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Class Code: 073520

Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree (or graduation from an approved school of nursing) and experience equivalent to three years of fulltime increasingly responsible professional work in business management, public administration, hospital administration, nursing, or other related acceptable field; qualifying full-time professional experience may be substituted for the required education, on a year-for-year basis; additional qualifying graduate coursework may be substituted for the required experience, on a year-for-year basis, to a maximum of two years.
Other Requirements:

Necessary Special Qualifications: None.

Examination Method: Education and Experience, 100%, for Career Service positions.

Job Overview:

Summary: Under general supervision, is responsible for professional correctional health administrative duties of considerable difficulty and supervisory work of average difficulty; and performs related work as required.

Distinguishing Features: An incumbent of this class administers, directs, and coordinates all activities of a small to moderate sized correctional infirmary and supervises professional and sub professional human resources.

Work Activities: 1. Coordinates and integrates all phases of the hospital program; develops standards and methods for measurement of hospital activities; ensures quality medical care and treatment for sick or injured patients; conducts sick call and administers medication in emergency situations; coordinates activities of the staff to prevent overlapping or duplication of functions; acts as a liaison with other health, hospital, and social agencies in an effort to increase quality of hospital services, professional care, and treatment of patients.

2. Assigns, trains, supervises, and evaluates subordinate staff and their work; as assigned, makes recommendations on human resources matters such as employment, promotion, demotion, transfer, retention, and performance increases.

3. Formulates procedures for the hospital; reviews and evaluates existing policies, procedures and work methods in the hospital.

4. Directs necessary administrative services including budget and finance, human resources, purchasing and supply, building, grounds maintenance and housekeeping; prepares the budget for the control of expenditures such as medical equipment, materials, medicines, and other supplies; negotiates and arranges personal service contracts with physicians and dentists.

5. Has contacts with patients, staff, physicians, dentists, optometrists, families, medical nursing consultants, attorneys, and others.

6. As appropriate to background of incumbent, administers examinations for patients in carrying out physician’s orders such as EKG, blood work, urinalysis, and other examinations as needed; reviews the medical history of patients and prepares correspondence related to the history.

7. Prepares correspondence, checks inventories, and equipment orders; receives all supplies and equipment utilized in the hospital and dental clinic and maintenance of all equipment.

8. Prepares periodic reports and statistical information concerning various activities within the hospital; records and maintains patients’ medical files; supervises and approves billings and contractual work outside of the institution.

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