DLH, a provider of innovative healthcare services and solutions to Federal agencies, is seeking an experienced Contract Coordinator in support of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Health Services Corp (IHSC). DLH is in an active bidding process for this contract; therefore, this position is contingent upon award. The successful candidate will be considered “key personnel” and will responsible for managing a team of direct care professionals within a regional facility.
IHSC's mission is to provide medical care to maintain the health of individuals in the custody of ICE through an integrated health care delivery system, based on nationally recognized correctional, detention and residential health care standards. The Agency is committed to providing healthcare services to protect the nation’s health, reduce global disease and provide medical support for the law enforcement mission of the safe apprehension, enforcement and removal of detained individuals involved in immigration proceedings. IHSC is committed to ensuring a system of care that is ethical, responsible, and accountable through rigorous surveillance and monitoring activities.
As Key Personnel, provides a broad range of front line supervision and management to all Contractor staff under their purview
Plans, schedules, assigns, and directs contract staff
Performs personnel and Human Resources related functions
Completes staff evaluations annually and preferably bi-annually
Establishes and maintains a strong and positive working relationship with the on-site Government Technical Monitor (GTM)
Works closely with the GTM to ensure Contract staff orientation, training and competency assessments are completed with no interruptions to the daily operations
Produces reports regarding contractor productivity and monitors contractor compliance with IHSC policy for all contract staff at the site
Attends and participates in general/medical staff meetings
Other duties as assigned .
Knowledge of a broad range of concepts related to effective supervision, staff administration and Human Recourses.
Ability to effectively schedule, manage and team-build with a multidisciplinary workforce
Knowledge of a wide range of complex nursing concepts, principles, and practices to perform nursing assessments of considerable diversity to include mental health, medical surgical, ambulatory and emergency nursing care.
Knowledge of the Nurse Practice Act for the licensing state and/or the state in which one practices nursing
Ability to work in a multi-cultural and multi-lingual environment
Ability to communicate proficiently in English (verbal and written) in order to develop positive rapport with patients, co-workers and other stakeholders
Knowledge of regulations (HIPAA/Privacy Act) regarding the confidentiality of patient medical records and information as well as Personally Identifiable Information (PII)
IHSC operates 24/7/365; this position is required to respond during an emergency activation.
This full time position is required to be available telephonically and/or to report to the facility during non-duty hours.
This full time position requires availability to work days, evenings and nights, as well as weekends and holidays.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduate from an accredited Nursing program for Registered Nurses located in a State, the District of Columbia, or a U.S. territory.
Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing preferred but not required.
Minimum six (6) years professional nursing experience.
Minimum (3) years supervisory experience.
The Department of Homeland Security’s Personnel Security Unit (PSU) must render an Initial Preliminary Favorable Fitness Determination to be considered a qualified candidate
A Complete Favorable Fitness Determination must be rendered by PSU upon completion of initial, and between, subsequent background investigations to meet the requirements of this position.
Required to walk unaided at a normal pace for up to 10 minutes and maintain balance
Required to respond to any medical emergency within 4 minutes, where a fast walk or jog may be necessary to provide assistance
Required to perform CPR/emergency care standing or kneeling
DLH Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
DLH is a provider of health technology-enabled business process outsourcing and program management solutions supporting large-scale federal health and human services initiatives. DLH provides professional healthcare and public services to government agencies including the U.S. Departments of Defense, Health and Human Services, and Veteran Affairs.
Publicly traded with more than 1,400 employees ...working in 30 states, DLH is recognized by GovWin IQ as a top service provider in the Health Services Spending category. Currently, DLH offers services and products within three key areas of the health services space: Defense and Veterans Health Solutions, Human Services and Solutions, and Public Health and Life Sciences.
DLH's mission is to become the most trusted provider of technology-enabled healthcare and public health services, medical logistics, and readiness enhancement services to those securing the freedom of our nation, veterans, and underserved communities. Given the aggressiveness of our company goals, it will take a collective effort to achieve these objectives. Therefore, we are committed to working together as a team to accelerate business growth, improve profitability, and better support our workforce, customers, and shareholders. In all, we are excited about the future of DLH and look forward to taking advantage of our high-performance company.