Health Director - Salt Lake City, UT

Heatlh Director for Urban Indian Center of Salt Lake

Urban Indian Center of Salt Lake 120 West 1300 South Salt Lake City, UT 84115

Job Description 

Purpose: Under the direct supervisor of the Executive Director, provides leadership & management of activities for all agency health services to deliver best practice/quality care. Program services incudes: health assessment, referral & case management, immunizations, diabetes, health promotion & disease prevention, children health insurance, patient registration and STI/HIV services.

Overall Responsibilities:

• Oversees the planning and development of health programs designed to prevent disease, promote health, and prolong life, directs and participates in needs assessment, development of program plans, and goals and objectives; develops procedures needed to accomplish program objectives and ensure compliance.
• Supervises and coordinates the work of program staff; selects, orients, and trains staff. Monitors and evaluates staff activities and outcomes through meetings, document reviews and periodic performance evaluations
• Provides effective leadership of services through the initiation of ideas, joint planning problem solving and evaluation of programs to assure that services continue to meet the needs of the urban AI/AN population and provided in a manner that is user friendly and culturally competent.
• Manages program grants/contracts and assures timely completion and submittal of all written reports as requested/ required.
• Prepares for agency certification/audit processes and directs implementation of policies and procedures supporting process.
• Reviews and evaluates services, ensuring quality and compliance with IWIC policies and procedures. Utah State licensure requirements, contract/grant rules & regulations; implement changes when necessary including annual reviews of the Community Health Center Contract.
• Participates in IWIC Quality Improvement and assures program staff is knowledgeable of required improvement activities and participates in improvement monitoring on a quarterly basis.
• Coordinates in-service training on health resource and education for all agency staff on quarterly basis.
• Generates reports using RPMS to retrieve lists of patients requiring needed CPRA interventions.
• Cooperatively works with Management Team, RPMS Site Manager, Electronic Health Record implementation committee and other necessary departments (internal or external) to coordinate and implement the GPRA Improvement Plan to improve data collection for GPRA and Diabetic Audits.
• Ensures HIPAA compliance.
• Assists with grant applications to secure funds for the specialized program, and other program documents or reports; monitors program expenditures; assists with the development of contracts and monitors services; compiles data for development of the program budget; identifies staffing needs,. Salaries, supplies, and proposed sources of funding.
• Consults with members of community organizations, policy makers, public and private groups; and health professionals in developing effective health service programs for urban AI/AN individuals
• As directed, represents the agency through participation on boards. Committees and meeting attendance that are related to IWIC’s mission and the Program’s goals and objectives.
• Works closely with the executive Director regarding daily operations to ensure on-going development of health services according to client needs and the Agency‘s Mission.
• Accepts new responsibilities and duties as directed by the Executive Director.

Knowledge Skills & Abilities

• Direct experience working with urban American Indian/Alaska Native individuals, families, and communities.
• Possess ability to perform quality improvement based on community standards, identify service gaps, develops plans to address gaps and measure outcomes based on program goals & objectives; identify staff development needs for the Health Program
• Proven ability to work well with colleagues, community organizations, funding agencies and the Indian Health Service.
• Knowledgeable and experience with federal grant/contract compliance and reporting
• Ability to establish program goals and objectives and to assess program toward their achievement.
• Ability to handle stressful situations and resolve problematic situations.
• Exceptional skills in written and verbal communication. Must possess the ability to provide written and oral presentations.
• Strong ability to pursue necessary information for program support.
• Proficient with Microsoft software and knowledge of database software (RPMS)

Requirement Qualifications

• Master Degree in Public Health, Health Administration, Nursing or related field, with one- year minimum experience in program development or healthcare delivery;
• Two years’ experience, minimum, working in community clinics, public health or equivalent;
• Two years’ experience, minimum, of progressive supervisory/administrative experience; active non-profit membership, involvement counts toward experience;
• Direct experience working with urban American Indian/Alaska Native individuals, families, and communities;
• Possesses professional manner and ability to communicate effectively with subordinates and agency personnel;
• Willingness to take initiative in addressing concerns and issues for desired outcomes set forth by the Board of Directors and health programs;
• Valid Driver’s License
• Clear Bureau of Criminal Info Check





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