Director Ambulatory

Regional Health   •  

Custer, SD

5 - 7 years

Posted 297 days ago

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Job Summary

The Director of Clinic Operations isresponsible for all facets of day to day practice operations. Provides effective leadership and accountability for ambulatory care operations including excellence inpatient care and safety, patientexperience, physician and caregiver engagement andretention,financialand community stewardship.

Job Description

  • Oversees all functions of the clinic including but not limited to scheduling, registration, referral management, patient financial advocacy, accounts payable, health information, provider recruitment, imaging, laboratory, and clinical services.  Serves as a liaison to corporate service departments that provide and/or support these services.
  • Oversees and ensures efficient clinic operations, ensuring a high level of patient care, quality, service, and productivity.  Demonstrates strong knowledge of care delivery systems and implements evidence-based best practices.  Provides operational and technical direction.  Continually monitors the functioning of the clinic(s), resolves problems, and revises operations as needed.  Monitors key performance indicators and identifies and implements areas for improvement.
  • Supports the organizations purpose, vision, values, and strategic priorities.  Develops, implements, and oversees processes to ensure that established policies, goals, and objectives are achieved.
  • Actively supports, maintains, and promotes organization quality initiatives.  Communicates and educates physicians and caregivers as necessary to ensure organizational understanding and compliance with quality standards.
  • Responsible for the overall patient experience and resolves any patient concerns in a timely manner.
  • Establishes and maintains effective communication and develops professional relationships with physicians and advanced practice providers.  Responsible for all provider relations including practice management, orientation and onboarding, and proactive problem resolution.
  • Develops, manages, and is accountable for annual operating and capital budgets.  Controls expenditures within approved budget.
  • Performs human resource responsibilities including interviewing and selection of new caregivers, coaching and development, performance appraisals, conflict resolution, corrective actions and terminations.
  • Provides exceptional leadership and promotes teamwork and collaboration.  Is accountable for the overall engagement of physicians and caregivers by creating an environment in which people feel valued and respected.
  • Plans and facilitates regularly scheduled provider and caregiver meetings.
  • Ensures compliance for various accrediting bodies and governmental agencies and performs all necessary reviews, audits, education, and training to maintain compliant status.  
  • Determines physical maintenance, facility, and equipment needs and repairs and coordinates with internal and external resources. 
  • Participates in community activities and builds and maintains positive community partnerships/relationships.

Additional Requirements


Bachelor’s degree in business administration, health care administration, or other related field.


Typically requires 5+ years management experience in health care setting including knowledge in medical group practice management and ambulatory clinic operations.