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Clinical Healthcare Manager in Santa Fe

Company: Wexford Health
Location: Santa Fe
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION: Health Services AdministratorSCHEDULE: Monday - Friday, 8a-5pFACILITY: Penitentiary of New MexicoLOCATION: Santa Fe, New Mexico
Wexford Health Sources, Inc. is a member of the Wexford family: a group of the nation's leading innovative correctional health care companies. At Wexford Health Sources, Inc., 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.POSITION SUMMARY

  • The Health Services Administrator is responsible for effectively and efficiently managing the institution's overall health care delivery system and monitoring all health service contract activities; consulting with the Regional Manager or designee regarding routine institutional issues of an administrative nature, and discussing issues of a complex or unusual clinical nature involving patient management with clinical leadership.
  • Develop and implement institutional directives and procedures to comply with administrative directives of the facility.
  • Conduct department health and staff meetings (MAC, CQI), and attend facility meetings and training as required. Ensures meeting minutes are taken and shared with all appropriate staff.
  • Direct orientation to the facility, the institution, and in-service educational programs for health service staff, to comply with the facilities', ACA, NCCHC, and JCAHO standards, as applicable.
  • Supervise department staff 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 corporate office personnel as necessary.
  • Supervise department staff 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, Pharmacy and Therapeutics, and Health Care Unit Staff Meetings. Submit meeting minutes to appropriate Wexford Health and facility leadership.
  • Coordinate and monitor preparation of the institutional health services budget with the Regional Manager and Director, Operations.
  • Supervise requisition of supplies and equipment to ensure appropriate usage and availability; and maintain property and equipment control records as required.
  • Monitors overall performance utilizing national standards and contract deliverables
  • Perform administrative employee relations functions to include: supervision of performance, recruitment and selection, developing job descriptions, conducting performance reviews, implement 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 medical specialists.BENEFITSWexford Health offers a competitive benefits package including:
    • Performance check-ins with annual merit increase (if applicable)
    • Generous paid-time off program that combines vacation and sick leave
    • Paid holidays
    • Comprehensive health insurance through BlueCross BlueShield
    • Dental and Vision insurance
    • 401(k) retirement saving plan
    • Company-paid short-term disability
    • Healthcare and dependent care spending account
    • Continuing education optionsPREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/LICENSURE
      The following requirements list the minimum to qualify. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted.LICENSURE:
      None. Current New Mexico Nursing license a plus
      EDUCATION:
      Associates degree in a healthcare-related field required. Bachelor's degree preferred.
      PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:
      • 3 years of experience in a supervisory/leadership role or training in administrative aspects of health care preferred; 2 years of administrative and/or correctional nursing experience can be substituted for Bachelor's degree.
      • Correctional health care experience preferred.CERTIFICATION:
        Current CPR certification
        OTHER KNOWLEDGE/ SKILLS/ABILITIES:
        • Strong leadership, communication, delegation, conflict resolution and interpersonal skills
        • Ability to function as a "team player", coordinating efforts with managers, peers and subordinates.
        • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to contract and the Company's mission.
        • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
        • Must possess critical thinking skills and ability to independently solve problems
        • General math and analytical skills, and planning, administrative and organizational skills essential.
        • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
        • Demonstrated experience maintaining multiple deadlines.
        • Ability to competently manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
        • Ability to work in a stressful environment
        • Must be able to direct facility staff to ensure compliance with policies and procedures and completion of organizational projects.EOE/M/F/D/V#IH

Keywords: Wexford Health, Santa Fe , Clinical Healthcare Manager in Santa Fe, Executive , Santa Fe, New Mexico

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