GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF WORK: Enjoy a small town atmosphere only 100 miles from Denver, with no state income tax, and an average of 300 days of sunshine each year with nearby access to skiing, hiking, fishing, hunting, and other outdoor activities.
Build a satisfying career while making a difference to the citizens of the State of Wyoming. This position oversees twenty funded providers for the Court Supervised Treatment Programs within the Behavioral Health Division /Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Section. As program coordinator, this position has significant responsibility and accountability to ensure that all funded providers are meeting the terms of their performance based contracts while ensuring compliance to state and federal rules and regulations.
Provides quality assurance structure to monitor compliance to federal and state rules, regulations, policies, procedures and state treatment standards as required in the Court Supervised Treatment Program Act (Act) (Wyo. Stat. 7-13-1601); the Addicted Offender Accountability Act (Wyo. Stat. 7-13-1301); the Substance Abuse Control Plan (Wyo. Stat. 9-2-2701); the Department of Health, Substance Abuse Rules; the CST Program policies and procedures; and any other relevant federal and state standards.
Coordinates, implements, and oversees contract requirements of twenty funded programs throughout the state.
Develops and monitors contracts with CST Programs, and numerous other agencies, including the Wyoming Citizen's Review Panel; the Sixth Judicial District Court, Natrona County; the Intensive Supervised Case Manager Program; and numerous contracts with Wyoming Statistical Analysis Center (WYCAS).
Researches and recommends the clinical, fiscal, and administrative standards under which contract programs will operate; provides technical assistance to CST programs.
Develops and implements rules, policies, and procedures for CST programs. Develops and manages implementation of new policies and procedures resulting from changes in federal and state requirements.
Conducts program evaluation studies.
Ensures that programs utilize certified treatment providers.
Manages budget, approves, and processes invoices.
Coordinates CST Program Panel meetings, works with steering committees set up by the legislature, executive, or judicial branches of state government.
Collaborates with other state agencies on programs specific to the needs of CST Program enrollees.
Serves as state contact for federal CST programs; works with the National Association of Drug Court Professionals, National Drug Court Institute and other federal partners on implementing federal outcome measures.
Manages data collection, analysis, and reporting through the WyCST Case Management System.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to Court Supervised Treatment Programs to include pertinent funding and resources.
Knowledge and skills in developing, implementing and providing technical assistance on state rules, national guidelines, program policies and procedures.
Working understanding of the state Supreme Court, district courts, circuit courts, municipal courts, intensive supervision programs, and the ASAM levels of treatment.
Ability to develop, promulgate, implement, monitor, and revise state rules and regulations.
Ability to write, implement, and monitor program policy and procedures.
Data collection, analysis, and reporting skills to include interpretation and evaluation of information to evaluate program performance.
Proficient contract management skills.
Skilled in budget development and management.
Excellent oral and written skills.
Preference will be given to those with a Master's degree in political science, criminal justice; clinical experience at the Master's level or above; or 3-5 years progressive work experience in the legal system with associated bachelor's degree. Management experience in the following areas is also preferred: a) development of program rules and policies, b) program evaluation, and c) budget preparation and management.
- Please view the Class Specifications (Class Code HSHP08) and the State required Minimum Qualifications for this vacancy at: http://statejobs.state.wy.us/lookup.aspx
The Wyoming Department of Health offers a competitive benefits package including: Medical, Dental and Life Insurance, paid vacations and sick leave, paid holidays, State Retirement and Deferred Compensation Program, Longevity pay and opportunities for advancement.