Correctional Deputy Director – Clinical Service Bureau

State of Utah

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Job Description


The Clinical Services Bureau (CSB) at the Department of Corrections is seeking to hire a Deputy Division Director with an ability to work effectively with medical staff, officers, and incarcerated individuals. The ideal candidate is a strong leader, great communicator and one who has a strong clinical background.

The Deputy Director position shares administrative oversight for all Clinical Service Bureau (CSB) staff and operations at the Utah State Correctional Facility, the Central Utah Correctional Facility, and all county jail settings.

The following is a list of Typical job duties:
Organize the workload and assignments of employees
Monitor the production of those employees to determine fairness and ability to accomplish assignments
Assure new employees are oriented to duties on the job as related to pertinent policies and procedures
Facilitate new employee training mandated by the Department
Function as a coach and mentor to clinical leadership
Work to inspire staff to embrace concepts of efficiency and productivity
Adopt and implement the mindset of cost-effective health care
Monitor and ensure spending is within CSB’s mission and monitor to prevent overspending of annual budget
Assist Bureau Director in mitigating any unforeseen expenditures
Assist in developing annual building blocks that will enhance the quality of services CSB will be able to provide
Monitor contracts
Complete the annual audit to ensure the contract providers are following the provisions of the contracts.
Monitor staff scheduling so overtime accrued is primarily through unpredicted events, staff vacancies, or unexpected staff time off
Oversee schedules for all medical staff
Direct/supervise medical staff (clinicians)
Use established medical background to successfully direct a complex clinical system, including the development of the CQI program, new systems development, and oversight of existing systems
Work closely with the Clinical Director
The CSB Deputy Director will be the subject matter expert concerning NCCHC (National Commission on Correctional Healthcare) and lead the accreditation effort. The Deputy Director will also function as the Responsible Health Authority for accreditation purposes.

Successful candidate will possess:
a advanced licensure in Medical and/or Clinical discipline
a solid understanding of principles, theories, and practices of medicine
a solid understanding of principles, theories, and practices of business administration
a knowledge of agency objectives, organization, structure and mission
an understanding of the applicable laws, rules, regulations, and policies/procedures
a knowledge of fiscal and financial management
the ability to understand abstract concepts and develop plans to achieve bureau and improve overall operations.
What’s in it for you?
We seek out only the best – the best skills, the best attitudes – and expect the best results from our employees. In return, we will not only offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package but the training, development and support to make our employees a success in whatever they do for us.

More Than a Paycheck

Click here to view a summary of the benefits we offer. We also provide a generous paid time off so you can spend more time with your family and have a positive work-life balance.

The Agency

For more information about the Department of Corrections and the Bureau of Clinical Services, click here.


Example of Duties

Plans, organizes, and directs overall workplace functions, coordinate time, vacation schedules and staff coverage, establish workplace procedures, authorize billings and expenditures, maintain records, arrange for equipment maintenance, etc.
Supervises subordinate personnel including: hiring recommendations, determining workload and delegating assignments, training, monitoring and evaluating performance, and initiating corrective or disciplinary actions.
Develops and implements treatment plans to help clients mobilize inner capacities and resources to improve social functioning.
Monitors agency or program budget including revenues, expenditures and budget projection, etc.
Monitors and evaluates operations, programs, processes and practices for quality and effectiveness and makes recommendations for improvement.
Plans, writes, and manages projects and programs.
Coordinates program activities, services, and program implementation with private providers, other governmental entities, program users, etc.
Provides consultation, makes recommendations, gives appropriate advice, and facilitates decisions.
Facilitates the use of research data to improve existing programs and utilization of resources.
Acts as an expert witness if needed and consult in legal matters in conjunction with the AG’s office.
Gives testimony and recommendations in court cases and hearings.

Typical Qualifications

preference given to individuals that have a clinical licensure in a clinical and/or medical discipline.
strong working knowledge of NCCHC requirements.
sound clinical operations experience that leads to supervising others by assigning and directing work, conducting employee evaluations, staff training and development, taking appropriate disciplinary and corrective actions, making hiring and termination recommendations, etc.
coordinate the activities or tasks of people, groups and organizations.
principles, theories, and practices of budget management.
speak clearly, concisely and effectively; listen to, and understand, information and ideas as presented verbally.
lead the work of others by monitoring, reviewing, training co-workers and delegating work.
work in concert with senior clinical leaders.

plan, organize and prioritize time and workload in order to accomplish tasks and meet deadlines.
communicate information and ideas clearly, and concisely, in writing; read and understand information presented in writing.
evaluate information against a set of standards.
perform group and client therapeutic assessments.
assess physical, mental, social or economic needs.
information and techniques needed to rehabilitate physical and mental ailments and to provide career guidance including alternative treatments, rehabilitation equipment and its proper use, and methods to evaluate treatment effectiveness.
develop individualized treatment plans.
compose and produce reports, documents and related material.
agency and organizational programs.
monitor or track information or data.
research methods, techniques, and/or sources of information.
read, interpret and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
applicable laws, rules, regulations and policies and procedures.
use non-violent crisis intervention techniques.

Supplemental Information

Preference given to individuals that have a clinical licensure in a clinical and/or medical discipline.
Preference may be given to individuals with a strong working knowledge of NCCHC requirements.
Hiring officials may identify additional related skills and requirements as preferences for this position.
All questions must be answered fully and in the format requested, if applicable. Failure to do so may result in disqualification. Entering “see resume” as an answer will be considered an incomplete answer. Cutting and pasting pertinent information from your resume is acceptable, but should be edited to be a precise answer to the question.
Only applicants that meet minimum qualifications will be contacted.
NOTE: Department of Human Resource Management rules regarding promotions and transfers apply to current state employees.
Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
Salary will be based on the Career Ladder for current UDC employees.
Salary ranges specified reflect a minimum starting and top of range dollar amount. Actual rate per hour will be determined by evaluation of qualifications and skills of the individual and the availability of monies through budget and grants or by following DHRM rule.

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