Administrative Program Manager – Registered Nurse III

Oklahoma State Department of Health
May 17, 2023
Oklahoma County, OK
Job Type


Job Posting Title
Administrative Program Manager - Registered Nurse III


Supervisory Organization
340 Medical Facilities Service

Job Posting End Date (Continuous if Blank)

Note: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the day prior to the posting end date above.

Estimated Appointment End Date (Continuous if Blank)

Full time

Job Type

The salary for this position is up to $85,000.00, based on education and experience.

Job Description

Position Summary

This position provides program management and serves as the subject matter expert for quality, enforcement and review. The position is critical to addressing complaints and enforcing action of all non-long term care medical facilities in the state of Oklahoma. These facilities are included, but not limited to: hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, eye and tissue banks, birthing centers, clinical laboratories, community mental health centers, comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation facilities, outpatient therapy, physical therapy portable x-ray, rural health clinics, and workplace drug and alcohol testing facilities.

Position Responsibilities /Essential Functions

The functions within this job family will vary by level, but may include the following:

  • Develop and implement an ongoing and expanding system to collect and report on specific, well-defined indicators of quality hospital care; by utilizing accepted national benchmarks and validated reporting protocols and tools where available.
  • Responsible for both Federal and State survey and Enforcement process, along with being the top clinical triage decision maker for complaints and enforcement for all non-long term care programs.
  • Triage all complaints, including immediate jeopardy and Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) complaints.
  • Conduct surveys pursuant to §1864 of the Social Security Act, Oklahoma State Statutes and Oklahoma Administrative Codes.
  • Conduct surveys in accordance with required timeframes.
  • Utilize enforcement actions to ensure continued compliance of health care facilities.
  • Input online data timely and accurately.
  • Respond to complaints in accordance with requirements and required timelines.
  • Lead role in developing and implementing a statewide system of care to manage the continuum of care for patients affected by stroke in Oklahoma.

Other Duties

  • Demonstrates knowledge of and supports mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior.
  • Works effectively in team environment, participating and assisting their peers.

Valued Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Requirements include knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations relating to the administration of Title XVIII and XIX federally mandated programs and/or state licensed providers of Non-Long Term Care services.
  • Knowledge of principles, methods, and practices of the various programs administered by the Medical Facilities Service; principles of quality/performance improvement; methods employed to measure and report on quality improvement; methods employed to measure and report on quality improvement initiatives in health care settings.
  • Other requirements include the demonstrated ability to work independently to plan, coordinate, implement, and evaluate new and/or expanding programs on a statewide scale to meet established goals and statutory requirements.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; analyze complex situations and make responsible decisions; organize and present facts and opinions.
  • Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices.
  • Ability to supervise professional personnel, evaluate survey data, prepare technical reports.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft suite of products and function with only occasional Information Technology intervention.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Possession of a valid permanent license as a registered nurse (RN) as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing and eight (8) years of experience as a registered nurse, OR
  • An associate's or bachelor's degree in nursing, possession of a valid permanent Oklahoma license as a registered nurse as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing and six (6) years of professional nursing experience, OR
  • A Master's degree in nursing, possession of a valid permanent Oklahoma license as a registered nurse as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing and five (5) years of experience as a registered nurse.
  • At least five (5) years of management and supervisory experience.
  • Incumbent must complete all required surveyor training within one (1) year of hire date.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

Work is typically performed in an office setting and/or medical facility setting with climate controlled settings and exposure to moderate noise level. While performing the duties of the job, employee is required to talk, stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms; carry and/or lift items; drive an automobile. This position requires long periods of sitting and daily use of computer and phone. Applicants must be willing to perform all job-related travel associated with this position. Travel is required for this position. Applicant is required to be fit-tested through the agency for proper PPE to ensure infection control precautions are met, when warranted, while conducting survey activities in medical facilities.

Equal Opportunity Employment

The State of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of genetic information, race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.

Current State of Oklahoma employees must apply for open positions through their Workday account. Go to Careers app on WD home screen>Click on 'Find Jobs-Internal State of Oklahoma'.

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