Every member of our senior management team is expected to obtain designation as a Certified Correctional Health Professional (CCHP) from the National Commission on Correctional Health Care.
Wexford Health Sources, one of the nation's leading innovative correctional health care companies, provides clients with experienced management and technologically advanced services, combined with programs that control costs while ensuring quality. For nearly two decades, Wexford Health has consistently delivered proven staffing expertise and a full range of medical, behavioral health, pharmacy, utilization management, provider contracting, claims processing, and quality management services.
At Wexford Health our philosophy is that health care should not be considered a luxury for anyone. We simply care for those in need and the corrections environment is our venue.
Wexford Health has an exceptional opportunity for an Associate Director of Operations to join our team of healthcare professionals in Columbia, Maryland.
We’re proud to offer a competitive benefits package including:
The Associate Director of Clinical Services, under the direction of the Director of Operations, is responsible for effectively and efficiently managing the clinical aspects of the health care delivery system. He/she consults with Regional Administrators and Regional department heads regarding issues of a clinical nature and acts as a liaison between Wexford Health and the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS); institution administration, department heads, and subordinates. The Associate Director executes policies and procedures governing staff compliance with health, safety, and security standards within the facilities of the contract.
Team Management and Development:
Clinical Operational Management:
The duties and responsibilities outlined herein are for payroll purposes only; employees may be assigned other duties as required
The physical demands that are described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Essential duties are routinely performed in a general office and clinical environment. Travel throughout the state via automobile is required. Travel via air or automobile to the Corporate office is required. Duties may require work in at a station/desk and entail paperwork, use of computers, fax machines, copiers, and other business machines and medical equipment. Essential duties may require the following physical demands: the strength to lift and carry material weighing up to 30 pounds; vision to read printed materials and computer screen; walking; reaching; carrying; stooping; bending; squatting; prolonged sitting; climbing stairs; handling (hand movement); hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone; intellectual skills including short and long term memory, abstract reasoning, and decision making.
Must be able to ambulate throughout the facilities for extended periods of time; specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distant vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus; must be able to clearly communicate orally and via written and typed correspondence and notes using various forms, records, charts, and electronic media.
Primarily a standard office setting, but occasionally on a healthcare unit in a correctional facility, which includes daily interfacing with inmates, correctional staff, and health care personnel.
TRAVEL: Substantial travel throughout state is required.
LICENSING: Current, unrestricted RN license in the state of Maryland
CERTIFICATION: Current CPR certification required. CCHP certification preferred.
EDUCATION: Graduate of an accredited nursing school; BSN Preferred
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 3 years management experience in a correctional healthcare setting (preferably managing multiple locations)
OTHER PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: