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PSYCHIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER

SUMMARY

This position is primarily responsible for providing continuous and comprehensive psychiatric treatment in a community clinic. These services are necessary for the promotion of optimal mental health, prevention and treatment of psychiatric disorders and health maintenance. This includes the assessment, diagnosis and management of mental health problems and psychiatric disorders. The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner works collaboratively with other on site medical and mental health providers as well as with community providers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

Provides comprehensive psychiatric care for patients of the Native American Community Clinic (NACC).

Actively participates in psychiatric program planning.

Actively participates in relevant Performance Improvement and peer review activities.

Assumes on-call duties, as required.

Maintains a good working relationship with colleagues, staff, and community partners of NACC.

Abides by clinical protocols, policies and procedures.

Complies with productivity goals of the medical clinic.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Licensed as an RN and APRN by the board of nursing and certified by a national nurse certification organization acceptable to the board to practice as a Certified Nurse Practitioner (CNP)

IT Support

SUMMARY

This position is responsible for providing hardware, software, and network support for local and remote users at the Native American Community Clinic. This position will update and maintain on-premise systems and hardware. The individual should possess excellent communication, customer service, problem solving and troubleshooting skills and be able to work independently with minimal supervision. Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task, prioritize, and pay close attention to details are also required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Performs technical support duties for users across the organization.

  • Primary point of contact for technical support issues for NACC staff, including IT needs including hardware and software performance issues
  • Clearly communicate IT issues to support vendors (Netgain, Comcast, bluehost, etc)
  • Manage, track, and maintain a log of all support tickets (through Netgain portal and/or internal
  • Maintains inventory list of onsite IT/Telecom related equipment
  • Order, set-up, and deploy new hardware and Telecom equipment
  • Assists with the coordination and preparation for IT projects
  • Monitors both day-to-day and project-related Information Technology needs for the organization.
  • Cleans computers and related hardware
  • Write training materials for staff to understand use of equipment and software
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of server rooms

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of 2-year degree in a tech field or equivalent certifications
  • Some programming language experience
  • Understand basic computer terminology and identify hardware and peripherals
  • Understand basic fundamentals of Windows and Mac client operating systems
  • Be proficient with the Microsoft Office suite, including Office 365
  • Proficient working knowledge of networking and services (TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS)-- wired and wireless
  • Ability to provide exceptional, solution-oriented support with a positive attitude

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Work Experience in a non-for-profit and healthcare.

Community Health Worker 

Job Summary: A Community Health Worker (CHW) is the link between patients and health and social services. CHWs are trusted members of the community that help to facilitate access to services, improve health outcomes, reduce barriers to receiving care, and create relationships that foster positive lifestyle changes. Community Health Workers are frontline public health workers. The are trusted members of the community that have a close understanding of the communities they serve. A Community Health Worker builds individual and community capacity by increasing health knowledge and self-sufficiency through a range of activities such as outreach, individual and community education, informal counseling, social support and advocacy.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  

  • Provide individual and group education on mental health and substance use and related public health concerns to NACC clients and the Native American community
  • Provide information and referral to NACC and other partnering programs to meet the comprehensive needs of clients
  • Identify, create and implement client education materials to share in groups and at community events
  • Work with clinical staff to develop program protocol and workflow implementation.
  • Explore patient resources that support success create resource tools to be used in the clinic and community
  • Respond to and fulfill request for community public health education
  • Provide harm reduction client education and educational materials
  • Collect and maintain up to date data related to grant outcomes and report regularly
  • Active member of harm reduction services team

QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING

  • Computer skills including web browsing, excel, and EMR software
  • Patient and community education background
  • Excellent people skills; ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Understanding of HIPAA regulations, respect for patient confidentiality
  • Efficiency and attention to detail
  • Must have a valid certificate from the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) demonstrating completion of an approved community health worker curriculum or completion of the IHS National CHR Program training and education program.
  • Two years of direct care experience working with mental health and substance use disorders
  • Experience in the Native American community preferred
  • Flexibility to work nights and weekends, if needed

 Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselor

SUMMARY: The Native American Community Clinic (NACC) and Red Lake Nation are opening a culturally-specific and trauma-informed Medication Assisted Treatment Center. The Chemical Dependency Counselor will provide direct care to clients. This position reports to the Treatment Director. Full-time position with competitive salary and benefits.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • This role will be part of a multi-disciplinary team which includes Physician, Intake Worker, Outreach Worker, Peer Recovery Specialists, Licensed Behavioral Health Professional, and Elder in Residence that together provide individual and group services to Native American (NA) persons with substance use disorder.
  • This position is responsible for ensuring the delivery of engaging, culturally-sensitive services to clients and their families, and for managing and communicating the details about client funding. This includes connection to resources, healthcare, and care coordination.
  • Provides treatment in a manner that reflects knowledge of Native American community values, beliefs, and history, and utilizes treatment interventions and methods that have been deemed appropriate through practice or research with NAs. Demonstrates this knowledge through documentation of interventions and methods in the electronic health record (in a timely manner). Understand and abide by confidentiality rules and regulations.
  • Provides culturally competent treatment through an awareness of one’s own personal biases and how they impact interactions with clients and staff, and provide leadership and clinical supervision for staff in this process. Participate in and ensures staff receive training and ongoing professional development.
  • Interacts with patients, staff and visitors to the Medication Assisted Treatment Program in a manner that demonstrates respect and understanding of cultural norms.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minnesota LADC or UMICAD
  • Previous experience working with Native Americans or other marginalized communities.
  • Knowledgeable about local resources.
  • Works well independently and on a team.
  • Excellent communication, customer service, and case management skills.
  • General computer proficiency, including MS Office and electronic health records.
  • MN DHS background clearance.
  • Attest to two (2) years free of chemical use problems.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Work Experience in a non-for-profit and healthcare.
  • Ability to work in a diverse culture.
  • Experience working within the local Native American community.

