Director Of Correctional Health And Human Services (management Analyst Iv)

Fairfax, Virginia
$88,953.90 - $148,257.62 Annually
Apr 01, 2023
Apr 29, 2023
Full Time
Job Announcement

Works under the direction of the Deputy Sheriff Major serving as Division Commander of Support Services, the Director of Correctional Health and Human Services leads the integrated health care, behavioral health care services, and related human services programming for individuals in the custody of the Sheriff's Office; ensures a coordinated health care system by identifying and eliminating any barriers to inmates receiving medical, dental, substance use disorder treatment, and services for people with mental illness. Assures that health services provided to inmates in the Adult Detention Center (ADC) and Alternative Incarceration Branch (AIB) are organized, adequate and efficient. Oversees the Adult Detention Center Medical Section and all contracts related to the provision of inmate health care. Responsible for supervision of the Correctional Health Services Administrator and Behavioral Health Manager and others as assigned. Collaborates with the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board (CSB) leaders to ensure that services for people with mental illness and/or substance use disorder are provided in accordance with Sheriff's Office and CSB MOU. Oversight of the Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) program in the ADC and leads effort to support successful community linkages and continued treatment post-release. Oversight of evidence-based reentry initiatives and other recovery-focused services. Oversight of the STAR (Striving to Achieve Recovery) program. Includes setting policy, managing program evaluation, and reviews applicants for the program and determines acceptance into the program pending security review. Liaison for CSB ADC-based staff and managers regarding operations pertaining to behavioral health. Communicates with family members of inmate regarding medical treatment and issues of their loved ones. Represents the Sheriff's Office as needed in the community and within Fairfax County government.

The assigned functional areas of this position are Correctional Health, Health and Human Services, P ublic Safety, and Behavioral Health.

Illustrative Duties

(The illustrative duties listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list. A complete list of position duties and unique physical requirements can be found in the position description.)
  • Directs and manages long-term, large-scale, high-priority, sensitive programs/projects that are multi-disciplinary and involve multiple agencies;
  • Manages a group of professionals engaged in diverse administrative and management support activities;
  • Establishes and implements program policies, develop, and manages the budget for designated programs;
  • Ensures County programs reach the intended populations and targeted benefactors;
  • Directs research and evaluation of trends in applicable areas of responsibility;
  • Develops long- and short-term goals, objectives and solutions for division;
  • Interfaces with central County staff departments (such as DMB, DHR, Finance, Purchasing and Supply Management) for seamless collaboration;
  • Provides consultation on strategic planning, organizational development, and redesign projects;
  • Prepares for and presents to County Board of Supervisors (or Committee) regarding areas of expertise and responsibility.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

(The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list).

  • Extensive knowledge of the mission, goals, objectives, funding sources, organizational structure, workload, and staffing of the organizational unit or program to which incumbent is assigned;
  • Extensive knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques relating to the functional area of business operation;
  • Extensive knowledge of statutory and regulatory requirements governing application of program funding, execution of program activities, and achievement of program outcomes;
  • Knowledge of the legislative and executive decision- making processes;
  • Knowledge of the project management life cycle and its supporting phases;
  • Ability to identify organizational problems, evaluate possible solutions, and select and implement the most advantageous course of action;
  • Ability to identify and determine appropriate methods for gathering data;
  • Ability to make oral presentations to department management, other departments, or the public;
  • Ability to write detailed, accurate reports, grants, or solicitations for pertinent areas of administration;
  • Ability to manage professional and paraprofessional employees including coaching, counseling, training, and evaluation.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following: (Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "
Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in fields related to the assigned functional areas; PLUS, Five years of professional work experience within more than one of the assigned functional areas.
  • Experience with services for justice-involved individuals.
  • Licensed clinician (examples: RN, LPC, LCSW or related clinical field) or ability to become licensed within 24 months of employment.
  • Substance Abuse Treatment Practitioner
  • Professional Counselor

  • Substance Abuse Treatment Practitioner (As defined)
  • Professional Counselor (VA) (As defined)

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, credit check, polygraph exam, and psychological exam to the satisfaction of the employer.

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs may be subject to a weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.

Ability to input, access, and retrieve information from a computer Visual acuity to review
detailed drawings, plans and documents. Ability to navigate jail setting with multiple levels for hours at a time. Ability to operate grounds equipment. All duties may be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview; may include exercise.

The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home ( Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others ) and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. . EEO/AA/TTY.

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