DEC Regulatory Services Division
Company: North Texas State Hospital - Wichita Falls Campus
Location: Wichita Falls
Posted on: June 12, 2021
The Deputy Executive Commissioner for Regulatory Services will
report to the Chief Policy and Regulatory Officer (CPRO) of the
Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC). The Deputy Executive
Commissioner is responsible for the executive management and
oversight for the divisions responsibilities, which include
licensing, credentialing, inspecting, surveying, enforcing,
training and developing policy for long-term care providers and
occupations, acute care facilities, certain healthcare
professionals and occupations, and childcare providers.
This position will be responsible for providing overall program
vision, leadership and strategic direction to ensure the divisions
mission to protect the health, safety, and welfare of vulnerable
Texans, as well as to help individuals and entities comply with
state and federal laws and regulations. This position is
responsible for providing oversight and executive leadership to
ensure the division interprets federal and state laws, regulations,
and department policies and rules relevant to regulatory functions
within the HHSC system. The Deputy Executive Commissioner develops
and implements strategic plans and establishes goals and objectives
for the division, develops policy and ensures resources are
appropriately acquired and effectively deployed in compliance with
agency regulations, as well as state and federal laws.
The Deputy Executive Commissioner ensures continuous improvement of
customer service levels and execution of HHSC system goals and
guiding principles; coordinates all state and federal requirements
as the state agency for long-term care and acute care services and
supports; participates in activities and meetings with executive
staff, elected state and federal officials, and other external
entities; performs other duties as delegated by the CPRO; and
performs highly advanced leadership and oversight activities for
This position works under limited direction with extensive latitude
for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
Essential Job Functions:
(20%) Provides overall program vision, leadership and strategic
direction to the division including managing, planning,
implementing, coordinating and evaluating operations and policies
to promote effective program administration and service
(20%) Plans, implements and administers diverse programs to meet
agency objectives including making major program management
decisions impacting statewide agency operations, other state
agencies and large numbers of clients and agency resources.
(15%) Assesses and directs the structure and delivery of regulatory
functions by defining regulated entities and programs; recommends
the scope, content and quality of services to be provided at given
funding levels; and coordinates service delivery with the Chief
(15%) Coordinates development of the division budget and components
of the Legislative Appropriations Request process; makes decisions
on budget and staff allocation for programs administered; advises
the Chief Operating Officer on the status of programs; and makes
recommendations for effective and efficient use of resources.
(15%) Coordinates all activities necessary to carry out the
required responsibilities as the designated state agency for
long-term care and acute care services and supports, including the
review and evaluation of proposed federal and state laws on program
(5%) Serves as a member of the senior management team assisting the
Chief Operating Officer and agency executives in devising plans and
activities to accomplish visionary concepts outlined by the
Executive Commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission.
Provides information and counsel to agency executives and
management on program service delivery trends and impact.
(5%) Makes presentations, provides information, or testifies to
legislative offices or committees, other state and federal
agencies, and other organizations regarding division programs and
(5%) Selects, manages, and develops the division's leadership team
including performance reviews, consultation, training, personnel
actions, and leave authorizations.
Knowledge Skills Abilities:
Knowledge of State of Texas legislative processes and
Knowledge of strategic planning, the budget process, cost recovery,
procurement and contract management, and information
Knowledge of the principles of leadership and how to deal with
various leadership styles.
Knowledge of administrative processes and operations.
Skill in strategic planning and executing and evaluating complex
programs, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
Skill in managing multiple and competing priorities.
Skill in problem solving.
Skill in management of department resources.
Skill in leadership, communication and public speaking.
Skill in working collaboratively and cooperatively with diverse
Ability to develop, implement, communicate and lead an
organizational vision which integrates key state and program goals,
priorities, values, and other factors.
Ability to promote and support creative thinking.
Ability to establish goals and objectives.
Ability to lead, implement and balance change and continuity to
continually strive to improve customer service and program
performance within the basic state government framework.
Ability to implement and use new technology and work processes to
enhance decision making.
Ability to plan, assign and/or supervise the work of others.
Ability to explain, advocate, express facts and ideas, and
negotiate with individuals and groups, internally and
Ability to build, establish, and maintain effective working
relationships and coalitions.
Ability to make timely and effective decisions and produce results
through strategic planning and the implementation and evaluation of
policies and programs.
Registration or Licensure Requirements:
Initial Selection Criteria:
Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university plus
seven (7) years of recent management experience serving as a member
of a senior or executive management team. Advanced degree
Experience working within regulatory processes.
Experience managing and providing executive-level leadership.
Experience with the legislative process.
Experience in planning, budgeting and fiscal management.
Requisition ID: 485470
Note: There are no direct military occupation(s) that relate to the
initial selection criteria and registration or licensure
requirements for this position. All active duty, reservists,
guardsmen, and veterans are encouraged to apply. For more
information see the Texas State Auditors Military Crosswalk at
HHS agencies use E-Verify. You must bring your I-9 documentation
with you on your first day of work.
- Click here to download the I-9 form.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS
agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring
and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability.
If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact
the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are
contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in
the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the
Keywords: North Texas State Hospital - Wichita Falls Campus, Wichita Falls , DEC Regulatory Services Division, Other , Wichita Falls, Texas
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