• Director of Accreditation and Operations

    Job
    18-52962
    Location
    TN, Nashville
    Facility
    Correct Care Solutions
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift
    Day
  • Overview

    Our Director of Accreditation and Operations will have knowledge and expertise in the development and management of correctional health care programs. They are responsible for providing consultation, evaluation and education on CCS correctional health care policies, procedures and programs to ensure compliance with national correctional health care standards. These services will be provided to CCS regional and site leadership as well as CCS clients, as required. The Director will also assist regional and site leadership with the contract implementation process as requested. Our Director's role in the contract implementation process may vary based on the specific needs of the implementation process. Our Directors are also tasked with the professional development of CCS site leadership; specifically individuals in the Health Services Administrators and Directors of Nursing roles. Our Director's role is to ensure that onsite leadership is given the tools, education and support necessary to be successful.

    Qualifications

    Education:

    • Bachelor's Degree required

    Experience:

    • Five (5) or more years of experience in correctional health care and familiarity with national accreditation, programmatic accreditation, and state licensure.
    • Five (5) or more years of managerial experience as a Health Services Administrator or Director of Nursing.
    • Strong problem solving and project management experience.
    • Excellent written and oral communication and organizational skills.
    • Proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel with ability to learn and apply additional software.
    • Proven Leadership

    Licenses/Certifications:

    • Certified Correctional Health Professional (CCHP)

    Responsibilities

    1. Understand, demonstrate and promote the principles of CCS's mission and values.
    2. Assist with the development of short and long term strategies and a corresponding execution plan.
    3. Lead efforts to manage current programs and develop new programs as needed to ensure sites are successful in their accreditations.
    4. Interfaces with various subject-matter experts to develop tools for accreditation and compliance.
    5. Develop and implement strategies to meet accreditation standards and activities applicable to all Jails and Prison Systems in accordance with the national, federal, state and local regulations.
    6. Responsible for performing audits and system reviews of accredited and non-accredited sites to ensure site adheres to required national, federal, state and local regulations and CCS policy and procedures.
    7. Coordinate training on accreditation issues and compliance with applicable departments, and home office staff.
    8. Oversee and direct accreditations and other related documents for the necessary approvals for start-up activities, annual renewals, new compliance programs, and reaffirmations.
    9. Review and edit appropriate tools and documents in accordance with national, federal, state and local regulations to ensure these tools remain up-to-date.
    10. Implements at the operational level, including Tracks and maintains annual inspection schedules; ensures response deadlines are met; maintains binders; Tracks and maintains necessary report requirement system; schedules and organizes training sessions; prepares documents; updates and maintains shared drive documents;
    11. Identify and report potential compliance issues or concerns in regards to national, federal, state and local regulations and assists sites with developing, implementing and monitoring action plans
    12. Participates in the contract implementation process as assigned
    13. Assists with the development and implementation of site specific policy and procedures
    14. Assists with the onboarding and professional development of Health Services Administrators and Directors of Nursing
    15. Serves as a consult on CCS programs related to accreditation; Continuous Quality Improvement; and Safety Training.
    16. Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.
    17. Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.
    18. Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.
    19. Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.
    20. Perform other duties as assigned.

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

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