UnityPoint Health Clinic Supervisor in Waterloo, Iowa
The Clinic Supervisor 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. The Clinic Supervisor reports directly to Clinic Administrator or Senior Clinic Administrator and advises and seeks consent from the organizations leadership team to coordinate and manage the activities in the clinic.
Departmental Support/Employee Development
· Coordinating day to day clinic operations and provide day to day support for staffing schedules of providers, nurses and PSR’s. Hiring and onboarding of appropriate staff.
· 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 the quality of care in a vastly changing health care environment.
· 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.
· 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.
· 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.
· Follow protocols and policies in decision making.
· Identify and resolve day-to-day issues related to position of oversight.
· Seek guidance from clinic administrator/senior clinic administrator as needed.
· 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.
· Create a culture of innovation, learning, teamwork and professional practice, consistent with the mission, vision and values of the organization.
· Maintain regular and consistent attendance at work.
Patient Care/Patient Education
· Establishing effective mechanisms of communication with staff, providers and patients. Act as a liaison between providers/patients/leadership.
· Act as a liaison between physicians/providers/patients and the organization’s leadership team to achieve effective communication and optimal operational processes.
· Take the leadership role in times of disaster to secure the safety of staff, patients, visitors, the facility and protected health information when possible.
· Accounts payable
· Support UnityPoint Clinic strategic initiatives as requested.
· Responsible for delegated accountability of department metrics.
· Manage controllable expenses as assigned.
· Provide information to support budgeting process as requested.
· Maintain compliance with CLIA, OSHA, Safety and Risk management guidelines.
· 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.
Basic UPH Performance Criteria
· Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.
· Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.
· Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.
· Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.
· Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.
· Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff. Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.
Preferred or Specialized
· Bachelor’s degree RN/LPN/CMA or combination of education and experience required.
· Business and/or health care management degree preferred.
- Must have previous experience as a RN, LPN or CMA.
· 2-3 years clinic operations experience preferred.
· Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.
- RN/LPN licensure or CMA 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.
Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.
Requisition ID: 2019-69276
Street: 3741 Pheasant Lane
Name: 9200 UnityPoint Clinic Affiliate
Name: Internal Med- West Waterloo
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift: Monday-Friday, Daytime hours
External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org