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Company: The GEO Group, Inc.
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description


Pay: $125,000 Annually

Bonus (if applicable): 5%


Benefits: Employees working a normal work week (30 hours or more) will enjoy a competitive benefits package for an energized workforce with options for you and your family including:
--- Paid time off --- Paid holidays --- 401(k)
--- 401(k) matching --- Health Insurance --- Dental Insurance
--- Vision Insurance --- Life Insurance --- Flexible spending account
--- Health savings account --- Tuition Reimbursement --- Reduced tuition rates
--- Employee discount --- Employee assistance program --- Pet insurance
--- Disability Insurance --- Paid training --- Other benefits available

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Are you looking for a career you can feel good about? We hire only those that strive to do their best. By joining our family, you'll receive the honor and recognition that comes with working for the industry's global leader in evidenced based rehabilitation.

Who We Are:

GEO provides complementary, turnkey solutions for numerous government partners worldwide across a spectrum of diversified correctional and community reentry services. From the development of state-of-the-art facilities and the provision of management services and evidence-based rehabilitation to the post-release reintegration and supervision of individuals in the community, GEO offers fully diversified, cost-effective services that deliver enhanced quality and improved outcomes.

Why Work for GEO:

At GEO, we believe that diversity in our workforce and the inclusion of a variety of views, perspectives, and backgrounds are integral parts of our company's success.

We believe that work is more than a place you go every day. It is about being inspired and motivated to achieve extraordinary things.

Employee benefits play an important role in making The GEO Group a great place to work. At GEO, we believe in the three pillars of employee wellbeing: physical, emotional, and financial. With comprehensive benefits and competitive wages, we trust that you will find all the resources you need here to be successful.


The Regional Manager of Health Services monitors and evaluates the performance of assigned facilities' healthcare systems based on organizational policies, procedures, goals, objectives, and contractual obligations. This position interprets and implements policies, program administration, field activities, audits and resolves complex challenges of the Health Services Unit within the assigned Region. The Regional Manager of Health Services will be the direct supervisor of the assigned Health Services Administrators.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Manager, Regional Health Services works with facility Health Service Administrators in developing effective and organized medical units that are following the contract requirements and any applicable regulatory agency standards.
  • Assists Health Services Administrators activation of new facilities to ensure effective implementation of Health Services programs at new facilities.
  • Monitors and ensures strict compliance with accreditation standards such as OSHA, NCCHC, and ACA and any other applicable federal state, and municipal laws.
  • Ensures compliance of applicable internal and external accreditation standards and keeps abreast of any current and changing trends.
  • Ensures standardization of current system components-forms, services, policies, standards, responses to address client concerns.
  • Assists and trains Health Service Administrators in preparing for accreditations or reaccreditations requirements.
  • Assists the Health Services Administrators in developing and implementing Corrective Action Plans (CAP) as results of audits.
  • Completes and submits narrative, summary and/or operational reports as required.
  • Monitors and evaluates all third-party service contracts and ensures compliance by routinely performing on-site evaluations of medical care rendered.
  • Monitors services rendered by contract and professional staff in relation to contractual requirements, Contract Compliance, and accreditation standards.
  • Works closely with Regional Director of Health Services, contractors and GEO facility health services staff to resolve discrepancies and deficiencies.
  • Advises Regional Director of Health Services of changes and needs with recommendations to ensure compliance and continuous improvement in health and safety issues at the institutional level.
  • Evaluate system workload and levels of productivity within health services units and make recommendations to the Regional Director of Health Services on program enhancements.
  • Reviews Profit and Loss (P&L) reports and identifies over-utilization or excessive expenditures on a monthly basis.
  • Assists the Health Services Administrators creating action plans to eliminate over-utilization impacting their cost centers.
  • Provides comprehensive training to Health Service Administrators during initial appointment to the position and on an annual basis.
  • Interviews, recommend hires, evaluates, and submits recommendations for staff evaluations, disciplinary actions, and corrective action plans.
  • Assists health administrators with challenges affecting their daily operations.
  • Fills in as needed during the absence of the Director of Health Services and Health Services Administrators.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. Job Requirements
    Minimum Requirements
    • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) or behavioral sciences or related field supplemented by courses in business administration or a Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Administration with experience in a correctional or detention healthcare environment.
    • Five (5) years healthcare administrative or supervisory experience, preferably in a correctional or detention environment.
    • Demonstrated experience in assessing the operations of health services using a variety of auditing tools.
    • Experience in delivery and administration of health care systems.
    • Demonstrated effective decision-making skills in a health service setting.
    • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing short- and long-term goal and objectives.
    • Frequent travel with overnight stays may be required. Staff may be required to travel overnight or to relocate temporarily to provide support or assistance to facilities.
    • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.

Keywords: The GEO Group, Inc., Bakersfield , MGR, REGIONAL HEALTH SERVICES, WEST, Healthcare , Bakersfield, California

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