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Program Manager (PM)/Health Services Administrator (HSA) at Monterey County Jail

Company: Wellpath
Location: Salinas
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Why Wellpath:

Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people - our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to "Always Do The Right Thing!"

About this role:

The Program Manager (PM)/Health Services Administrator (HSA) is the key operating position in the Company organization. The PM/HSA has overall administrative responsibility for all on-site and off-site health care services for their correctional facilities. This includes complying with applicable state and local health services regulations and statutes and maintaining all required accreditations. The PM/HSA has four main areas of responsibility: personnel management, client management, clinical quality management, and operations management for the detention facilities in their county. The PM/HSA ensures the highest quality clinical care is delivered to the persons served entrusted to our care by allocating our healthcare funds to deliver the most appropriate care to the greatest number of persons served. The PM/HSA ensures we meet or exceed our commitments to all employees, clients, and Company. This is accomplished by providing guidance, direction, and support to their staff, ensuring their staff are trained and supported in the delivery of care. The PM/HSA ensures key performance information is provided to your sheriff's department clients, acting as the conduit for the sharing of information between your county and the home office, and collaborating with all functions in the home office as needed.

Additional Details: $131,200 - $160,400 / year Generous benefit package including tuition reimbursement and daily pay! "NOW is your moment to work at the top of your license! At Wellpath you will get the unique opportunity to not only help patients in need, but also to challenge yourself and operate at the highest level. Working at Wellpath, you will find yourselves in the unique opportunity to deal with a wide range of patient acuity that not only will demand your full range of skills, but also will call on you to grow and be your best each, and every day." What you bring to the table:


Bachelor's or Master's in Business, Health, or related field strongly preferred; healthcare experience (nursing or other clinical role) can be a substitute for academic preparation


One (1) to three (3) years of experience in healthcare corrections or operations management

Three (3) to five (5) years of experience in healthcare corrections or operations management preferred

Previous correctional/detention facility experience


Current (and must maintain) lifesaving BLS certification through AHA

Unrestricted and current license in state of practice

Current (and must maintain) security clearance

What you will do:

Mentor, coach and support all direct reports

Oversee the scheduling of all personnel

Ensure all performance management activities are completed including, but not limited to performance evaluations, promotions, and disciplinary actions

Identify professional development opportunities for direct reports and other Company employees on their team

Review and approve, with the Director of Operations, his or her team member performance evaluations and completed professional development plans

Verify and approve all charges from off-site medical providers and vendors

Collaborate with all home office functions to ensure program success (HR, IT, Payroll, Finance, etc.)

Liaison with sheriff's and probation department staff regarding operation of the medical unit, delivery of on-site and off-site persons served health services; development, implementation, and revision of policies and procedures; and provision of health services related training for officer staff.

Ensure facilities under management achieve clinical, service, and operating objectives

Provide regular written communications on key performance indicators, statistics, facility developments, and important Company developments

Monitor adherence to contract, P&Ps, rules and regulations for assigned counties

Liaison with outside community medical and behavioral health partners to ensure program success

Establish and maintain excellent working relationships with sheriff's staff, custody staff, probation staff, and medical staff

Identify and share best practices with correctional facility staff

Comply with contract reporting requirements

Take an active role, with the Director of Operations on county contract renewals

Coordinate, schedule, and attend quarterly Quality Assurance meetings

Liaison with off-site service providers and suppliers

Perform Quality Improvement audits as outlined in Company's Continuing Quality Improvement Plan

Maintain statistical reports as required

Ensure accreditation/compliance processes are completed

Provide training and standardize in-services and on-boarding for staff as needed

Communicate to physician any potentially significant medical complaint or observation discovered during routine duties

Monitor off-site referral process by collaborating with CMO and UM/RN in addition to using tools like AristaMD

Monitor all on-site and off-site services to insure quality, appropriateness, and timeliness of services

Insure confidentiality of persons served health issues by limiting access to medical records to MD and other licensed medical personnel

Ensure health services program documentation is complete, current, accurate, and includes: policies and procedures; memoranda of understanding/contracts; monthly, quarterly, and annual narrative and statistical reporting; medical records; job and shift descriptions; credentials of clinical staff.

Regularly communicate with mid-level provider(s) and physician(s) to assure proper treatments and medications are administered

Maintain current Policies and Procedures

Monitor compliance to staffing plans, manage changes to staffing plans with input from Director of Operations, Finance, RVP and COO

Document approved changes to staffing plans and ensure all approvals are received

Authorize equipment purchases and communicate needs to home office

Manage key operating metrics:

o Staffing/schedules/payroll

o Labor hours

o Supply costs

o Staff retention

o Employee engagement

Participate in development of annual operating plan

Be responsible for procurement, control, and maintenance of all pharmaceutical, medical, and administrative supplies and equipment

Perform other duties as assigned.

Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

Our investment in you:

Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance plan options

Time off & leave benefits


Tuition Reimbursement

Parental benefits

Perks and discounts

And more available here

Compensation Range: $131,200 - $160,400 / year

Keywords: Wellpath, Salinas , Program Manager (PM)/Health Services Administrator (HSA) at Monterey County Jail, Executive , Salinas, California

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