UnityPoint Health Clinic Lead - Sumner in Sumner, Iowa
The Clinic Nurse Lead is responsible for the coordination of day-to-day clinic operations in a medical office practice and monitors the activities of all office operations components to ensure the clinic meets its objectives.
Coordinate day-to-day clinic operations and provide day-to-day support to providers.
Possess in–depth knowledge of and provide operational support for tasks and job functions performed in areas of responsibility, including protocols, processes, policies, and procedures.
Supervise assigned clinical and/or patient service representatives.
Provide leadership within the clinic setting in order to ensure effective, efficient office operations, optimizing performance and continually improving quality of care in a vastly changing health care environment.
Responsible for delegated accountability of department metrics.
Perform other duties as requested by the organization’s management team and the providers to facilitate the smooth and effective operations of the office.
Financial Results/Budget Responsibility
Manage controllable expenses as assigned.
Provide information to support budgeting process as requested.
Be aware of what is happening in the clinic/department and the organization by attending clinic/department meetings, reading emails and regularly checking information on the organization’s intranet site.
Demonstrate initiative to improve quality and customer service by striving to exceed customer expectations.
Support CMH’s strategic initiatives as requested.
Employee/Physician Relations/Performance and Talent Management
Establish effective mechanisms of communication with staff, providers and patients to foster an environment of openness, trust, team work and staff development. Schedule, conduct, and complete follow-up for monthly staff and provider meetings.
Act as a liaison between physicians/providers and the organization’s leadership team to achieve effective communication and optimal operational processes.
Balance team and individual responsibilities; be open and objective to other’s views; give and welcome feedback; contribute to positive team goals; and put the success of the team above own interests.
First line decision maker with respect to employee relations situations; informing appropriate clinic administrator/senior clinic administrator of all employee situations and partnering with appropriate clinic administrator/senior clinic administrator on high level employee situations.
Take the leadership role in times of disaster to secure the safety of staff, patients, visitors, the facility and protected health information when possible.
Problem Solving/Decision Making
Follow protocols and policies in decision making.
Identify and resolve day-to-day issues related to position of oversight.
Seek guidance from clinic manager as needed.
Create a culture of innovation, learning, teamwork and professional practice, consistent with the mission, vision and values of the organization.
Maintain compliance with CLIA, OSHA, Safety and Risk Management guidelines.
Maintain regular and consistent attendance at work.
Maintain compliance with Personnel policies and procedures.
Monitor all environmental conditions in order to secure protected health information.
Behave in a manner consistent with all Corporate Compliance and HIPAA policies and procedures.
2-3 years of clinic operations experience preferred.
Bachelor’s degree RN/LPN/AAMA or combination of education and experience required – business and/or health care management degree preferred.
Mandatory Reporter certification.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Strong computer skills.
Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to take initiative and exercise independent judgment, decision-making and problem-solving expertise.
Knowledge of personnel administration and patient relation principles.
Ability to work as a team member.
Ability to understand and apply guidelines, policies and procedures.
Preferred knowledge and experience with process improvement.
Requisition ID: 2020-80127
Street: 909 W 1st St
Name: 2630 Sumner Community Hospital
Name: Physician's Office (clinic
FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 1.0
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift: Flexible - working Monday - Friday - 8 hours per day
External Company Name: UnityPoint Health
External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org