DIRECTOR OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, X45
Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities which involve planning, organizing, coordinating and directing professional service activities and programs at a state hospital, mental health institute, or other facility.
This include directing the operations of various divisions, the coordination of professional services, and various other administrative responsibilities.
This job family consists of two levels which are distinguished by the complexity of work assignments and the responsibility assigned for directing assigned programs.
Level I: Code: X45A Salary Band: N
At this level incumbent employees are assigned responsibilities for assisting in the direction of various professional services and activities of the institution or facility to which assigned. In this role they will provide assistance to the Director in providing administrative direction and management to various hospital functions and divisions and in monitoring various services and programs administered by the institution.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include knowledge of public administration and management as they apply to health care facilities; of grant administration and development; of accreditation standards; of budgeting and resource allocation; and of various health care systems. Ability is required to evaluate and monitor programs; to monitor budget expenditures; and to exercise judgment in analyzing situations.
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a bachelor's degree in business, public or hospital administration or a closely related field and five years of experience in an administrative or managerial capacity, including three years in providing health care services in an institutional environment or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Level II: Code: X45B Salary Band: O
At this level incumbent employees are assigned overall responsibility for the administrative direction and management of various professional services and programs provided by a variety of assigned hospital divisions and will perform multidisciplined administrative duties as assigned by the director of the institution.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include knowledge of public administration as it pertains to hospital management; of program evaluation; of budgeting and resource allocation; and of various health care systems.
Ability is required to exercise good judgment in analyzing situations and making decisions; to organize and present facts and opinions clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other agency personnel and governmental representatives; to organize and conduct several projects simultaneously; to develop and administer programs; and to perform and request grants from various federal agencies.
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a master's degree in business, public hospital or public health administration or a closely related field and seven years of professional-level experience in health care delivery in an institutional or hospital environment or in a closely related field, including five years in an administrative or managerial capacity or an equivalent combination of education and experience.