Clinic Director

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Description

The position is responsible for the overall administration, planning, development, implementation, control and evaluation of tribal health clinic and care programs.

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Type

Full-Time

Department

Health Clinic

Supervisor

Deputy Administrator of Program Operations

Salary

Level 26-0 $27.60, Level 27-0 $28.98, Level 28-0 $30.42 F/T 40 HR/WK

Duties

  • Directs and administers the mature 638 Combined Health Services Compact.
  • Maintains and promotes an efficient and effective management of programs including health administration, health planning, health education, drug/alcohol abuse, in-home services, environmental health, ambulatory care, pharmacy, and laboratory, preventive health care and patient registration.
  • Supervises the Business Office Supervisor, Medical and Professional staff including health related grant funded program staff.
  • Provides oversight of the Elder Meals Title VI program.
  • Prepares and forecasts budget proposals and justifications.
  • Maintains fiscal operations and promotes cost control measures in the operation and maintenance of all programs, facilities and grounds.
  • Coordinates health program plans and operations with other tribal staff.
  • Develops and maintains a positive working relationship with all tribal staff.
  • Assesses community health needs in order to develop a comprehensive health care system.
  • Evaluates potential funding opportunities, researches and completes grant applications and follow-up for final decision.
  • Maintains necessary amendments to awarded grants.
  • Ensures narrative and fiscal reports are filed accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Participates on various boards and committees providing professional input and background in the development of broad coalitions and/or improvements and coordinating of services to Indian communities.
  • Represents the health care facility and Tribe by promoting programs, contributing to the community programs and groups and informing and responding to inquiries or the news media.
  • Networks with and participates in meetings with State, Federal and Local officials, including other Tribal Organizations and tribal members.
  • Initiates, coordinates and enforces compliance of program, operation, personnel policies and procedures.
  • Maintains buildings and equipment by planning and controlling space allocations, building additions, and major equipment acquisitions.
  • Reports to Tribal Council as requested to inform of health programs and clinic operations, review expenditures and fiscal integrity.
  • Advises the council of long and short range planning, health care priorities of the community and proposals for improvements of the Tribal health care systems or its components.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the IHS Clinic Compact negotiations.
  • Manages the annual compact budgets and other contracts and grants.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or a Health Management related field is required and a minimum of four years of progressive responsibilities in program management; is strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of:
    • program administration and practices.
    • community health care needs and relevant federal regulations like the Indian Health Service, CMS, and other agencies.
    • Indian Health Care Improvement Act, the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act, HIPAA, Affordable Care Act, etc.
    • modern office practices, procedures, and equipment.
    • business English, proper spelling, grammar, punctuation, and basic arithmetic.
    • records management and accounting procedures.
  • Ability to:
    • communicate and work effectively with the tribal community.
    • successfully complete the grant application process to secure funding opportunities relevant to improve community health services.
    • ability to generate and maintain budgets
    • ability to successfully navigate and negotiate with Indian Health Services.
    • express ideas effectively both orally and written.
    • establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds and with co-workers at all levels.
    • represent the Agency in a professional manner, building respect and confidence.
    • maintain confidentiality, multi-task, meet deadlines, carry out instructions and work independently.
  • Have a CPR Certificate
  • Pass pre-employment drug screen and complete background investigation.
  • Possess a valid Nevada driver’s license.
  • Able to lift 40lbs or more.

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