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Jobs at NACC

Nurse Practitioner

SUMMARY
Nurse Practitioner opening at dynamic urban clinic serving the Native American community.  We are passionate about our work and about providing exceptional care.  We are looking for a nurse practitioner who will be a good fit for our clinic and for the community we serve.  Perks include IHS and NHSC loan repayment site, benefits, and the joy of working at NACC.  This position reports to the Medical Director.   Full and part-time positions available.  Benefits dependent upon hours. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Provide comprehensive health care for patients of the Native American Community Clinic (NACC)

Actively participate in medical program planning

Actively participate in Performance Improvement and Peer Review activities

Assume on-call duties as required

Maintain good working relationship with colleagues, staff, and community partners of NACC

Abide by clinical protocols, policies and procedures

Comply with productivity goals of the medical clinic

Act as consultant to nurse practitioner in patient care, as needed

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Current licensure in the state of Minnesota
  • Board Eligible or Board Certified in appropriate specialty
  • Experience in the Native American community, preferred.

Please submit resume and cover letter to HR@nacc-healthcare.org

NACC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against
on the basis of disability.

Integrated Care Dental Assistant

SUMMARY
This position is primarily responsible for promoting an integrated care model through
coordinating activities to promote education and preventative services while recruiting patients
to the NACC Dental Clinic by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Engage and develop cross-departmental initiatives and activities to increase the Native American
population in NACC Dental and fulfill the mission of providing a holistic approach to care.

Work in collaboration with the Dental Director/Dental Manager to establish effective tracking
methods to document integrated care activities.

Tracks referral and recruitment methods that reach the target population within NACC
including collaborating with leadership to ensure the success of initiatives.

Facilitates the consistent flow of patients in the target population from the NACC medical and
counseling clinics to the NACC dental clinic.

Provides detailed monthly reports of activities including reflecting on the efficacy of current
activities.

Perform all dental assisting duties as needed.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma or GED. One to two years healthcare-related experience and/or
    training.
  • Licensed Dental Assistant in the State of Minnesota.
  • Experience in the Native American community, preferred.

Please submit resume and cover letter to HR@nacc-healthcare.org

NACC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against
on the basis of disability.

Medication Assisted Recovery Program Manager

SUMMARY
The Medication Assisted Recovery Services (MARS) Suboxone Administration Clinic Program Manager is responsible for the overall development, coordination, implementation, administration and operation of the clinic in terms of planning, evaluating, budgeting, organizing, and program delivery. The Program Manager will ensure patient care is delivered with exceptional quality. Salary depends on qualifications (DOQ).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Coordinate a multidisciplinary team in the planning, development and implementation of a MARS Suboxone administration clinic in accordance with clinic policies & procedures; develop, implement and monitor a program improvement/evaluation plan;

Ensure the clinic is operational during expected business hours, including Saturdays; ensure clinic is organized and operated efficiently to guarantee reliable high-quality patient care;

Plan, develop, and implement the MARS program;

Facilitate clinic staff meetings; ensure employees understand their roles; assure that patient confidentiality is understood and held to the highest standard; provide regular supervision with staff to ensure employees are held accountable and feel supported; assist employees to reach their career goals by supporting professional development opportunities;

Collaborate with community members and staff to develop marketing/recruitment strategies to connect individuals with the program; promote and educate Native American Community Clinic employees/community members regarding the benefits of the MAR; participate in educational presentations for community and professional groups (i.e., schools, conferences and other agencies);

Perform administrative requirements such as writing correspondence, memorandums, and completing necessary paperwork; write grant applications, compose progress reports, and submit program updates to executive leadership; develop financial statements and monitor program budgets to ensure fiscal viability;

Monitor state and federal billing guidelines/compliance standards to ensure timely and reliable 3rd party reimbursement; serve as a liaison between clinical, administrative and financial staff to ensure cohesiveness for timely claim submissions and payments;

Adhere to professional standards, ethics and boundaries;

Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Must have a GED/high school diploma, a bachelor’s degree or four years of equivalent experience in public health/human services/chemical dependency or another health-related field
  • Minimum of two years of supervisory experience
  • Understanding of counseling and substance abuse treatment modalities
  • Ability to work cohesively/collaboratively with clinic personnel, peers, executive management, tribal administration and local agencies
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and automobile insurance
  • Knowledge of the traditions and customs of Native American culture/practices
  • Must be agreeable to pre-employment and random drug testing
  • Willingness to work evenings and Saturdays.
  • Skilled in problem solving, developing creative solutions and making independent decision.

