New job GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT I - 60064540 in Florida | 2021


Company : The State of Florida
Salary : $28,093 - $95,648 a year
Location : Florida

Full Description

Requisition No: 339861

Agency: Children and Families


Position Number: 60064540

Salary: $28,093.00-$95,648.04

Posting Closing Date: 04/07/2021

This position involves professional and highly responsible, professional and administrative work in the monitoring, review, analysis, collection, investigation, and reporting of resident and employee incidents, general liability losses, and related issues in a major mental health institution. The position is located in the Office of Risk Management and serves as Risk Unit Designee in accordance with Florida Statutes and Department Operating policies and protocols. Risk Management is largely responsible for management of a resident incident reporting system of the institution, which consists of approximately 200 residents. Further Risk Management shall accomplish review and assessment activities to prevent or minimize accidental injury, illness, property damage, and or other preventable loss or negligent acts. Duties and responsibilities include:

Conducts fact finding investigations and reviews institutionally related incidents as assigned by supervisor or higher authority of adverse or serious resident and employee incidents. Interview/interrogate all witnesses, suspects and victims involved in incidents in a timely manner. Interviews may take place on appropriate shifts and days of week. Collects supports data and evidence. Prepares factual written investigative reports of findings for upper level management review upon completion of the investigation. Routinely meets with personnel from Human Resources, Administration and Aging and Adult Services to discuss inquires of interest to the specific areas. Ensure continual confidentiality of employee and or resident information in accordance with agency policy, Florida Law, as well as Federal guidelines.

Monitors an automated Hospital Risk Management incident tracking system of all resident incidents including the type, frequency, causes and outcomes. Monitors and analyzes resident and employee incidents to identify causes, adverse trends and makes recommendations for corrective measures in problem areas. Develops and makes recommendations for the development of policies and processes to prevent their recurrence and minimize their frequency.

Reports to the Department of Health all allegations of sexual misconduct against a licensed healthcare practitioner.

Serves as a member or Risk Unit designee on various administrative and resident care related committees which include and is not limited to: Mortality Review, Infection Control, Pharmacy and Therapeutics, Resident and Employee Health and Safety Committee, Post Event Review (PERT), Unusual Events Oversight Team, Risk Management Team, Management Review Team and Disaster Team. Participates in licensure review and monitoring visits conducted at the facility by internal and external groups.

Participates and coordinates job-related and resident related safety training for Building Safety Coaches, other members of staff, and within appropriate time frames. Trainings will be competency based and employee will track attendance providing this data to the Staff Development and Training Coordinator for Center's training database.

Assist, document and coordinate mandated and elective monitoring/ audits related to resident care issues including use of seclusion and restraints, Medication and medical errors, Safety drills, vehicle safety, facility safety and policy expiration in collaboration with the Medical Executive Director/designee, Nursing Director/designee, Institutional Attorney, and other applicable department heads.

Employee will participate with Risk Unit team to review all Center-Wide incidents of "Use-of Force", "Seclusion","Level 2 incidents" and "Restraints".

Employee will cross-train with QM Director and other departments as directed to serve as back-up/support as is appropriate.

Employee will participate with Risk Unit team to work with QM and other staff in gathering and maintaining Center-wide CARF accreditation data, files and material.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

Nearest Major Market: Gainesville

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