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Position available at Native Americans for Community Action, Inc. in Flagstaff, AZ

Job Title: Director of Operations (Family Health & Wellness Center)
Salary:    $65,000 annually
Job Type:  Full-time (Exempt)
Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Essential Duties:

Minimum Requirement:

Master’s Degree in health and/or human services, healthcare administration or related field and four (4) or more years of previous experience administered and/or managing health program(s); Or equivalent field with equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the position. Must pass Level I Fingerprint Clearance Card and background check.

Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:

*Must complete and submit an NACA, Inc. Employment Application, Letter of Interest and Resume. Application can be obtained through website www.nacainc.org. Any question, please contact Human Resources at (928)526-2968.

Employer exercises EEOC and Indian preference in accordance with the Indian Preference Act (Title 25, US Code, Sections 44-46, 472 and 272). If you wish to exercise Indian Preference and you are a registered member of a federally or state recognized tribe, attach copy of tribal Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB).


Positions available at The Native American Rehabilitation Association (NARA), in Portland Oregon

Medical Director/Physician

The Native American Rehabilitation Association (NARA) is private non-profit that provides culturally appropriate physical- and mental-health services and treatment for substance-use disorders for American Indians, Alaska Natives, and other vulnerable people.

NARA offers a full-benefit package including medical, dental, vision, and prescription insurance. We provide company-paid insurance: short-term and long-term disability, basic life as well as treatment for alcohol- and drug-use disorders. In addition, we offer a 401(k) plan with a company match, supplemental life insurance, and accident benefits. NARA provides employees 13 paid holidays a year with generous vacation and sick-time benefits.

NARA has an immediate need for Medical Director. The Medical Director will provide supervision of all medical services at all NARA locations assuring compliance with established policies and procedures.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Provide direct medical services to patients while demonstrating awareness and sensitivity to Native-American health-care needs.

• Supervise medical staff at all NARA locations (including main clinic as well as Outpatient and Residential facilities):  physicians, Nurse Practitioners, nursing supervisor, dietitians, and acupuncturist.

• Oversee quality of on-site laboratory testing with nursing supervisor.

• Oversee quality of care provided by medical assistants and nurses in collaboration with the nursing supervisor.

• Develop, implement and update medical policies, protocols and procedures.

• Function as liaison with outside providers, hospitals, and other health care organizations.

• Establish consultative referrals-network and coordinate linkages with hospital-based, admitting physicians and reference labs.

• Participate as member of clinic’s management team.

• Participate as member of agency-wide leadership team.

• Assure that NARA Clinic’s medical services are in full compliance with standards, ethics and license requirements of medical profession.

• Supervise students, locum tenens physicians, and contractual physicians.

• Provide and/or facilitate in-service training as needed.

• Monitor peer review to assure total-quality improvement in ongoing patient care.

• Participate in on-call service coverage.

• Participate in meetings and represents NARA as required.

• Lead and coordinate monthly medical provider meetings.

• Lead and coordinate quarterly Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee meetings as committee chair.

QUALIFICATIONS

• Board-certified (or -eligible) in Internal Medicine, Family Practice, or related area of medicine

• Unencumbered Oregon Medical License and Drug Enforcement Administration license

• Minimum two years’ experience fulfilling responsibilities noted above

• Demonstration of disciplined empathy for cross-cultural beliefs and workable concept of Native-American spiritual beliefs

• Ability to maintain professional boundaries with clients, community, and staff members

• Ability to work collaboratively with clients, NARA staff, team members and treat everyone with respect and dignity at all times

• Experience working within Native American/Alaska Native community, a plus

To apply, email your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to jobs@naranorthwest.org or fax documents to 503-224-4494.

NARA requires minimum of two years sobriety/clean time for candidates in recovery. All potential hires are must pass pre-employment (post-offer) drug-screen and criminal-background check. NARA is fully committed to supporting sobriety and as such requires all new-hires to agree to model (1) non-drinking, (2) no illicit-drug use, and (3) no prescription-drug abuse.

