Clinic Nursing Unit Manager

  • Missoula, Montana
  • Oct 07, 2021
Full Time Administration and Management Public Health

Job Description


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    Performs administrative and professional duties within the public health nursing field and participates on the management team of the Missoula City-County Health Department (MCCHD) . Manages a variety of clinic services and supervises a large staff of professional and support personnel in the Health Services Division of the MCCHD.

Representative Examples of Work

Serves as a member of the MCCHD management team, in cross divisional teams and other department and division-wide teams as assigned. Participates in the department's on-call infectious disease team as well as the emergency preparedness and response team, and serves as part of incident command during emergencies. Participates in administrative reviews and board meetings. Conducts and/or provides leadership and coaching on departmental, divisional, unit, and program quality improvement efforts. Plans, organizes, coordinates services, and supervises personnel in the Clinic Services Unit of the Health Services division including: hiring, training, performance management, and discipline of employees. Develops a staff training program and provides professional development opportunities. Implements methods for assuring employee safety. Plans and directs work assignments, reviews quality, accuracy, and quantity of work. Establishes program policies and procedures, implements quality assurance systems, and assures delivery of evidenced based practices. Monitors performance requirements to ensure compliance with contracts and mandated activities. Serves as a resource for assigned staff to provide technical and professional leadership in a wide variety of programs. Promotes cooperative team efforts and productivity among staff and with other County and divisions and departments. Meets regularly with individual employees, teams, and project committees to provide information, to educate, to support, exchange feedback, and coordinate work. Provides for interpretation of Montana Statutes related to immunization rules for schools and daycares. Ensures that delivery of services conforms to standards, policies and legal guidelines. Manages and administers public health programs in the clinic services unit including but not limited to the immunization clinic, the Vaccine for Children (VFC) program, and the International Travel Clinic. Manages clinic billing services and contracting with 3rd-party payer sources, Medicaid, Medicare, and local agencies. Oversees and supports clinic services use of electronic health record. Participates in the development and implementation of the Health Services division's strategic plan; quality improvement and performance management, workforce development, and accreditation requirements. Participates in the department's strategic programs across divisions. Coordinates internship and student programs providing field and clinical experience for graduate and undergraduate students in health promotion, nursing, nutrition and related studies. Researches and writes grant proposals. Negotiates and administers memoranda of understanding and contracts for delivery of public health immunization services. Prepares program budgets, monitors revenues and expenditures, resolves problems with invoices and reimbursements, compiles statistics, and prepares reports on grants and program activities. Prepares the Clinic Services Unit budget. Represents MCCHD and serves as a liaison with civic organizations, community organizations, school groups, media, state, federal and local government agencies and legislative bodies. Develops and recommends policy to local and state makers as requested. Develops, leads, and participates in efforts to develop and implement best immunizations practices and community outreach on vaccine preventable diseases. Makes presentations on a variety of programs to local and state organizations on a range of subjects.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a baccalaureate degree in nursing. Master's degree in Nursing or Public Health or closely related field desired. Requires three years of professional experience in public health nursing or other community based or medical clinic experience. Requires two years of experience in direct staff supervision and progressive management. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Requires current license as a registered nurse in the State of Montana. Requires a valid Montana driver's license. New employees will be asked to volunteer vaccination status for required vaccines upon hire and will be offered assistance during hiring to receive necessary immunizations. Employees who have not received the vaccines required for their positions or who are unwilling to voluntarily provide vaccination status for required vaccines will receive a reasonable accommodation where such accommodation does not require an undue hardship or endanger the health or safety of any person. Requires current CPR certification. Requires successfully passing a criminal background check.

Physical/Environmental Demands

The work requires little physical activity and the employee commonly remains in an office setting. May require frequent travel out of office and out of town to meetings. Requires participation on the Infectious Disease On-Call Team on a rotational basis.

Job Address

Missoula, Montana United States View Map