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State of Montana Chief Operations Officer in Warm Springs, Montana

Job Overview: */ /Montana State Hospital (MSH) is the only public psychiatric hospital in the state. MSH provides inpatient psychiatric treatment for adults with serious mental illness and/or co-occurring disorders. The Chief Operations Officer (COO) is responsible for Financial, Support, and Quality Assurance departments of MSH which include financial oversight, policy development, quality assurance, and physical plant operations. This position ensures the effective and efficient flow of day-to-day operations and services within these internal divisions. Experience, training, knowledge, skills, abilities, and other qualifications must be entered into the online application. Additional materials submitted, but not requested, will not be considered. Applications missing required items will not be considered. Montana State Hospital LinkedIn Montana State Hospital Website *Work for the state you Love to Live in. Your paycheck is just part of a total compensation package. Eligible employees have access to competitive, innovative benefits packages at an affordable cost. All beginning on your first day of employment. Highlights of our innovative benefit package include: * Access to No Cost health centers * Low-cost Medical, Dental and Vision insurance * Retirement plan with employer * 15 Vacation days each year * 12 Sick days each year * 10 Paid Holidays each year * Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness program* * Student Loan Repayment program* * Flexible Spending Accounts * Employee Assistance Program * Wellness Programs * One free meal per shift * Shift differential* Subject to eligibility rules *Major Duties or Responsibilities: A. Physical plant and fiscal operations 70% · Provides direct oversight of hospital support functions including, but not limited to the Human Resources, Quality Improvement, Finance, and Maintenance departments. · Guides direct reports on support services objectives, operations, and communications. · Affords solution based strategies on budget allocations/shortfalls to the management team. · Develops and evaluates fiscal proposals in conjunction with the Hospital Administrator, Chief Financial Officer, and AMDD procurement division. · Counsels senior leadership on changing operational demands and resource needs. · Directs purchasing and procurement of goods and services as overseen by the Chief Financial Officer, ensuring compliance with state procurement processes and requirements. · Advises the hospital administrator on fiscal matters such as budget status, cost analysis, and expenditure projections for program planning and operation. · Identifies and informs the CEO of unusual or unexpected events effecting expenditures. · Engages in negotiations with Federal or State entities with regard to services for the hospital. * * B. Management and Oversight 25% * · Delegates authority to subordinate managers and supervisors and holds them responsible for performance of their individual organizational units. · Interacts with labor units and union representatives including but not limited to participation on Labor Management Committees (LMC) as an administrative representative. · Participates in senior management and quality assurance activities. · Coordinates policy and procedure creation and/or revision for the hospital. · Provides direction and assistance to the QAPI manager (i.e. PAMI, CMS, QAD). *C. *Other Duties as Assigned (5%)* · Provides coverage for the Chief Executive Officer during periods in which this individual is out of the office. Position serves as hospital executive officer. · Serves as On-Call Duty Officer assisting hospital managers by providing them intellectual support and direction after hours and on weekends / holidays. * * Physical and Environmental Demands:Typical senior management / executive level work environment with required walking tours and occasional exterior evaluations in all weather conditions. Some travel is required, to include overnight / out of state stays to attend professional meetings. Normal schedule is a standard 40-hour week; however, longer hours might be necessary, including weekends / holidays. Occasional circumstances may required the incumbent to encounter both patients and/or staff in acute or stressful situations. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Behaviors): Required for the first day of work: * Knowledge of financial, human resource, quality assurance, and facility maintenance principles and practices. * Knowledge of Federal and State employment laws and regulations. * Knowledge of best practices and current industry standards in facility operations with an emphasis in human relations and fiscal budgetary operations. * Strong writing skills including knowledge of the structure and content of the English language, the meaning and spelling of the words, rules of composition and grammar. * Ability to research, compile, and analyze data from multiple sources to identify and resolve a wide variety of issues and problems. * Ability to maintain confidentiality. * Strong oral and written presentation skills. * Ability to coach and motivate others to improve their knowledge and skills. * Skill developing training program content, materials, and learning aids. * Ability to be understanding and remain non-confrontational, while maintaining focus, demeanor, and composure in dealing with individuals with differing points of view. · Ability to use software programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. · Well organized with good attention to detail.* *Supervision The number of employees directly supervised is: 5 The position information for each directly supervised employee is: * Maintenance Manager * Training and Development * Financial Manager * Health Information Manager * Human Resources Manager Minimum Qualifications (Education and Experience): · Bachelor Degree from an accredited university in Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Human Relations, or related field. · Five years of progressive responsible facility level experience in financial management, leadership, or business operations. · Three years experience managing complex facility programs or systems. · A combination of years of managerial experience and related education may be considered in lieu of degree requirements on a case by case basis. Preferred Qualifications: · Management experience to include direct supervision, organization, or oversight of facility / hospital level programs which may include health care, acute inpatient treatment, mental health programming, co-occurring disorders, quality improvement programs, regulatory compliance, fiscal oversight, and physical plant operations. Title: Chief Operations Officer Location: Warm Springs Requisition ID: 23142444