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Job opening: Health System Administrator (Health Services Administrator)

Salary: $78 969 - 123 043 per year
City: Sandstone
Published at: Mar 11 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
Corrections professionals who foster a humane and secure environment and ensure public safety by preparing individuals for successful reentry into our communities. Our highly-skilled, diverse, and innovative workforce creates a strong foundation of safety and security. Through the principles of humanity and normalcy, we develop good neighbors.


Responsible for managing and directing the administrative activities of a multi-disciplinary team of health care professionals who are responsible for the medical, dental and allied health services of the facility, and in collaboration with the Clinical Director, overseeing the provision of the best possible patient care to the inmate population. The health care services provided include inpatient and outpatient care in either an institution setting or at a local hospital, as well as routine health maintenance services, emergency services and chronic care of inmates with long term illnesses. Serves as a cost center manager to prepare estimates and administer an annual budget and manages a procurement system to provide adequate levels of medical, surgical, dental and pharmaceutical supplies. Develops and coordinates internal review systems to assure compliance of the standards of the American Correctional Association (ACA) and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Organizations (JCAHO), as well as other regulatory groups and higher agency authorities. Implements the agency’s re-entry initiatives including timely Inmate Skills Assessment data entry at admission and evaluation of health status documented in an updated electronic exit summary at release. Ensures the provision of release medications and electronic transmission of health records to community healthcare providers rendering continued medical or mental health care when applicable. Along with all other correctional institution employees, incumbent is charged with responsibility for maintaining security of the institution. The staff correctional responsibilities precede all others required by this position and are performed on a regular and recurring basis.


  • U.S. Citizenship is Required.
  • See Special Conditions of Employment Section.
  • Selective Service Requirement: http://www.sss.gov


To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements: Education: GS-11: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related. Evaluation of Education: Major study – hospital administration, public health administration or related fields, such as business or public administration with course work in health care administration. GS-12: There is no substitution of education for specialized experience for this position. OR Experience: GS-11 and GS-12: You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level in federal service. Specialized experience is progressively responsible analytical or administrative, or clinical management or supervisory experience in the health care field. This work may have been performed in an operating health care facility or a higher organizational echelon with advisory or directional authority over such facilities. Work must have involved a close working relationship with facility managers and analysis and/or coordination administrative, clinical or other service activities and provided knowledge of the following: Missions, organizations, programs, and requirements of health care delivery systems. Regulations and standards or various regulatory and credentialing groups. Government-wide, agency, and facility systems and requirements in various administrative areas such as budget, personnel, and procurement. Applicants must also possess: Management ability to delegate authority, evaluate and oversee people and programs, recognize and adapt to changing priorities. Knowledge of the interrelationships and interdependencies among various medical and administrative services and programs. Some examples of the qualifying specialized experience are: GS-11: Experience in providing oversight and/or directing the activities of a multi-disciplinary team of health care professionals. Experience participating in the development, implementation and monitoring of administrative and clinical policies and programs as it relates to health care services. Knowledge of Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Organizations (JCAHO), Ambulatory Care standards, American Correctional Association (ACA), and/or quality review program standards for regulatory compliance in a health care program. Experience in assisting with the coordination of purchases and/or contracts for supplies, equipment, specialty care or ancillary services and maintaining par inventory levels. GS-12: Experience that demonstrates knowledge of Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Organizations (JCAHO), American Correctional Association (ACA), Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA), program/operational review guidelines and regulations. Experience supervising a full range of medical administrative services including fiscal, personnel, supply, medical records administration and hospital housekeeping. Experience participating in the development, implementation and monitoring of administrative and clinical policies and programs as it relates to health care services. Experience coordinating purchases and/or contracts for supplies, equipment, specialty care or ancillary services and maintaining par inventory levels. OR Combination of Education and Experience: GS-11 Only: A combination of education and experience that equipped you with the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the major duties of this position as described above. If applicable, credit will be given for paid and unpaid experience. To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (such as number of hours worked per week) spent in the activities. **Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.**


See Qualifications Section for education requirements, if applicable.

ONLY if education is a requirement/substitution for specialized experience, applicant MUST upload legible transcripts as verification of educational requirement. Transcripts MUST be uploaded and electronically linked from USAJOBS at the time you apply and MUST include identifying information to include School Name, Student Name, Degree and Date Awarded (if applicable). All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, Click Here.

Foreign Education: For information regarding foreign education requirements, please see Foreign Diploma and Credit Recognition at the U.S. Department of Education website: Recognition of Foreign Qualifications.

If you are selected for this position and qualified based on education (i.e. basic education requirement and/or substitution of education), you will be required to provide an OFFICIAL transcript prior to your first day on duty.


  • Address JUSTICE, BUREAU OF PRISONS Consolidated Staffing Unit 346 Marine Forces Drive Grand Prairie, Texas 75051 United States
  • Name: CSU
  • Phone: 972-352-4200
  • Email: [email protected]


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