Louisiana Department of State Civil Service Program Manager 1--A--DHH(Continuous Quality Improvement Manager) in Statewide, Louisiana
Program Manager 1--A--DHH(Continuous Quality Improvement Manager)
Program Manager 1--A--DHH(Continuous Quality Improvement Manager)
$4,630.00 - $9,110.00 Monthly
LDH-Office of Public Health
6/5/2023 11:59 PM Central
This position is located within the Louisiana Department of Health / Office of Public Health / Bureau of Performance Improvement / East Baton Parish and Orleans Parish
Announcement Number: OPH/SP/177175
Cost Center: 3262107340
Position Number(s): 50569253
This vacancy is being announced as a Classified position and will be filled as a Probationary appointment.
No Civil Service test scoreis required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
The incumbent will be responsible for managing the Office of Public Health’s Continuous Quality Improvement Program and will serve as a quality improvement champion for the agency. Duties include facilitating high level quality improvement projects, identifying and tracking key quality indicators, facilitating quality improvement trainings, chairing and/or serving on an internal Quality Improvement Council, and effectively communicating about quality improvement across the organization.
The ideal candidate will possess experience in managing continual quality improvement initiatives; technical skills in statistical analysis for improvement methodologies; project and change management experience; and skills in coordinating multiple initiatives at once. Knowledge of state systems (procurement, budgeting, financial management) is an added benefit in performing duties, but is not required. Certification in Lean Six Sigma (at the Green Belt level or above) is preferred.
The successful candidate is skilled at managing people and processes to meet challenging timelines. A self-starter, highly motivated employee will play a key role in developing this new program across a large state organization.
To apply for this vacancy, click on the “Apply” link above and complete an electronic application, which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.
Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.
A resume upload willNOTpopulate your information into your application. Work experience left off your electronic application or only included in an attached resume is not eligible to receive credit
For further information about this vacancy contact:
BATON ROUGE, LA 70821
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A baccalaureate degree plus four years of professional level experience in administrative services, economics, public health, public relations, social services, health services, or surveying and/or assessing health or social service programs or facilities for compliance with state and federal regulations.
Six years of full-time work experience in any field may be substituted for the required baccalaureate degree.
Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine work experience and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree as follows:
A maximum of 120 semester hours may be combined with experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for two years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
90 to 119 semester hours credit will substitute for three years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
120 or more semester hours credit will substitute for four years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for a maximum of four years full-time work experience towards the baccalaureate degree. Candidates with 120 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least two years of full-time work experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
Graduate training with eighteen semester hours in one or any combination of the following fields will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for one year of experience: public health; public relations; counseling; social work; psychology; rehabilitation services; economics; statistics; experimental/applied statistics; business, public, or health administration.
A Juris Doctorate will substitute for one year of the required experience.
A master's degree in public health; counseling; social work; psychology; rehabilitation services; economics; business, public, or health administration will substitute for one year of the required experience.
Graduate training with less than a Ph.D. will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience.
A Ph.D. in public health; counseling; social work; psychology; rehabilitation services; economics; business, public, or health administration will substitute for two years of the required experience.
Graduate training will substitute for a maximum of two years of the required experience.
Health services include all services dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of disease, or the promotion, maintenance and restoration of health for sick or injured individuals.
Examples of public health jobs include sanitarian, public health engineer and public health epidemiologist.
Any college hours or degree must be from an accredited college or university.
Function of Work:
To administer small and less complex statewide health or social service program(s).
Level of Work:
Broad direction from a higher-level manager/administrator.
May provide functional supervision in accordance with the Civil Service Allocation Criteria Memo.
Location of Work:
Department of Health and Hospitals; Human Service Districts as established; and other social service entities as established by an approved DSCS Allocation Criteria Memorandum.
Differs from Program Monitor--DHH and Program Monitor Supervisor--DHH by the presence of responsibility for administering small or less complex statewide program(s).
Differs from a Program Manager 1-B--DHH by the absence of supervisory responsibility.
Differs from a Program Manager 2--DHH by the absence of responsibility for administering medium or medium complex statewide program(s).
Examples of Work
Supervises the coordination of research, analysis and policy management activities related to statewide health or social service program(s).
Develops current and long-range plans, policies and procedures for administering the statewide program(s).
Monitors revenues and expenditures of statewide program budget; formulates budgetary projections.
Prepares and submits grant proposals.
Drafts and finalize contracts and Memorandums of Understanding; monitors/manages budgetary and programmatic aspects of those agreements assuring compliance with requirements/deliverables. Approves contract invoices.
Responds proactively to audit findings, programmatic challenges and issues; coordinates responses and reports to auditors and federal/state governmental entities.
Provides on-going consultation and technical assistance to professional and support staff on programmatic issues.
Serves as liaison for agency on statewide task forces, work groups, councils, and coalitions.
Manages the legislative tracking process during legislative sessions assuring timely analysis of bills and resolutions passed which may impact services. Serves as legislative coordinator.
Revises rules, regulations and procedures to meet changes in law or policy.
Develops and implements training programs for electronic agency policy.
Louisiana State Government represents a wide variety of career options and offers an outstanding opportunity tomake a differencethrough public service. With an array of career opportunities in every major metropolitan center and in many rural areas, state employment provides an outstanding option to begin or continue your career.
As a state employee, you will earn competitive pay, choose from a variety of benefits, and have access to a great professional development program:
Insurance Coverage More information can be found at https://info.groupbenefits.org/
Holidays and Leave – State employees receive the following paid holidays each year:
New Year's Day
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day,
Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
* Additional holidays may be proclaimed by the Governor
State employees earn sick and annual leave which can be accumulated and saved for future use. Your accrual rate increases as your years of service increase.
Retirement – State of Louisiana employees are eligible to participate in various retirement systems (based on the type of appointment and agency for which an employee works). These retirement systems provide retirement allowances and other benefits for state officers and employees and their beneficiaries. State retirement systems may include (but are not limited to):
Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (www.lasersonline.org). LASERS has provided this video (https://lasersonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Your_Retirement_System.mp4) to give you more detailed information about their system
Teacher's Retirement System of Louisiana (www.trsl.org),
Louisiana School Employees Retirement System (www.lsers.net), among others
State of Louisiana
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