This position works in conjunction with the Regional Health Services Directors and Managers, Wardens and Health Services Administrators in overseeing all medical operations based on established goals, objectives, aims and philosophies, policy and procedures and contractual requirements. It also monitors and ensures compliance with Joint Commission (JC), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) and American Correctional Association standards and applicable laws. Finally, it assists with the start-up of new facilities.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Keeps the VP, Health Services and senior management aware of critical health service issues occurring throughout the organization.
Maintains effective working relationships with Wardens, Health Services Administrators, Regional Directors, Regional Managers, contracted providers, and outside providers or agencies.
Utilizes established corporate and correctional policies and procedures in making decisions using sound independent judgment in meeting the responsibilities and performing the duties of the position.
Ensures compliance of policies and procedures, JC, NCCHC and ACA standards and applicable laws.
Bachelor’s, Associates of Science degree in Nursing or LPN/LVN.
Five (5) years progressive administrative and supervisory experience.
Experience in correctional health care, preferred.
Experience in delivery and administration of ambulatory nursing care.
Must possess good decision making and communication skills.
Travels overnight as required.
Ability to relocate temporarily to assist with new start-ups or as the organizational needs require it.
Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Boca Raton, Florida , 33487
The GEO Group, Inc.
Sep 28th, 2017