HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES DIRECTOR

Vacancy Ann. # STOI-17-108
Title HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES DIRECTOR
Supervisor EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Department HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Location WELLPINIT, WA
Status EXEMPT/REGULAR/FULL-TIME
Rate of Pay DOE/DOQ
Opening Date AUGUST 17, 2017
Closing Date OPEN UNTIL FILLED, FIRST REVIEW 9/7/17

INTRODUCTION:

The Director of Health and Human Services provides oversight to approximately twenty programs.  Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the HHS Director will perform a variety of management and administrative duties for the Spokane Tribe of Indians Department of Health and Human Services. 

MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Directs the Health and Human Service's staff in all phases of operations of the division and its programs.
  • Develops strategic plans for HHS with the cooperation of staff and program managers. 
  • Develop a collaborative relationship with tribal, state, and federal agencies that will enhance services for Tribal Members.
    • Administratively responsible for HHS activities which provides HHS services to a tribal service population of approximately 2,100.
    • Closely monitors and coordinates budgets with program managers and makes recommendations of funding levels to provide services for the Tribal community.
    • Monitors third party billing and payment reimbursements based on HCA Tribal Billing Manual.
    • Reviews and evaluates the functions carried out by HHS program staff and works with staff to make changes when recommended.
    • Assists in negotiating contracts with state, federal and other external parties.
    • Monitors Tribal Consolidation Agreement for compliance with state policies.
  • Ensures that all tribal duties related to administrative functions are met.
  • Assists in providing guidance and leadership in the development and motivation of staff in the HHS department.
  • Provide staff development and training through proper orientation and training of all new staff.
  • Assist/approve fiscal year budgets and plans with program managers.  Review and provide input to ensure funding requirements are met.
  • Coordinate and supervise all necessary general service functions at HHS, including:  procurement, payroll/timekeeping, vehicle control, travel, training, etc.
  • Supervisory duties include:
    • Preparing position descriptions, job postings, recruitment, interview and hire staff.
    • Preparing standards of performance and career development plans for staff.
    • Evaluating work performance of program managers.
    • Determine additional staffing needs and make recommendations to hire.
    • Recommending to Executive Director any actions regarding disciplinary actions, promotions, awards etc.
  • Designated Administrator of Substance Abuse Program and Clinical Supervisor of Mental Health Program.
  • Provides other related duties as assigned by the Executive Director.
  • Responsible for comprehensive program planning for HHS operations.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED FOR THE POSITION:

  • Knowledge of administrative/management principles is required.
  • Knowledge of confidentiality laws as they relate to Substance Abuse and Mental Health Records.
  • Knowledge of Behavioral Health Programs WAC 388-877 administrative, clinical, personnel regulations.
  • Must be able to respond to crisis situations 24/7.
  • Must be able to do community training as part of a team.
  • Must have ability to write grants. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. This position requires excellent people skills. 
  • Must be Computer literate with average level of knowledge with Microsoft Office software to create, manage, and track spreadsheets and letters, memos, reports, etc.
  • Knowledge of tribal, federal, and state governments for conducting business and to remain in compliance with grants and contracts.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, or Mental Health Professional with a minimum of five years’ experience in Tribal Health Administration,    Behavioral Health Program, or other health field in a leadership role meeting the education and experience requirements for this position.
  • Valid Washington State Driver’s license, and be tribally insurable.
  • Must be bondable.
  • Must have knowledge of Washington State Integration Plan for combining (Substance Use Disorder) SUD and Mental Health Programs into Behavioral Health Programs.
  • Must have knowledge of basic budgeting process and able to develop budgets in several different formats.  Grants, Tribal, State, and Federal budgets.
  • Must have knowledge of the Affordable Care Act as it relates to Enrolled Tribal Members.

IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING:

  •      Cover Letter
  •      Completed STOI Application
  •      Resume
  •      Three Reference Letters or Letters of Recommendation

 

Applications Are Available In the Tribal Human Resources Department

Contact: Sabrina McCoy or Geraldine Abrahamson

P.O. Box 206, Wellpinit, WA 99040

(509) 458-6583 or (509) 458-6527

FAX: (509) 458-6556

Or download: www.spokanetribe.com

E-mail:   sabrina.mccoy@spokanetribe.com or hrfrontdesk@spokanetribe.com

Applications Must Be Received In the Human Resources Department No Later

Than 4:30 p.m. on the Closing Date

The Spokane Tribe Reserves The Right To Hire According To Its Indian Preference Policy

Applicants Are Subject To A Pre-Employment Drug Test

Positions with the Spokane Tribe Are Subject To a 90-Day Orientation Period