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Director, WE CARE Clinic (FY20-037)

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Job Details
Job Order Number
6975373
Company Name
SIUE
Physical Address
6 Hairpin Drive
Edwardsville, IL 62025
Job Description

Faculty Position FY20-037September 9, 2019

Position TitleDirector, WE CARE Clinic

Hiring UnitSchool of Nursing

Job Description/Responsibilities
The SIUE School of Nursing (SON) is in search for a Director for the WE CARE Clinic. Located on the East St. Louis Higher Education Campus, the WE CARE Clinic serves patients of all ages, beginning with children age 2 or older. Advanced Practice Nurses, a collaborating physician, a licensed clinical social worker, and a doctoral prepared pharmacist provide full services to diverse clients in the metro-east or other local communities.

The Director of the WE CARE Clinic is responsible for the efficient and effective operation, fiscal strength, and excellence of services provided at the primary care clinic and through community outreach services which demonstrate the SIUE Values. The Director holds leadership responsibility for facilities management, oversight of the infrastructure, systems, and tools required to support patient care, community efforts, educational and research opportunities; and for inter-professional students and faculty. The Director reports to the Associate Dean and the Dean of the School of Nursing. The Associate Dean and Dean are responsible for the annual evaluation of the Director related to clinic operations. The Director is a member of the SON faculty and a member of a department; teaching effectiveness, scholarship, and service is evaluated by the Department Chair. The Director serves on the Executive Committee. This is a fiscal year appointment; the Director might be assigned to teach one course per semester, not to exceed seven (7) credit hours per academic year.

Duties of the Director of the WE CARE Clinic:
1. Advances short and long-range goals, strategic plan for the organization, and evaluation of clinic activities.
2. Holds responsibility for planning, directing, monitoring, evaluating, and controlling the day to day operations of the clinic.
3. Establishes the clinic organizational culture and climate to ensure excellence in patient focused operations, including oversight of training, orientation, performance management, and operations improvement.
4. Manages facilities, projects, new initiatives, risk management, emergency preparedness, and operations required for effective and efficient clinic performance.
5. Recruits, interviews, hires, orients, evaluates, and terminates WE CARE staff, in consultation with the Associate Dean and Dean.
6. Develops and sustains affiliations with strategic partners, including other health care providers, health systems, community clinics, external stakeholders, businesses, and community and governmental groups, augmenting current services and operations for expansion in the community.
7. Increases awareness and understanding of clinic through identification of needs and involvement in public relations efforts and the promotion of the clinic, in collaboration with University Marketing and Communications.
8. Prepares and submits an annual clinic budget for review and approval, administers effectively within this budget, and reports accurately on progress made and challenges encountered.
9. Proactively coordinates and implements operational modifications to ensure clinic financial performance.
10. Coordinates deposits with SIUE Office of the Bursar.
11. Carries responsibility for execution of contracts with Medicare and Medicaid, managed care organizations, and third party carriers.
12. Manages the practice environment within the clinic including establishing hours of clinic operation and establishing administrative protocols.
13. Works collaboratively with the Associate Dean with the recruitment, interviewing, selection, and training of professional and support clinic staff.
14. Oversees development of professional and nonprofessional staff using a collaborative approach: assign accountabilities; set objectives; establish priorities; and monitor and evaluate results; collaborate on annual performance evaluations.
15. Supports the clinic Nurse Practitioner in oversight of staff to carry out job duties.
16. Oversees ordering of supplies and establishing reliability checks of medical equipment, updating as needed.
18. Identifies, writes, and executes grants.
19. Prepares and presents reports on program achievements and statistics.
20. Maintains clinic practices that meet current clinical practice guidelines and abide with laws, rules, standards and regulations related to clinic operations.
21. Holds responsibility for integrity of current electronic health record.
22. Oversee regulatory compliance, letters of agreement, contracts, business association agreements, and other legal documents, insurance, and fiscal agreements.
23. Performs patient services as needed.
24. Other duties as requested by Dean of the School of Nursing.

Minimum Qualifications1. Master of Science in Nursing; board certified FNP
2. Doctoral degree preferred.
3. Demonstrated experience as manager of a primary care clinic with strong understanding of financial operations preferred.
4. Demonstrated experience with health professionals and educators.
5. Demonstrated experience in primary care.
6. Licensed or eligible for licensure as a registered nurse in Illinois.

Terms of Appointment
100% full-time, fiscal year.

Source of Funds
State

*Salary*Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application ProcessSubmit a letter of application, resume, transcripts (including those for SIUE), as well as name and contact information for three references to:
SIUE School of Nursing
Dr. Roberta Harrison, Associate Dean
PO Box 1066
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1066

Application packages may be emailed in pdf form to: roberha@siue.edu

Application DeadlineApplication package must be received no later than October 7, 2019.

SIUE is a state university – benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas. Applicants will be subject to a background check and/or drug screening prior to an offer of employment.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Acts (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, please call 618-650-2190 or email EmploymentHR@siue.edu.

The SIUE Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at http://www.siue.edu/securityreport. The report contains campus safety and security information, crime statistics, fire safety policies, and fire statistics for the previous three calendar years. This report is published in compliance with Federal law, titled the “Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act” and the Higher Education Opportunity Act also known as the “Campus Fire Safety Right to Know.” For those without computer access, a paper copy of the report may be obtained, with a 24-hour notice, from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration, Rendleman Hall, Room 2228, 618-650-2536.

SIUE is a state university – benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas. Applicants will be subject to a background check and/or drug screening prior to an offer of employment.

SIUE is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Acts (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with SIUE, please call 618-650-2190 or email EmploymentHR@siue.edu.

The SIUE Annual Security & Fire Safety Report is available online at http://www.siue.edu/securityreport. The report contains campus safety and security information, crime statistics, fire safety policies, and fire statistics for the previous three calendar years. This report is published in compliance with Federal law, titled the “Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act” & the Higher Education Opportunity Act also known as the “Campus Fire Safety Right to Know.” For those without computer access, a paper copy of the report may be obtained, with a 24-hour notice, from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration, 618-650-2536.


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