Please submit resume and cover letter to HR@nacc-healthcare.org

NACC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against
on the basis of disability.

Registered Nurse

Summary:

NACC is an urban community clinic with a mission to reduce health disparities for Native American people in the Twin Cities.  Our nurses are essential to this mission.

The nursing team is dynamic, with each member contributing and impacting the initiatives we take to improve the quality of care for our patients. This position is responsible for nursing functions such as injections, wound care, foot care and patient education during provider visits and nurse only appointments. The nurse team also provides population based care which includes telephonic follow up on quality initiatives and individual care coordination for patients with complex chronic conditions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing (B.S.N.) from a four-year college or university and public health nurse (PHN) registration for the State of Minnesota, preferred.
  • Two years of nursing experience preferred.

 

Please submit resume and cover letter to HR@nacc-healthcare.org 

NACC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Licensed Therapist (LMFT, LP, LICSW, LPCC)

SUMMARY:

The counseling clinic at NACC has a vacancy for a licensed therapist. The primary focuses of this position will be to provide mental health therapy in our outpatient clinic, in addition to providing integrated care in the medical clinic. The outpatient therapy role consists of providing diagnostic assessments and individual, group, and family therapy to children, adolescents, and adults with significant mental health and/or substance abuse issues. Integrated care is brief screening and intervention on modifiable behaviors for both medical and mental health conditions in the medical clinic setting. This position will require experience working with young children.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Conduct diagnostic assessments

Conduct and interpret psychological screens for common mental and chemical health issues

Provide individual, group, and family therapy

Ability to work in a fast pace medical clinic setting

Develop individualized treatment plans

Serve the Native American population including children, adolescents, and adults

Provide treatment based on records, interviews, behavioral observations, and collateral information

Collaborate care with other providers and make referrals as necessary

Participate in community outreach and related events

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • A master’s or doctoral degree in a psychology-related field and at least two years of clinical experience
  • Current certification as a licensed therapist (LMFT, LP, LICSW, LPCC) in the State of Minnesota
  • Experience working with children
  • Experience working with Native American populations and demonstrate cultural competency
  • Knowledge and experience of the application of clinical principles, assessment, and service delivery to individuals from socially, economically, and culturally diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to demonstrate the employee competencies

Please submit resume and cover letter to HR@nacc-healthcare.org 

NACC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Outreach Worker/Marketing 

SUMMARY

This position is responsible for development and implementation of clinic marketing efforts within the community and health outreach activities specific to the health promotion department. 0.5 FTE will be assigned to performing clinic community marketing duties, 0.5 FTE will be assigned to performing Health Promotion Program duties. Continued employment will be dependent on Health Promotion Program Department capacity and job performance.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

HEALTH PROMOTION PRGORAM DUTIES:

Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Leading staff trainings on Motivational Interviewing techniques (MI) and other Health Promotion Initiatives

Tracking and monitoring clinic tobacco cessation referrals/visits and Call-It-Quits referrals.

Performing health screening activities (blood pressure, height, weight, BMI, CO monitor) at outreach events and health fairs.

Participate in cancer screening efforts including coordination of quarterly mammogram screening event scheduling and referrals. Lead colorectal cancer screening care coordination efforts including FIT testing referrals and colonoscopy referrals.

Assist with Health Promotion Quality Improvement projects as assigned.

Assist with other general Health Promotion duties as assigned.

MARKETING/OUTREACH DUTIES:

Maintain regular postings on NACC social media platforms including Facebook, UMN List Serve.

Manage and submit clinic postings in local community newspaper The Circle.

Manage video display content on TVs in waiting room area.

Maintain NACC web page content.

Maintain consistent branding of clinic brochures and fliers thru coordination with key programming staff

Coordinate with external marketing partners and communicate with clinic leadership

Distribution of program fliers around the at least monthly.

Participating at various outreach events providing program specific and general clinic information.

Manage community event registration including pow wows, open houses, health fairs.

Leadership engagement with partner organizations including other health and social service organizations, schools, tribal offices, and businesses.

Maintain vendor and community relationships; including fundraising efforts for community and clinic events.

Coordinate clinic events including annual Open House, Holidays on Franklin, NACC Anniversary, and Back to School event.

Willingness to work within marketing/outreach budget and assist with budget keeping.

GENERAL DUTIES:

Order appropriate and needed supplies and ensure secure storage.

Attend and participate in scheduled meetings.

