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Clinic Coordinator
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 00:00

JOB POSTING

 

Title:            CLINIC COORDINATOR
Created:         August 12, 2013
Updated on:    October 29, 2014
Reports To:         Clinic Director


Position Description:

Under the general supervision of the Clinic Director, the Clinic Coordinator is responsible for the overall coordination of clinic activities in collaboration with other staff.  This requires the capacity to establish rapport and work in an effective, cooperative and collaborative manner both with the clinic core staff and professional and volunteer staff from a broad spectrum of community agencies/organizations. Work with clinic manager to coordinate:

  • clinic flow
  • scheduling
  • orientation of new providers to clinic flow
  • assist in orientation of new  clinic staff to clinic flow
  • supervise the Clinic Assistants and Lab staff


    Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Maintain smooth clinic flow and process, following established guidelines; assure that patients’ needs are met in a respectful, caring, efficient and effective manner.
  • Resource for scheduling of clients.
  • Able to assist in the clinic as needed examples; Review clients’ health histories and presenting concerns/symptoms, and prepare them for exam or visit indicated.
  • Dispense and administer medications and immunizations as indicated and/or requested by examiners or nurse practitioners.
  • Assist in obtaining and reviewing records, including reviewing the immunization status of clients. 
  • Assist in completing all supportive components for child and teen check-ups.
  • Provide telephone triage of concerns presented by clients with both primary and reproductive health concerns
  • Assist in OB clinic and triage OB phone calls.
  • Collaborate with all clinic staff to maintain consistent clinical compliance of OSHA/CLIA regulations.
  • Record and monitor hours of volunteer providers and volunteer health educators.
  • Provide follow up of Depo shots.
  • Document in the electronic chart.
  • Monitor, update, and work with clinic manager and medical director on electronic chart audits.
  • Monitor the Abnormal lab follow up in the PAQ.
  • Participate in Quality Assurance Committee, work on quality assurance projects, offer input regarding quality assurance.
  • Coordinate ordering of pharmacy and other clinic supplies.
  • Process referrals, when appropriate.
  • Monitor invoice/charge slip coding for completeness and correctness.
  • Monitor MnVFC program.
  • Assist Clinic Director in review and revision of protocols on an annual basis.
  • Back up staff for clinic/lab.
  • Other tasks or projects as requested.
  • Collaborate with other staff and maintain “team” work style. Maintain professional working relationships with clients or other outside agencies or contacts.
  • Comply with agency’s written policies and procedures on client confidentiality, minor consent law, drug free workplace, pregnancy counseling, decision making and referrals.
  • Model behavior which is consistent with and supported of healthy adolescent development.  Such behavior will include upholding ethical standards and other standard of the agency.


    Typical Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
    The person in this position must be able to perform the duties outlined on this job description. Appropriate accommodations will be made for disabled individuals.


    Job Qualifications:
  • Graduate from an accredited Registered Nurse program or Licensed Practical Nurse Program
  • 2-3 years experience in adolescent health, including: primary care (knowledge of assessment and treatment of minor and acute health concerns typical of adolescents, and health maintenance, including immunization); and reproductive health care (knowledge of family planning, teen pregnancy, OB Care, STD diagnosis and treatment)
  • 3-5 years experience in adolescent health, including: primary care (knowledge of assessment and treatment of minor and acute health concerns typical of adolescents, and health maintenance, including immunization); and reproductive health care (knowledge of family planning, teen pregnancy. OB Care, STD diagnosis and treatment)
  • Excellent leadership and management skills, working in an organized manner, providing direction and structure to the work of others.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to present information well and the ability to manage and motivate others.
  • The ability to work independently, exercising good judgment in involving others when necessary.


    Hours and Benefits:
    This is a Monday - Friday full-time position at 37.5 hours a week. Benefits include generous PTO, Holiday Pay, Health and Dental Insurance, Short and Long term disability, and Employer paid life insurance. 


    How To Apply: 
    E-mail cover letter, resume and salary range to Ta Vongharath, HR Coordinator at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Subject line: Clinic Coordinator

    Diverse groups including those with disabilities encouraged to apply.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

     

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    Clinical Therapist- Homeless Youth
    Thursday, 16 October 2014 00:00

    JOB POSTING

    TITLE:             Clinical Therapist – Homeless Youth               

    REPORTS TO:        Clinical Supervisors & Director of Programs

    POSTED ON:     October 14, 2014- November 2, 2014


    Job Summary:
    This position provides direct clinical mental health services to clients experiencing homelessness through SafeZone and partnering agencies.


    Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide walk-in mental health counseling where youth experiencing or at-risk of homelessness congregate or reside. Sites include: SafeZone drop-in center, Salvation Army Booth Brown House, and Lutheran Social Services Metro Youth Services.
  • Complete Diagnostic Assessments, treatment plans, required charting, and insurance documentation in a timely manner using Electronic Health Records.
  • Provide weekly case consultation with relevant staff at project sites to discuss: mental health-related referrals, assist in plans, and utilize best practices of trauma-informed care.
  • Manage and demonstrate skills needed in responding to high-risk situations by following protocols outlined in orientation.
  • Provide prompt and timely responses to clients and properly notify supervisor(s) of situations that may need to be resolved with more intervention.
  • Ability to work independently and use time effectively.
  • Attend and actively participate in weekly staff meetings.
  • Stay informed of current changes in the field through the use of: supervision, appropriate conferences, in-services, and reading.
  • Perform other tasks or projects as requested.
  • Collaborate with other staff members, maintain team work style, and maintain professional working relationships with clients, other agencies, and collateral contacts.
  • Facilitate meeting with other involved professionals such as: case managers, child protection, school staff, probation, and other authorized parties.
  • Practice and uphold the ethical guidelines of licensing board.
  • Uphold agency written policies concerning employment, client confidentiality, minor consent law, drug-free work place, ethical standards and other agency standards.
  • Able to utilize a principles base approach to youth work including trauma informed care, harm reduction and non-judgmental engagement.
  • Practice and uphold the ethical guidelines of your licensing board.
  • Model behavior consistent with and supportive of healthy adolescent development.


    Typical Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities as outlined on the job description.
  • Willing and able to work one to two evenings per week.
  • Must be able to travel in all MN weather conditions.
  • Ability to work under stress and intervene appropriately in crisis situations
  • Appropriate accommodations to these physical demands will be made for disabled individuals.


    Job Qualifications:
  • Current independent clinical licensure.
  • Experience working with adolescents of diverse backgrounds.
  • Able to work independently and use time effectively.
  • Valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance required.


    Hours and Benefits:
    This is a benefit earning position with carried hours based on experience with a minimum of 30-37.5 hours a week. Benefits include: generous PTO, holiday pay, health and dental insurance, short and long term disability, and employer paid life insurance.       


    To Apply:  E-mail cover letter and resume to Director of Programs, Denise Smieja, at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

    Diverse groups including those with disabilities encouraged to apply.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

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