Clinic Supervisor

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Clinic Services
07/27/2022
4330 NW 10
70,248.00  Annual
Full-Time/Exempt
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

SUMMARY:

This position is located in the Clinical Services Division with the Oklahoma City-County Health Department (OCCHD).  The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for supervising and coordinating the activities of the clinical setting.  The clinical location of this position is subject to change after the orientation process is completed. The incumbent provides and ensures the provision of nursing services to clients.  The incumbent functions in a clinic setting or may perform the duties of the job in various off-site clinic locations. This position is part of a multi-disciplinary team which is responsible to deliver services to residents within the Public Health jurisdiction. The employee performs the duties of the job under the auspices of physician's orders (protocols).  These various job duties and responsibilities may be performed for the main and satellite clinics. 

 

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

This is a summary of the duties and responsibilities commonly found within this classification. It is not meant to be all-inclusive, thus, other related activities or tasks may be assigned.

 

This position functions at the leadership level (Tier 3) as defined by the Council on Linkages Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals. An emphasis on the following domains is important in this role:

  • Analytic Assessment Skills
  • Policy Development/Program Planning Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Cultural Competency Skills
  • Community Dimensions of Practice Skills
  • Public Health Sciences Skills
  • Leadership and Systems Thinking Skills

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Supervises and guides clinic nurses and subordinate clinic staff.
  2. Supervises clinic activities and evaluates the work performance of clinic staff.
  3. Supervises work assignments.
  4. Supervises employee activities by direct observation and review of job products.
  5. Monitors employee attendance.
  6. Completes performance evaluations on clinic staff including any discipline.
  7. Responsible for the TB Control Clinic and staff.
  8. Manages clinic resources and completes a variety of reports.
  9. Supervises clinic procedures.
  10. Ensures adequate clinic supplies are on-hand for general clinic operations.
  11. Resolves client complaints.
  12. Performs physical and development examinations and assessments.
  13. Performs venipuncture and collects specimens.
  14. Determines appropriate treatments and immunizations.
  15. Administers treatments and immunizations.
  16. Counsels direct report staff regarding work practices, performance, and work development.
  17. Documents in patient medical records, whether electronic or paper.
  18. Compiles data and generates reports.
  19. Actively participates in staff development and in conjunction with the Administrator, establishes goals and objectives for clinic staff.
  20. Provides substantial assistance with planning and continued evaluation of services in a major public health program.
  21. Maintains standards of professional and public health nursing and assures that services are rendered according to agency policies, state regulations and laws, agency contracts and in accordance with the Oklahoma Nurse Practice Act.
  22. Confers with the Administrator and interprets program needs of the community.
  23. Participates in planning and provides orientation and in-service education for staff.
  24. Participates in meetings and conferences as a representative of Public Health Nursing.
  25. Provides input to the Administrator concerning guidelines and orders, process action teams, TQM issues, Risk Management and Safety issues, HIPAA Records Information issues, etc.
  26. Documents according to established guidelines.
  27. Utilizes the nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation) to provide program specific and/or population based services.
  28. Communicates with employees, clients, and with the public.
  29. Drives to various locations to perform job duties as needed.
  30. At the direction of OCCHD Executive Director or designee, the incumbent will be assigned a variety of specific job duties and responsibilities as a member of the OCCHD Emergency Preparedness and Response Program Team (i.e. Bioterrorism Response Program).  Also, as a member of the Emergency Preparedness and Response Program Team, the employee is required to complete all necessary emergency responder training and may be designated as a member of the first-responder team.
  31. Completes required training in support of duties and responsibilities of this position.
  32. In accordance with our designation of a PHAB Accredited health department and explicit commitment to a culture of continuous quality improvement, employees will receive Quality Improvement (QI) training deemed necessary by their supervisor.

