Sault Tribe
  • - Government - Community Health
  • MI, USA
  • Depending on Experience
  • Salary
  • Year Round - Full Time
  • Yes


The Assistant Community Health Program Manager-Rural, under the direction of the Community Health Program Manager-Rural is responsible for assisting in the management of all daily operations of multiple Rural Health and Community Center sites to include the coordination of financial operations consistent with established standards of general accounting practices and the systematic implementation and maintenance of all health care standards consistent with AAAHC, COLA and CARF accreditation agencies at multiple sites.  The position is responsible for assuming decision making and signature authority in the absence of the Community Health Program Manager-Rural.                                                                                

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

  • Assists to oversee the daily operations and financial      management of budgets and multiple cost centers related to multiple Health      Center sites. 
  • Assists to develop, prepare and monitor operating budgets      associated with multiple cost centers.       Processes and monitors accounts payable/receivable activities.
  • Coordinates space and equipment needs and processes      supplies ordering. 
  • Addresses technology needs with remote assistance to      resolve technology functions and operations at multiple sites.
  • Coordinates the accreditation standards of AAAHC, CARF and      COLA to include safety, infection control and quality improvement      initiatives within the program and implements all program standards with      local site representatives. 
  • Collects and compiles program and service data for various      health division reports, grants and strategic planning activities. 
  • Collects and disseminates communication and messaging of      information through meeting agenda formulation, presentations and various      methods designed to ensure the orderly flow of information and services,      as well as standardization within the Rural Health Program.
  • Represents the Community and/or Rural Health Program on      various task forces, committees and special project teams.
  • Coordinates educational and mandatory training needs and      opportunities for team members.


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


  • Assists Community Health Program Manager-Rural with HR      management issues-such as coordination of staff recruitment, processing of      HR paperwork for interviews, hires, etc.
  • Participates in AdHoc projects and committees, as needed.
  • Communicates with local business partners and vendors      related to service delivery.  
  • 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 vendor/service providers, Federal, State and Tribal and local governments and agencies, general public and Tribal members.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Position primarily sedentary sits/lifts up to maximum of 25 pounds. Physical factors include constant typing; frequent standing, walking, sitting, use of hearing, near, midrange and far vision and driving; and occasional carrying, lifting and pushing, pulling of 25 pounds; occasional climbing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, manual handling, use of color and field of vision and bending.  Working conditions include occasional exposure to weather and noise. Potential hazards include constant typing.  (Office position)








Education: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Bachelor's Degree in Business required. Five years demonstrated ability in relevant work experience may be substituted for education.


Experience: Three years of experience in accounting or business in a health care setting required five years preferred.   


Certification/License:  Will be required to undergo and successfully pass a background check. Must maintain good moral character standing. Must have valid driver's license and be insurable by the Sault Tribe Insurance Department. Must comply with annual driver's license review and insurability standards with the Sault Tribe Insurance Department.  Will be required to complete and pass pre-employment drug testing.  


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Must have experience and working knowledge of accounting systems and knowledge of JD Edwards and financial analysis spreadsheet tools. Knowledge of accounting, budget preparation, inventory management, data entry procedures, accounts payable and receivable, bank deposits and reconciliation procedures, cash handling, purchasing documentation, time keeping and filing.  Experience and skills in reconciliation processes, intercompany transactions between cost centers and locations, supply and inventory management and a strong general accounting skillset.  Must possess intermediate Micro soft skills as well as mathematical and computational skills, basic statistics and ability to create formulas in excel and produce spreadsheets.  Project management experience preferred.  Direct supervision of staff to include annual performance evaluations.  Must be aware of AAAHC, CARF, COLA and HIPPA regulations as they pertain to operations in health care settings.  Must be a self-starter, focused, energetic and a team player who enjoys challenges and increasing responsibilities.  Must have strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Must possess strong problem solving skills, work ethic, organizational skills and attention to detail, decision-making skills and be able to work with others, to work independently and be self-directed.   Knowledge of Health Division, Tribal Organization structure, programs and services and Tribal Accounting Department procedures preferred.  Must maintain confidentiality.  Native American preferred.    

This position has been closed and is no longer available.
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