Hospital Management Assistant

  • Hospital Management Assistant
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Class Number: 
0510
Exam Components: 
Rating of Education & Experience, 100%
Annual Salary Range:
$44,352.00 – $65,280.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$1,848.00 – $2,720.00
Pay Grade: 
A28

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Definition

 This is senior-level professional work in the management of fiscal and administrative services for a state facility within the Missouri Department of Mental Health.

Job Duties

Provides administrative management for assigned support operation functions for a facility; advises on policies and procedures and non-clinical management concerns.

Participates in determining over-all staffing and budgetary requirements; assists in the formulation of long-range plans and policies.

Serves as a liaison to department managers and consolidates individual requests in the preparation of budget estimates.

Assists the Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer in the formulation and implementation of general policy in such areas as accounting, purchasing, property control, security, maintenance, housekeeping, dietary, and other fiscal and business administration services; provides direct and indirect supervision of staff assigned to the various service departments.

Completes special surveys or studies of service departments to determine operational efficiency, personnel utilization, and effectiveness of organization; recommends improved administrative practices.

Establishes a reporting system designed to provide the Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer with financial, statistical, and related information concerning the operation and functions of various activities within the facility; ensures implementation of policies and procedures.

Exercises significant independent judgment and initiative under general administrative direction.

Performs other related work as assigned.

Areas of Interest: 
BUSINESS SERVICES; HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION; SOCIAL SERVICE, PUBLIC WELFARE & MENTAL HEALTH

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(The following minimum qualifications will determine merit system eligibility.  Allowable experience and education substitutions are provided in italics below the corresponding minimum qualification statement; no other substitutions will be permitted.  These minimum qualifications may also be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.)

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 15 earned credit hours in Accounting; Personnel, Public, Healthcare, or Business Administration; or a closely related field; and,

Four or more years of professional experience in business, hospital, or public administration including two or more years of supervisory, administrative, or management experience involving responsibility for budget preparation, fiscal administration, procurement, and/or personnel management.

(24 earned graduate credit hours from an accredited college or university in the specified fields may substitute for one year of the specialized experience.)

Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, please consider one of many other employment opportunities with the State of Missouri.

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Key Skills

Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?

Comprehensive knowledge of the general principles and practices of facility management, particularly as applied to the administration and organization of mental health facilities.

Comprehensive knowledge of business and public administration as related to fiscal management, procurement, and supply.

Intermediate knowledge of the general administrative aspects of building and plant maintenance operations.

Intermediate knowledge of the general organization and administrative aspects of the professional services of hospitals such as nursing, dietary, therapeutic and diagnostic services, and social services.

Intermediate knowledge of the general principles of electronic data processing and its adaptation to medical recordkeeping, accounting, and client care.

Ability to formulate and direct the application of plans and procedures for the effective establishment and maintenance of fiscal controls and general management procedures.

Ability to exercise initiative and judgment in interpreting policies and procedures in evaluating facility operations and in formulating recommendations for improvement.

Ability to prepare reports and conduct special administrative studies.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, outside agencies, and the general public.

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