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Health Service Administrator - HSA (RN)

Company: PrimeCare Medical, Inc.
Location: La Plata
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

PrimeCare Medical is currently looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) to work as the Health Service Administrator (HSA) in the medical department at the Charles County Detention Center located in La Plata, MD. In this role the HSA is the designated health authority whose responsibility is administratively overseeing the health care delivery system at the local facility.RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Recruit, orient, supervise and evaluate performance of mental health, nursing and clerical personnel. Final approvals for hiring must be received from Director of Human Resources prior to employee starting.
    • Administrative supervision of physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and nursing staff. Assign and direct employees.
      • Approve the nursing schedule and aid the nursing supervisor in recruiting replacement staff.
        • Counsel, discipline, suspend and/or terminate employees who violate established policies/procedures of PCM or the facility in accordance with PCM's Corrective Discipline Policy.
          • Complete annual Personnel Action Notice on all directly supervised employees. Report to and meet with Regional Coordinator on a regular basis (quarterly at a minimum).
            • Maintain a professional working relationship with facility staff, unit staff, contracted providers, outside service providers, and corporate staff.--- Is tactful and diplomatic at all times. Function as a role model for staff.--- Make use of established Corporate and facility policies and procedures in decision-making.
              • Ensure valid licensure, insurance coverage, CPR certification, and TB testing on all medically licensed personnel (employees and contracted). Audit payroll time sheets, calculate and approve total hours, monitors and reports overtime to Regional Coordinator.
                • Prepare and submit required statistical, narrative summary and/or operational reports according to schedule (monthly, quarterly, annually).
                  • Screen all requests for copies of records and in collaboration with Corporate staff and approve or disapprove.
                    • Review status of inmate/patients with serious acute and/or chronic health problems and ensure that necessary intervention and treatment is rendered. Handle, in writing, all inmate/patient complaints/grievances. Report information to the Corporate Risk Manager.
                      • Monitor inpatient hospitalizations for length of stay and duration of follow-up. Activate early release procedure when indicated.
                        • Administratively monitor and evaluate medical services to avoid the inappropriate use and/or duplication of services. Evaluate referrals to outside consults for applicable security restrictions and intervenes when necessary.
                          • Identify financial responsibility for inmate/patient incurred expenses and report to Corporate Office.
                            • Maintain stock inventories and order supplies and equipment when indicated.
                              • Monitor and evaluate physical safety requirements for inmates/patients and staff to ensure a safe working environment.BENEFITS:PrimeCare believes in offering a competitive compensation and benefits package to their employees. Standard benefits for full-time employees include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability options, Generous PTO, 401k with match, and a flexible spending account.REQUIREMENTS:1) Holds an active Registered Nurse (RN) License in the state of Maryland.2) Experience in health care delivery system.3) Decision-making ability required.4) Ability to communicate effectively.5) Previous supervisory responsibility preferred.COMPANY OVERVIEW:Correctional nursing provides a challenging and exciting world of opportunities for nurses today. In correctional healthcare, nurses are provided the opportunity to apply their hands-on assessment and clinical nursing skills on a day-to-day basis.Correctional healthcare is similar to working in an emergency room or a clinic. Each day is both challenging and rewarding in Correctional Healthcare. Nurses are involved in healthcare emergencies, physical health assessments, initial screenings, medication distribution, nurse sick call, and chronic care clinics. Nurses will also provide assistance to physicians, psychiatrists and dentists.PrimeCare Medical is dedicated to its employees. PrimeCare Medical will provide the knowledge and training to administer premier healthcare in the correctional environment.Now is the time to join the exciting and challenging world of correctional healthcare!REQUIREMENTS:1) Holds an active Registered Nurse (RN) License in the state of Maryland.2) Experience in health care delivery system.3) Decision-making ability required.4) Ability to communicate effectively.5) Previous supervisory responsibility preferred.COMPANY OVERVIEW:Correctional nursing provides a challenging and exciting world of opportunities for nurses today. In correctional healthcare, nurses are provided the opportunity to apply their hands-on assessment and clinical nursing skills on a day-to-day basis.Correctional healthcare is similar to working in an emergency room or a clinic. Each day is both challenging and rewarding in Correctional Healthcare. Nurses are involved in healthcare emergencies, physical health assessments, initial screenings, medication distribution, nurse sick call, and chronic care clinics. Nurses will also provide assistance to physicians, psychiatrists and dentists.PrimeCare Medical is dedicated to its employees. PrimeCare Medical will provide the knowledge and training to administer premier healthcare in the correctional environment.Now is the time to join the exciting and challenging world of correctional healthcare!

Keywords: PrimeCare Medical, Inc., Alexandria , Health Service Administrator - HSA (RN), Healthcare , La Plata, Virginia

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