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Correctional Health Services Administrator I

Recruitment #130129-UNCX-09


DO NOT submit an application for this position to Human Capital Management!

To apply, please follow the directions below:  

This is an unclassified position selections will be made without the use of an interview committee per OP-110235 V.A.

Send resume and most current evaluation to:

     Becky Raines, Human Resources Coordinator
     Treatment and Rehabilitative Services
     2901 N. Classen Blvd., Suite 200
     Oklahoma City, OK  73106
     (405) 962-6185 (405) 962-6170 (FAX)

 Oklahoma Department of Corrections Unclassified Job Descriptor


Basic Purpose:
Positions in this job serve as administrators of health care units for the department.
There are three Correctional Health Services Administrator job levels (CHSA I, II, III)
that are distinguished by the complexity of the health care unit as measured by
personnel costs and the number of authorized FTE assigned to the unit. Each job level
is tasked with a similar core set of job functions that increase in complexity with each
progressive job level. The job levels require a common set of knowledge, skills, and
abilities; however, progressive job levels require greater mastery of each.

Typical Functions:

• Responsible for administering an institution, community corrections center, and/or
community work center health care delivery program in compliance with
departmental policy and procedures; coordinating the activities of employees in the
local medical unit which includes, but is not limited to, doctors, registered nurses,
licensed practical nurses, emergency medical technicians, and medical records
• Provides orientation and training to health service employees; manages the
assigned budget and staff to include recruitment; determines assignments and
working schedules of staff; develops policies and guidelines for office management
and program operations at the local unit; coordinates the purchasing of supplies and
equipment for the unit, equipment repairs, and the processing of hospital and
physician charges incurred from outside sources.
• Coordinates the delivery of health care services to inmates; serves as liaison
between the local medical unit, facility security, and the central Medical Services
Division; and conducts sanitation inspections.
• Responsible for ensuring that health records, reports, and other medical information
conforms to prescribed standards; ensures that all required reports are submitted.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of the principles and practices of public health administration; of budget
preparation and planning; of primary health care programs and practices; of personnel
practices; of management techniques and practices; of the control and prevention of
major health problems. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing,
and to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Education and Experience:

Statutorily Required: N/A

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years of general
administration or professional health care experience, or an equivalent .combination of
education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years of professional health
care administration or professional health care experience, and two (2) years of
supervisory experience.


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