Loan repayment opportunities are available (Indian Health Service and Health Resources Services Administration), and the facility has Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) score of 21.

EEO/AA Employer/Vets/Disabled/Race/Ethnicity/Gender/Age. Within scope of Indian Preference, all candidates receive equal consideration. Preference in hiring is given to qualified Native Americans in accordance with the Indian Preference Act (Title 25, US Code, Section 472 &473).

We are mission-driven and spirit-led! Check out our website: www.naranorthwest.org.

Pediatrician

The Native American Rehabilitation Association (NARA) is committed to providing care to Native Americans, Alaska Natives, and other vulnerable populations.  We operate as a Federally Qualified Health Center with two primary care clinics.

We are currently seeking a Board-certified Pediatrician for our Urban Indian Health Program. The successful candidate will provide primary-care and comprehensive-health services to infants, children and teenagers. Position does not require hospital privileges or rounds. We will consider a person desiring either full-time or part-time employment.

We offer employees a very generous benefits-package that includes: (1) medical and dental insurance, (2) thirteen paid holidays each year, (3) separate vacation and sick-day accruals which increase with years of service, (4) employer-matched 401(k) program, (5) employer-paid short- and long-term disability, and (6) employer-paid life insurance. You even get your birthday off as a paid holiday!

We are seeking a motivated and dynamic individual who preferably has prior experience with the Native American and/or Alaska Native community. This person will provide primary health-care services to newborns, infants, children and teenagers to assure that medical services are in full compliance with standards, ethics and license requirements of the medical profession.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

QUALIFICATIONS

TO APPLY: Respond with your cover letter, resume, & salary requirements to jobs@naranorthwest.org or fax to 503-224-4494.

NARA requires a minimum of two years sobriety/clean time if in recovery and all potential hires are required to pass a pre-employment (post-offer) drug-screen and criminal-background check. Our agency is fully committed to supporting sobriety and – as such – all new hires must agree to model (1) non-drinking behavior, (2) no illicit-drug use and (3) no prescription-drug abuse.

Loan repayment opportunities are available (Indian Health Service and Health Resources Services Administration), and the facility has Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) score of 21.

Equal Opportunity Employer/AA Employer/Vets/Disabled/Race/Ethnicity/Gender/Age. Within scope of Indian Preference, all candidates receive equal consideration. Preference in hiring is given to qualified Native Americans in accordance with Indian Preference (Title 25, US CODE, Sections 472 & 473). 

We are mission-driven and spirit-led. Check out our website at: www.naranorthwest.org.

Family Practice Physician.

Experienced Family Practice Physician with exceptional bedside manner sought to join the Native American Rehabilitation Association’s (NARA) multidisciplinary team in serving the local Native community and other underserved populations from the Portland area. NARA is a non-profit which provides culturally appropriate physical- and mental-health services and substance-abuse treatment for Native Americans, Alaska Natives & other vulnerable people. Come help us make a difference!

We offer employees a very generous benefits-package that includes (1) medical and dental insurance, (2) thirteen paid holidays each year, (3) separate vacation and sick-day accruals which increase with years of service, (4) employer-matched 401(k) program, (5) employer-paid short- and long-term disability, and (6) employer-paid life insurance. You even get your birthday off as a paid holiday!

This essential medical provider must have the ability to maintain professional boundaries with clients, the community, and other staff members; be able to work collaboratively with clients, other NARA staff, team members, and to treat everyone with respect and dignity at all times. Experience working within the Native American/Alaska Native community is considered a plus.

Loan repayment opportunities are available (Indian Health Service and Health Resources Services Administration), and the facility has a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) score of 21.

To qualify: 

To apply, send your resume and cover letter to this posting or fax to 503-224-4494.

NARA requires a minimum of two years sobriety/clean time if in recovery and all potential hires are required to pass a pre-employment (post-offer) drug-screen and criminal-background check. Our agency is fully committed to supporting sobriety and – as such – all new hires must agree to model (1) non-drinking behavior, (2) no illicit-drug use and (3) no prescription-drug abuse.

