NATURE OF WORK
This is highly responsible professional and administrative work in planning, organizing, and directing the activities of the County’s office of Health Care Services Administration.
Work involves the responsibility for direction and administration of the programs of the office of Health Care Services Administration inclusive of contracted services for health care, mental health care, and Ryan White Title I. Incumbent is also responsible for the oversight of mandated payments inclusive of required County Medicaid Match and the Health Care Responsibility Act. The incumbent also manages the general administrative and fiscal operations of the Office and may serve as lead with other Human Services Divisions on health care issues and related activities. The incumbent advises on the formation of County policies as they pertain to programs related to health services for residents.
Assignments are received in the form of broad policy statements with wide latitude for determining methods and procedures. Work is performed with considerable independence with general supervision by an administrative superior. Performance is reviewed periodically through conferences and written reports.
Advises and guides the Human Services Department’s health and health-related policies.
Coordinates with state, federal, county, and private agencies in planning and improving community services as they relate to health.
Ensures coordination and reduced duplication in health areas under the County’s purview.
Implements internal controls and a quality assurance management strategy to promote and ensure excellence of service delivery.
Monitors federal and state legislation impacting health funding and services.
Monitors, reviews and evaluates County-funded and contracted health services, activities, and expenditures.
Oversees health care services, related programs, and the contracting process for health, mental health, and Ryan White program areas.
Prepares and monitors the Office’s budget.
Provides guidance and direction to subordinates on health, mental health and Ryan White program areas.
Represents the County at meetings, conferences, and seminars as a stakeholder in Countywide health planning and implementing groups.
Evaluates program effectiveness and makes recommendation to the department director regarding service delivery.
Performs related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS
Thorough knowledge of basic and public sector budgetary principles and procedures.
Thorough knowledge of federal, state, local, and private sources of funding and ways in which to obtain resources for health care programs and services.
Thorough knowledge of health and health-related issues at the national, state, and local level.
Thorough knowledge of the health care and health care service delivery system in BrowardCounty.
Thorough knowledge of the principles of management and their application to the administration of governmental affairs.
Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices, and procedures of organization, management, and administration.
Knowledge of departmental practices, policies, and procedures.
Ability to administer programs, budgets, and staff.
Ability to exercise judgment and discretion in establishing, applying, and interpreting County policies and procedures.
Ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to initiate and implement administrative programs and procedures and to evaluate their effectiveness.
Ability to plan, coordinate, and evaluate the work of professional staff.
Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of BrowardCounty’s Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or political affiliation.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in health administration, a health-related field, or other field closely related to this assignment; six (6) years of experience in a health care or human services organization including four (4) years of high level supervisory and administrative experience; or any equivalent combination of relevant training and experience.
Bargaining Unit: Unrepresented
FSLA Status: Exempt
Code of Ethics Certification: Yes
Class Spec. Estab ./Revised: E10/07