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Deputy Administrator of Program Operations
Level 26-0 $27.60, Level 27-0 $28.98, Level 28-0 $30.42 F/T 40 HR/WK
- 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.
- 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.