 

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

-Valid Oklahoma Registered Nurse License required

-BSN required

-Five years professional nursing experience required

-One year of supervisory experience preferred

-Valid Oklahoma driver license required

-Certified in CPR

 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

-Skill in performing physical examinations

-Skill in using appropriate medical tools and equipment

-Skill in analyzing, evaluating, and solving problems related to clinic operations

-Skill in resolving inter-professional and intra-disciplinary problems

-Skill in communicating effectively with co-workers, community and persons of various diverse backgrounds both orally and in writing using tact and diplomacy

-Comprehensive knowledge of and the ability to practice within the scope of the Nurse Practice Act

-Knowledge of the principles and practices of professional public health nursing

-Basic knowledge of epidemiology and the ability to understand and interpret basic data

-Ability and willingness to follow established policies, procedures, guidelines and orders

-Ability and willingness to maintain confidentiality

-Ability and willingness to develop and maintain effective working relationships

-Ability and willingness to follow safe working practices and procedures

-Ability and willingness to assume responsibility for work product

               

WORKING CONDITIONS:

-Primarily indoors in climate controlled building

-No smoking or use of non-smoking tobacco products is allowed at anytime while conducting agency business or in agency vehicles

-No use of cell phones or the use of electronic wireless communications devices used to write, send or read a text-based communication while driving a motor vehicle on agency business

-Subject to driving off-site in varying weather to perform job duties

-Subject to exposure to infectious diseases

-Subject to prolonged periods of standing and/or walking

-May be required to wear protective equipment

-Required to wear a HEPA filter mask; thus, limited facial hair is allowed

-OSHA category: performs tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

-Arm/hand steadiness and finger dexterity enough to perform procedures such as venipuncture and injections, to draft documents and to fill out forms, make entries in charts, etc.; by hand or using a keyboard

-Vision enough to read hand or machine-generated data, instructions, reports, markings labels, etc., and gradation markings on syringes

-Flexibility and coordination enough to operate a motor vehicle as needed

-Flexibility and strength enough to lift objects weighing up to 35 pounds, and move and carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 35 pounds

-Flexibility enough to bend over exam table, stoop to pick up objects from floor etc.

-Speech and hearing enough to communicate face-to-face and via telephone

-Ability and willingness to be fitted for and wear a HEPA filter mask

 

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

This position requires frequent contact with various personnel to give and receive information, as well as with clients/caregivers to provide services.  The employee also may have contact with state and community agency employees, hospital and clinic personnel, physicians, and other health care workers in the community.  The incumbent interacts with a broad spectrum of socio-economic groups.  Tact and diplomacy are required in the performance of duties.  The employee may be required to interface with hostile persons on occasion.

 

SUPERVISION GIVEN AND RECEIVED/ACCOUNTABILITY:

The employee performs the job duties under the supervision of the Administrator with responsibility for coordinating the activities of a specific nursing area including: supervises and guides clinic nurses and subordinate clinic staff, and evaluates the work performance of clinic staff; supervises clinic activities and manages resources and completes a variety of reports.  Work is performed under physician's orders (protocols).  Work product is subject to both specific and general review, for attainment of objectives and conformance with policies and procedures.  The employee receives general administrative direction, and exercises independence and sound judgment in the performance of job duties and responsibilities.  Although this position has no direct accountability for any money or materials, the employee may make recommendations which result in the expenditure of significant funds.

 

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

-Must have an operating vehicle available for use when field duties are required

-May be required to take the smallpox vaccination, and other vaccinations or inoculations, as a member of the first-responder team

-May be required to work occasional evenings and weekends due to job responsibilities

 

Interested candidates should apply online at www.occhd.org.  Select Careers at the top of the web page, select Current Jobs, select the position you are applying for, and select apply now.  You will be directed to our Career Center.  Get started by uploading your resume with your profile.  Otherwise, click "skip" to continue.  Register with the Career Center, complete an application, attach a cover letter, resume, an official transcript, again select the job to apply for, answer job specific questions and submit your application.  Once you have finished the process, you should receive a message stating, "Successfully applied".  If you do not receive this message, then there has been a step not completed.  You will need to review your record. The position will be open for 30 days or until filled.  Please be advised that applications will periodically be considered, as such this position could be filled any time before the closing date.

 

AA/EOE