HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES DIRECTOR
|Vacancy Ann. #||STOI-17-108|
|Title||HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES DIRECTOR|
|Department||HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES|
|Rate of Pay||DOE/DOQ|
|Opening Date||AUGUST 17, 2017|
|Closing Date||OPEN UNTIL FILLED, FIRST REVIEW 9/7/17|
The Director of Health and Human Services provides oversight to approximately twenty programs. Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the HHS Director will perform a variety of management and administrative duties for the Spokane Tribe of Indians Department of Health and Human Services.
MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Directs the Health and Human Service's staff in all phases of operations of the division and its programs.
- Develops strategic plans for HHS with the cooperation of staff and program managers.
- Develop a collaborative relationship with tribal, state, and federal agencies that will enhance services for Tribal Members.
- Administratively responsible for HHS activities which provides HHS services to a tribal service population of approximately 2,100.
- Closely monitors and coordinates budgets with program managers and makes recommendations of funding levels to provide services for the Tribal community.
- Monitors third party billing and payment reimbursements based on HCA Tribal Billing Manual.
- Reviews and evaluates the functions carried out by HHS program staff and works with staff to make changes when recommended.
- Assists in negotiating contracts with state, federal and other external parties.
- Monitors Tribal Consolidation Agreement for compliance with state policies.
- Ensures that all tribal duties related to administrative functions are met.
- Assists in providing guidance and leadership in the development and motivation of staff in the HHS department.
- Provide staff development and training through proper orientation and training of all new staff.
- Assist/approve fiscal year budgets and plans with program managers. Review and provide input to ensure funding requirements are met.
- Coordinate and supervise all necessary general service functions at HHS, including: procurement, payroll/timekeeping, vehicle control, travel, training, etc.
- Supervisory duties include:
- Preparing position descriptions, job postings, recruitment, interview and hire staff.
- Preparing standards of performance and career development plans for staff.
- Evaluating work performance of program managers.
- Determine additional staffing needs and make recommendations to hire.
- Recommending to Executive Director any actions regarding disciplinary actions, promotions, awards etc.
- Designated Administrator of Substance Abuse Program and Clinical Supervisor of Mental Health Program.
- Provides other related duties as assigned by the Executive Director.
- Responsible for comprehensive program planning for HHS operations.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED FOR THE POSITION:
- Knowledge of administrative/management principles is required.
- Knowledge of confidentiality laws as they relate to Substance Abuse and Mental Health Records.
- Knowledge of Behavioral Health Programs WAC 388-877 administrative, clinical, personnel regulations.
- Must be able to respond to crisis situations 24/7.
- Must be able to do community training as part of a team.
- Must have ability to write grants.
- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. This position requires excellent people skills.
- Must be Computer literate with average level of knowledge with Microsoft Office software to create, manage, and track spreadsheets and letters, memos, reports, etc.
- Knowledge of tribal, federal, and state governments for conducting business and to remain in compliance with grants and contracts.
- Master’s Degree in Social Work, or Mental Health Professional with a minimum of five years’ experience in Tribal Health Administration, Behavioral Health Program, or other health field in a leadership role meeting the education and experience requirements for this position.
- Valid Washington State Driver’s license, and be tribally insurable.
- Must be bondable.
- Must have knowledge of Washington State Integration Plan for combining (Substance Use Disorder) SUD and Mental Health Programs into Behavioral Health Programs.
- Must have knowledge of basic budgeting process and able to develop budgets in several different formats. Grants, Tribal, State, and Federal budgets.
- Must have knowledge of the Affordable Care Act as it relates to Enrolled Tribal Members.
IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING:
- Cover Letter
- Completed STOI Application
- Three Reference Letters or Letters of Recommendation
Applications Are Available In the Tribal Human Resources Department
Contact: Sabrina McCoy or Geraldine Abrahamson
P.O. Box 206, Wellpinit, WA 99040
(509) 458-6583 or (509) 458-6527
FAX: (509) 458-6556
Or download: www.spokanetribe.com
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Applications Must Be Received In the Human Resources Department No Later
Than 4:30 p.m. on the Closing Date
The Spokane Tribe Reserves The Right To Hire According To Its Indian Preference Policy
Applicants Are Subject To A Pre-Employment Drug Test
Positions with the Spokane Tribe Are Subject To a 90-Day Orientation Period