Counseling Care Coordinator 

Job Summary: The purpose of this position is to improve and expand care coordination for counseling clinic clients. This position is primarily responsible for helping to manage care, provide resources and to track high risk counseling clients. This position reports to the Counseling Clinic Manager.

 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

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.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.

Medical Assistant

SUMMARY: The purpose of this position is to assist in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the delivery of patient care.   The MA provides individualized patient care to promote the restoration of health and achievement of patient health goals. This position reports to Medical Clinic Manager

KEY FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

Clinical:

  • Greet, assess and guide patients
  • Assess and record primary and/or secondary complaints (reason for visit)
  • Perform, log and check; medical history, MIIC,
  • Perform and record; vital signs, health screens, vision checks, hearing checks, and other assessments
  • Prepare, explain, educate and guide patients in preparation for exams, procedures and diagnostic tests
  • Prepare equipment for and assist with patient exams, tests and procedures
  • Perform appropriate procedures, injections, blood & urine collections, etc. as directed by provider
  • Clean and sterilize instruments and equipment and dispose of contaminated supplies
  • Prepare, explain, educate and guide patients in preparation for discharge, referral, follow-up and/or re-scheduling
  • Assist with lab procedures, tests and processes as instructed
  • Perform prescription renewals, patient call-backs, and follow-ups as needed

Cleaning, Stocking and Resupply

  • Check, organize resupply exam rooms; during and between patient visits and at the end of day
  • Organize, clean and maintain the cleaning and sterilization area as needed
  • Know and understand the tools and equipment in each area
  • Follow pertinent regulations, procedures and checks relating to cleanliness, sterility & storage, operation & use, and
  • maintenance of tools and equipment

Administrative

  • Order appropriate and needed supplies and equipment
  • Correctly complete clinic forms and related procedures
  • Attend and participate in scheduled meetings
  • Participate in the performance review process
  • Review, understand, follow and apply policies and procedures outlined in the Employee Manual

Miscellaneous

  • Behave in a professional, courteous and engaging manner in all interaction
  • Other related duties as they may be requested

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES 

  1. Computer skills including web browsing, excel, and EMR software
  2. Excellent people skills; ability to work independently and as a team member
  3. Understanding of HIPPA regulations, respect for patient confidentiality
  4. Efficiency and attention to detail

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE 

  1. Certified Medical Assistant or other health care professional/experience with 1-2 years clinical experience required
  2. Experience in the Native American community preferred
  3. Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; one year related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

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Please submit resumes and cover letters 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

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT

Summary:

This position is primarily responsible for maintaining the accounting system and its functions, approving the bi-weekly payroll and is responsible for daily, weekly and monthly accounting tasks and activities. This position also prepares financial spreadsheets, reports and proposals for the use of the CFO and the CEO by performing the following duties:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

Ensures timely and accurate monthly and year-end financial reporting.

Prepares, records and processes accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash disbursments, cash receipts and quarterly cashflow reports.

Prepares monthly reports of expenses and revenue items for grant related activity. Track actual grant income and expenses versus pre-approved grant budgets by grant job code. Attend grant meetings and keep grant book and files up to date. Ensure timely invoices are processed to grant funders.

Tracks gift cards, bus tokens and other items as required.

Ensures expenses remain within compliance with NACC policies and departmental budgeted amounts, by tracking monthly expenses and participating in budget to actual variance meetings with department heads.

Approves and submits the bi-weekly payroll, including verifying hours, wages and deductions via the payroll processing service.

Prepares and posts journal entries to the General Ledger for accounts receivable, revenue, cash receipts, accounts payable, cash disbursements, payroll, accruals, prepaid expenses, depreciation and adjusting entries as needed.

Peforms monthly reconciliation of general ledger accounts and bank reconciliation.

Maintains required records, reports and files in an organized manner.

Maintains storage of previous years of financial documents, including off site storage.

Assists in preparation of the annual budget and annual audit.

Assists in annual review of Financial Policy and Procedures.

Resolves accounting discrepancies and irregularities and ensures all financial reporting deadlines are met.

Ensures financial records are maintained in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and NACC’s approved policies and procedures.

Performs other duties as directed.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this 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 the essential functions.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in non-for-profit sector.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from a four-year college or university and two to four years related experience and/or training.

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Please submit resumes and cover letters 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