Supervisor – Health Services Administrative Services Division
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
Coordinates and monitors children’s comprehensive health care, including physicals, psychological assessments, and psychotropic medications including follow up care. Collaborates with LCCS Medical Consultants in the physical and mental assessments of children. Using computer equipment and software, including SACWIS, prepares quarterly and annual reports of clinic activities including, but not limited to, psychotropic medication statistics and compliance rates for children’s physicals, dental exams and immunizations.
Plans, develops and implements LCCS medical and mental health related policies and programs (e.g., HEALTHCHECK, Lead Exposure Psychotropic Medications, etc.). Evaluates and adjusts work processes to address inefficiencies and systemic issues, ensuring that solutions, outcomes, and performance expectations are consistent with medical best practice standards.
Develops and maintains a centralized health record system to ensure that comprehensive physical and mental health information is accurate, regularly updated, and available when needed, e.g., 90-day case reviews, semi-annual review, and placement change. Oversees inpatient hospitalizations and discharge planning for children in LCCS custody.
Directs work of staff, conducts training, reviews position descriptions, conducts performance evaluations, adjusts grievances, and executes disciplinary actions as necessary. Assists in making recommendations for hiring and firing. Conducts training for agency staff, relative caregivers and foster caregivers.
Represents LCCS at hospital, mental health, Managed Care Plans, and other related meetings. Ensures positive working relationships with physicians, hospitals, community, and governmental agencies. Serves on LCCS committees as appointed. In collaboration with Contract Department, participates in monitoring contracts with medical consultants and selected Mental Health Agencies/Providers.
Advises LCCS Executive Director and Directors on matters relating to health services and serves as a consultant to trouble shoot medical issues. Provides information and assists LCCS staff and caregivers with training related to children’s special medical needs, medical devices, medical related supportive services, etc.
Degree requirements: BSN or equivalent. MSN preferred. Ohio RN license required. Three (3) years progressively responsible experience in health care management and supervision preferred. Three (3) years’ experience in psychiatric and/or mental health nursing required; Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Certification preferred. Experience managing medical information systems required. Knowledge of child welfare laws and regulations preferred. Demonstrated ability to model effective interactions, problem-solving skills and communication skills in cross-cultural situations required. Knowledge of managed care and government structure, public relations, and labor/management relations helpful. Must possess the ability to utilize computer technology to access information and produce reports. Maintain knowledge of Medicaid service guidelines and other health care programs.
Salary Range: $54,272.40 – $81,426.80
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