Dshs Community Hospital Bed Administrator

State Of Washington

Lacey , WA 98503

Description

DSHS Community Hospital Bed Administrator

Be part of a dynamic motivated team with a strong reputation of success. In this role, be a key leader in the development and implementation of this new program that would allow long-term Mental Health hospitalization to be provided in community settings instead of in state hospitals.

Fast forward, your first 6 12 months, you have:

  • Identified facilities who are interested in contracting with the state to provide psychiatric hospital services in a community settings for individuals on long-term (90+ days) court orders.

  • Developed and monitored the implementation of policies and procedures to provide involuntary treatment services for individuals on civil court orders of 90+ days outside of the state hospital.

Some of what you'll do

  • Update leadership on progress and compliance regarding the use of community based long term inpatient psychiatric services.

  • Work with stakeholders to identify policy issues and potential solutions

  • Coordinate project with other initiatives

  • Implement strategies to reallocate state hospital beds to local community beds, to include:

  • Following up with interested facilities

  • Coordinating workgroups for development of an implementation plan

  • Coordination with courts and legal systems for involuntary treatment procedure changes

What we're looking for

  • Professionals who possess a Master's degree in behavioral health related field or a minimum of a bachelor's degree with 10 years' experience working in a public behavioral health system

  • Experience of community based behavioral health care, including recovery supports, national and local trends, and practice models of care

  • Working knowledge of federal and state behavioral health statutes, rules and regulations including Medicaid regulations

  • Your success in this role will be assisted by your knowledge of Washington State's community behavioral health system, including outpatient and inpatient care systems and coordination of treatment, understanding of crisis and commitment services, community psychiatric hospitalization and pertinent RCW and WAC as related to behavioral health services

  • Experience with writing, executing and monitoring state contracts and agreements

Completed application will include the following:

  • Completed applications with current resume
  • A cover letter describing your experience related to this job and why you believe you will be a good fit for the job

Questions? Contact Ben Lloyd. Supplemental Information

Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history may be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the job. This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle.

Washington State Department of Social & Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, religion or beliefs, political affiliation, military status, honorably discharged veteran, Vietnam Era, recently separated or other protected veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, equal pay or genetic information. Persons requiring accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the Recruiter at (360) 725-5810. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384.

#LI-BL1


Create a job alert for hospital administrator
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

View All
Dshs Regulatory Quality Assurance Program Manager

State Of Washington

  Posted 4 days ago

VIEW JOBS 1/15/2018 12:00:00 AM 2018-04-15T00:00 Description It's here and now, the opportunity to bring your subject matter expertise of state and federal licensure and oversite of Adult Family Homes (AFH) in Washington. Residential Care Services (RCS) is pursuing a self-learning, accountable trainer able to command the attention of a classroom audience of 2-30. You have a resident and client focus, are professional and have interpersonal skills that characterize diplomacy, diversity, motivate and influence others. You will be valued as a Regulatory Quality Assurance Training Program Manager and become part of a six person team of supportive experts who work well together sharing their knowledge with field staff in a consistent manner across the state. Responsible for the development and administration of policies, procedures and curriculum related to the statewide training activities of all RCS employees. Your success will be measured by your ability to share your knowledge and train employees in the classroom and field setting on licensing requirements of residential care for and protection of vulnerable adults. This is an excellent opportunity to put your expertise and knowledge to work developing staff and improving their abilities and your own, serving the citizens of Washington State. Some of what you will do Train RCS employees on licensing regulations for AFH Work with your team to provide new employee orientation for community programs Support other program trainers; communicate and coordinate with other divisions and units; and work closely with field managers to provide feedback on new staff Meet training needs for field staff, considering time constraints of overtime eligible staff by utilizing technology to reach staff across the state Assist teammates by providing training in other community programs Provide consultation to professional staff statewide; assess, evaluate and report on field staff ability to consistently implement federal and state requirements Recommend and give feedback to the RCS management team for decisions about complex field and headquarters operations and systems Coordinate with and provide briefings and status reports to the RCS management team, program staff and field staff on a regular basis What we're looking for Training professionals with subject matter expertise in AFH licensure with a Bachelor's degree in social work, public administration, or related discipline AND 2 years as a program manager, supervisor, trainer or in a consultant capacity AND 5 years experience working in a long term care arena, preferably AFH Demonstrate an extensive understanding of state and federal regulations, and interpretations pertaining to AFH, Assisted Living, Enhanced Services, Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities, certified Community Residential Services and support program Demonstrate advanced skills for effective oral and written communication negotiate effectively with diverse groups including the long term care industry Show proficiency at building and cultivating cooperative working relationships with other agencies, administration divisions and diverse internal and external stakeholders; Manage and coordinate multiple projects and processes related to residential long-term care issues statewide; Develop long-range strategies for carrying out the work-plan, influence and develop policy, develop broad plans, and direct implementation on a statewide level; Manage crises by assessing risk and developing strategic action plans to avoid or minimize risk; Understand the legislative processes and organizational structure responsibilities and operational procedures of the administration and other state agencies Interested Submit an application Resume Letter of Interest demonstrating your knowledge and experience necessary to be successful in this job Questions contact Surie Hughes Supplemental Information Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history may be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the job. This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle. Washington State Department of Social & Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, religion or beliefs, political affiliation, military status, honorably discharged veteran, Vietnam Era, recently separated or other protected veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, equal pay or genetic information. Persons requiring accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the Recruiter at (360) 725-5810. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384. SDL2017 State Of Washington Lacey WA

Dshs Community Hospital Bed Administrator

State Of Washington