Equal Opportunity Employer/AA Employer/Vets/Disabled/Race/Ethnicity/Gender/Age. Within scope of Indian Preference, all candidates receive equal consideration. Preference in hiring is given to qualified Native Americans in accordance with the Indian Preference (Title 25, US CODE, Section 472 & 473). We are mission-driven and spirit-led. Check out our website at: www.naranorthwest.org.


Child and Family Services Program Director

The Native American Rehabilitation Association (NARA) is a private non-profit that provides culturally-appropriate physical- and mental-health services and substance-abuse treatment for American Indians, Alaska Natives, and other vulnerable people. We are currently seeking an experienced and motivated Child and Family Services Program Director who is responsible for ongoing development and management of comprehensive system of care for behavioral health for children, youth, and families. The Program Director works to ensure collaborative and integrated services for behavioral health, physical health, and culture. The Program Director provides administrative and clinical supervision for all staff working in the program under direction of Chief Clinical Officer.

RESPONSIBILITIES * Ensures cultural appropriateness of services * Manages comprehensive and integrated behavioral-health service to achieve highest quality of services and best outcomes for clients and community. Services include but are not limited to: contracts with Oregon’s Department of Human Services (In-Home Safety & Reunification, Parent Support, Relative Support, and Group Parenting), mental-health and substance-use treatment for children, youth, and families, and wraparound services. Services are provided in various contexts including homes, schools, and other community settings * Supervises all program staff (Qualified Mental Health Professionals, Qualified Mental Health Associates, Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor, Certified Recovery Mentor, Peer Support Specialist, and other pre-licensed candidates), and creates opportunities for learning, training and professional development * Assists with grant development and oversees implementation of program grants and contracts * Provides guidance, direction, and oversight of all services, maintaining collaborative working relationships with schools, courts, Oregon Youth Authority, Oregon Department of Human Services, Indian Child Welfare Act programs, and other community partners * Develops and maintains relationships within NARA, across community partners, and with tribal partners to ensure their involvement in program design * Represents NARA locally, statewide, and nationally * Works collaboratively with all components of NARA to provide best services possible * Maintains responsibility for risk management, quality assurance, and adherence to compliance programs in order to achieve highest standards of care possible * Maintains responsibility for working with internal and external evaluators for specified components of grants and contracts * Provides consultation between all disciplines and external sources when needed * Ensures programs meet requirements for documentation, data collection, and report-writing * Facilitates regular team meetings; participates in agency and interagency meetings * Participates in agency-wide program development * Participates and leads agency events and planning efforts * Ensures maintenance and care of facility * Performs other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS * Education: Master’s degree (minimum) or Ph.D. * Oregon Licensure: Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor, or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist or licensed Ph.D. * Experience: (1) Five years supervision/management, (2) management in mental-health and substance-use treatment; (3) child and family experience, preferred; (4) working within Native American/Alaska Native community, a plus * Knowledge: (1) Extensive understanding of mental-health and substance-use disorders, (2) Knowledge and experience with Oregon tribes and ability to work with Native community, (3) High level of cultural sensitivity with knowledge of Native cultures * Abilities: (1) Effectively presenting ideas, transmitting information, conveying concepts to individuals or groups of people of varying educational, cultural and experience levels; (2) Maintaining professional boundaries with clients, community, and other staff members, (3) Working flexibly as part of multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary team * Skills: (1) Excellent communication, (2) Motivational interviewing and ability to engage clients and staff at varying stages of commitment to change, (3) Collaboration with clients, other NARA staff, team members, and (4) treating everyone with respect and dignity at all times

