DIRECTOR HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
VACANCY ANN#: STOI-23-044
TITLE: HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES DIRECTOR
DEPARTMENT: HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
SUPERVISOR: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
LOCATION: WELLPINIT, WA
STATUS: EXEMPT, FULL-TIME
SALARY LEVEL: $37.97 – $55.09 / PER HOUR
OPENING DATE: MAY 16, 2023
CLOSING DATE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED
The Health and Human Services (HHS) Director for the Spokane Tribe of Indians is responsible and accountable for the continued development of the comprehensive and quality behavioral health, social services programs, , as well as the implementation, oversight and monitoring of HHS programs. The HHS Director will provide administrative direction and leadership for the overall operations of HHS, as well as coordinate high quality services specifically designed to meet the mission and the needs of the Spokane Tribe of Indians.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Provide and/or delegate supervision of department staff and contract employees under the umbrella of HHS.
- Direct the activities of HHS programs and ensure their compliance with applicable Tribal, Federal, State and /or Local regulations and requirements including billing Medicaid and other sources, as well as CFR 42.
- Ensure proper management of program records, compliance and timely submittal of reports, products, and budgets.
- Oversee and monitor the HHS annual budget of $2.5 million+.
- Develop strategic plans for HHS programs and consider recommendations of HHS program Directors and Managers.
- Attend or delegate staff to attend appropriate conferences, workshops, and meetings for purpose of representing the Spokane Tribe and gathering and disseminating program and service-related information.
- Oversee the daily operations of departmental programs and services, providing supervision to department staff and contractor employees.
- Conduct staffing’s, clinical, meetings as needed and necessary to ensure that information from major program activities with other governmental departments and private or other program relevant organizations is disseminated, that departmental staff are aware of program activities and that address program needs.
- Enforce adherence to administrative and personnel policies and procedures.
- Create and update policies and procedures and work standards as needed.
- Manages and maintains compliance with all HHS grants and funding agreements and seeks new grants to enhance services.
- Delegates assignments effectively and follows up to ensure completion.
- Follows up on problems, decisions, and requests.
- Recognizes critical situations and takes appropriate action.
- Addresses performance issues effectively and efficiently.
- Responsible for the management and supervision of HHS departments, programs, and project staff including hiring/termination, performance reviews, compensation, and disciplinary actions.
- Report in-person and/or in writing to the E.D. to communicate progress, barriers, concerns or other notable issues.
- Submit various reports to the E.D. when requested.
- Provides recommendations to the E.D. and Tribal Council on program/policy innovations, changes, and enhancements.
- Communicate effectively in both oral and written forms, expressing complex and technical terminology and concepts in an understandable manner.
- Responsible for establishing and maintaining communication between the tribal government and the tribal community, other tribal governments, or the U.S. federal and state governments.
- Ensure Staff timely respond to client/community concerns.
- Coordinate with outside jurisdictions to meet the needs of the Tribe and clientele.
- Plans, develops, organizes, and directs the implementation of goals, objectives, schedules, policies, record keeping and work standards for the Health & Human Services Department including the provision of public health, mental health, social services programs and other Tribal Health programs and referral systems.
- Develops and oversees all department programs and services and creates and updates policies and procedures as needed.
- Manages and maintains compliance for all existing Health & Human Services Grants and seeks new grants to enhance the program.
- Delegates assignments effectively and follows up to ensure completion.
- Works to develop an atmosphere of teamwork and cooperation. Strives to develop full potential of staff members.
- As appropriate, incorporates staff development plans that include education, training, conferences, workshops, etc. Addresses performance issues effectively and efficiently; actively encourages ongoing development of each staff member.
- Maintains knowledge of Code of Federal Regulations – 42; and specific laws, regulations, policies, and proposed legislation having impact on health care delivery systems, especially those related to Indian Health Services.
- Educates the community on the Department’s services.
- Adheres to a strict confidentiality standard.
KNOWLEDGDE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
- Knowledge of applicable HIPPA laws.
- Demonstrated knowledge in department/division administration and budgeting.
- Demonstrated ability to plan, direct and evaluate complex health and human service programs.
- Demonstrated knowledge of the professional, ethical, and technical aspects of the programs and services administered.
- Demonstrated knowledge of applicable WAC requirements, Federal requirements and Laws and Laws and Laws related to program confidentiality and client rights.
- Knowledge and expertise in Medicaid/IHS/BIA and other federal funding/billing.
- Demonstrated successful supervisory skills including but not limited to; staff evaluations, problem-solving, maintaining effective working relationships and facilitating staff productivity.
- Demonstrated knowledge of Indian Country.
- Progressive Management experience.
- Demonstrated knowledge of current literature, trends, funding opportunities and developments in areas including but not limited to; of Behavioral Health/Mental Health and Chemical Dependency/Addictions, Disordered Gambling, Prevention, Indian Child Welfare,
- Education/Head Start programs, Dependency Actions, Vocational Rehabilitation, Domestic Violence/Sex Trafficking, Elder and Aging Services and an array of Social Services.
- Demonstrated knowledge of DSM-V.
- Demonstrated ability to respond timely to court directives with the provision of prevention, education and intervention programs and services in the areas of juvenile justice, family violence, adjudication and community services programs and the broad range of community needs.
- Demonstrated ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing.
PREFERED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITES:
- Knowledge of PRCDA
- Knowledge of 638
- Experience with emergency response management.
- Developing health services (if STOI 638’S IHS)
- Master’s level degree in Social Work, Health Administration or other related health field,
- A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a Behavioral Health or Tribal Health administration program, or closely related field that demonstrates leadership, supervisory, and executive level experience and capabilities.
- Licensed as a professional in the behavioral health field.
- Certified to clinically supervise.
- A minimum of two (2) years’ experience working in a co-occurring setting.
- Must be able to travel up to a week at a time
- Must have valid Washington State Driver’s License, good driving record and be tribally insurable.
- Must pass a criminal background check.
** PUBLIC LAW 101.630 **
This position will have regular contact with and/or control over children as part of their job.
2023-287 Public Law, Pursuant to 3.1.1, this position requires Application Form (3.1.2), and Background and Character Investigation (3.1.3) to be submitted at the time of application.
Authorization and Consent National Credit Reporting Form
Spokane Tribe Compliance Application Form
These forms are to be completed and submitted to Spokane Tribe Human Resources at the time of application for consideration of any and all 101.630 positions.
**SAFETY SENSITIVE POSITION**
Apply Online for Consideration: https://spokanetribe.bamboohr.com/careers/199?source=aWQ9MTg%3D
Contact: Sabrina McCoy or Empero Corral
(509) 458-6583 or (509) 458-6527
FAX: (509) 458-6556
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
Applicants Are Subject To a Pre-Employment Drug Test
Positions Considered Safety Sensitive Will Also Test for Marijuana
Positions with the Spokane Tribe Are Subject To a 90-Day Orientation Period