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Indianapolis IN Full Time Posted: Monday, 2 December 2019
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Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana's communities every day.

About the job:

The purpose of this position is to provide leadership and vision to the Indiana State Psychiatric Hospital Network, through ensuring high quality patient care, system integration, and fiscal stability.


This individual is involved with a variety of executive duties within a state agency or facility involving a high degree of discretion in interpretation, application and execution of all agency or department policies and programs.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Oversight/Supervision of the State Hospital Superintendents;
  • Develop and implement cost containment and program improvement options;
  • Participate in Governing Body meetings;
  • Mediate conflicts between Hospital sites;
  • Develop and implement performance measurement metrics for each site;
  • Monitor vendor compliance and comprehensive contract management;
  • Measures and evaluates project phase and program success for new projects;
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to improve system performance;
  • Anticipates and addresses operational issues to improve systems and organizational effectiveness;
  • Develops and maintains strong understanding and knowledge of DMHA programs and policy developments;
  • Oversees performance management and the collection of metrics to determine productivity and outcomes;
  • Oversees program reporting requirements and submission of reports to state and federal officials;
  • Works with Director and other senior division staff to enhance communications internally on activities that are undertaken on behalf of the division;
  • Develops and maintains cooperative working relationships with other divisions and agencies;
  • Identifies opportunities to promote division projects to internal state partners, external stakeholders and public;
  • Performs other tasks as assigned.

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

Preferred Experience:
  • Masters Degree in Public Health, Health Care Administration, Business Administration or related field and five (5) years of experience that demonstrates progressively increasing responsibilities in a healthcare environment or healthcare management.
  • Experience with healthcare systems and finance, especially in behavioral health, preferred.

  • Ability to cultivate meaningful working relationships with professional groups, legislators, advocacy groups, and the general public;
  • Strong collaborative leadership skills;
  • Passion for mental health and addiction;
  • Knowledge of Project Management and Contract Management methodologies;
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
  • Ability to apply principles, practices and techniques of public health care and business administration;
  • Ability to establish priorities, set deadlines and carry out periodic reviews;
  • Ability to be proactive and deal with problems and initiate corrective action;
  • Ability to develop and implement new principles and policies.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:
This role provides direct supervision for one or more staff members.

Hire Salary: The annual minimum starting salary for this position is $ 47,476.00. Salary may be commensurate with relevant experience/education.

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for Full time employees which includes:

  • Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan)
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • New Parent Leave
  • Free Downtown Parking

If this is an Intermittent position, the position does not offer benefits and is limited to 180 working days in an eleven (11) month continuous period.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Indianapolis IN, United States of America
State of Indiana
State of Indiana
12/2/2019 12:43:43 PM

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