Health Services Director

Organization/Company Name: 
Trillium Family Services
Position Description: 

Trillium offers hope to families when they don’t know where else to turn. Whether it is a one-time mental health crisis or an ongoing condition, we equip children and their families with the right tools to treat conditions and create new environments that prevent reoccurrences and enable children to realize their full potential. Through programs at two campuses (Portland Metro Area and Mid-Willamette Valley) as well as in a wide range of community-based programs, Trillium serves thousands of children and families each year

Our vision is to create safe communities where children are healthy and every family has the opportunity for success. Families get the support they need - when and where they need it. There is a focus on prevention and health; organizations and systems are connected in a synergistic sanctuary community that generates: Non -violence, Growth and Change, Democracy, Emotional intelligence, Social learning, Open communication, and Social Responsibility.

Help us Change the World! Join a dedicated, caring team that is committed to building brighter futures with children and families.

Trillium offers a comprehensive benefit package including
*Competitive Pay Structure
*Generous Vacation and Sick Leave
*Paid Holidays
*100% Employer Paid Medical, Vision, and Dental for Full Time Employees
*Agency matched 401(K) plan
*...and More!

Please apply on line at www.trilliumfamily.org/careers

Job Summary: Responsible for oversight of the Regional Health Services Department. Oversight includes assuring the department and practices adhere to regulatory requirements, assuring supervision and training of personnel, managing a fiscally responsible department, and providing direct service as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:
~Provide supervision to Health Services and the Nursing staff; evaluate staff performance as indicated and manages staffing plans. Will provide individual and group supervision to all direct reports and maintain documentation of such as per regulatory requirements
~Provide supervision to nursing students during clinical rotations; evaluate performance and assign preceptors.
~Oversees accuracy of documentation of client medical records.
~Oversees the administration of medicines to clients and the guidelines for infection control; and coordinate employee in-service training.
~Keeps the Nursing Administrator and Vice President informed regarding circumstances or situations which have or may have serious impact.
~Assess and evaluate trauma and abuse incidents and provide on-call services for medical crisis management.
~Participate in the organization and department CQI process, serving on the Program, Quality, and Leadership Councils.
~Assess nursing program and implement quality improvement processes for nursing care delivered to clients.
~Recommend changes to TFS Health Services programs, policies and procedures that assess, evaluate and meet the needs of the patient and to assist staff and minimize risks factor.
~Implements standards of nursing practice reviewing and revising as necessary to insure compliance with Joint Commission and accrediting agencies standards to reflect changes in nursing practice and patient population.
~Implements and supports cultural practices as long as such practices do not harm others or interfere with the planned course of medical therapy.
~Participates in clinical leadership, professional staff committees pertaining to patient care; and medical staff departmental meetings relating to the organization's decision-making process.
~Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills.
~Function as a TFS Health Services liaison to designated members of the medical community.
~Oversee delivery of medical care for all clients and maintains close coordination with all departments to insure continuity and collaboration of services.
~Plans and recommends to Vice President new facilities or equipment or modifications thereto needed to provide patient care.
~Oversees all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
~Plans and coordinates with the Vice President departmental budgeting requirements; and controls cost to insure maximum effectiveness of funds expended from approved departmental budgets.

Professional Requirements:
Adheres to dress code, appearance is neat and clean.
Completes annual education requirements.
Maintains regulatory requirements, including all state, federal and JCAHO regulations.
Maintains and ensures patient confidentiality at all times.
Reports to work on time and as scheduled.
Wears identification while on duty.
Attends annual review and performs departmental in-services.
Works at maintaining a good rapport and a cooperative working relationship with physicians, departments and staff.
Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.
Attends committee, CQI and management meetings, as appropriate.
Resolves personnel concerns at the departmental level, utilizing the grievance process as required.
Ensures compliance with policies and procedures regarding department operations, fire, safety, infection control and emergency management.
Effectively and consistently communicates administrative directive to personnel and encourages interactive departmental meetings and discussions.
Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the agency as well as the focus statement of the department.

Demonstrates a commitment to the following Organizational Priorities with regard to all persons:
A commitment to non-violence: Helping to build safety skills and a commitment to higher purpose.
A commitment to emotional intelligence: Helping to teach emotional management skills.
A commitment to social learning: Helping to build cognitive skills
A commitment to open communication: Helping to overcome barriers to healthy communication, learn conflict management, reduce acting out, enhance self protective and self correcting skills, teach health boundaries
A commitment to democracy: Helping to create civic skills of self control, self discipline and administration of healthy authority.
Commitments to social responsibility: Helping to rebuild social connection skills, establish health attachment relationships; establish sense of fair play and justice.
A commitment to growth and change: Helping to work through loss and prepare for the future.

Regulatory Requirements: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Current Oregon State License as a registered nurse. A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in healthcare management or nursing, Master's preferred with a minimum of five (5) years prior experience in patient care services.

Language Skills: Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing. Additional languages preferred.

Skills: Basic computer knowledge.

Physical Demands: For physical demands of position, including vision, hearing, repetitive motion and environment, please contact the HR department. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising patient care.


If you need accommodation to review the information and/or complete the application process, please contact the Human Resources Department.

Trillium Family Services is a drug free workplace. All final applicants will be subject to a criminal record identification check pursuant to ORS 181.536.727.537 and agency policy. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and Service Provider and support a culturally linguistically diverse governance, leadership and workforce.

Position Function: 
Administration
Position Type: 
Full Time
Where Will Work Be Performed?: 
Same as the Employer Address