Sault Tribe
  • - Government - Medical
  • Sault Ste. Marie, MI, USA
  • Negotiable
  • Salary
  • Year Round - Full Time
  • Yes

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

The Clinic Manager for the Sault Tribe Health Center, under the director of the Division Director for the Health Division, is responsible for the management and supervision of the operations of the largest tribal health center and ancillary health services; lab, radiology, ultrasound, physical therapy and fitness center.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (includes, but is not limited to, the following)

 

  • Plans, manages and evaluates the daily operations to promote efficient and effective care delivery with good customer service.
  • Prepares, develops, monitors and modifies the department clinic budget and cost centers as well as tracks data and monitors performance measures of the clinic.
  • Coordinates all Health Center operations and function as liaison between patients, providers, front-line staff, professional staff, Health Director, Tribal Health Board, and Tribal Board of Directors and outside contracted agencies and community representatives and grant project officers.
  • Implements and ensures compliance with AAAHC and CARF.
  • Supervises direct reports, evaluates work performance, hires, interviews, conducts disciplinary actions when necessary, and all administrative issues that involve Human Resource, Legal and Risk Management.
  • Conducts studies and assessments to improve patient care delivery, strategic planning, staffing plans, unmet needs, equipment and space needs.
  • Assesses training and educational development of team members and coordinates staffing and scheduling to maintain clinic operations.
  • Conducts and oversees performance improvement studies, infection control, safety and security, policy and procedures, special reports relative to diseases, collection of visit data, and trends, utilization of analytical skill set to interpret and evaluate the data.
  • Represents the Health Division on various committees, task forces, project teams and acts as spokesperson for the Health Center.
  • Prepares letters, documents, presentations, and reports to articulate complex and detailed information that discuss programs and services, functions and activities of the Health Center.
  • Applies and monitors grants and projects to completion.

 

ADDIITONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: (includes, but is not limited to, the following)

 

  • Provides opinion and expertise and cost effectiveness of clinical initiatives and expansion of proposed services when asked.
  • All other job related duties as assigned.                                                              

 

CONTACTS:

 

Immediate peers, peers in other departments, immediate supervisor/manager, managers in other departments, executives, Board of Directors, customers, outside vendors and service providers, hospital and health care agency and community agency staff, and front line staff at health centers.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

Position light with lifting of 20 pounds and frequent lifting carrying of 10 pounds. Physical factors include constant use of hearing, near vision, color vision, typing; frequent walking, carrying, climbing, use of smell, midrange/far vision, depth perception, field of vision, travel, and occasional standing, sitting, lifting, pushing/pulling, stooping, kneeling, bending and reaching and manual handling. Working conditions include frequent exposure to extreme cold and occasional exposure to weather, wet/humidity and noise and air quality. Potential hazards include constant computer and equipment use; frequent patient contact, infectious exposure and occasional exposure to needles/syringes, equipment.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

Education: Bachelor's Degree required in Nursing, Health Care Administration or Health Management or Public Health Administration or, Business Administration with a minor in Health Field is required. If Bachelor's degree is in Nursing a Michigan RN License is required. Master's Degree in Nursing, Business Administration, Public Health Administration, Health Education, Nursing Administration or Health Clinic Management preferred.

 

Experience: Minimum of 5 years of experience working in ambulatory care or outpatient clinic setting with 3 years in health care program management or clinical supervision required. Experience working with grants and grant writing preferred.Some exposure and experience working with or writing a grant preferred.

 

Certification/License: Will be required to undergo and successfully pass a background check. Must maintain a good moral character standing. Will be required to complete and pass pre-employment drug testing.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Must possess working knowledge of Ambulatory Health care clinic operations.  Knowledge of accreditation organizations and accreditation site visit and review required. Knowledge of management principles, medical terminology and documentation required. Knowledge of Tribal Culture and organizations and Tribal health centers is preferred. Must possess critical thinking skills and be able to make decisions effectively. Knowledge of budget and financial preparation and monitoring required. Must have excellent communication skills and be able to communicate clearly in person, in writing, and by telephone and email. Knowledge of and ability to use word processing and spreadsheet and data base software required. Must have good project management skills; provide strong leadership, prioritize project tasks, meet project deadlines and effectively communicate with personnel, coworkers, subordinates and the general public. Must have working knowledge and be able to use office machines, such as calculator, copier, fax, printer and computer. Must maintain confidentiality. Native American preferred. 

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