DIRECTOR OF LONG TERM CARE PLANNING 29160

Competitive

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS

The work involves assisting in the overall development and coordination of strategic planning for long term care needs at Van Duyn Home and Hospital and within Onondaga County. An employee in this class provides administrative support in regard to development, evaluation, and coordination of programs and services including monitoring facility compliance with New York State Department of Health regulations. This is a professional health care management position requiring the exercise of considerable independent judgment. Work is performed under the general direction of the Commissioner of Long Term Care. Does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES

Develops services, policies, procedures, and programs to meet the changing needs and requirements of Van Duyn residents, their families, and employees.

Identifies and accesses funding sources to support activities including State and Federal grants and operating funds.

Develops models for providing services to at risk individuals placed in jeopardy by system changes.

Provides compliance monitoring, reporting, training and advice to the department.

Translates vision into tangible plan and develops clear compliance goals and objectives that support the department.

Investigates reports of problems or suspected violations in collaboration with management and takes corrective action as necessary.

Oversees completion of all compliance applications, correction plans and reports as required.

Collaborates with department directors and key staff regarding compliance issues, applications, audits, scheduling, reports and documentation.

Develops, coordinates, and participates in educational and training programs that focus on the compliance program for staff, subcontractors, vendors, etc.

Oversees the development of data collection tools and gathers statistical data as required by regulations.


FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, practices, procedures, and terminology in the field of health care administration.

Comprehensive knowledge of procedures and practices relating to systems planning and development.

Thorough knowledge of regulatory compliance concepts and techniques.

Good knowledge of training programs.

Good knowledge of methods used to gather and analyze data and research material.

Good knowledge of the administration and development of health care programs and policies.

Problem solving skills.

Ability to read, analyze and interpret regulations, policies and procedures.

Ability to work in a deadline driven environment.

Ability to establish and maintain an effective relationship with management.

Ability to express thoughts clearly both verbally and in writing.

Ability to prepare and present comprehensive reports.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

A. Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with a Masters Degree and three (3) years of experience, or its part time equivalent, in the management, administrative compliance or fiscal services in a large department; or,


A. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree and five (5) years of experience, or its part time equivalent, in the management, administrative compliance or fiscal services in a large department.



Revised 9/2011