required.
LICENSING: Unrestricted Registered Nurse license preferred.
CERTIFICATION: Current CPR certification.
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in Health Care related field
- Two to three years of management experience in a health care
- Correctional experience preferred OTHER PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE,
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Ability to manage cross-functional, multi-disciplinary
- Strong leadership ability and ability to influence and delegate
- Strong critical thinking, decision making and problem solving
- Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills
- Ability to maintain regular and reliable
- Flexible, dependable, and reliable
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- General math and analytical skills and planning, administrative
and organizational skills essential
- Demonstrated experience meeting multiple deadlines
- Ability to competently manage multiple priorities
- Ability to work in a stressful environment
- Assume individual accountability for own conduct and
maintenance of professional appearance
- Approach change in a positive manner
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to function as a "team
player" coordinating efforts with managers, peers and subordinates
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