Participate in the performance review process.

Create and complete monthly reports and submit to Health Promotion Program Supervisor.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Current drivers licensure in the state of Minnesota
  • Healthcare experience greater than 1 year
  • Experience in the Native American community, preferred.

Please submit resume and cover letter to HR@nacc-healthcare.org

NACC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against
on the basis of disability.

Behavioral Health Care Coordinator

SUMMARY
NACC is looking for a vibrant individual who wants a dynamic position working with clients and treatment team members to best meet the holistic health needs of the NACC Counseling Clinic clientele. This position will be the bridge that keeps our clients connected with all of their helping professionals to assure that we are keeping our clients engaged in their treatment. The position calls for someone with a self-starter work ethic, ability to work independently, and a collaborative attitude and approach to the work being accomplished. Whoever is in this position will be an integral part of creating meaningful relationships between NACC Counseling Clinic and our community partners. The best person for the position would be someone who wants to have fun at work, yet realizes and has reverence for the significant needs of our clients and can balance taking care of our clients while taking care of her/himself.NACC is an urban community clinic with a mission to reduce health disparities for Native American people in the Twin Cities. Our NACC Counseling Clinic team is essential to this mission. The counseling team is dynamic, with each member contributing and impacting the initiatives we take to improve the quality of care for our patients. This position works in an integrated care setting, where care for our clients is provided in both the outpatient mental health clinic and in the medical clinic. The purpose of the NACC Counseling Clinic Care Coordinator position is to improve and expand care coordination for counseling clinic clientele. This position is primarily responsible for helping to manage care, provide resources, and track high risk counseling clients.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Clinical Duties:

Partner with NACC HCH team and outside treatment resources/external resources to provide routine contact and other monitoring or communicating with the client, family members, and providers about the status of the client, the clinic care plan or progress in achieving the goals of the care plan. Coordinates with entire health care team including external care sources.

Assist clients in arranging crisis assessment, intervention and stabilization services. Is responsible for supporting the operational needs of the behavior health staff and clinic.

Meet with high risk clients and their family members as appropriate to develop an individual care plan in coordination with health care home staff (counseling providers, medical providers, nursing, dietician, and client advocates).

Re-engage counseling clients who have missed recent appointments or who have not been in to see their providers for an extended period of time to assess mental and chemical health needs. This will include calling clients by phone, trying to contact by written correspondence, as well as monitoring the medical clinic schedule and possibly approaching counseling clients when they are coming in for their medical care to inquire whether they would desire and be able to see their mental health provider on a walk-in/same day basis that day.

Assist in promoting client participation in group therapy and/or other population based services offered at the Counseling Clinic. This would include but not be limited to calling group client lists weekly to inform clients of upcoming groups and solicit attendance.

Provide population-based care coordination through management of preventative care and defined chronic conditions, especially depression.

Promote the recovery model and client’s empowerment in their recovery process and in meeting their health care goals throughout the clinic.

Administrative Duties:

Complete all planning, assessing, and documentation associated with care management/coordination that meets all funding expectations and requirements for health care home.

Attend scheduled meetings and work groups for quality, care coordination, and staff training and development.

Track the use of mental health and chemical health screens with existing counseling clients and works with counseling clients to have these screens completed quarterly during the course of active treatment.

Manage internal and external counseling clinic referrals. This requires working closely with the SBIRT Care Coordinator and the integrated care team to facilitate coordination between service providers. This may also include managing wait lists for referrals to the counseling clinic.

Report on performance improvement and quality measures related to population based care coordination. Coordinates with Performance Improvement Manager. As part of this responsibility will assist in managing the Expanded Services grant.

Establish relationships with community resources not offered at the Clinic and facilitates client referrals to outside resources (e.g. psychiatry, psychological testing, substance abuse treatment facilities, etc.).

Establish relationships with community stakeholders for the purposes of reciprocal referrals and/or sharing of resources.

Assist in tasks for marketing of Counseling Clinic services.

Help to assess and evaluate the effectiveness of services received by clients. This would include but not be limited to, reviewing client service utilization data, assisting in the collection of client satisfaction surveys, and creating and collecting data on service specific client surveys.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) from a four-year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences or related fields including but not limited to social work, psychology, or nursing from an accredited college or university; AND at least 2,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of services to persons with mental illness.
  • Experience in the Native American community, preferred.

Please submit resume and cover letter to HR@nacc-healthcare.org

NACC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against
on the basis of disability.