Occ. Code 2847700

 

DIRECTOR HEALTH SERVICES OPERATIONS AND MANAGEMENT, M-4

 

 

New York State Department of Civil Service

         

Classification Standard

 

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF CLASS

 

The Director Health Services Operations and Management manages a variety of health care systems within the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS).  The incumbent provides oversight, policy recommendations to Department executives, technical assistance, supervision, and correctional facility case interventions. 

 

This position is classified in the Main Office of DOCCS.

 

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

 

DIRECTOR HEALTH SERVICES OPERATIONS AND MANAGEMENT:  one position class; director level; responsible for delivery of quality, cost effective health services to the offender population of DOCCS; coordinates the activities of the Assistant Commissioner of Health Services and the health services personnel at Central Office, regional, and facility levels.

    

RELATED CLASSES

 

          The Director Correctional Services Facilities Planning and Development has responsibility for the formulation and implementation of maintenance policy and policy for the construction of new and rehabilitation of existing correctional facilities.

 

          The Director Correctional Education Programs oversees the operation of all academic and vocational educational programs administered by DOCCS. 

 

ILLUSTRATIVE DUTIES

 

Directs a staff of professionals in the health care management of regional health services, health Information management, coordinated specialty care and capital projects, pharmacy operations, and utilization management/quality assurance. 

 

 

 

 

Recommends health services program policy to the Assistant Commissioner emphasizing the most cost effective use of health care resources.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Manages the daily operations of major segments of DOCCS health care systems.

 

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

Promotion:  one year of permanent competitive service as an Assistant Director Correctional Health Services or Director Correctional Nursing Services; or two years of permanent competitive service as a Correctional Regional Health Services Administrator, Supervisor Communicable and Infectious Disease Control, or Supervisor Correctional Health Services Utilization Management.

 

Rev: 7/18

 

NOTE: Classification Standards illustrate the nature, extent and scope of duties and responsibilities of the classes they describe.  Standards cannot and do not include all of the work that might be appropriately performed by a class.  The minimum qualifications above are those which were required for appointment at the time the Classification Standard was written.  Please contact the Division of Staffing Services for current information on minimum qualification requirements for appointment or examination.