HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATOR
Company: The GEO Group
Posted on: November 22, 2021
This position manages and evaluates all facility health service
activities based on company, contractual, and healthcare policies
and procedures, goals, and objectives. Implements all contractually
required healthcare services. Manages department budget and seeks
to improve the operational efficiencies of the facilitys health
service program. In addition, this position functions as a liaison
between facility staff, contracting agency, and compliance agencies
on healthcare-related matters.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Manages the overall operations of a facilitys healthcare
Works in unison with facility, regional, and corporate management
to ensure the healthcare needs of the facility are consistently
being met and are in compliance with companys contractual and
healthcare policies and procedures, goals, and objectives.
Maintains effective working relationships with correctional and
nursing staff, contracted providers, and outside provider
Utilizes established policies and procedures in making decisions,
but also uses sound independent judgment performing the duties of
Directs the work of other employees and contract providers. This
includes the selection, hiring, evaluating performance, employee
training, promoting, and disciplinary action including
Ensures adequate staffing to meet the healthcare needs of the
Ensures appropriate licensure of all healthcare personnel.
Monitors and takes appropriate action as needed on operational
issues including overtime, issuing appropriate forms, auditing
medical files, requesting records, ensuring detainees or inmates
with serious health problems receive necessary intervention and
treatment, ensuring compliance with all applicable pharmacy laws
and physical safety requirements.
Ensures proper accreditation of the medical program is attained for
NCCHC, ACA and/or TJC as required by the client.
Completes and submits regular operational reports to include Client
reports as required.
Responds to all inquiries and requests for information related to
the health services unit.
Identifies and tracks budgetary expenses of the health services
Evaluates and recommends methods of improving operational
efficiency and cost effectiveness.
Participates in obtaining outside vendors for ancillary healthcare
Maintains and fosters effective external relationships with outside
hospitals or agencies.
Attends outside educational seminars as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Five (5) years of work experience in healthcare administration or
healthcare management in a supervisory capacity, including
experience managing clinical staff and clinical operations.
Strong verbal and writing skills. Must be able to disseminate
verbal instructions or training clearly and in a manner that is
understood by the intended audience. Must be able to write
memorandums and reports in a clear, concise, and accurate
Ability to work with computers and the necessary software.
Experience in healthcare planning, budgeting, and meeting
Bachelors degree in Healthcare Administration or a Bachelors or
Associates degree in Nursing.
Work experience in a correctional or detention setting in an
administrative or supervisory capacity.
Experience working in an outpatient setting.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Keywords: The GEO Group, Atlanta , HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATOR, Healthcare , Stockbridge, Georgia
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