To apply please email your resume, cover letter, and salary expectations to jobs@naranorthwest.org or fax your information to 503-224-4494. NARA requires minimum of two years sobriety/clean time for candidates in recovery. All potential hires are must pass pre-employment (post-offer) drug-screen and criminal-background check. NARA is fully committed to supporting sobriety and as such requires all new-hires to agree to model non-drinking, no illicit-drug use, and no prescription-drug-abuse behavior. NARA offers a full-benefit package including medical, dental, vision, and prescription insurance. We provide company-paid insurance: short-term and long-term disability, basic life as well as treatment for alcohol- and drug-use disorders. In addition, we offer a 401(k) plan with a company match and supplemental life and accident benefits. NARA provides employees 13 paid holidays a year with generous vacation and sick-time benefits. Equal Employment Opportunity/AA Employer/Vets/Disabled/Race/Ethnicity/Gender/ Age. Within scope of Indian Preference, all candidates receive equal consideration. Preference in hiring is given to qualified Native Americans in accordance with the Indian Preference (Title 25, US CODE, Section 472 & 473). We are mission-driven and spirit-led. Check out our website at: www.naranorthwest.org.

Patient Financial Services Manager

The Native American Rehabilitation Association (NARA) is private, non-profit that provides culturally-appropriate physical- and mental-health services and substance-abuse treatment for American Indians, Alaska Natives, and other vulnerable people.We are currently seeking an experienced and motivated Patient Financial Services Manager to join our team. The Patient Financial Services Manager is responsible for the overall operations and functions of the agency’s billing services (Medical and Dental). This position is responsible for forecasting revenue projections and communicating this information regularly with the Executive Committee and oversees agency Billing functions including:

(1) billing and collections of patient accounts, (2) compliance with third-party payer regulations, (3) cash posting, (4) employee productivity and (5) ongoing improvement to key revenue cycle indicators. These key indicators include but are not limited to: Accounts Receivable days, cash collections goals and posting, bad debt, denials, underpayment recovery, and contract-management activities related to patient account management.

RESPONSIBILITIES: * Leads and provides operational directives for all activities related to the claims management and collections of Accounts Receivables and ensures timely, efficient cash collections to support overall financial goals of the facility. * Prepares and analyzes all statistical reports to monitor trends and determine operational deficiencies and implements corrective action plans as necessary. * Forecasts revenue projections based on staffing, program models, billable services and payer reimbursements. * Alerts Executive Committee to any concerns or of any needed modifications around projected revenues. * Routinely produces Age Trial Balances to monitor reimbursement patterns and investigate any cash-flow issues for needed corrective actions to assure timely collection of accounts and achievement of established department or agency goals. * Monitors unbilled account reports to determine necessary actions required to minimize number and dollar-value of accounts being held for bill production. Reports findings weekly. Develops, in concert with other department heads, corrective actions necessary to clear accounts held for bill release. * Leads departmental efforts and design with patient collections. * Develops dashboards and graphs to illustrating NARA’s productivity goals while also maintaining and updating changes to this information on regular basis in order to help identify ideas to increase efficiencies and streamline processes within NARA.  *Determines qualifications and competence of departmental personnel who provide billing services. Evaluates all employee-performance evaluations and annual education requirements and provides feedback to managing staff to ensure consistency in application of performance-review process. * Works with front desk and Oregon Health Plan teams to assure training around proper entry for patient registration and other data to assure all information is collected that is needed for billing.  *Assists in preparation of annual departmental budgets. Ensures that necessary funds to carry out goals and objectives are established and that business unit functions within budgetary guidelines. * Maintains knowledge of current regulations and policies of Federal, State and private payers. Keeps impacted departments informed of changes, revisions, and updates. * Stays abreast of latest developments and trends in field of Patient Accounting by attending seminars/workshops and actively participating in interdisciplinary committees. * Maintains confidentiality in all matters that include Patient Health Information and Employee Data. * Performs other duties as assigned by Chief Financial Officer

