Management & Training Corporation Health Services Administrator in Livingston, Texas

Health Services Administrator

Medical

Livingston, Texas

Since 2005, MTC Medical has provided quality medical, dental and mental-health services to men and women in our care. It’s made a big difference in the lives of those individuals who are working hard to turn over a new leaf. The IAH Secure Adult Detention Facility strives to be a leader in social impact by helping detainees prepare to successfully re-enter society. Detainees are provided with various programs and activities.

Description

Correctional healthcare is a profession and a career. MTC Medical employs several hundred physicians, dentists, nurses, mental health providers, and other healthcare professionals who provide exceptional care to offenders. Our healthcare experts assist and encourage offenders to establish new healthy lifestyles that will benefit them long after they’re released. With 1,052 low, medium and high security detainees, the IAH Secure Adult Detention Facility strives to be a leader in social impact by helping detainees prepare to successfully re-enter society. Detainees are provided with various programs and activities.We offer excellent benefits, training, and flexible schedules, a reflection of our commitment to making a social impact and our BIONIC philosophy – “Believe It Or Not, I Care.” We invite you to explore a career with an established, international corporation. MTC Medical and the IAH Detention Center are seeking a full-timeHealth Services Administrator for our facility in Livingston, TX. In this role, you will directly supervise the director of nursing, registered nurse II, licensed vocational nurse II, medical records clerk, and nursing assistant. Other duties include:

  • Plan, coordinate and manage the administrative and health services activities of the department.

  • Provide staff training, evaluate staff performance and implement department and personnel changes as approved by the customer and coordinated with the manager, human resources prior to implementation.

  • Develop departmental budget; monitor and control expenditures; review and recommend changes to budget authorizations.

  • Develop and implement new and revised policies and procedures affecting health services; coordinate with other departments to ensure compliance with overall facility objectives.

  • Manage and conduct coordinated health care for detainees, other health related programs and serve as a member of the Mental Health Team.

  • Act as liaison between the facility and mental health consultants and coordinate the Mental Health Program.

  • Recommend and authorize medical or psychiatric evaluation for emotional or psychological problems; evaluate results and take remedial action as warranted.

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

  • Manage in-service training in health related areas for other departments.

  • Coordinate with local agencies for planning and conducting environmental health inspections.

  • Coordinate, review and approve payment to all outside vendors, subcontracted staff and services ensuring that expenditures are within contractual and budgetary limitations.

  • Coordinate with other center staff concerning health services.

  • Ensure that health services department is in compliance with all applicable OSHA guidelines and regulations.

  • Promote the development of positive social skills through modeling appropriate behaviors and intervening when inappropriate behaviors are observed; provide regular feedback to staff regarding social skills procedures and intervention techniques.

  • Maintain accountability of staff, detainees and property; adhere to safety practices.

Education and Experience Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required. Aminimumof five (5) years professional experience in health care administration, preferably in a correctional environment. Must be a licensed registered nurse in the state of Texas or recognized compact state. Must possess current CPR certification. Valid driver’s license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.

Post Hire Requirements:

Must successfully complete annual in-service training requirements and maintain appropriate facility clearance.

Management & Training Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran