Health Center Manager

Mobile, AL
Clinical/Medical
Full Time
The Health Center Manager is responsible for the overall operations of the health center.  The Health Center Manager works with providers, health center staff, and the operations leadership team to ensure excellent quality of care and service, efficient utilization of resources, compliance, and strong financial performance.  The Health Center Manager also works with other departments across the affiliate to promote the mission of Planned Parenthood Southeast (PPSE) within the community.
 
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Health Center Management
       Operates the health center in accordance with the Planned Parenthood Medical Standards and Guidelines, PPSE policies and procedures, and all applicable state and federal regulations
       Ensures efficient operations of all aspects of the health center including patient care, customer service, patient experience, and compliance
       Supports and trains staff to ensure full proficiency and competency in staff’s respective roles
       Provides direct patient service as appropriate to meet demand or in cases of the absence of a health center staff
       Front office: check-in, check-out, customer service
       Back office: intake, medical history, consenting, education, laboratory
       Advanced services (if applicable): ultrasound, products of conception
       Manages the overall facility and center equipment, including ensuring the building and equipment are clean and maintained in good working condition and repair
       Promotes the growth and development of health center services and staff
       Ensures quality, experience, productivity, volume, revenue, and expense goals are forecasted, tracked, and achieved; develops and implements action plans if goals are off track
       Creates annual plans to ensure the health center stays on track for achieving goals; develops action plans if outcomes are off track
       Assists with marketing the health center and patient outreach and implementation of new services
       Facilitates daily huddles, regular staff meetings, and other meetings as appropriate with staff and clinicians
       If applicable, serves as the named Clinic Administrator and submits clinic schedule to the Alabama Department of Health and notifies of changes to the schedule in advance
       Manages and enforces PPSE organizational and HR policies fairly and consistently
       Serves as an advocate for staff and patients in all settings
       Be forthcoming and truthful in responding to the Alabama Department of Public Health, Georgia Department of Community Health and the Mississippi State Department of Health inquiries and requests for information
 
 
Supply Chain Management
       Manages all aspect of clinic supplies and inventory and ensures appropriate safeguards for medication access
       Monitors supply and medication usage to maintain par levels and cost efficiency; promptly reports anomalies through the appropriate management train
       Completes appropriate reports to reconcile inventory; completes additional reports as needed to ensure inventory is appropriately tracked
       Reviews supplies received and submit packing slips and invoices to the designated purchasing contact
       Utilizes PPSE’s purchasing platform to ensure a consistent level of supplies while appropriately managing costs; updates the platform with applicable information as needed
 
Financial Management
       Manages the direct expenses of the health center to ensure fiscal strength of the health center
       Monitors monthly revenue and expenses of the health center and creates action plans for areas of significant or ongoing variance
       Works with leadership to develop, implement, and manage cost effective and equitable staffing models
       Assists with annual budget preparation and provides subject matter input on growth opportunities
       Uses sound judgement to escalate issues that impact the fiscal health of the health center
 
Quality Management
       Responsible for the maintenance and completion of the health center annual Compliance, Risk, and Quality Management Clinical work plan
       Completes all required audits, drills, reports, and activities on the appropriate timeline
       Develops action plans for any areas of concern that impact quality, safety, and/or service
       Works closely with operations leadership and other health center managers to identify, develop, and implement quality improvement initiatives
 
QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Experience
       5+ years of progressive management experience, with strong operations management skills
       4+ years healthcare experience, preferably in sexual and reproductive healthcare and/or surgical center management
       Experience with insurance, medical coding and a solid combination of front and back office work
       Experience managing clinicians/providers
       College degree preferred
 
Skills
       Strong leadership and management skills
       Excellent communication skills
       Strong computer skills, including practice management software, MS office, and internet/email
 
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Valid driver's license and ability to travel as needed to other health centers, PPSE’s administrative offices, and conferences.  Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods of time as needed while working in a clinical and office environment.
 
LANGUAGES SPOKEN
English required, Spanish speaking skills preferred
 
ESSENTIAL CHARACTERISTICS
       Professional demeanor and appearance
       Ability to provide / support the provision of objective information to patients about all the options available to them (abortion, adoption, or parenting) in the event of an unintended pregnancy
       Background screens will be performed and education will be verified prior to employment. Please be prepared to provide required information and/or documentation.
       Planned Parenthood Southeast is a smoke-free workplace, and smoking is prohibited in all enclosed areas on PPSE property.
       Planned Parenthood Southeast is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.