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Director of Inmate Health Services
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Reporting to the Chief of Corrections, the Director of the Inmate Health Services Division will work with the Medical Services provider to ensure the strategic, operational, and/or management outcomes for the Division are being accomplished. The Director will plan, coordinate, and manage the daily activities of the Division ensuring appropriate healthcare is provided in accordance with all applicable regulations and accreditation criteria.
 
The Director will assume an effective leadership role and will be responsible for fiscal management, provider relations and recruitment, addressing patient complaints, and all other necessary functions to promote the mission and vision of the Division.

Monitors Division operations to ensure compliance with established policies, standards and all applicable national and state health care standards, laws, regulations, codes, and rules for correction facilities.

Works in collaboration with the Medical Services provider to prepare, review, and implement as required: healthcare policies and procedures, job descriptions, staffing analysis, training for corrections and healthcare personnel, orientation plans, emergency response plans, safety systems, nursing assessment protocols, etc.

Develops mechanisms to assure the appropriate type and scope of service is provided and properly monitored, assists in coordinated care among multidisciplinary health care providers.

Monitors the implementation and effectiveness of health services policies, procedures, and programs; ensures that all patients receive quality care in keeping with established standards.

Identifies and resolves problems. Reviews complaints and inquiries from attorneys and inmate family members regarding inmate treatment. Serves as a liaison between inmates and their families when making healthcare decisions. Works with families, other facilities, and community providers to ensure continuity of care.

Interviews inmates as required regarding requests and grievances regarding healthcare services. Ensures that inmate requests and formal grievances are answered in accordance with corresponding rules and procedures.

Develops, monitors, and maintains an ongoing quality management and cost containment program, recommending methods for improving operation, efficiency, workload, and cost effectiveness.

Prepares division budget for approval, including ongoing monitoring of resources in conjunction with operational needs of the Division, including ongoing management and fiscal oversight of Division contracts for supplies and services.

Monitors all potential inmate catastrophic illnesses and the use of available resources to maintain costs; monitors the use of pharmaceutical, diagnostic and contract service costs.

Prepares scope of services and assists in procuring and obtaining written agreements with required contracted providers; monitors the services rendered by contract providers.
Approves and monitors health care related expenditures and purchases. Monitors the use of pharmaceutical services. Coordinates, reviews and approves payment to outside vendors, subcontracted staff and services ensuring that expenditures are within contractual and budgetary limitations.

Reviews collected data, performs analysis and trending from monthly statistical reports along with explanations and recommendations.

Monitors the recruitment, retention, orientation, and performance of all division personnel; ensures appropriate Licensure and certification.

Ensures the proper fl ow of relevant information between detention and health services personnel.

Reviews and improves operational procedures to mitigate risk and programming efficiencies.

Works closely with the Medical Director and Department of Detention and Corrections staff to assure the goals of the organization are met.

Manages the record keeping and reports on injuries, diseases, and disabilities of detainees.

Ensures that the Clinical Quality Assurance Program (CQA) meets health services requirements by actively participating in programs that monitor quality improvement and infection control.

Participates in environmental inspections of the facility to ensure a safe and sanitary environment. Coordinates with local agencies for planning and conducting environmental health inspections. the performance of contract providers for compliance and facilitates problem resolution with local hospitals and health care providers.
Position: Director of Inmate Health Services
Organization: Seminole County Sheriff's Office
Location: Sanford,  FL 
United States
Salary:
Posting Start Date: 6/7/2024
Date Posted: 6/7/2024
Requirements Bachelor's degree in business, Health administration or similar, master's degree preferred.

Five (5) years of responsible administrative experience in corrections, medical, public health or hospital administration.
 
Reporting to the Chief of Corrections, the Director of the Inmate Health ServicesDivision will work with the Medical Services provider to ensure the strategic, operational,and/or management outcomes for the Division are being accomplished. The Director will plan, coordinate and manage the daily activities of the Division ensuring appropriate healthcare is provided in accordance with all applicable regulations and accreditation criteria. The Director will assume an effective leadership role and will be responsible for fiscal management, provider relations and recruitment, addressing patient complaints,and all other necessary functions to promote the mission and vision of the Division.

Monitors Division operations to ensure compliance with established policies,standards and all applicable national and state health care standards, laws, regulations,codes, and rules for correction facilities.

Works in collaboration with the Medical Services provider to prepare, review, and implement as required: healthcare policies and procedures, job descriptions, staffing analysis, training for corrections and healthcare personnel, orientation plans, emergency response plans, safety systems, nursing assessment protocols, etc.

Develops mechanisms to assure the appropriate type and scope of service is provided and properly monitored, assists incoordinated care among multidisciplinary health care providers.

Monitors the implementation and effectiveness of health services policies, procedures, and programs; ensures that all patients receive quality care in keeping with established standards.

Identifies and resolves problems. Reviews complaints and inquiries from attorneys and inmate family members regarding inmate treatment. Serves as a liaison between inmates and their families when making healthcare decisions. Works with families, other facilities, and community providers to ensure continuity of care.

Interviews inmates as required regarding requests and grievances regarding healthcare services. Ensures that inmate requests and formal grievances are answered in accordance with corresponding rules and procedures.

Develops, monitors, and maintains an ongoing quality management and cost containment program, recommending methods for improving operation, efficiency, workload, and cost effectiveness.

Prepares division budget for approval, including ongoing monitoring of resources in conjunction with operational needs of the Division, including ongoing management and fiscal oversight of Division contracts for supplies and services.

Monitors all potential inmate catastrophic illnesses and the use of available resources to maintain costs; monitors the use of pharmaceutical, diagnostic and contract service costs.

Prepares scope of services and assists in procuring and obtaining written agreements with required contracted providers; monitors the services rendered by contract providers.
Approves and monitors health care related expenditures and purchases. Monitors the use of pharmaceutical services. Coordinates,reviews and approves payment to outside vendors, subcontracted staff and services ensuring that expenditures are within contractual and budgetary limitations.

Reviews collected data, performs analysis and trending from monthly statistical reports along with explanations and recommendations.

Monitors the recruitment, retention,orientation, and performance of all division personnel; ensures appropriate Licensure and certification.

Ensures the proper fl ow of relevant information between detention and health services personnel.

Reviews and improves operational procedures to mitigate risk and programming efficiencies.

Works closely with the Medical Director andDepartment of Detention and Corrections staff to assure the goals of the organization are met.

Manages the record keeping and reports on injuries, diseases, and disabilities of detainees.

Ensures that the Clinical Quality AssuranceProgram (CQA) meets health services requirements by actively participating in programs that monitor quality improvement and infection control.

Participates in environmental inspections of the facility to ensure a safe and sanitary environment. Coordinates with local agencies for planning and conducting environmental health inspections. the performance of contract providers for compliance and facilitates problem resolution with local hospitals and health care providers.
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Name:
Seminole County Sheriff's Office
Address:
211 Eslinger Way

Sanford,  FL 32773
United States
Email:
joyjackson@seminolesheriff.org
Phone:
(407) 665-6499
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Contact:
Joy Jackson