Clinic Manager

Recruitment #100919-MDDZ09-350500

Summary Statement

This position administers all aspects of clinical and field operations for the Child Development Watch Program in Kent and Sussex Counties with a central and three satellite locations. Duties include: serving as a liaison to Kent and Sussex community health and child care providers, educational systems and other agencies, managing staff and program performance, overseeing contracts, managing a caseload, participating in annual community flu clinic planning and performing emergency preparedness roles related to shelters.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
  • Manages clinic staff to ensure proper coverage for all services and adherence to service standards and policies.
  • Provides direction to direct care and clerical support staff in the maintenance of client records to ensure compliance with state, federal laws and clinic policies.
  • Conducts client, clinic and staff needs assessments and develops objectives, plans and evaluation techniques based on findings.
  • Manages client flow, continuity of care and appropriate flow of client information throughout the treatment teams and with other service providers.
  • Coordinates the design and development of surveys to determine problems and unmet health needs.  Analysis survey information and makes recommendations.
  • Monitors clinic operating expenses to ensure they are in conformance with the clinic budget.
  • Assists in developing proposals for contractual services, operating agreements and public/private grants.
  • Prepares a variety of reports and maintains records on clinic operations/activities.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Clinic Manager
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Three years experience in health or human services work such as applying theories, principles, laws and practices of health or human services programs and services that assist with and improve life for individuals, families, or communities such as financial support, employment, unemployment, housing, health care, disease prevention, substance abuse, child protective services, physical/mental health treatment and prevention or rehabilitation.
  2. Six months experience in health or human services program administration such as overseeing and directing the development, implementation and evaluation of health or human services programs and services; planning and establishing short and long range program goals and objectives. Providing advice to other agency organizational units through consultation.
  3. Six months experience in developing policies and procedures.
  4. Six months experience in staff supervision which includes planning, assigning, reviewing, and evaluating the work of others.
  5. Knowledge of budget management and control which includes managing a budget for the purpose of keeping expenditures within the limitations of available appropriations and available revenue and maintaining, monitoring, projecting and controlling a budget within set policies and procedures.


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Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements. 

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