TO QUALIFY: * Bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field, and minimum of 10 years of medical billing experience, and minimum of 7 years experience working as department manager in billing, accounting or information systems. * Strong working knowledge of accounting/business principles, revenue cycle management, applicable Federal and State laws and regulations, Medicare and Medicaid rules and regulations, all aspects of third-party reimbursement policies and practices, and knowledge of Current Procedural Terminology (CPT), International Classification of Diseases (ICD)-9/10 coding and Physician billing. * High-level knowledge of practice management billing systems, electronic health records and government payment systems. * Data-driven with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, and proven ability to assess and evaluate complex financial data and manage multiple complex tasks. * Exceptional interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills; and superior organizational, consultation, and mediation skills. * High level of accuracy and attention to detail, flexibility and the ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively in team environment. * Experience with Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), preferred.  * Experience with Centricity Practice Management and/or Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS), preferred.

To apply please email your resume, cover letter, and salary expectations to jobs@naranorthwest.org  or fax your information to 503-224-4494.NARA requires minimum of two years sobriety/clean time if in recovery, and all potential hires are required to pass a pre-employment (post-offer) drug screen and criminal background check. Our agency is fully committed to supporting sobriety and as such it is a requirement that all new hires agree to model non-drinking and no illicit-drug use or prescription-drug abuse behavior.NARA offers a full-benefit package including medical, dental, vision and prescription insurance. We provide company-paid insurance: short-term disability, long-term disability, basic life as well as treatment for alcohol- and drug-use disorders. In addition, we offer a 401(k) plan with a company match and supplemental life and accident benefits. NARA provides employees 13 paid holidays a year with generous vacation and sick-time benefits.EEO/AA

Employer/Vets/Disabled/Race/Ethnicity/Gender/Age. Within scope of Indian Preference, all candidates receive equal consideration. Preference in hiring is given to qualified Native Americans in accordance with the Indian Preference (Title 25, US CODE, Section 472 & 473).We are mission-driven and spirit-led. Check out our website at: www.naranorthwest.org 

Title: Family Practice Physician

Company: Hunter Health Clinic, Inc.
Location: Wichita, KS
Status: Full-time

If interested, please apply online: https://jobs-hunter.icims.com/jobs/1172/family-practice-physician/job  

Role: The Family Practice Physician ensures that all patients receive quality care while maintaining compliance with all federal grants, HIPAA, and Hunter Health Clinic policies and procedures.

Qualifications:

Our Member San Diego American Indian Health Center is hiring for the following positions. for information please contact info@sdaihc.com

Quality Improvement Manager 

Compensation: Dependent on experience/qualificationsEmployment type: full-timeNon-profit organization

The San Diego American Indian Health Center is seeking an experienced Quality Improvement Manager who will provide organizational leadership necessary to achieve AAAHC accreditation and PCMH certification within the first year of hire. Applications for this position must demonstrate the qualifications required to implement the health center's performance improvement plan, provide training and technical assistance at all levels of the organization, utilize data to evaluate process changes, and document improved health outcomes. The successful candidate will be knowledgeable with quality improvement models and strategies to improve health outcomes in a clinical practice. For more information regarding this position please visit the "about us" page on our web site. Preference is given to qualified American Indian applicants in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934 (Title 25, USC Section 472).

Registered Nurse (San Diego)
Compensation: Negotiable depending on experienceEmployment type: full-timeNon-profit organization

The San Diego American Indian Health Center is seeking a registered nurse (RN) for the role of Nurse Care Manager. This individual will be a member of the primary medical care staff and will work under the supervision of the chief medical officer. The RN will also work in coordination with the nurse floor manager to manage the daily operations of the medical clinic. Responsibilities include approximately 40 hours/week in coordinating patient care on the medical floor including, but not limited to, the following duties: front and back office coordination (oversight of patient flow from check-in to check-out); triage of same-day and walk-in appointments; supervision and training of medical assistants; assistance with implementation of policies and procedures to achieve PCMH/AAAHC accreditation. Individuals who possess experience working in community clinics/FQHCs, as well as knowledge of American Indians and the underserved/underinsured is preferred. Preference is given to qualified American Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934, (Title 25, USC Section 472).

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