Department: Health Department
Closes: September 7, 2018
Please call Human Resources for full job description 760-629-6147
Department: Health Department
Closes: Open Until Filled
To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. The Health Director is responsible for all administrative functions of the Fort Mojave Indian Health Center, including but not limited to oversight of revenue cycle management, preparation of progress reports to funding agency, liaison with the Indian Health Service for all aspects of FMIT’s Annual Funding Agreement including preparation for annual negotiations, responsible for maintaining a strong working relationship with the tribal administration department, IHS project officer at the Phoenix Area Indian Health Service and all partner agencies that are associated with the Fort Mojave Indian Health Center. The Health Administration Director is also expected to work closely with the Medical Director to ensure coordinated services to patients, clients, vendors and providers.
- Responsible for the supervision, training and development of staff in the billing, medical records, IT, front office and patient advocacy.
- Responsible for AAAHC Accreditation activities, supervision of ensuring that all facilities issues related to accreditation are handled in a timely and efficient manner
- Works directly with the Health Administration Director to ensure that the clinical requirements for accreditation are coordinated with facilities efforts to meet the timelines for accreditation activities.
- Responsible for creating an annual training and development calendar for staff to ensure efficient operations for revenue cycle management, including but not limited to ensure minimal errors in submission of charges to payer sources, denial review and resubmissions, monthly reports to the health board and tribal council that clearly show all RCM activities, including monthly contributions to the third party revenue account set up by the tribe’s finance department.
- Responsible for reporting activities for all grants within FMIHC, including but not limited to the Special Diabetes Program for Indians; coordinates with the Health Administration Director on a regular basis to make sure that data inputs into the RPMS system are done correctly, so that output reports can be generated as necessary for the Indian Health Service in a timely manner.
- Through the Business Office, is responsible for all credentialing and privileging activities of provider staff at FMIHC; seek input from Health Administration Director to ensure that all information is available to the Business Office Supervisor to complete the credentialing process.
- Oversight and supervision of all safety and environmental issues of FMIHC’s physical facilities, including the nutrition program building and assets.
- Represents FMIHC to funders, partners and federal grantees locally, statewide and nationally, including attendance at all relevant meetings and events, upon approval from Tribal Administrator.
- Ensures that recruitment and terminations are coordinated with the Director of Human Resources.
- Provides relevant job descriptions and timelines to ensure that FMIHC is optimally staffed.
- Provide monthly written reports to Tribal Administrator for approval before presenting them at tribal council meetings; coordinate with Health Administration Director to collect all information related to provider productivity, patient complaints etc.
- Consults with the HR Director on employee related matters.
- Responsible for managing the budget for FMIHC, in coordination with the Health Administration Director and his/her staff.
- Knowledge of disparate health care systems; including the Indian Health Service, the State of California’s MediCal program and the State of Arizona’s ACCCHS program, private insurances and other payer programs most commonly associated with federally qualified health centers.
- Excellent communication, engagement and diplomacy skills in dealing with employees at all levels of FMIHC.
- Ability to innovative and creatively approach to problem solving, planning and implementation.
- Knowledge of all aspects of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act and all its provisions as they apply to providing services to patients and clients.
- Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
- Ability to appropriately manage and organize; administer and prioritize; monitor and evaluate the work flow of projects and activities.
- Abilities to manage multiple projects and priorities.
- Ability to maintain FMIHC employee confidentiality and handle sensitive information in an appropriate manner, including issues related to HIPAA, HITECH Act, etc.
- Ability to represent FMIT in a professional and courteous manner to outside entities, and partner health care agencies.
- Ability to interact professionally at all times when dealing with all groups with FMIT.
- Computer skills must be intermediate or advanced in all of Microsoft Suite
- Other duties as assigned by the Tribal Administrator.
- Bachelor’s degree, masters or advanced training preferred plus at least 10 years progressively responsible experience in Indian Health Service funded programs; experience with Title I Contracted programs preferred.
- A minimum of ten years professional experience in management of health care programs funded through the Indian Health Service.
- Physical Demands:
- Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stand, walk, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard and ten-key adding machine and to verbally communicate to exchange information.
The Indian Preference Act will be enforced. FMIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities associated with it. The Fort Mojave Indian Tribe reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs.