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State of Indiana Assistant Superintendent State Hospital in Logansport, Indiana

Assistant Superintendent State Hospital

Date Posted: Feb 14, 2024

Requisition ID: 436505


Logansport, IN, US, 46947

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Agency Info:

About Logansport State Hospital:

Logansport State Hospital is a state-operated inpatient psychiatric hospital for adults with mental illness. Using an interdisciplinary approach and evidence-based programming, we promote recovery and return of the individual to the community.

Education Info:

This position requires a bachelor's degree. A master's degree in business or administration is preferred.

Salary Info:

Salary: This position traditionally starts at an annual salary of $93,002. Salary for this position may be commensurate with education and job experience. A bachelor's degree is preferred for this position.

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Direct and coordinate hospital’s financial and budget activities to fund operations and maximize efficiencies.

  • Direct and develop cost analysis throughout the facility’s operation including all points to improve cost effectiveness of facility expenditures.

  • Provide consultation and recommendations to the appointing authority and senior executive board on the financial impact of various programs, policies and actions, identifying work methods and performance measures for fiscal functions.

  • Direct the purchasing department in maintaining and securing all materials and supplies in accordance with IDOA and E Procurement directives.

  • Oversee the management and operations of the Business Administration Department, setting goals and accountabilities ensuring the accurate maintenance of hospital accounts, ledgers, and records.

  • Oversee the management and operations of the Maintenance Department, setting goals and accountabilities ensuring the buildings, grounds, equipment and vehicle fleet are maintained to comply with applicable laws, regulations and standards. Participates in the development, planning, and oversight of capital projects.

  • Oversee the management and operations of the Management of Information Department, setting goals and accountabilities ensuring that information systems, including hardware and software, are procured, and maintained to support the hospital’s needs, and monitoring and reporting complies with applicable laws, regulations, and standards.

  • Oversee the management and operations of the Environmental Services/Material Management Department, setting goals and accountabilities, ensuring the cleanliness of the hospital and maintenance of supplies complies with applicable regulations and standards.

  • Oversee the management and operations of the Nutrition Services Department, setting goals and accountabilities ensuring the patients’ nutritional needs are met and food and equipment handling is in accordance with applicable regulations and standards.

  • Recruit, select, onboard, and train employees to ensure role responsibilities and expectations are clearly understood while providing opportunities to continue professional development.

  • Set expectations, measure progress, provide ongoing feedback, and evaluate the performance of employees.  Ensure work adheres to quality standards, deadlines, and proper procedures. 

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

What You'll Need for Success:

You must meet the following requirement to be considered for employment:

  • Extensive knowledge of State Hospital operations, management, and fiscal responsibility.

  • Thorough knowledge of budgeting and finances related to operations of a psychiatric hospital within the State of Indiana.

  • Working knowledge of principles of public administration and ability to supervise, plan, organize, and coordinate the program and activities of staff.

  • Working knowledge of administrative and personnel techniques as related to the supervision and direction of departments.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to train, supervise, and evaluate the work of subordinates.

  • Ability to analyze program needs and effectiveness and to formulate plans for change to carry out the mission of the hospital more adequately.

  • Ability to cope with unexpected and unforeseen difficulties that periodically arise.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role may provide direct supervision for one or more staff members.

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) as well as vision and dental plans

  • Wellness Rewards Program: Complete wellness activities to earn gift card rewards

  • Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution

  • Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities

  • Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match

  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options

  • A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:

  • 150 hours of paid new parent leave

  • Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave

  • Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off

  • 12 paid holidays, 14 on election years

  • Education Reimbursement Program

  • Group life insurance

  • Referral Bonus program

  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits

  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

  • Free Parking for most positions

  • Free LinkedIn Learning access

    Equal Employment Opportunity:

    The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to recruit, select, develop, and promote employees based on individual ability and job performance. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all people in all aspects of employer-employee relations without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, or veteran status. We will comply with the spirit as well as the letter of all applicable state and federal laws.

    If you are a qualified individual with a disability and require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, you can request assistance by contacting the Indiana State Personnel Department at [email protected].

    The State of Indiana has established a culture that welcomes equity, inclusion, and opportunity for all employees and applicants. We encourage you to apply if you feel you have the transferrable skills to be successful in this position and we look forward to reviewing your application.

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